Inmate ‘Struggled’ During Execution

(CNN) — Joseph Wood died nearly two hours after the start of his execution Wednesday, his attorney said, saying the Arizona inmate struggled to breathe for much of that time. “It took Joseph Wood two hours to die, and he gasped and struggled to breathe for about an hour and 40 minutes. We will renew … Continue reading »

Civil War Bounce-Back: Ducks Sweep Zona

Oregon head coach George Horton: Oregon catcher Shaun Chase: Oregon third baseman Mitchell Tolman: Oregon pitcher Brando Tessar: EUGENE, Ore.– One week after getting swept by Oregon State in the Civil War, the Duck baseball team showed its resiliency once again by completing a sweep of Arizona at PK Park. Shaun Chase hit a grand … Continue reading »

Local Athletes Struggle for Recognition

EAGLE POINT, Ore. – In 2013, Crater football players Derrick Turituri and RJ Morgan signed letters of intent to play for the University of Arizona. Comets head coach John Beck reflected on the challenges those athletes faced. “The University of Arizona coaches said Northern California and Southern Oregon are the most under-recruited areas in the nation,” Beck said. … Continue reading »

Beavers Swept in the Desert

Courtesy: Oregon State University Athletic Department TUCSON, Ariz. – Oregon State could not take down the second ranked Arizona Wildcats on Sunday night, falling 76-54 at the McKale Center. Angus Brandt was a bright spot for the Beavers, finishing with 14 points on 5-of-7 shooting from the field. The Australian also pulled in four rebounds … Continue reading »

Bohn, Shipley Excelling in Class A

MEDFORD, Ore. – Two former Southern Oregon baseball stars are putting summer slumps behind them and streaking in the minor leagues. Former Phoenix Pirate Justin Bohn is currently playing for the Miami Marlins’ Class A affiliate, Greensboro Grasshoppers. After hitting only .177 with the Marlins’ short season affiliate, Bohn is now batting .345 with two … Continue reading »

Ducks, Beavers at Pac-12 Media Day

LOS ANGELES, Calif.– Today coaches and player representatives from every Pac-12 school descended on Los Angeles for the conference’s annual media day. NewsWatch 12′s Jake Zivin was there. Watch his one-on-one interviews with players and coaches from around the Pac-12. Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon State head coach Mike Riley: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota: … Continue reading »

Shipley Drafted by Diamondbacks

MEDFORD, Ore. – Only four years after becoming a pitcher, the Arizona Diamondbacks selected former North Medford standout Braden Shipley with the 15th overall pick in the MLB Amateur Draft. Shipley started his career with the Black Tornado as a shortstop, but developed as a pitcher during his junior year. A successful run at the … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Beavers Talk Arizona Loss

Oregon State head coach Craig Robinson: Oregon State forward Devon Collier and point guard Ahmad Starks:

Fiesta Bowl Update: Seniors’ Last Game

GLENDALE, AZ. – NewsWatch 12′s Jake Zivin and Erik Elken focused in on the Ducks seniors on Tuesday. Team leaders Kenjon Barner and Michael Clay both admitted the finality of their college careers hasn’t really hit them yet. Barner did, however, confess that he set some pretty lofty preseason goals for himself.

Fiesta Bowl Update: Ducks Open Practice

GLENDALE, AZ. – Oregon Ducks head coach Chip Kelly implemented a rule this year to close practices to the media. An NCAA rule, however, mandates a portion of BCS bowl game practices open to the media. Therefore, NewsWatch 12′s Erik Elken attended a Fiesta Bowl practice and focuses on the Ducks defense versus the Kansas … Continue reading »

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