SOU Picks Up Doubleheader Sweep at OIT

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Men’s Recap: Southern Oregon’s table-turning streak against the Oregon Tech men’s basketball team is still alive after weathering a Lavar Moore storm Saturday night at Danny Miles Court. Just barely. Moore scored 31 points, making six of eight 3-point attempts in the second half, but Eric … Continue reading »

SOU Sees New Programs and Applications

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University has made some winning plays toward recruiting more students. After a very successful fall sports season, the school is adding two new athletic programs starting up in fall 2015. Beginning in Sept.,  SOU will have a men’s soccer team competing in the CCC and a women’s wrestling team. The … Continue reading »

SOU Adds Men’s Soccer, Women’s Wrestling

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University is creating two new intercollegiate athletic programs: men’s soccer and women’s wrestling.  The men’s soccer team will compete in the CCC. The women’s wrestling team will go along with a men’s squad. “Bolstering our already outstanding athletics program with these two sports makes sense in our region and within our department,” … Continue reading »

SOU Nabs First #1 Ranking

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics KANSAS CITY, Mo. – NAIA top-25 voters conveyed a clear message all season long that the Southern Oregon University football team would have to prove itself to get the rankings the Raiders felt they deserved. So they did. And on Monday, three days after securing the program’s first national championship … Continue reading »

Shine a Light: Sex Trafficking Awareness

ASHLAND, Ore. — A group of activists in Ashland is raising awareness to help victims of sexual exploitation. About 180 people attended shine a light into sex trafficking event on Sunday night. Participants met at SOU’s main gym for a mass yoga session by candlelight to bring awareness to the commercial sex industry. Each person raised or … Continue reading »

SOU Raiders Parade in Ashland

ASHLAND, Ore. — The streets of Downtown Ashland were lined with fans as the Raiders took their victory ride through town today. The players and coaches said they are certainly enjoying their time in the spotlight, especially all the love and support from fans. Holding their banner proudly, the newest NAIA champs are back in … Continue reading »

SOU Raiders Return Home

  MEDFORD, Ore. —  All eyes are on the SOU Raiders as they bring home the championship. The arrivals area was filled with Raider red this afternoon as the team landed at Medford Airport. The team, of course, just finished steamrolling their way their first ever NAIA championship in Daytona Beach. And accomplishment definitely wasn’t lost … Continue reading »

Bars Preparing to Watch the Raiders

MEDFORD, Ore.– As the Southern Oregon Raiders prepare themselves for the big game Friday, local businesses are getting ready for the crowds. The NAIA National Championships game begins at noon on ESPN-U. Several bars and restaurants across Southern Oregon are showing the game. Here is a list of the places we know so far: Ashland: … Continue reading »

Interest in S.O.U. Grows

ASHLAND, Ore. — With the Raiders in the play-offs, eyes everywhere are on Southern Oregon University. That could mean new students and new money coming to the school. As the Raiders have progressed through the season, so have the number of followers. Officials tell us there’s a significant spike in Facebook likes and Twitter tweets. This kind of … Continue reading »

Web Extra: SOU Steamrolls Saint Xavier

CHICAGO, Ill. — Southern Oregon steamrolled Saint Xavier 62-37. The 25 point win is the Raiders’ second straight win on the road to punch a ticket to the NAIA National Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla. “Last week’s win was really an awesome win in the snow up in Carroll,” Southern Oregon head coach Craig Howard … Continue reading »

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