Local QB’s Display Basketball Skills

EAGLE POINT, Ore. – The Eagle Point football team finished 5-5 this season. The Eagles failed to reach the state tournament. The basketball team, however, is destined for greater things. After defeating Ashland on Friday night, the Eagles are 20-3. Jorge Quintero’s been on the football field and basketball court for three full seasons. His … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, November 1st

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 »

Amateur Athlete: Stephanie Croy

JACKSONVILLE, Ore. – There isn’t much Stephanie Croy can’t do. She’s always been a great student, active in the community and a stellar athlete. Right now Stephanie plays three sports at Cascade Christian, but she would have played more. “I was always a soccer girl,” Stephanie says. “I started soccer in first grade and played … Continue reading »

Mustangs End League Play on High Note

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Medford Mustangs sweep Grants Pass in a doubleheader on Tuesday night. Medford was trailing the Nuggets 4-2 with two outs in the bottom of the 7th inning in Game 1. That’s when Charlie Walker cracked a three-run walk-off home run to win the game. Grants Pass would have a quick response … Continue reading »

Nuggets Lead Legion Zone 4

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The Grants Pass Nuggets are the team to beat in the American Legion Zone 4. Looking to repeat as regular season division champs, the Nuggets are off to a 6-0 start, 28-6 overall. Grants Pass is coming off back-to-back doubleheader sweeps over Medford and Klamath Falls. Hoping for a better finish … Continue reading »

Challengers Come Up Short in Title Game

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – Cascade Christian and Dayton solidified themselves as the two best teams in the 3A division, but it was the Pirates that end up victorious. Each team matched the other blow for blow, but the Challengers could not convert a 1st down late in the game, and Dayton finishes off an undefeated … Continue reading »

Josh Brite: Amateur AotW

MEDFORD, Ore. – Building a championship team in any sport takes more than star players, but perhaps no sport values the faceless athlete like football. As Cascade Christian prepares for the 3A state championship this Saturday, Coach Jon Gettman knows his team goes far deeper than the names in theĀ  newspaper. “There are so many … Continue reading »

Cascade Christian in 3A Title Game

MEDFORD, Ore. – Cascade Christian won a semifinals game for the first time in its last five tries last week against Scio. The Loggers jumped out to an early 14-0 lead, but the Challengers responded with 29 unanswered points to win 29-14 and advance to the state finals where they’ll play Dayton. Like Cascade Christian, … Continue reading »

Challengers Prep for Familiar Foe

MEDFORD, Ore. – The Cascade Christian Challengers won 20 games over the last two years. They’ve had success, but not against Santiam Christian. Out of the Challengers’ six losses between 2010 and 2011, four have come at the hands of the Eagles. In fact, the Challengers made the 3A semi-finals each of the last two … Continue reading »