The last Friday Night Blitz of the 2014 season features only one Southern Oregon team in action. The Grants Pass Cavemen try to fight off West Salem in the 6A quarterfinals. Meanwhile, the NewsWatch 12 Sports team previews a busy day of football on Saturday.
Grants Pass survives in overtime against Lake Oswego. North Medford loses on the road to Jesuit while Ashland gets shut out by Silverton. Plus, previews of Saturday’s games.
The intensity ramps up in the first playoff edition of the Friday Night Blitz. Highlights include a doubleheader at Spiegelberg Stadium featuring Lake Oswego/South Medford and Wilson/North Medford, Barlow/Grants Pass, Ashland/Hillsboro, Pleasant Hill/Cascade Christian and Sweet Home/Phoenix.
COQUILLE, Ore. – A Grants Pass man is facing assault and harassment charges in Coos County. According to investigators, on October 16, Coquille Police officers arrested 44 year-old Mark Andrew Howard, after he allegedly refused verbal directions and pulled away from an officer during a domestic disturbance call. Howard had punched a female in the … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Oregon Department of Public Safety Standards and Training is working with a wide variety of agencies from all over, trying to make traffic stops safer for police in a three day workshop in Southern Oregon. When police pull someone over, that person may be cooperative, in a medical crisis, or … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Oregon State Police is continuing the investigation into Thursday afternoon’s fatal traffic crash involving a motorcycle and sport utility vehicle that occurred southwest of Grants Pass. According to police, a 2000 Nissan Xterra sport utility vehicle, driven by George Griffin (49) from Grants Pass, was travelling northbound on Demaray Drive turning … Continue reading »
Grants Pass beats North Medford in a battle of undefeated teams to take control of the Southwest Conference. Ashland comes back to beat Crater 18-17 to stay perfect on the season. South Medford bounces back with a win over Roseburg. Mazama continues to roll through the Skyline Conference.
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The Rogue Valley Commuter Line, linking Grants Pass to Medford, has been up and running for a few weeks but interest has already increased and they’re halfway to their goal of 100 boardings a day. For some passengers, a bus ride is a place to kill time while on the way … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Jackson County Sheriff Mike Winters has been serving as sheriff for longer than both Josephine County Sheriff Gil Gilbertson and Klamath County Sheriff Frank Skrah have been in office. Gilbertson said Winters was great to work with and highlighted the importance of neighboring counties work together in times of need. “We’ve … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. — Tuesday, a couple dozen Josephine County residents paused for a moment of silence in honor of those who have lost their lives to domestic violence. October is national domestic violence awareness month and outside the county court house Tuesday afternoon, a bell rang 44 times and 44 flags were planted in … Continue reading »