Round Ball Wrap January 30th

The South Medford girls beat Sheldon to go two games up in the SWC. South’s boys also beat Sheldon to stay tied with South Eugene. Cascade Christian gives Rogue River its first league loss while North Valley rolls past Phoenix.

Freshman DeSaulnier Chipping in for SOU

ASHLAND, Ore. — The SOU men are 18-4 this season and ranked 12th in the nation. The Raiders actually have more wins now than they did at this point last year, despite losing three starters off of last year’s team. They weren’t just any starters, that group included the school’s all time three point leader … Continue reading »

Howard Named NAIA Coach of the Year

ASHLAND, Ore. — The college football season is long over, but the honors keep coming in for the SOU Raiders. Craig Howard was named the Rawlins NAIA Coach of the Year on Tuesday. He led SOU to a program record 13 wins this season, along with the school’s first ever national championship in football. The … Continue reading »

Snow Storm Having Little Local Impact

MEDFORD, Ore. (CNN) — The snow storm making a mess of people’s travel plans on the East Coast isn’t impacting local travelers – at yet. According to Rogue Valley International Airport Director Bern Case, anywhere from 60 to 100 people travel from Medford to the eastern seaboard a day through connecting flights. So far, none … Continue reading »

SOU Picks Up Doubleheader Sweep at OIT

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Men’s Recap: Southern Oregon’s table-turning streak against the Oregon Tech men’s basketball team is still alive after weathering a Lavar Moore storm Saturday night at Danny Miles Court. Just barely. Moore scored 31 points, making six of eight 3-point attempts in the second half, but Eric … Continue reading »

SOU Adds Men’s Soccer, Women’s Wrestling

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University is creating two new intercollegiate athletic programs: men’s soccer and women’s wrestling.  The men’s soccer team will compete in the CCC. The women’s wrestling team will go along with a men’s squad. “Bolstering our already outstanding athletics program with these two sports makes sense in our region and within our department,” … Continue reading »

SOU Nabs First #1 Ranking

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics KANSAS CITY, Mo. – NAIA top-25 voters conveyed a clear message all season long that the Southern Oregon University football team would have to prove itself to get the rankings the Raiders felt they deserved. So they did. And on Monday, three days after securing the program’s first national championship … Continue reading »

SOU Raiders Parade in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — The streets of Downtown Ashland were lined with fans as the Raiders took their victory ride through town today. The players and coaches said they are certainly enjoying their time in the spotlight, especially all the love and support from fans. Holding their banner proudly, the newest NAIA champs are back in … Continue reading »

SOU Raiders Win NAIA Championship

DAYTONA BEACH, Fl. — The SOU Raiders are the 2014 NAIA National Champions in football after a convincing 55-31 win over Marian University. NAIA Player of the Year Austin Dodge threw for 429 yards and three touchdowns and the SOU defense forced seven turnovers as the Raiders led wire to wire. SOU jumped out to a … Continue reading »

Dodge Named NAIA Player of the Year

DAYTONA BEACH, Fl. — The NAIA Awards Banquet was held at the team hotel. Both Marian and Southern Oregon attended. There were gift exchanges. Craig Howard received a standing ovation,but it was all capped off with the presentation of the Player of the Year award. The winner of that award, for the first time in … Continue reading »

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