Taking Flight: Soaring with Support

Ashland, Ore. — Almost exactly a year after discovering a brain tumor, an Ashland Middle School student is getting some extra support.  That support is coming from Alex Shepherd’s own classmates. Ashland Middle School students adopted Alex as their sparrow this month.  Alex said, “It feels like an honor and a blessing to have all … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Alex Shepherd

For more on Alex’s story and progress, check out:  https://www.facebook.com/229teamalex ASHLAND, Ore. — Sports are about overcoming challenges. How athletes deal with those challenges can define who they are on the field, on the court and in life. Two years ago, at the age of ten, the Oregon Bicycle Racing Association named Alex Shepherd the … Continue reading »

Bike Race Supports Brain Cancer Patient

MEDFORD, Ore. – About 60 local cyclists are teaming up to raise money for an 11-year old athlete who was diagnosed with brain cancer. The New Year’s Revolution fundraiser and cyclo-cross event kicked off Saturday morning at the Cedar Links golf course in Medford. The 11-year old, Alex Shepherd, has been cycling since age nine, … Continue reading »