New Military Class For High School Kids

MEDFORD, Ore. — Medford High School students had a unique opportunity to use military training tactics by hitting a paintball course on Saturday. In a new program at both North and South Medford High Schools, a “military sciences” class was introduced this semester. Over the last few months, students in the class have learned more … Continue reading »

Panthers Shocked By Roseburg in Quarters

For the first time all season, the South Medford girls basketball team lost to a team in Oregon. It happened to come in the OSAA 6A State Tournament against a team the Panthers already beat twice this season. Keyari Sleezer’s half-court shot came up just short and South fell 52-51 to the Indians. Lauren Orndoff … Continue reading »

Panthers, Comets Headed to State

MEDFORD, Ore. — The South Medford Panthers did what they’ve done for five straight years: earn a trip to the 6A state tournament. South Medford rolled past Glencoe 74-48 on Saturday clinching a spot in the quarterfinals where they will face a familiar opponent, Roseburg. The Panthers received 49 points from Julissa Tago and Keyari … Continue reading »

Fire Training for South Medford Seniors

TALENT, Ore. — A group of South Medford High School seniors got a taste of what it is like to be a fire fighter in the Rogue Valley on Sunday. Jackson County Fire District 5 had a group of ten students at their facility in Talent for their their senior project. “They’ve done awesome. These kids are … Continue reading »

Sister City Program Picks Up Trees

MEDFORD, Ore. —  Saturday and Sunday, the Medford Alba Sister City Association is picking up Christmas trees in Jacksonville and within Medford city limits. Donations collected will help send 29 students from North Medford, Saint Mary’s and South Medford High Schools to Alba, Italy in March, for their student exchange program. The students are hoping to … Continue reading »

North Takes Down South 64-56 in OT

MEDFORD, Ore. — An ugly 1st quarter led to a a dominant 2nd quarter by South Medford, which led to a huge comeback in the 2nd half from North Medford, which ended in the Black Tornado’s first Abby’s Holiday Classic championship since 2011. North Medford trailed by as many as 16 points in the 3rd … Continue reading »

North, South Advance at Abby’s Classic

MEDFORD, Ore. — In 2012, the Abby’s Holiday Classic championship featured the two host schools: South Medford and North Medford. It was the fifth time the two crosstown rivals tangled in the 25-year history of the local tournament. The Panthers won for the fourth time. The 2014 Abby’s Holiday Classic will once again feature the … Continue reading »

Friday Night Blitz, November 7th

The intensity ramps up in the first playoff edition of the Friday Night Blitz. Highlights include a doubleheader at Spiegelberg Stadium featuring Lake Oswego/South Medford and Wilson/North Medford, Barlow/Grants Pass, Ashland/Hillsboro, Pleasant Hill/Cascade Christian and Sweet Home/Phoenix.

Friday Night Blitz, October 24th

North Medford beats South Medford 49-22 in the Black and Blue Bowl. Grants Pass blows out South Eugene, Crater, Ashland and Eagle Point all lose. Mazama crushes Phoenix for the Skyline conference championship.

Friday Night Blitz, October 10th

Grants Pass beats North Medford in a battle of undefeated teams to take control of the Southwest Conference. Ashland comes back to beat Crater 18-17 to stay perfect on the season. South Medford bounces back with a win over Roseburg. Mazama continues to roll through the Skyline Conference.

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