Scores and highlights from all the local action. Featured games include North Medford/Crater, South Medford/Ashland, Lakeview/Cascade Christian, Grants Pass/Roseburg, Illinois Valley/St. Mary’s and Phoenix/Hidden Valley.
MEDFORD, Ore. – McKensey Peters tried every sport in the book, but the North Medford senior dominated the basketball court. Much of her success is due to her competitive nature. “I’m just super competitive,” Peters said. “I think it comes from the heart of course and my teammates that I’ve played with for years and … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. – Matt Toreson made two free throws with 1.8 seconds left in double overtime to give South Medford a 65-64 win over crosstown rival North Medford in the Abby’s Holiday Tournament finals game on Saturday. The Panthers led by as many as 11 in the second half, but the Black Tornado closed regulation … Continue reading »
It was Day 2 of the Abby’s Holiday Classic at South Medford High School. It was also the continuation of the Southern Oregon Subaru Christmas Classic at Cascade Christian High School. Semi-finals highlights include Redmond/South Medford, Dayton/Cascade Christian, Santiam Christian/North Valley and Mazama/Eagle Point in the girls’ bracket.
With Christmas in the rearview mirror, the basketball season moves into another gear. Big holiday tournaments kicked off around the country, including the Abby’s Holiday Classic, the Southern Oregon Subaru Christmas Classic and the Title IX Holiday Invitational in Washington, D.C. Highlights in this segment include Redmond/North Medford boys, North Salem/South Medford boys, North Valley/Illinois … Continue reading »
For a basketball player coming from such a small school, Caleb Allen is putting up some big numbers. However, the junior is quick to defer the praise he receives. “I think I get way too much credit for what’s going on at this program,” said said. “It all starts off with who brings up the … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. – The South Medford Panthers had no answer for Mercedes Russell as Springfield beat the Panthers 71-63 on Friday night. Russell, the nation’s top high school recruit, scored 37 points and 18 rebounds in the victory. The Panthers fell behind early, but managed to take a one point lead heading into the half. … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. – Friday night could be the biggest regular season game in South Medford girls basketball history. That’s because the #1 Panthers host the top team in the 5A, Springfield. The Millers have won back to back state titles, thanks mainly to their star center, Mercedes Russell. Russell is the top ranked high school … Continue reading »