Forced out as the head football coach at Eagle Point High in January, Jacob Schauffler wasn't sure what direction he would go in the early aftermath...
For the week ending Jan. 20
Preston Carney, South Medford hockey
The senior scored five goals and dished out two assists to power South Medford to a 10-6 Southern Oregon League win over Crater.
Aaron Heard, Phoenix boys swimming
Heard claimed three wins as Phoenix won the all-Skyline Conference meet for the 12th straight year, taking the 200-yard freestyle (2:11.33), 500 free (6:12.79) and swimming a leg on the winning 200 free relay.
McKensey Peters, North Medford girls basketball
The senior post had 20 points and eight rebounds to pace the Black Tornado to a 43-19 win over Crater, its first Southern Oregon Hybrid victory.
Alaina Thomson, Cascade Christian girls basketball
The junior post went for a season-high 22 points and added four steals to spark Cascade Christian to a 53-41 Southern Cascade Hybrid triumph.
Nate Walters, Crater wresting
The sophomore 132-pounder had a key pin in the No. 5 Comets’ 36-25 win over top-ranked Roseburg and had another pin in a title loss to No. 2 Oregon City at the Oregon Wrestling Classic.