Hockey Team Tailored to Special Needs

  MEDFORD Ore., — In hopes of giving his son and other kids a team of their own Shad Bowers spent the past several months organizing, fundraising, and creating the Spartan Junior Special Hockey Team. Bowers’ son Tanner is on the Autism spectrum and had a hard time finding a sport and team which would … Continue reading »

Rogue Valley Special Needs Hockey League

MEDFORD, Ore. — After a local father took his son to a Southern Oregon Spartans game, his son wanted nothing more than to play. However, Shad Bowers knew it would be difficult to enroll his 7-year-old son who has autism, into a regular league with his condition. So Bowers decided to start his own youth … Continue reading »

Viral Post Leads to New Friends

MEDFORD, Ore. — Millions of people across the world now know the story of a local boy and his honest actions. Last week, 11-year-old Steven Cruthirds found a drivers license and decided to write a letter and send the license back to its owner, Jacob Fry. In the letter, Steven, who also has special needs, … Continue reading »