Forced out as the head football coach at Eagle Point High in January, Jacob Schauffler wasn't sure what direction he would go in the early aftermath...
Three Ashland High head coaches have resigned and another is taking a season off, AHS athletic director Karl Kemper announced Monday.
Four local soccer players received first-team accolades in boys and girls all-state voting by Oregon coaches for classes 6A, 5A and 4A.
North Medford junior Amanda Hisey was an easy selection for player of the year when it came to the all-Southern Oregon Hybrid voting by the conference's coaches recently, while South Medford's Humberto Alvarez and North Medford's Leo Alonzo split the...
Phoenix junior defender Johnny Esqueda was named the Skyline Conference boys soccer player of the year and teammates Eli Espana (a junior forward) and Jose Alegria (a senior midfielder) earned spots on the league's first team.
District 4 undefeated girls soccer champion St. Mary's placed five players the all-star first team and shared coach of the year and goalkeeper of the year honors.
MILWAUKIE — A bizarre goal in the final minute of the first half forced Phoenix to alter its game plan and La Salle capitalized, pulling away for a 4-0 victory Tuesday in a Class 4A boys soccer state semifinal.
Rachel Raniele's instinct on corner kicks is to try to score.
Jose Mendez — with a huge assist from Eli Espana — continued his torrid scoring pace as Phoenix advanced to the semifinals of the Class 4A boys soccer state playoffs at U.S. Cellular Community Park Saturday.
Phoenix found itself in dire straits in the first round of the Class 4A boys soccer state playoffs Tuesday, then Eli Espana came through in a big way.
NEWBERG — Cascade Christian goalkeeper Jessica Weber and the Challengers edged Dayton 1-0 in the first round of the Class 3A/2A/1A state playoffs, triumphing in a thrilling penalty kick shootout to advance on Tuesday.
The Beaverton boys soccer team stunned previously undefeated North Medford, rallying to beat the Black Tornado 3-1 in the first round of the Class 6A state playoffs at U.S. Cellular Community Park on Saturday.
After suffering two straight losses to end the regular season, the North Medford girls soccer team was eager to get back on the pitch Saturday and it showed.
South Medford used an impenetrable defense and an opportunistic offense to advance in the Class 6A boys soccer playoffs Friday.
MURPHY — Although the score was in no way indicative of how the Hidden Valley girls soccer team controlled the game offensively, Courtney Hart needed to bail out the Mustangs in their Class 4A play-in game on Friday.
Joe and Christian Siordia are as optimistic as any two teenagers could be, but even they couldn't foresee the kind of season their North Medford boys soccer team has been enjoying this fall.
EAGLE POINT — Eagle Point produced one of its better performances of the season Tuesday, but couldn't slip past Class 5A Southern Oregon Hybrid boys soccer rival Ashland.
The Cascade Christian girls soccer team defeated Illinois Valley 3-0 on Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Community Park to lock up the Southern Cascade Hybrid's third and final state playoff berth.
North Medford junior Austin Schoenmann launched in the game-winning goal in overtime and South Medford's goal with just one second left in the extra session was waved off, giving the undefeated Black Tornado a wild 2-1 boys soccer victory over the...
The South Medford girls soccer team won the battle.
The St. Mary's girls soccer team capped off a perfect run through its District 4 schedule by beating Cascade Christian 6-0 at U.S. Cellular Community Park on Saturday.
KLAMATH FALLS — Jose Mendez has become a scoring force for the top-ranked Phoenix boys soccer team.
No matter what level of soccer, there's no escaping the reality that it's always fun to score goals.
North Medford boys soccer players Christian Siordia and Garrett Byrd worked well together Tuesday.
St. Mary's head girls soccer coach Dave Potter and his Crusaders have captured plenty of league championships, but the program's fifth straight crown — earned Tuesday — felt just a little sweeter.
MERLIN — In its first boys soccer meeting with North Valley, Phoenix earned a comfortable victory.
CAVE JUNCTION — Rachel Raniele had a field day on corner kicks and Emily Van Valkenburg scored her first varsity goal to pace St. Mary's in an 8-0 win over Illinois Valley in District 4 play on Saturday.
ASHLAND — Junior varsity call-up David Lehrburger made the most of his first varsity action, scoring two goals to lead the Ashland High boys soccer team to a 5-1 win over Eagle Point in Class 5A Southern Oregon Hybrid boys soccer action Thursday at...
GRANTS PASS — Jose Siordia made a big save to preserve North Medford's slim advantage over Grants Pass, and teammate Leonardo Alonzo followed with an insurance goal as the Black Tornado triumphed, 2-0, in Southern Oregon Hybrid boys soccer Tuesday.
