Friday Night Blitz, September 5th

The 2014 premiere of the Friday Night Blitz features key matchups at all levels. Highlights include Fortuna/North Medford, South Medford/Sunset, Ashland/Klamath Union, South Albany/Eagle Point, Cascade Christian/Henley, Lakeridge/Sheldon and Bandon/Rogue River.

Four Local Teams Fall in Quarterfinals

Four Southern Oregon boys basketball teams were in action on Thursday in Oregon’s state quarterfinals. All four teams lost. Highlights include South Medford/Jesuit, Eagle Point/West Albany, North Valley/Philomath and Henley/La Grande.

Eagles Win Thriller, 3 Others Advance

Cesar Chavez hit the game winning shot with 1.5 seconds left as Eagle Point beat Crescent Valley 55-53 to advance to the 5A State Tournament. South Medford, North Valley and Henley were the other boys teams to advance on Saturday night.

Local QB’s Display Basketball Skills

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 »

Friday Night Blitz, November 1st

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, October 25th

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.

Friday Night Blitz Preseason Special

The NewsWatch 12 Sports team previews the 2013 high school football season. Stories include: how the smoke from nearby fires has and will affect the teams in Grants Pass, an up-and-coming star at South Medford, why Crater is so successful at sending players to Division I schools, Danial White’s learning experience at Ashland, the merry-go-round … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz 10/26

It’s the last week of the regular season for the 4A-6A and some rivalry games highlight the action. Those games include Crater at South Medford, Eagle Point at Ashland, North Valley at Hidden Valley, Grants Pass at Sheldon, Mazama at Klamath Union, Phoenix at Henley and Rogue River at Cascade Christian.

Friday Night Blitz 10/05

Sheldon continues its dominance of the Southwest Conference. North Medford keeps Thurston close. Grants Pass wins their third league game. Marist continues its stranglehold on the Midwestern League. Ashland gets a home rout. The two favorites in the Skyline Conference go head to head in Klamath Falls.

Friday Night Blitz 09/28

Sheldon pounds South Medford 52-17. North Medford hangs around for a half, but Crater breaks it open late to win 46-12. Grants Pass upsets Thurston on the road to move to 2-1 in conference. Eagle Point drums North Eugene. Klamath Union, North Valley, Hidden Valley all win in the Skyline.