Friday Night Blitz, September 19th

Upsets, comebacks and blowouts take center stage on the Friday Night Blitz. Highlights include Grants Pass/Sheldon, Roseburg/North Medford, South Medford/Willamette, Mountain View/Crater, Sweet Home/North Valley, North Eugene/Phoenix, Cottage Grove/Henley and Klamath Union/Elmira.

Amateur Athlete: Zaruba Anderson

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — For the last few years, Priscilla Anderson coached her daughter Zaruba in cross country. “When I realized I loved it so much and my kids saw me doing it and wanting to go out a little bit, I thought, ‘well, we’ll try,’” Priscilla said. “And yeah, about four years ago, I … Continue reading »

NFL Cracks Down on Performance Drugs

(CNN) — The National Football League is making changes to its policies on performance enhancing substances. The league and its players association announced the deal Wednesday. As part of the agreement testing for human growth hormones will begin this season. Players who test positive for a HGH, steroids or other banned stimulants will be suspended, … Continue reading »

Soccer Golf Course Built in Grants Pass

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — A full effort kick on a soccer ball on a golf course; this is the new trend adopted by Dutcher Creek Golf Course in Grants Pass. “Everybody likes to try something new, and kicking a ball’s been around forever,” Superintendent Todd Moore said. “What a better way to join two sports: … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks After Beating Wyoming

EUGENE, Oregon – Oregon coaches and players talk after Saturday’s 48-14 win against Wyoming. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich. Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota. Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost. Oregon offensive line coach Steve Greatwood. Oregon wide receivers Keanon Lowe & Johnathan Loyd: Oregon center Hroniss Grasu. Oregon defensive lineman Alex Balducci. Oregon defensive back Ifo … Continue reading »

Ducks Lasso the Cowboys 48-14

Courtesy: GoDucks.com                                                                        EUGENE, Ore. — The second-ranked Oregon Ducks shook off a sluggish start to overcome an early deficit and … Continue reading »

Raiders Escape with Win at EOU

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics LA GRANDE, Ore. — There was nothing all that aesthetically pleasing, neither on the field nor on the stat sheet, about the Southern Oregon University football team’s 35-31 win Saturday afternoon at Eastern Oregon’s Community Stadium. That spotless 3-0 record doesn’t look so bad though. The 22nd-ranked Raiders (2-0 Frontier … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Scott Richter

MEDFORD, Ore. — Scott Richter is listed at 6’5″, 290 lbs. He’s the physical prototype of a high school lineman, but stereotypes can be deceiving. “For me personally, I don’t think football is life,” Richter said. “I enjoy it very much, and I wanted to play because I felt a family and a brotherhood that … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, Sept. 12th

North Medford beats Canby in a battle of two top ten 6A teams. South Medford improves to 2-0 with a win over Lake Oswego. Grants Pass crushes Newberg to also move to 2-0. Move scores and highlights from around Southern Oregon.

Horseback Archery Event in Eagle Point

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A unique sport will hold its first official competition in the Rogue Valley this weekend. The Rogue Mounted Archers are hosting riders from around the world in the 2014 International Horseback Archery Competition in Eagle Point. The sport combines two challenging skills, riding a horse down a long, narrow course, while … Continue reading »

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