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 »

Raiders Sign 34 in 2013 Class

ASHLAND, Ore. – The Southern Oregon Raiders introduced their 2013 recruiting class on Wednesday. Coming off one of their best seasons in program history, the Raiders were able to bring in some exciting talent. Below is the press release from Southern Oregon University: The Southern Oregon’s quest for a second consecutive Frontier Conference title received … Continue reading »

Raiders Advance to NAIA Quarterfinals

Down 28-17, the Southern Oregon Raiders scored four straight touchdowns in the fourth quarter to beat St. Ambrose 45-28 in the first round of the NAIA Playoffs. The Raiders had modest offensive numbers by their standards, but still gained 547 total yards. Austin Dodge threw for 307 yards and three touchdowns while Manny Barragan had … Continue reading »

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