Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics ASHLAND, Ore. — Austin Kuemper went for 18 points and eight rebounds but Northwest Christian’s bench outscored its starters Saturday night in an 80-69 win over 12th-ranked Southern Oregon at Riehm Arena. Javonte Byrd scored 14 points, Jack Hackman added 13 and Kyle Ferreira made three 3-pointers for the Beacons … Continue reading »
Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Men’s Recap: Southern Oregon’s table-turning streak against the Oregon Tech men’s basketball team is still alive after weathering a Lavar Moore storm Saturday night at Danny Miles Court. Just barely. Moore scored 31 points, making six of eight 3-point attempts in the second half, but Eric … Continue reading »
North and South Medford get road wins while Crater falls in overtime at home. Sheldon beats Grants Pass and Ashland gets pummeled by Springfield. On the girls’ side, Crater doesn’t skip a beat at Churchill and St. Mary’s gets a big win at home over Lakeview.
MEDFORD, Ore. — An ugly 1st quarter led to a a dominant 2nd quarter by South Medford, which led to a huge comeback in the 2nd half from North Medford, which ended in the Black Tornado’s first Abby’s Holiday Classic championship since 2011. North Medford trailed by as many as 16 points in the 3rd … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — In 2012, the Abby’s Holiday Classic championship featured the two host schools: South Medford and North Medford. It was the fifth time the two crosstown rivals tangled in the 25-year history of the local tournament. The Panthers won for the fourth time. The 2014 Abby’s Holiday Classic will once again feature the … Continue reading »
CHICAGO, Ill. — Southern Oregon steamrolled Saint Xavier 62-37. The 25 point win is the Raiders’ second straight win on the road to punch a ticket to the NAIA National Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla. “Last week’s win was really an awesome win in the snow up in Carroll,” Southern Oregon head coach Craig Howard … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — The seesaw affair at Raider Stadium tipped fully in Southern Oregon’s favor in the 2nd half of a 44-26 win over MidAmerica Nazarene in the First Round of the NAIA Football Championship Series on Saturday. It started strong for SOU. After a 85-yard kickoff return touchdown by JJ Latu shortly before the … Continue reading »
The last Friday Night Blitz of the 2014 season features only one Southern Oregon team in action. The Grants Pass Cavemen try to fight off West Salem in the 6A quarterfinals. Meanwhile, the NewsWatch 12 Sports team previews a busy day of football on Saturday.
The intensity ramps up in the first playoff edition of the Friday Night Blitz. Highlights include a doubleheader at Spiegelberg Stadium featuring Lake Oswego/South Medford and Wilson/North Medford, Barlow/Grants Pass, Ashland/Hillsboro, Pleasant Hill/Cascade Christian and Sweet Home/Phoenix.
MEDFORD, Ore. — Southern Oregon is making a name for itself in girls’ basketball, and so this area is attracting attention from some bigger names in the sport. On Sunday several members of the University of Oregon women’s basketball coaching staff were at Kids Unlimited for a basketball clinic. They were there to instruct girls … Continue reading »