Out & About: Ski Race and Girls Rock

This weekend there are ways to rock, ride and jam out to some original songs. Mount Ashland say the snow forecast is looking good for racing on the slopes this weekend.  This Saturday and Sunday, the Mount Ashland Racing Association will be hosting the Kaiser Cup race. Don’t miss out on your chance to hit … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Matters of the Heart

NEAR GRANTS PASS, Ore. – On Valentine’s Day, the heart means different things to different people. For some, it’s a chance to say “I Love You”. For others, it’s the opportunity to celebrate a heart that works. Hidden Valley High School threw a Valentine’s Day party on Thursday to honor their current and former Sparrows. … Continue reading »

Taking Flight: Students Welcome Sparrow

Central Point, Ore. – Crater High School students are saying goodbye to one sparrow as they welcome another. The school started its assembly with great news from its 2013-2014 sparrow.  Maidson Branaugh announced, “My tumors are getting better.” The news comes after the 6-year-old spent the last year on a chemo drug to reduce the tumors … Continue reading »

Basketball Game Held For Local Sparrow

  MEDFORD, Ore. — Students are going head-to-head with teachers to benefit a 10 month old boy with severe kidney problems. McLoughlin Middle School is holding a basketball game to raise money for their sparrow, Noah. At McLoughlin middle school, the energy is high as the students and teachers hit the court to see who … Continue reading »

Zumbathon for Medford Sparrow

MEDFORD, Ore. — People are gathering at McLoughlin Middle School to raise funds for a little boy battling cancer. Jorge Machain is a 7-year-old battling Embryonal Sarcoma. He is a member of Sparrow Clubs. Jorge has been battling this illness since last year, when  tests revealed he had a large tumor on the right side of his … Continue reading »

Turning Tuesday into a Day of Giving

MEDFORD, Ore.– Southern Oregon Sparrow Clubs is trying to brand this Tuesday, a Day of Giving. The organization is teaming up with Elmer’s Restaurant to help raise money for the community. The restaurant said it will match the first thousand dollars, dollar for dollar. There are paper sparrows hanging inside the location for people to … Continue reading »

Medford Kid’s Nike Design Sold Out

MEDFORD, Ore.– The Nike shoes designed by a local child battling kidney disease are already sold out. Inspired by his love for the San Fransisco 49ers, Alejandro Munoz created a sneaker line for the Doernbecher Freestyle Program. He was one of six kids across the state chosen to create their own design. Each of them … Continue reading »

Hope for Hailey

MEDFORD, Ore., — Hailey Maddox is facing the biggest fight of her life but she isn’t doing it alone. She is backed by 1705 fellow students. Friday, North Medford High School officially adopted one of their own as this year’s sparrow.  Hailey is now a sophomore but while she was volunteering for the school’s sparrow … Continue reading »

Local Boy Designs Nike Shoe

MEDFORD, Ore. — A local kid with stage four kidney failure was given a unique opportunity to design a tennis shoe and apparel with Nike. 8-year-old Alejandro Muñoz was selected as part of the Doernbecher Freestyle Program. Alejandro was one of six kids selected in the state all of whom are patients at the Oregon … Continue reading »

Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars 2014

MEDFORD, Ore. — Hundreds of people filled seats at the North Medford High School Auditorium on Saturday night for Dancing With The Rogue Valley Stars. Though they came for the entertainment, they also helped to raise tens of thousands of dollars for local kids in our area, and the local celebrities had quite a journey … Continue reading »

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