ASHLAND, Ore. — Big hits are a part of football. Whether intentional or just an accidental by-product of hard fast play, there is always the risk for injuryfor players who step out on the field. The Ashland Grizzlies are trying to do what they can to minimize injuries to their players, particularly head injuries. The … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The last two unbeaten teams in 5A football met at Autzen Stadium on Saturday, and when the game was over, there was no doubt about who the better team was. The Sherwood Bowmen scored early and often as they beat the Ashland Grizzlies 57-12. The Grizzlies had some chances early, but failed … Continue reading »
North Medford beats Reynolds in the first round of the 6A Playoffs. Grants Pass routs Westview and Ashland dominates Pendleton. Klamath Union loses to Central. Cascade Christian beats Pleasant Hill. Plus scores and highlights from Northern Oregon.
North Medford wins the outright SWC title after beating Roseburg 14-10. Ashland also wins an outright championship and finishes the regular season undefeated with a 33-17 win over Eagle Point. Sheldon beats Grants Pass, South avoids the play-in round with a win over Crater while Klamath Union and Henley split the Skyline Conference Title.
ASHLAND, Ore. — In 1986, Southern Oregon State was hosting Kwansei Gakuin University from Japan for an exhibition game. During the Japanese team’s stay, Akira Furakawa made his way over to Ashland High School to check out their practice. It was there that he me Grizzlies’ head coach Jim Nagel. The two got to talking … Continue reading »