A funny thing happened to Terry Rasmussen on his way toward retirement as a basketball coach.
First, he was pulled back in to serve as...
For the week ending May 19
Aric Alcantara, Cascade Christian boys track and field
The senior was part of four titles at the District 1 regional, winning the triple jump (42-11) and long jump (21-0) and running legs on the 4x100 and 4x400 relays.
Emily Carlson, North Medford girls track and field
The senior came within a quarter of an inch of breaking the school record in the long jump, winning the Southwest Conference district crown with a leap of 17-6 3 / 4.
Hanna Greenberg-Vika O’Brien, Ashland girls tennis
The Grizzly junior and sophomore, respectively, won their second straight state title, 6-1, 6-2, to cap a perfect season with a 21-0 record. They led the Grizzlies to the team crown.
Carmen Mejia, South Medford girls track and field
The senior set a district meet and school record in the 800 meters with a time of 2:14.28 at the Southwest Conference championships. It was only the fourth time she’d run the event.
Dylan Wu, St. Mary’s boys golf
The junior shot an even-par 144 for two rounds to win the Class 3A/2A/1A state crown and led the Crusaders to their third straight title by a record-setting margin of 77 strokes.