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.
EAGLE POINT, Ore. — Bouquets of flowers lined the porch at the Sell family’s home in Eagle Point Thursday afternoon. Earlier this week, the Sell’s youngest son, Nick, a Marine, was killed in a training accident out side of Palm Springs, California. Long time family friend Sarah Thornton was close to Nick. “I feel like … Continue reading »
EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A marine corporal who was training east of Palm Springs, died when a tank caught on fire Tuesday. Sell was training at the Marine Corps air ground combat center when the accident occurred. There were three other marines who were injured. Before Sell was a marine, he was in the boy scouts … Continue reading »
Friday Night Blitz from September 13th. Games include South Medford losing to Thurston, North Medford’s win over Grants Pass, Ashland beating Marist and our Game of the Week featuring Eagle Point and Churchill.
EAGLE POINT, Ore. — A White City man who was last seen on his birthday in May is still missing. The Jackson County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigations Office says 25-year-old Chris Evans was last seen at the Eagle Point Wal-Mart Store on his birthday over three months ago. They say they’re concerned about his safety. Detectives … Continue reading »