Keeping Spring Sports from Striking Out

  BUTTE FALLS, Ore., — Student athlete, Hanna Kuykendall, stood on Butte Falls’ “Brownie Field” Tuesday afternoon. The field hasn’t seen any action in several years and the softball player wants to change that.  “I don’t see how that’s fair,” remarked Hanna about having to play alongside Loggers’ rival Prospect Cougars.   It appears both … Continue reading »

Butte Falls Family Loses House in Fire

BUTTE FALLS, Ore. — A mother and father in Butte Falls had just put their kids to bed last night when a fire began in their home. The family of four made it out safely, but the home, and everything in it, was a complete loss. Their loss is being felt throughout the community. One … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz Preseason Special

The NewsWatch 12 Sports team previews the 2013 high school football season. Stories include: how the smoke from nearby fires has and will affect the teams in Grants Pass, an up-and-coming star at South Medford, why Crater is so successful at sending players to Division I schools, Danial White’s learning experience at Ashland, the merry-go-round … Continue reading »

Suspects Escape High-Speed Chase

WHITE CITY, Ore. – Three suspects are on the loose after a car chase in White City. The nearly hour-long chase happened around 10:30 Friday night. Jackson County Sheriff’s deputies tried to stop a speeding white Cadillac on Route 62 near Avenue G. They say the car started to pull over and then sped off. … Continue reading »

Fire Burns Butte Falls Forestland

NEAR BUTTE FALLS, Ore. — Around 1 p.m. on Sunday, the Oregon Department of Forestry (ODF) crews responded to a fire east of Butte Falls. The fire started in a remote, wooded area on Bureau of Land Management grounds. ODF completed a fire line around the 32-acre blaze before sundown on Sunday. ODF Spokesman Brian Ballou … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Butte Falls Loggers

Butte Falls Assistant Coach Scott Thompson