Mustangs Crowned Legion Champs

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – On a day when the Mustangs’ bats were slow to get going, it was the pitching that kept them alive. David Crofton allowed one run and struck out four in a complete game effort at the AAA Legion State Championship against the Portland Eastside Barbers on Sunday. The Mustangs eventually won … Continue reading »

Mustangs Still Undefeated at Tournament

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A somewhat insignificant game turned into a fiery escapade of home plate collisions and head coach ejections. In the end, the Medford Mustangs eliminated the Eugene Challengers from the AAA Legion State Tournament with a 10-6 win. Highlights from Saturday’s game are included.

AAA Legion State Tournament, Day 3

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A Josh Berman 2-run home run off the foul pole gave the Medford Mustangs a 2-run lead over the Corvallis Gerding Builders in the third round of the AAA Legion State Tournament on Friday, and Medford went on to win 4-2. The win left Medford as the only unbeaten remaining at … Continue reading »

AAA Legion State Tournament, Day 2

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The Grants Pass Nuggets loaded the bases with no outs in the 1st inning, but came up empty. And that symbolized their entire tournament. The Nuggets were eliminated on their home field, losing 11-0 to the Salem Withnell Dodgers in 7  innings. Meanwhile, the Medford Mustangs won their 10th straight game … Continue reading »

AAA Legion State Tournament, Day 1

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – The Medford Mustangs moved into the AAA Legion State Tournament winner’s bracket with a 7-4 win over the Post 20 Dirtbags while the Grants Pass Nuggets fell into the loser’s bracket thanks to a 8-2 loss to the Corvallis Gerding Builders. Highlights are included.

Three Mustangs Reflect on Journey

MEDFORD, Ore. -  Two years ago, Ashland’s Steen Fredrickson and North Medford’s Colton Westfall were coming off their freshman years. Coming off his sophomore year was Cascade Christian’s Isaiah Luzny. Fredrickson was a flame thrower with a sharp curve, Westfall a horse that could get you out with several different pitches and Luzny a crafty lefty … Continue reading »

Launch Fire Causes Campsite Evacuation

[UPDATE: 6:52p.m.] South Central Oregon Fire Management leaders said fire crews are being pulled off the fire lines because of lighting. They said as soon as the situation becomes safe again, the crews will move back in. Fire Management officials said they don’t expect it to grow too much more at this time. There is … Continue reading »

O.D.F. Recon Flights to Spot Smoke

MEDFORD, Ore. — It’s been two days since thunderstorms moved through southern Oregon and although time has passed, lightning strikes still smolder and sometimes the best way to get a view of the smokes, is from  6,000 feet. “They’ve got a smoke report up Tolman Creek in Ashland, and we’re going to go fly over … Continue reading »

No Medford Fire and District 3 Merger

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford Fire will continue to operate with a separate administrative body than Jackson County Fire District 3. In a study session today, the Medford City Council took an in-depth look at months worth of research. Originally, city leaders thought it might save money for the agencies to function as one body with … Continue reading »

Early Morning Fire in Downtown Medford

MEDFORD, Ore. – A suspicious, early morning fire sent police searching for a possible arson suspect near S. Fir St.  and Melrose Ave. The fire broke out around 3:30 A.M. Large flames got close to a building, but fire crews were able to keep it from catching fire. At one point, it appeared police officers were pulling people over to … Continue reading »

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