Two Nations Collide at St. Mary’s

MEDFORD, Ore. – Baseball may be known as America’s pastime, but it’s played worldwide, and on the St. Mary’s baseball field this week, two cultures collided. “We just had an idea four years ago to bring some kids to Oregon,” Perth head coach Steve Fish says, “and we had some contacts and host families to … Continue reading »

Wu Wins 3A Golf State Championship

CRESWELL, Ore. – St. Mary’s Dylan Wu wins the individual championship. He shot a one-over 73 for the day and was even par for the tournament. He edged out Rogue River senior Kevin Murphy who was two-over for the tournament. Wu lead by three strokes with three holes to play, but double bogeyed the 16th, … Continue reading »

Panthers Come Up Short in Repeat Bid

PORTLAND, Ore. – South Medford’s quest to repeat as state champions was not fulfilled on Saturday night at the Rose Garden. Foul trouble, poor shooting and an inability to control the paint cost the Lady Panthers the title as they fell to Central Catholic 57-36. Ashley Bolston led the team with 18 points. No other … Continue reading »

NV, Mazama Win Titles, Panthers Move On

High school basketball wraps up in the OSAA 4A state tournament. On the girls’ side, Mazama faces La Grande in the title game. On the boys’ side, North Valley meets up with Cascade. The South Medford girls played Tigard in the semifinals of the 6A state tournament. Highlights and interviews included.

NV, Mazama, South Medford advance

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The OSAA 4A basketball state semifinals feature games between the North Valley boys and La Salle Prep as well as the Mazama girls and Cascade. Those highlights and postgame interviews are included.

North Valley Turns Program Around

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 »

Roundball Wrap 02-22

The final Roundball Wrap of the season involves all the playoff action from around Southern Oregon. Highlights include North Medford and Glencoe, Cascade Christian and Creswell, Grants Pass and South Salem, Mazama and Sutherlin and Gold Beach and Oakland. We also have an update from the OSAA wrestling state tournament.

Roundball Wrap 02-08

Games include Klamath Union/North Valley girls and boys, Hidden Valley/Phoenix girls and boys, Roseburg/South Medford girls, Eagle Point/Ashland girls and boys, Grants Pass/Crater girls, Chiloquin/St. Mary’s girls and boys and Lakeview/Rogue River boys.

Switching to Panther Blue

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 »

Roundball Wrap 01-25

League rivalries continue on another edition of Roundball Wrap. Games include South Medford/Crater, Grants Pass/North Medford, Roseburg/Eagle Point, North Valley/Hidden Valley, St. Mary’s/Rogue River and then college games as SOU hosts Warner Pacific.

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