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 »
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 »
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.
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 »
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.
With only two weeks left in the regular season, each game takes on more intensity, but the Black and Blue Bowl always has high stakes. Highlights include North Medford/South Medford, Crater/South Eugene, Bend/Eagle Point, Willamette/Ashland, North Valley/Phoenix, Mazama/Henley, Klamath Union/Hidden Valley, Illinois Valley/Cascade Christian and Powers/Butte Falls.
EAGLE POINT, Ore. — About 37,000 people are buried at the Eagle Point National Cemetery, including the three people laid to rest Wednesday. Burials will continue as scheduled during the government shut down because their positions have been considered essential. In addition to burials, the “Raise and Realign” project will also continue. For several months … Continue reading »
EAGLE POINT, Ore. — More than 150 flags belonging to fallen veterans lined the streets of Eagle Point on Wednesday night. Typically, the flags come out for holidays like the 4th of July or Memorial Day, but this time they’re up to honor a local fallen veteran. Last week, Eagle Point marine Nick Sell died … Continue reading »
EAGLE POINT, Ore. – Jackson County Sheriff deputies say a man is dead after his own ATV hit and killed him. Deputies are ruling it as an accidental death. They responded this morning to the 2300 block of Cobleigh Road near Eagle Point. They say the 70-year-old man was doing farm work and took his ATV out. A few … Continue reading »
Friday Night Blitz from September 20. North Medford pulls the upset of the year in defeating defending state champion Sheldon. Other highlights include Grants Pass at Crater, South Medford at South Eugene, Roseburg at Thurston, Ashland at Churchill, Eagle Point at Springfield and Klamath Union at Yreka.