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North Medford soccer girls top Summit

Determined defensive line helps North take down defending Class 5A state champs

Tickets still available for Tornado HOF ceremony

Tickets are available for a ceremony and banquet for the first wave of inductees to the Black Tornado Hall of Fame Sept. 19-20.

In all, 117 members of the Black Tornado Hall of Fame will be recognized during North Medford’s football game...

Golleneck goal carries Phoenix to win

BROOKINGS — Phoenix senior striker Avery Golleneck converted from 6 yards out for the only goal of the match as the Pirates secured their first boys soccer win with a 1-0 triumph over Brookings-Harbor on Saturday.

Elmore, Crusaders rise to 5-0 with shutout

The St. Mary’s girls soccer team came out of the gates slow on Saturday.

Several of the Crusaders had to take ACT exams before their match against North Bend at U.S. Cellular Community Park, leaving them feeling a bit mentally drained,...


Janakes, Black Tornado wear down Canby
Janakes, Black Tornado wear down Canby

CANBY — North Medford’s Nick Janakes refused to be brought down.

A dominant performance by the senior running back helped fuel the fifth-ranked Black Tornado past No. 7 Canby, 35-21, at Canby High on Friday.

Janakes rushed...


Carter, Black Tornado fend off Grants Pass

The North Medford volleyball team hung on to win a close Southwest Conference match with Grants Pass, prevailing in four sets at North Medford High on Tuesday.

After the Black Tornado won the opener, 25-17, the Cavers battled back to take Game...

Pena drives Crusaders to shutout

Junior forward Austin Pena had two goals and an assist to lead the Class 3A/2A/1A St. Mary’s boys soccer team to a 3-0 victory over 4A Phoenix at U.S. Cellular Community Park on Tuesday.

Pena — who came off the bench —...


Panthers even record with triumph

The South Medford boys soccer team downed Mountain View, 2-1, to even its record at 1-1 on Saturday at South Medford High.

Midfielder Diego Rodriguez had a goal and an assist for the Panthers, who lost 2-0 on Friday to Bend in their season...


North Medford fends off Fortuna in season opener
North Medford fends off Fortuna in season opener

North Medford came out of the gates strong in Friday night’s football season opener at Spiegelberg Stadium, but the sixth-ranked Black Tornado had to white-knuckle it a bit down the stretch thanks to a valiant comeback bid by the...

Tornado pulls away in season-opening triumph

Carter Ehlers accounted for two goals in North Medford’s season-opening 3-1 nonleague boys soccer win over Mountain View at North Medford High on Friday.

Manny Mejia also netted a goal for the Black Tornado, which led 1-0 at halftime...

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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Class 5A football playoff bids won't come easy

Athletic directors at the Class 5A level have proven to be the most invested in controlling their own playoff destiny since a switch to the...