ROGUE RIVER, Ore. — A wild comeback lifted Rogue River to Southern Cascade League superiority on Saturday. The Chieftains trailed Cascade Christian by as many as 10 in the 4th quarter before chipping away at the Challengers. Connor Strickland knocked down a three-pointer with under 40 seconds left in the game to give Rogue River … Continue reading »
Conference titles are on the line in the boys 6A Southwest Conference and girls 5A Midwestern League. Plus, Lakeview and St. Mary’s girls battle to find out which team earns the #1 seed in the Southern Cascade League. Additional games include Sheldon and North Medford, Grants Pass and Thurston, Ashland and North Eugene as well … Continue reading »
The playoffs are drawing near, and the importance of every game is increasing. St. Mary’s pulls off a stunning win against Rogue River to take over 1st place in the Southern Cascade League. The Crater girls keep rolling over Marist. South Medford boys and girls crush Thurston. It’s Klamath Union over Phoenix in the Round … Continue reading »
North and South Medford get road wins while Crater falls in overtime at home. Sheldon beats Grants Pass and Ashland gets pummeled by Springfield. On the girls’ side, Crater doesn’t skip a beat at Churchill and St. Mary’s gets a big win at home over Lakeview.
MEDFORD, Ore. — An ugly 1st quarter led to a a dominant 2nd quarter by South Medford, which led to a huge comeback in the 2nd half from North Medford, which ended in the Black Tornado’s first Abby’s Holiday Classic championship since 2011. North Medford trailed by as many as 16 points in the 3rd … Continue reading »
MEDFORD, Ore. — In 2012, the Abby’s Holiday Classic championship featured the two host schools: South Medford and North Medford. It was the fifth time the two crosstown rivals tangled in the 25-year history of the local tournament. The Panthers won for the fourth time. The 2014 Abby’s Holiday Classic will once again feature the … Continue reading »
The last Friday Night Blitz of the 2014 season features only one Southern Oregon team in action. The Grants Pass Cavemen try to fight off West Salem in the 6A quarterfinals. Meanwhile, the NewsWatch 12 Sports team previews a busy day of football on Saturday.
The intensity ramps up in the first playoff edition of the Friday Night Blitz. Highlights include a doubleheader at Spiegelberg Stadium featuring Lake Oswego/South Medford and Wilson/North Medford, Barlow/Grants Pass, Ashland/Hillsboro, Pleasant Hill/Cascade Christian and Sweet Home/Phoenix.
North Medford beats South Medford 49-22 in the Black and Blue Bowl. Grants Pass blows out South Eugene, Crater, Ashland and Eagle Point all lose. Mazama crushes Phoenix for the Skyline conference championship.
ASHLAND, Ore. — SOU suffered its first loss of the season on Saturday, but the Raiders are still very much in contention for a postseason run, and a good reason for that is the improvement on defense. A team known for its offense is starting to turn heads on the other side of the ball. … Continue reading »