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 »
MEDFORD, Ore. – Last year North Medford’s Trent Wilson was unranked heading into the state wrestling tournament. He upset the 4th ranked wrestler in his weight class before losing to the eventual state champion. He finished 4th overall. That 4th place finish left Wilson wanting more. So he pushed himself, and now he’s back despite … Continue reading »
ASHLAND, Ore. – The Ken Chertow Gold Wrestling Camp is back at Southern Oregon University for the second consecutive year. The camp is led by 3-time NCAA champion and former Olympian Ken Chertow. While the camp was directed at young wrestlers, some of the coaches, like SOU wrestler Prescott Garner, benefited as well. Garner is … Continue reading »
The final Roundball Wrap of the season involves all the playoff action from around Southern Oregon. Highlights include North Medford and Glencoe, Cascade Christian and Creswell, Grants Pass and South Salem, Mazama and Sutherlin and Gold Beach and Oakland. We also have an update from the OSAA wrestling state tournament.
ASHLAND, Ore. – Mitch Lofstedt holds nearly every important wrestling record at Southern Oregon University: most career wins, highest winning percentage, most wins in one season and two national championships at the 125 pound weight class. However, it’s not the individual accolades that will stick with Lofstedt after his Raider wrestling career. “I like the … Continue reading »
GRANTS PASS, Ore. – Grants Pass wrestler Casey Coulter has his sights set high. He’s seeking a higher number of state championships, a higher weight class and a higher national ranking. As a junior, Casey has one state championship at 106 pounds, and he currently ranks 10th nationally according to Wrestling USA Magazine. Cavemen wrestling … Continue reading »