Black Tornado, Hornets Win State Titles

Southern Oregon teams went two-for-two in the final day of the high school sports season. The North Medford softball team repeated as state champs, beating Glencoe 2-1, while Henley hammered Newport 12-5 in the 4A baseball championship. The Black Tornado’s game against Glencoe lived up to the hype with pitchers Maryssa Becker and Katie Sutherland-Finch. … Continue reading »

Alexis Barkwell: Amateur AotW

MEDFORD, Ore. — The North Medford softball team got some much needed help from transfer Alexis Barkwell. The junior filled a hole at first base and number two pitcher left by the departure of Kelsey Bartley. Barkwell isn’t your normal transfer, though. She left home in San Diego to live with her aunt and uncle. … Continue reading »