South Medford loses a physical battle to West Salem. Crater falls to Tualatin in a high scoring contest. Ashland shuts out Klamath Union while Cascade Christian gets blanked by Santiam Christian. Check out these highlights and more on the Friday Night Blitz.
MEDFORD, Ore. – Two former Southern Oregon baseball stars are putting summer slumps behind them and streaking in the minor leagues. Former Phoenix Pirate Justin Bohn is currently playing for the Miami Marlins’ Class A affiliate, Greensboro Grasshoppers. After hitting only .177 with the Marlins’ short season affiliate, Bohn is now batting .345 with two … Continue reading »
PHOENIX, Ore. — Phoenix High School students are selling fireworks to raise money for marching band camp and choir robes. The school’s music boosters will get 30% of total sales. Some of that money will go to help student volunteers pay for marching band camp. “This is our one big make it or break it fundraiser … Continue reading »
PHOENIX, Ore. — A water rate issue in Phoenix has been boiling over the past few months and Tuesday night a study was presented in a meeting to both city council and the members of the community. Some members of the community feel they are paying several times more than the amount of water they … Continue reading »
PHOENIX, Ore. – The former home of Roscoe’s BBQ is now empty. The restaurant’s owners sold everything in the place today help pay for medical expenses. The iconic restaurant closed earlier this month when owner Will Moore fell ill with a rare and incurable disease known as Stevens Johnston Syndrome. Because they don’t have health … Continue reading »
JACKSON COUNTY, Ore. – Drive down Interstate-5 during open burn season and you’ll see the hillsides dotted with columns of smoke. Most are contained, and many are legal, but they often get called in to 911 dispatchers anyway. When that happens, firefighters are obligated to respond. Since each truck is built to handle a variety … Continue reading »
PHOENIX, Ore. — Veterans looking to file their taxes can have them done for free at two locations in the Rogue Valley. Liberty Tax in Phoenix and Ashland will file tax returns for both military veterans and those currently active in the military. Liberty Tax officials say it is all about giving back to those … 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 »
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.