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Season tickets available at area schools

The local high school football season begins Sept. 2.

At South Medford High, season tickets for last year’s holders are available for purchase beginning Wednesday at or by visiting the high school from 8 a.m. to...


EP quartet highlight all-MWL honors

Four Eagle Point softball standouts and one from Crater were honored recently with first-team all-Midwestern League selections in voting by the league’s coaches.

Eagle Point junior Megan Ayres (pitcher) and seniors Shaelynn Grady...


Crater falls short in 5A quarterfinals

CENTRAL POINT — It’s never easy when you’re facing a team for the fourth time in a season, and the degree of difficulty only escalates when you spot that team a five-run lead midway through the sixth inning.


Jesuit defeats South Medford in playoffs

PORTLAND — South Medford pitcher Pat Moore allowed just one hit in the Class 6A second-round state playoff game Tuesday.

But the junior left-hander walked 10 and second-ranked Jesuit capitalized on the free passes to post a 5-0...


Nine locals on MWL all-star first unit

Nine local baseball players were honored with first-team selections in voting by the Midwestern League baseball coaches recently, and Crater’s Jay Campbell was named MWL coach of the year by his peers.

Crater won the Midwestern League...

Crater delivers
Crater delivers

CENTRAL POINT — Crater came out with a flurry and then leaned on senior pitcher Neil Bastendorff to open the Class 5A baseball state playoffs with a 4-3 victory over Hillsboro Wednesday at Anhorn Field.

After Bastendorff sat the...

Support System
Support System

CENTRAL POINT — Teams often talk about a family atmosphere, but it’s another thing entirely when actual family members help take the lead on fostering such a setting.

That’s been the case all season for the close-knit Crater...


Hickman, Monroe, Pirates claim titles
Hickman, Monroe, Pirates claim titles

EUGENE — You wouldn't think a thrower and a distance runner would have much in common.

But it's apparent Ashland's Emma Hickman and Crater's Andy Monroe share a flair for the dramatic.

Each claimed titles — Hickman, a Grizzly...

Monroe, Vail go 1-2 in state 3,000
Monroe, Vail go 1-2 in state 3,000

EUGENE — Best friends do a lot of things together.

Crater buds Andy Monroe and Walter Vail decided to stage a race to the finish in front of boisterous fans at Hayward Field Friday in the Class 5A state track and field...


South trio reach state tennis quarterfinals

TUALATIN — South Medford’s Kelsey Bartlett used a Round 2 victory over Adrienne Powell of Roseburg to secure a spot in the Class 6A state tennis quarterfinals at Tualatin Hills Center on Thursday.

Bartlett, the No. 5 seed in the...

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Challengers make it back on top in softball

Winning the Southern Cascade League title seemed like a pretty bold goal this spring considering the recent history of the Cascade Christian...