“I remember one time at the National Tournament,” Oregon Tech head basketball coach Danny Miles said. “I had a German player and we changed our defense in the last ten seconds of the game, and I asked if everyone knew what they were doing, and he was smiling at me. I found out after that … Continue reading »
Southern Oregon beat their rivals from Oregon Tech in both men’s and women’s hoops Saturday night. The Raiders dominated OIT in the men’s game, while Melissa Sweat sent the game to overtime with a buzzer beating three. SOU went on to win 82-80.
League rivalries continue on another edition of Roundball Wrap. Games include South Medford/Crater, Grants Pass/North Medford, Roseburg/Eagle Point, North Valley/Hidden Valley, St. Mary’s/Rogue River and then college games as SOU hosts Warner Pacific.
ASHLAND, Ore. – Every young athlete has a dream to play for a certain school or team when they grow up. For Southern Oregon’s David Sturner, that school was Oregon State University. Sturner grew up in Philomath, just down the road from Corvallis. After a successful high school career, Sturner got the chance to play … Continue reading »
You can trace Oregon’s new head coach Mark Helfrich to his college football roots at Southern Oregon University. He was the program’s all-time leader in single-season pass attempts, passing yardage, and total offense until Austin Dodge broke all three this season. Former Raiders head coach Jeff Olson said, “It just was easy for others to … Continue reading »
Kyle Tedder scored 24 points, David Sturner grabbed 23 rebounds as Southern Oregon beat Oregon Tech 74-63 Saturday night at Danny Miles Court. It was the first time the SOU men beat Oregon Tech in Klamath Falls since the 1999 season.
ASHLAND, Ore. – Every time Eastern Oregon seemed like it was pulling away, Southern Oregon came back with a run of their own. The final run belonged to the Raiders, however, as a late steal led to a fast break. Kyle Tedder’s layup with under 17 seconds left gave SOU a four-point lead and essentially … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. – After averaging 23.5 points per game in two road wins last weekend, Southern Oregon’s Melissa Sweat won the Cascade Collegiate Conference’s Player of the Week award. It is the fourth such award this season for Sweat in only six weeks. In beating Simpson and California Maritime, Sweat totaled 47 points, 15 rebounds, … Continue reading »
Four years ago the dynamic duo of Alexi Smith and Melissa Sweat played together at Stockdale High in Bakersfield, California. Fast forward to the present where Smith and Sweat are back in the same jersey at Southern Oregon University. “Even though it’s been a few years, I still feel like we still have that chemistry,” … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — Kelsey McInnis returns to Ashland to take on the undefeated Southern Oregon women’s basketball team. McInnis was a star at Ashland High before choosing Puget Sound. She goes on to score 36 points and grab 8 rebounds as the Loggers hold off a late rally by SOU and win 93-81.