MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of kids came out for the second annual Crush Fundamentals Football Camp Saturday. The Southern Oregon University football team and coaches from around the Rogue Valley were out at the U.S. Cellular Fields again this year to teach kids the fundamentals and safety of football. Camp organizers said they saw a big … Continue reading »
DAYTONA BEACH, Fl. — Tuesday was Southern Oregon’s first full day in Daytona Beach. While the players got a practice in, they also took some time away from football. The Raiders visited Mainland High School to talk to student athletes about character, strength and honor. It was a chance for the Mainland students to hear … Continue reading »
DAYTONA BEACH, Fl. — Monday was an easy day for the SOU Raiders. A breakfast in Medford, a cross-country flight, a quick practice and then back to the team hotel. The schedule picks up on Tuesday. The team is visiting local high schools, then later in the week they have a press conference at Daytona … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — You can say without exaggeration that Saturday’s win was the most important one in SOU football history. It was their first ever win the NAIA Quarterfinal round, coming against the number one seed in the playoffs, not to mention the conditions that SOU had to play in. The temperature for game time … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — Austin Dodge has broken almost every record a quarterback could break at SOU and now Dodge is closing in on a few NAIA records as well. In fact, there are two he could either tie or break this week against Montana State Northern. Dodge is 345 passing yards shy of setting the … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — Austin Dodge and the Raiders offense looked sharp at SOU’s first scrimmage of the season and the defense also made some big plays. The Raiders expect big things this season, with ten starters returning from the nation’s top offense last year. Expectations for SOU outside of Ashland, aren’t quite as high. The … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. — It’s the middle of June but the sights and sounds of football are all around Southern Oregon University. The Raiders are hosting their annual camp for high school teams. For one week, the schools that come are immersed in Raider football. The Raiders will go through many of the same drills that … Continue reading »
By Chris Leone Nate Chin, Berk Brown and Greg Stewart all used to suit up for the Southern Oregon Raiders. Now they are position coaches on Craig Howard’s staff, teaching the current players the ins and outs of life at SOU on and off the field.
By Chris Leone Ryan Retzlaff tore his ACL his senior year at South Medford. After a year away from the game Retzlaff is back as a walk-on receiver for Southern Oregon University, looking to make it on the depth chart.