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 »
EAGLE POINT, Ore. – The Eagle Point football team finished 5-5 this season. The Eagles failed to reach the state tournament. The basketball team, however, is destined for greater things. After defeating Ashland on Friday night, the Eagles are 20-3. Jorge Quintero’s been on the football field and basketball court for three full seasons. His … Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
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.
EUGENE, Ore. — First he stayed, now he’s gone. Long rumored to be headed the NFL, the University of Oregon announced today that Ducks head coach Chip Kelly would be filling the spot vacated by Andy Reid as head coach of the Eagles. The story broke early this morning through ESPN’s Chris Mortensen that Kelly … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — After three days of fluidity and uncertainty, sources in Eugene confirmed that University of Oregon head football coach Chip Kelly will not leave for the NFL. On Saturday, there were reports of Kelly close to a deal with the Cleveland Browns. On Sunday, the Browns chose to move on from Kelly and … Continue reading »
EAGLE POINT, Ore. – Eagle Point started the 2012 season with an exclamation point. The Eagles were taking on Mazama and vaulted out of the box with 22 points in the 1st quarter, and by halftime were leading 32-0. The game was played on a neutral site because Eagle Point’s home field is in the … Continue reading »