ASHLAND, Ore. — For almost every sport, scheduling is pretty simple. If you’re an NAIA football player, you’re almost exclusively playing against other NAIA schools. The same goes for basketball, baseball, pretty much every sport except for track and field. In track, the top athletes frequently get the chance to compete against NCAA Division One … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — Coming off an outstanding high school career with Ashland, Allison Gida was sure her future was with the University of Utah. “I was set on DI,” said Gida, “I really wanted to go to that level and I really thought I could play at that level.” After two years, Gida realized she … Continue reading »
KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Southern Oregon and Oregon Tech met up for the final time of the regular season on Saturday. The SOU men narrowly beat the Owls 69-67 while the Oregon Tech women dominated the Raiders 87-54. Check out the highlights from both games above.
ASHLAND, Ore — For 30 minutes, the SOU and OIT men played to nearly a draw, but the Raiders broke things open late, beating their rivals 86-74 Saturday night at Bob Riehm arena. Eric Thompson led the Raiders with 20 points, while Tim Weber, Kyle Tedder, Dex Daum and Jordan West all hit double digits. … Continue reading »
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 »
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 »
Courtesy: SOU Sports Information GRANTS PASS, Ore. — The offense still puts up video game numbers. The defense is still capable of coming up with big stops. And the 14th-ranked Southern Oregon University football team still has a thorn in its side in the form of Rocky Mountain College. For the second straight season, the Battlin’ … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. – Cole McKenzie’s football career isn’t exactly a blueprint for how to get to the NFL. From Red Bluff, California, a town of roughly 14,000, McKenzie came to SOU out of high school, then transferred to Butte College in Northern California, only to return to the Raiders before his junior season. Dodge says, “You could … Continue reading »
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 »
South Medford dominates North Medford to stay perfect in conference. North Valley and Henley will meet in the boys Skyline Conference Championship, while Phoenix will challenge Mazama in the girls. Cascade Christian wins the SCL Championship.