SOU Delivers Statement Win Over Carroll

ASHLAND, Ore. — In his senior season, Austin Dodge has become the face of the Southern Oregon University football team, but on Saturday it was Dodge’s teammates that carried the Raiders to their biggest win in two years. SOU’s defense clamped down in the 4th quarter and running back Melvin Mason rushed for 202 yards … Continue reading »

Lawrence Debuts with 2 TDs for Raiders

ASHLAND, Ore. — As if the SOU football team wasn’t loaded enough, the Raiders may have found another weapon in their offense. In Saturday’s game against Menlo, true freshman Keegan Lawrence led the Raiders with ten carries, 61 yards and two rushing touchdowns in the Raiders 51-14 win. Lawrence edged out returning starter Melvin Mason … Continue reading »

New SOU Football Field Would Save Water

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University is installing a new artificial turf football field, which is expected to save more than one million gallons of water per year. Work began on the new field last Thursday, and the new turf is expected to be finished by September. “Things are starting to dry out, our climate … Continue reading »

White Team Wins SOU Spring Game

ASHLAND, Ore. –┬áThe SOU Raiders held their spring game on Friday night, with the team divided up in to the red and white squads. The white team, featuring starting quarterback Austin Dodge, won 26-19. NewsWatch 12′s Brandon Kamerman and Chris Leone

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Mountaineers Stun SOU, 38-37

ASHLAND, Ore. — The SOU Raiders turned the ball over five times including once in the final minute as Eastern Oregon upset #25 Southern Oregon 38-37 at Raider Stadium. The Raiders were previously unbeaten on their home field in three years under Craig Howard. SOU held a 37-24 lead in the second half when the … Continue reading »

Raiders Rout Montana Western 51-16

ASHLAND, Ore. — Austin Dodge threw seven touchdowns and the Southern Oregon Raiders overcame four first half turnovers as they beat Montana Western 51-16 at Raider Stadium on Saturday. Much like the Raiders’ game against MSU-Northern, SOU stumbled out of the gate against the Bulldogs. Austin Dodge threw a first half pick, and the Raiders … Continue reading »

Dodge Throws 8 TDs, Raiders Rout Diggers

ASHLAND, Ore. — SOU quarterback Austin Dodge broke a school record with eight passing touchdowns and the Raiders won their third straight game, beating Montana Tech 59-32 at Raider Stadium. Dodge also threw for 559 yards as the Raiders improved their conference record to 3-2. The game looked like it might be over early, as … Continue reading »

Amateur Athlete: Clay Sierra

College football coaches factor in a number of different characteristics when recruiting. For Southern Oregon’s Clay Sierra, experience wasn’t one of them. “I’m a basketball player,” said Sierra. “So I did that in high school and they weren’t really big fans of playing both sports.” Sierra didn’t want to play basketball in college, so after … Continue reading »

Redshirts Get a Chance to Shine

When Southern Oregon’s season ended in the NAIA Quarterfinals last year, it marked the end to several key seniors’ careers. As spring practices move into their second week, the Raiders will look to make up for the loss of over 6,000 yards and 65 touchdowns on offense, as well as over 250 tackles and 11 … Continue reading »

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