Benches Clear as Rogues Top Elks

MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford ended its 5-game losing streak with a 8-2 win over Bend, and the first 1,000 fans at Harry and David Field received BG Gould bobbleheads, but that was all overshadowed by a long 4th inning that included three ejections, benches clearing and an empty jug being thrown on the field.

Two Bulls Fire Reward Now At $31,500

BEND, Ore. — A reward for any information that can be given as to how the Two Bulls fire started has increased to $31,500. An update released Thursday morning said the Two Bulls fire is now 80% contained, and more than $4.3 million has been spent on the suppression campaign. The fire has now burned 6,908 … Continue reading »

Two Bulls Fire Burns Almost 7,000 Acres

BEND, Ore. — Multiple crews continue to make progress on the wildfire burning near Bend. Officials said the fire is now at 40-percent containment. It broke out last Saturday and is now burning nearly 7,000 acres. Level three evacuations are no longer in effect. Investigation teams did conclude the fire to be human caused and … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, October 18th

With only two weeks left in the regular season, each game takes on more intensity, but the Black and Blue Bowl always has high stakes. Highlights include North Medford/South Medford, Crater/South Eugene, Bend/Eagle Point, Willamette/Ashland, North Valley/Phoenix, Mazama/Henley, Klamath Union/Hidden Valley, Illinois Valley/Cascade Christian and Powers/Butte Falls.

Rogues Inch Closer to Playoffs

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Rogues played a non-league doubleheader on Saturday, but the outcome mattered less than a game being played four hours away. The Walla Walla Sweets beat the Bend Elks 5-3 sending Bend to its fifth consecutive loss. The Elks’ losing streak helps Medford as the Rogues move within 0.5 games of … Continue reading »

Gems, Rogues Keep Pace in WCL South

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Klamath Falls Gems won their fourth consecutive game to maintain their hold on the third spot in the West Coast League South Division. The Gems rode a complete game by Ian Buckles to a 5-1 road win over Kitsap. Meanwhile, the Medford Rogues won their ninth consecutive game at home 9-3 … Continue reading »

Officer Injured After Woman Strikes Car

BEND, Ore. — A Bend-area woman was arrested early Wednesday morning after striking a police officer’s car from behind during a traffic stop. The woman faces several charges, one of which includes DUII. The Bend officer was injured and taken to a local hospital where he was treated and later released. The accident took place … Continue reading »

High School Basketball 12-11

Scores and highlights from Southern Oregon high school basketball from Tuesday, Dec. 11th. Featured games include Bend at South Medford, Klamath Union at Eagle Point and Ashland at Phoenix.