Eagles Win Thriller, 3 Others Advance

Cesar Chavez hit the game winning shot with 1.5 seconds left as Eagle Point beat Crescent Valley 55-53 to advance to the 5A State Tournament. South Medford, North Valley and Henley were the other boys teams to advance on Saturday night.

Amateur Athlete: Hunter Bradford

Standing at 6’6 as a freshman, Hunter Bradford was easy to notice as he was an Honorable Mention All-Skyline player for Klamath Union. During the off-season, his family moved to Medford and now Bradford suits up for South. It didn’t take long for Dennis Murphy to notice him either. “I know that his father was … Continue reading »

South Completes Black Tornado Sweep

In their final meeting of the regular season, the North and South Medford boys went back and forth for four quarters. The Panthers came out on top, beating North 58-56. It was South’s first sweep of the Black Tornado since 2009, and the first time they’ve had a four game sweep.  

South Improves to 3-0 vs. North

MEDFORD, Ore. – South Medford took an early lead and never looked back, beating North Medford 62-51 on Tuesday night. It was the Panthers third win in as many tries against the Black Tornado this season. The win, paired with a Roseburg loss gave South a two game lead in the 6A Southern Oregon Conference.

Switching to Panther Blue

MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon is familiar with sports rivalries. There’s the Civil War, and on a smaller scale in Medford, there’s the Black and Blue Game. Most people feel pressured to pick one side, but South Medford’s Mark Winans has worn the black and the blue. “I like North,” Winans said. “I enjoyed my time … Continue reading »