Amateur Athlete: Tyson Morris

PHOENIX, Ore. – Tyson Morris is entering his second year as the starting point guard for the Phoenix Pirates. He already made an impact last year being named 2nd team All-Skyline Conference, but Tyson is about much more than basketball. The Phoenix Pirates know point guards. Following Alex Young’s extraordinary career with the Pirates, Tyson … Continue reading »

Bohn, Shipley Excelling in Class A

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 »

Double OT at SMHS; Subaru Finals Games

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 »

Challengers Come Up Short in Title Game

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. – Cascade Christian and Dayton solidified themselves as the two best teams in the 3A division, but it was the Pirates that end up victorious. Each team matched the other blow for blow, but the Challengers could not convert a 1st down late in the game, and Dayton finishes off an undefeated … Continue reading »

Cascade Christian in 3A Title Game

MEDFORD, Ore. – Cascade Christian won a semifinals game for the first time in its last five tries last week against Scio. The Loggers jumped out to an early 14-0 lead, but the Challengers responded with 29 unanswered points to win 29-14 and advance to the state finals where they’ll play Dayton. Like Cascade Christian, … Continue reading »