McGinnis Wins Labor Day Regatta

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Summer doesn’t officially end for three more weeks, but Labor Day is sort of that reminder that Fall is quickly approaching. It’s the last holiday of the season, and it’s the last hydroplane race of the Cal-Ore season. The Wild River Labor Day Regatta on the Rogue River. There’s really three … Continue reading »

Jeff Lewis: Amateur Athlete

GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The speed and tight quarters on the Rogue River make the sport of hydroplane racing unique to Southern Oregon and Northwest California. “There’s nothing else going on in the world like this,” said Don Burnison. “Just the feel of it,” said Derek Woolsey. “I mean, getting in this thing, and being … Continue reading »