“You Have Options” In 20/20 Spotlight

ASHLAND, Ore. — A program at Southern Oregon University will be in the national spotlight Friday night on ABC’s “20/20″. The program is called “You Have Options” and it was developed by Ashland Police to help victims of sexual assault. SOU representatives say one of the marks of the program’s success is helping victims deal … Continue reading »

SOU Picks Up Doubleheader Sweep at OIT

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. — Men’s Recap: Southern Oregon’s table-turning streak against the Oregon Tech men’s basketball team is still alive after weathering a Lavar Moore storm Saturday night at Danny Miles Court. Just barely. Moore scored 31 points, making six of eight 3-point attempts in the second half, but Eric … Continue reading »

SOU Adds Men’s Soccer, Women’s Wrestling

ASHLAND, Ore. — Southern Oregon University is creating two new intercollegiate athletic programs: men’s soccer and women’s wrestling.  The men’s soccer team will compete in the CCC. The women’s wrestling team will go along with a men’s squad. “Bolstering our already outstanding athletics program with these two sports makes sense in our region and within our department,” … Continue reading »

SOU Nabs First #1 Ranking

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics KANSAS CITY, Mo. – NAIA top-25 voters conveyed a clear message all season long that the Southern Oregon University football team would have to prove itself to get the rankings the Raiders felt they deserved. So they did. And on Monday, three days after securing the program’s first national championship … Continue reading »

Bars Preparing to Watch the Raiders

MEDFORD, Ore.– As the Southern Oregon Raiders prepare themselves for the big game Friday, local businesses are getting ready for the crowds. The NAIA National Championships game begins at noon on ESPN-U. Several bars and restaurants across Southern Oregon are showing the game. Here is a list of the places we know so far: Ashland: … Continue reading »

The Story of Mr. Raider Football

Stan Smith is known to the Southern Oregon University football team as Mr. Raider Football and he tries to come to every game. Once a football star himself for the only undefeated team in school history, he and his family say football is in their blood. Although there’s an uncertainty if he will get to … Continue reading »

Web Extra: SOU Steamrolls Saint Xavier

CHICAGO, Ill. — Southern Oregon steamrolled Saint Xavier 62-37. The 25 point win is the Raiders’ second straight win on the road to punch a ticket to the NAIA National Championship in Daytona Beach, Fla. “Last week’s win was really an awesome win in the snow up in Carroll,” Southern Oregon head coach Craig Howard … Continue reading »

Ashland Students Walk Out for Ferguson

ASHLAND, Ore.– Students at Southern Oregon University are trying to get the word out about what they call ‘social injustice in society’. The President of the Black Association at SOU arranged a walkout on campus, Monday. About 50 students walked out of class with their hands up and then gathered in the Churchill Court for … Continue reading »

Southern Oregon v Carroll, Round 3

Courtesy: Southern Oregon University Athletics KANSAS CITY, Mo. – The NAIA made official on Sunday what Southern Oregon learned after its first-round win late Saturday: the eighth-ranked Raiders are heading back to Helena, Mont., for a third matchup with the top-ranked Carroll Saints. This one will be for the NAIA Football Championship Series quarterfinals, set … Continue reading »

Raiders Advance to NAIA Quarterfinals

ASHLAND, Ore. — The seesaw affair at Raider Stadium tipped fully in Southern Oregon’s favor in the 2nd half of a 44-26 win over MidAmerica Nazarene in the First Round of the NAIA Football Championship Series on Saturday. It started strong for SOU. After a 85-yard kickoff return touchdown by JJ Latu shortly before the … Continue reading »

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