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  • The Central Point sixth-grade Pop Warner football team completed an unbeaten season Sunday by winning the Junior Midget state championship at Autzen Stadium in Eugene.
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  • The Central Point sixth-grade Pop Warner football team completed an unbeaten season Sunday by winning the Junior Midget state championship at Autzen Stadium in Eugene.
    Central Point defeated Cottage Grove, 35-6, improving its record to 9-0. It went 6-0 during the Rogue Valley Pop Warner regular season.
    Against Cottage Grove, Central Point gained nearly 450 yards of total offense while holding the opposition to 50.
    Quarterback Trevor Davis passed for one touchdown and ran for another; tailback Gavin Acrey had a receiving TD and stripped a runner of the ball and returned the fumble 60 yards; tailback Robert Amoson ran for a score and had 45 receiving yards; and Trevin Kirk caught a TD pass.
    In other state championship games involving Rogue Valley teams, the seventh-grade Scenic Spartans defeated Willamette, 26-13; the fourth-grade Medford Renegades downed Thurston, 14-6; and the fifth-grade Pee Wee Medford Panthers lost 12-6 to Thurston.
    In runner-up games, the Medford Panthers (sixth grade) beat Thurston 34-7 in Junior Midget play.
    Three Mighty Mite teams (grades first to third) played exhibition games and won.
    The Medford Rogues baseball team announced their 2014 schedule, including 54 West Coast League games and 11 nonleague contests.
    The schedule begins on the road as Medford travels to Marysville, Calif., to play the Gold Sox on May 29 and 30. The home season starts May 31 with a doubleheader with the Seattle Cheney Studs, followed by a June 1 afternoon tilt featuring the Studs. The Studs were originally formed in Medford and moved to the Seattle/Tacoma area in the early 1950s.
    West Coast League play begins June 6 as the Rogues travel to Cowlitz for a three-game set, then return for their WCL home opener and a four-game series with the Bend Elks.
    The regular season ends Aug. 10 with the Rogues at home five nights in seven days, hosting the Klamath Falls Gems for two, then finishing the regular season with a three-game series hosting the 2013 WCL Champion Corvallis Knights.
    Planned promotions include five bobble-head nights, three fireworks shows, giveaway nights and "$2 Thursday," featuring $2 bleacher tickets, hot dogs, nachos, beer and soda every Thursday home game.
    Season tickets are on sale. Go to www.medfordrogues.com.
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