Friday Night Blitz, Sept. 12th

North Medford beats Canby in a battle of two top ten 6A teams. South Medford improves to 2-0 with a win over Lake Oswego. Grants Pass crushes Newberg to also move to 2-0. Move scores and highlights from around Southern Oregon.

Friday Night Blitz, September 5th

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.

Web Extra: Jabari Parker at Crater High

NBA rookie Jabari Parker talks about attending Southern Oregon Hoops Camp at Crater High School in Central Point.

Bastendorff Poised for Big Season

CENTRAL POINT, Ore. – An uptick in confidence helped pitcher Nolan Bastendorff really take off for the Crater Comets last year. It was an uptick in confidence despite an uptick in velocity, but Bastendorff refused to let his average fastball hold him back. “I really think he was maturing,” Crater head coach Jay Campbell said, … Continue reading »

Round Ball Wrap, February 21st

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 »

Local Athletes Struggle for Recognition

EAGLE POINT, Ore. – In 2013, Crater football players Derrick Turituri and RJ Morgan signed letters of intent to play for the University of Arizona. Comets head coach John Beck reflected on the challenges those athletes faced. “The University of Arizona coaches said Northern California and Southern Oregon are the most under-recruited areas in the nation,” Beck said. … Continue reading »

Round Ball Wrap, January 10th

The South Medford boys take out Roseburg in a close battle while Grants Pass continues to roll against Crater. Plus, our Game of the Week features the experienced Eagle Point Eagles versus the youth of Hidden Valley.

Friday Night Blitz, October 25th

North Medford wins the outright SWC title after beating Roseburg 14-10. Ashland also wins an outright championship and finishes the regular season undefeated with a 33-17 win over Eagle Point. Sheldon beats Grants Pass, South avoids the play-in round with a win over Crater while Klamath Union and Henley split the Skyline Conference Title.

Shutdown Ends, Crater Lake Reopens

CRATER LAKE, Ore. — After a deal was reached late Wednesday night in Washington D.C. to end the government shutdown and reopen national parks, Crater Lake opened Thursday to more than 300 visitors enjoying a beautiful day and a great view of Wizard Island. Paul and Michelle Nelson came from southern California and had Crater … Continue reading »

Friday Night Biltz, October 11th

Grants Pass wins an overtime thriller over South Medford, 32-31. North Medford stays undefeated in conference after beating South Eugene. Crater gets its first win of the year, while Ashland stays undefeated in the 5A. Plus, Skyline Conference highlights and more.

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