ASHLAND, Ore. — Last week the Ashland Grizzlies used a trick play to score the game-winning touchdown against Crater. Quarterback Kyle Weinberg gave it to his brother Nicky Weinberg who threw it to their good friend Shashi Penn. It was the first time those players had run the play in a game but not the … Continue reading »
Friday Night Blitz includes highlights from the following: Springfield/Ashland, North Medford/Willamette, South Eugene/South Medford, Eagle Point/Crater, Mazama/North Valley, Klamath Union/Phoenix and Cascade Christian/Illinois Valley.
ASHLAND, Ore. — The city of Ashland is being named the 2014 E-city of Oregon for the second year in a row. The award is given out by Google and means Ashland has the strongest e-business community in the state. Senator Ron Wyden, alongside Representative Peter Buckley and John Stromberg, Ashland’s mayor, came together to … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore.–At a special pre-game ceremony before this year’s Ashland High School homecoming game, senior student Hope Baldrica presented her senior project. It’s a special photo engraved enameled steel plaque honoring the football field’s namesake, Walter A. Phillips. But most people had no idea who Phillips was or what he did. Ashland historian George … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — The city of Ashland implemented a ban on plastic bags last May, but gave the city a six month waiting period before they were required to completely phase out plastic. Their goal was to no longer have plastic by this November. The city ordinance was put in place to try to encourage everyone … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — Despite a tough last year, Southern Oregon University is seeing some of the highest enrollment numbers in the school’s history. Students returned to campus today for events, and the first day of classes. SOU’s welcome week is underway and began with a meet Ashland event in front of the union. The university … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — Since the 1950’s, Ashland High School has crowned a homecoming king and queen. But in last weeks homecoming “royalty” ceremony, those titles were scrapped in favor of gender neutrality. Sydney Norvell was chosen alongside Joseph Yanconelli and Jackson Richmond to hold the title of “royal”. “It’s pretty amazing. It’s always a good … Continue reading »
Ashland, OR–The fire that roared through Weed almost two weeks ago caught almost everyone off guard, even though conditions were ripe for a fire to spread once it started. Fortunately, although more than a hundred buildings were burned, no one was seriously hurt. It’s the worst fire in our region in many years. But its … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — A group of local donors is looking to make a difference for a group of school children all the way across the world. Community members came out to Grizzly Peak Winery Sunday to enjoy wine, listen to music and learn more about a local effort called Eyes To Burma. The event raised … Continue reading »
North Medford beats Canby in a battle of two top ten 6A teams. South Medford improves to 2-0 with a win over Lake Oswego. Grants Pass crushes Newberg to also move to 2-0. Move scores and highlights from around Southern Oregon.