The 2014 premiere of the Friday Night Blitz features key matchups at all levels. Highlights include Fortuna/North Medford, South Medford/Sunset, Ashland/Klamath Union, South Albany/Eagle Point, Cascade Christian/Henley, Lakeridge/Sheldon and Bandon/Rogue River.
Chris Leone and Brandon Kamerman go over the big storylines in the 2014 high school football season.
MEDFORD, Ore. – Ryan Teel is in his second season with the Medford Rogues, which makes him a seasoned veteran by West Coast League standards, but Teel’s contribution to the Rogues extends beyond the baseball field. Medford Rogues catcher Ryan Teel cares a lot about hits, not just the hits he gets at the plate but … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. – On Friday NewsWatch 12’s Chris Leone and Brandon Kamerman faced the biggest challenge of their sports journalism careers: coaching in the SOU Spring Game. Leone’s White Team snuck by Kamerman’s Red Team 26-19, and after the game they asked each other and the players about their first experience coaching college football.
ASHLAND, Ore. – NAIA schools often get overlooked by NFL scouts so in the case of Southern Oregon head coach Craig Howard, that means fighting for attention. “When you have good players and they have success on the field,” Howard says, “my obligation as a coach is to spread the word, and I get on … Continue reading »
The final Friday of the regular season for the 4A-6A featured a pair of high-profile rivalries. South Medford owned the “Black and Blue” series. Both the Panthers girls and the Panthers boys beat the Black Tornado. In Eagle Point, the Eagles boys outlasted Ashland while the Grizzly girls beat the Lady Eagles. Also in the … Continue reading »
The Round Ball Wrap features an epic finish for our Game of the Week in Phoenix as the Pirates hosted North Valley. Other highlights include Henley/Eagle Point, Roseburg/South Medford, Crater/Grants Pass, Klamath Union/North Medford, Mazama/Hidden Valley and Illinois Valley/Cascade Christian.
Courtesy: Oregon Tech Athletics SALEM, Ore. – Oregon Tech’s Danny Miles became just the second men’s basketball coach at a four-year level to reach 1,000 career victories when his Hustlin’ Owls ran past Corban University, 71-51, in men’s Cascade Conference basketball in front of a near capacity crowd at the C.E Jeffers Sports Center tonight … Continue reading »
The Round Ball Wrap, normally featuring primarily high school basketball, takes a closer look at NAIA college basketball as Danny Miles goes for 1,000 wins for the second time. The Oregon Tech men’s basketball team was at Northwest Christian, a team the Owls already beat by 19 at home. Meanwhile, other highlights include North Medford … Continue reading »