MERLIN, Ore. – Most high school programs go through ups and downs as talent comes and goes. It’s rare, though, that you see the kind of swing that’s happened at North Valley. In 2009, the Knights went 0-21. “Five years ago we had some kids that played basketball,” head coach Jeff Nelson said, “but you … Continue reading »
South Medford dominates North Medford to stay perfect in conference. North Valley and Henley will meet in the boys Skyline Conference Championship, while Phoenix will challenge Mazama in the girls. Cascade Christian wins the SCL Championship.
Klamath Union tops Mazama in a back and forth battle between the two Klamath Falls rivals. Henley also wins to keep pace with the Pelicans in the Skyline. The South Medford boys boys girls get wins over Grants Pass to extend their SOC leads. The North Valley boys and Mazama girls get wins to clinch … 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. – 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 »
It was Day 2 of the Abby’s Holiday Classic at South Medford High School. It was also the continuation of the Southern Oregon Subaru Christmas Classic at Cascade Christian High School. Semi-finals highlights include Redmond/South Medford, Dayton/Cascade Christian, Santiam Christian/North Valley and Mazama/Eagle Point in the girls’ bracket.
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 »
Playoff action from all over the state. South Medford is at home versus Beaverton, Crater’s on the road at Century, Lakeview/Paisley is at Santiam Christian and Ashland is at West Albany. Also, we’ll take a look at tomorrow’s games, including North Valley and Cascade Christian. Plus, a quick look ahead to college football, including the … Continue reading »
North Valley’s Tristan Burke is a big play waiting to happen, through the air or on the ground. “We ask a lot of him,” said head coach Todd Willaman. “There’s a lot of reads he’s got to make. He’s still making plays with his feet like he has, but he’s also making good reads and … Continue reading »
It’s the last week of the regular season for the 4A-6A and some rivalry games highlight the action. Those games include Crater at South Medford, Eagle Point at Ashland, North Valley at Hidden Valley, Grants Pass at Sheldon, Mazama at Klamath Union, Phoenix at Henley and Rogue River at Cascade Christian.