PHOENIX, Ore. – Tyson Morris is entering his second year as the starting point guard for the Phoenix Pirates. He already made an impact last year being named 2nd team All-Skyline Conference, but Tyson is about much more than basketball. The Phoenix Pirates know point guards. Following Alex Young’s extraordinary career with the Pirates, Tyson … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. – Kids tend to ask a lot of questions, and Jacob Acree’s inquisitive mind is a big reason he’s one of the best at his sport. “Along with two of his brothers, he used to be the batboy for the Southern Oregon Riverdawgs,” his father Steve Acree said. “What Jacob would like to … Continue reading »
The OSAA football playoffs are already in the 2nd round and only seven Southern Oregon teams remain. Four of those teams were in action tonight. Highlights from the Friday Night Blitz include Oregon City/North Medford, Grants Pass/Tigard and Ashland/Roosevelt.
The 6A-4A classifications feature the play-in round, but only one Southern Oregon team hosted a play-in game. Henley hosted Douglas while Mazama was on the road at Elmira and North Valley was at North Marion. Other highlights include Roseburg/Barlow, Cascade Christian/Lakeview and Eagle Point/Wilsonville. Also included are highlights from Oregon State’s Friday night game versus … Continue reading »
The 6A Southwestern League and the 4A Skyline Conference both entered the day with multiple undefeated teams. By the end of the day, there was only one undefeated in each conference. Games include Roseburg/South Medford, North Medford/Thurston, Grants Pass/South Eugene, Sheldon/Crater, Ashland/North Eugene, Klamath Union/North Valley, Mazama/Phoenix, Hidden Valley/Henley, North Lake/Butte Falls.
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – A teenager without a true family and without a real home is finding success through his community and the game of football. Jonathon Munoz’s success continues to be the work of caring community members. The Dykstra family took him in when he was in 8th grade and in trouble. The Navarro … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. – When Craig Howard took over as the Southern Oregon head football coach in 2011, he faced a variety of challenges. The Raiders were 8-21 in three prior seasons, and they were an independent team leaving them out of any conference championships. Within two years, however, Howard led SOU to the top of … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. – Medford residents Julian Cordle and Rich Rosenthal invited eight of their friends to play some wiffle ball this weekend, 26 hours of wiffle ball. The extra inning affair helped the group break the Guinness World Record for longest wiffle ball game. The event, which was held at US Cellular Field, also helped … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. – Leo Young’s life is much like an epic tennis match. He goes down one set but comes back the next. “There’s a part of you that says, ‘OK, so you’ve done a good job. It’s okay to lose this,’” Young says. However, losing’s not something Young is very fond of. “He will literally … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. – If the Grants Pass Nuggets could take away the bottom of the 8th inning, they would have likely forced a winner-take-all championship game against the Post 58 Canyon Crushers. Unfortunately for the Nuggets, that 8th inning is in the books. Much like the rest of the AAA American Legion State Tournament, GP … Continue reading »