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 »

Taking Flight: What Money Can’t Buy

Eagle Point, Ore. —   As a student teller for Rogue Credit Union’s Eagle Point High School student branch, Jourden Ellison is used to dealing with money.  Now she’s using money to do some good for her school’s Sparrow, “He is very close to all of our hearts.  He was just a normal kid a couple … Continue reading »

Arrests Made in High School Burglary

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Five people are facing charges for a major theft from Eagle Point High School. On December 27th, police were called to the school to investigate the theft of several lap tops, iPads, big screen TV’s, and the school’s Chevy pickup and livestock trailer. A week later, they found the pickup and … Continue reading »

Burglary at Eagle Point High School

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Eagle Point Police are investigating a burglary at the Eagle Point High School. Police first received a call about a burglary at the school around 7:30 a.m. on Friday. Police say the burglary happened sometime during the night hours. Police say unknown suspect/s entered the Eagle Point High School and took … Continue reading »

EPHS Students Awarded Ford Scholarship

EAGLE POINT, Ore. – Three students are becoming the first members of their families to go to college. Manny Fletes, Justus Breshears, and Orlando Delacruz were each awarded the Ford Scholarship, which helps pay 90 percent tuition for four years. The Eagle Point High School Seniors learned about the honor this week. “It’s a great … Continue reading »

Local Schools Prepare for Mother’s Day

MEDFORD, Ore. — Two Southern Oregon schools are keeping busy with their Mother’s Day tradition. The FFA clubs at Crater High School and Eagle Point High School are holding a plant sale. The sales kicked off this morning. In Eagle Point, a line was formed at 5:30 a.m., a half hour before the doors opened. … Continue reading »

Students Upset With Senior Class Funds

EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Seniors at Eagle Point High School said over the past four years they have raised money to pay for graduation celebrations. “We sell glow sticks at those dances, we’ve sold water, we’ve done Valagrams, we did pizza cards, and we put on prom for the senior class our junior year,” said … Continue reading »