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 »
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.
Grants Pass wins its first game of the season, thumping North Medford 45-7. South Medford can’t muster up enough offense on the road, losing 20-7 to Thurston. Crater looks dominant in a win over Roseburg. North Valley hangs on to beat Douglas in a back-and-forth affair. Highlights from 10 area games and plenty more … Continue reading »