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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...


North’s Freeman transfers to Southridge
North’s Freeman transfers to Southridge

North Medford junior-to-be Maggie Freeman, who led the girls basketball team in scoring the past two years, made it official Monday with a move to Beaverton to complete a transfer to Southridge High School for her final two years.

Freeman was a...


South, North place two on SWC first team

South Medford and North Medford each placed two players on the first team of the all-Southwest Conference baseball voting recently by the league’s coaches.

South Medford junior Ethan Whitney (pitcher) and senior Cole Carder (outfield)...


Tornado turned back
Tornado turned back

PORTLAND — As soon as Jesuit’s Emily Preble got her bat on the ball in the bottom of the eighth inning, North Medford center fielder Olivia Lethlean knew where the hit was going.

It was going to not just clear her, but it was going...


Tornado on the move
Tornado on the move

Sydnee Reeser's two-run home run sailed beyond the fence in left-center field at North Medford High on Friday, giving underdog McMinnville a major jolt and leaving the Black Tornado down a run with three innings to go in their do-or-die...


Thomas pitches North into state quarters

After surrendering a first-inning run to West Linn in the second round of the Class 6A softball state playoffs, senior pitcher Sarah Thomas blanked the Lions the rest of the way and North Medford came away with a 7-1 home victory Wednesday.



North falls to Grant
North falls to Grant

Emblematic of how this baseball season has gone for North Medford, the Black Tornado went through all the highs and lows a group could muster Monday in the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs.

From bases-loaded jams North Medford was able...

Moore, Mayben claim top SWC honors

South Medford junior left-hander Pat Moore was named Southwest Conference pitcher of the year and North Medford’s Mike Mayben earned coach-of-the-year honors after recent voting by SWC coaches.

Moore owns a record of 20-7 for the...


North’s Thomas stymies McNary in playoffs
North’s Thomas stymies McNary in playoffs

North Medford found its hitting stride in the second inning, and with that accomplished, the Black Tornado turned its game against McNary in the first round of the Class 6A softball playoffs over to pitcher Sarah Thomas.

North Medford had five...


Tough customer: North Medford's Tyren Wolfe shines despite rigorous load
Tough customer: North Medford's Tyren Wolfe shines despite rigorous load

EUGENE — The wear and tear showed on Tyren Wolfe. He knew it would.

North Medford High School

Regular District
Sourthern Oregon Hybrid Conference
Black Tornado
Black and Red
Public School
School Address
1900 N Keeneway Dr., Medford, OR 97504
School Phone
(541) 842-3670
School Fax
(541) 842-5338
School Web Page
School District
Medford Sd #549c
Phil Long
Ron Beick
Athletic Director
Tim Sam
Athletic Director Secretary
Julie Strange
Activities Director
Ralph Burrelle

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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...