MEDFORD, Ore. — Oregon is familiar with sports rivalries. There’s the Civil War, and on a smaller scale in Medford, there’s the Black and Blue Game. Most people feel pressured to pick one side, but South Medford’s Mark Winans has worn the black and the blue. “I like North,” Winans said. “I enjoyed my time … Continue reading »
South Medford holds off a late run by North to beat the Black Tornado 65-59. Other games in this edition of the Round Ball Wrap include: Mazama vs. Klamath Union, Southern Oregon vs. Evergreen St. and Eagle Point vs. Grants Pass.
MEDFORD, Ore. – McKensey Peters tried every sport in the book, but the North Medford senior dominated the basketball court. Much of her success is due to her competitive nature. “I’m just super competitive,” Peters said. “I think it comes from the heart of course and my teammates that I’ve played with for years and … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. – Matt Toreson made two free throws with 1.8 seconds left in double overtime to give South Medford a 65-64 win over crosstown rival North Medford in the Abby’s Holiday Tournament finals game on Saturday. The Panthers led by as many as 11 in the second half, but the Black Tornado closed regulation … Continue reading »
With Christmas in the rearview mirror, the basketball season moves into another gear. Big holiday tournaments kicked off around the country, including the Abby’s Holiday Classic, the Southern Oregon Subaru Christmas Classic and the Title IX Holiday Invitational in Washington, D.C. Highlights in this segment include Redmond/North Medford boys, North Salem/South Medford boys, North Valley/Illinois … Continue reading »
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. – Kevin Dixon was on the North Medford girl’s basketball coaching staff from 2006-2010. One of his star pupils was his daughter, Karissa. With Dad always on the sidelines, Karissa admits basketball runs through her blood. “I’ve just been around it so much,” Karissa said. “It’s just kind of second nature almost.” … Continue reading »
Scores and highlights from the play-in round in the 6A, 5A and 4A. Games include North Medford at Clackamas, Corvallis at Ashland and Eagle Point at Crescent Valley.
Games include: Black & Blue Game, South Eugene at Crater, Roseburg at Grants Pass, Ashland at Willamette, Hidden Valley at Klamath Union, Phoenix at North Valley, Henley at Mazama, Illinois Valley at Cascade Christian, Bonanza at Rogue River and Gilchrist at Butte Falls.
Conference battles continue. In the 6A, Grants Pass looks move up the Southwest League against South Medford. Ashland fights to remain perfect at home against Marshfield. North Medford heads up north to take on South Eugene. Crater battles with Thurston in Eugene. Hidden Valley hosts Mazama and Klamath Union travels to Phoenix. Plus, keep an … Continue reading »
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.