The St. Mary's boys soccer team topped Cascade Christian 7-1 in their first Southern Cascade Hybrid meeting of the year at U.S. Cellular Community Park on Tuesday.
CENTRAL POINT — North Medford showed it can be just as much of a scoring threat when on the defensive as when the Black Tornado is mounting an offensive attack in Southern Oregon Hybrid girls soccer Saturday.
ROSEBURG — Logan Artner's second-half goal lifted the South Medford boys soccer team to a physical 1-0 victory over Roseburg at Finlay Field on Saturday.
PROSPECT — Miranda Hedgpeth was a defensive stalwart and senior Heather Lass provided accurate setting as Prospect posted straight-set volleyball victories against Paisley and Camas Valley Friday.
TALENT — Phoenix's inexperienced boys soccer team has grown up fast.
GRANTS PASS — South Medford girls soccer coach Chris Hollewijn had visions of another tie with Grants Pass, but Sarah Kapple scored a goal in the second half of overtime for a 2-1 Southern Oregon Hybrid victory Tuesday.
PROSPECT — Prospect's Heather Lass and Taylor Bernhardt kept Trinity Lutheran on its heels with stellar serving to lead the Cougars to a key win in Mountain Valley League volleyball on Saturday.
BEND — South Medford senior Carmen Mejia placed fifth out of 73 runners in the 5,000-meter Invite race during the 25-school Oxford Classic at Drake Park on Friday.
A stout defense and an opportunistic offense provided the right combination for North Medford's boys soccer team during Tuesday's Southern Oregon Hybrid showdown with South Medford at Hoffbuhr Field.
Amanda Hisey played with the determination that has made her North Medford's leading scorer in a spirited crosstown girls soccer match against South Medford Tuesday.
TALENT — John Esqueda and the Phoenix boys soccer team put on an offensive display at Hagler-James Park on Tuesday.
Cascade Christian struck first, but the response by St. Mary's was quick and emphatic as the Crusaders pulled out a 3-1 victory in a District 4 girls soccer showdown Tuesday at U.S. Cellular Community Park.
ROSEBURG — North Medford survived a physical Southern Oregon Hybrid battle in boys soccer, using a first-half goal by Leonardo Alonzo to pull into a first-place tie in conference play on Saturday.
In a battle of two streaking teams with Southern Oregon Hybrid championship aspirations, North Medford emerged as the clear frontrunner in girls soccer.
GRANTS PASS — The Phoenix Pirates dug themselves an early hole in Skyline Conference play last season. They've managed to avoid a similar trap this season.
CENTRAL POINT — A scoreless first half was just fine for Crater boys soccer coach Jason Licato, whose team entered Tuesday's game against South Medford winless and looking for something to hang its hat on at Dutch Meyer Field.
Leonardo Alonzo and Christian Siordia each netted a goal for the undefeated North Medford boys soccer team as the Black Tornado topped Grants Pass 2-1 in Southern Oregon Hybrid play on Tuesday.
Senior Megan Kapp tallied three goals and an assist to fuel South Medford's 4-0 victory over Crater in Southern Oregon Hybrid action at South Medford High on Tuesday.
ROSEBURG — A successful penalty kick by Roseburg's Claire Ibarra provided the difference in a tightly contested girls soccer match with South Medford in Southern Oregon Hybrid play on Saturday afternoon.
Roseburg experienced the depth and explosiveness of South Medford in a Southern Oregon Hybrid boys soccer match Saturday.
ROGUE RIVER — Freshman MaryBeth Barnum scored two goals and assisted on another as St. Mary's opened the District 4 season with a 6-0 girls soccer win over Rogue River.
North Medford junior forward Christian Siordia scored the go-ahead goal in the 73rd minute and the Black Tornado survived three dangerous attacks by Ashland over the last eight-plus minutes to pull out a 3-2 nonconference boys soccer victory Tuesday at...
GRANTS PASS — South Medford proved strongest in a battle of unbeatens during the Southern Oregon Hybrid boys soccer opener Tuesday against Grants Pass, beating the Cavemen 5-1 at Mel Ingram Field.
South Medford's Brittney Jensen did her best to lift the Panthers past Grants Pass in the Southern Oregon Hybrid girls soccer opener for both teams Tuesday.
North Medford and St. Mary's put on quite a display in girls soccer Saturday afternoon, with the Black Tornado weighing in last for a 3-2 triumph at U.S. Cellular Community Park.
Lacey Reen capped a spectacular run by scoring the tie-breaking goal in the 78th minute, and Katelyn Stephens added an insurance goal one minute later to give Cascade Christian a 3-1 nonconference girls soccer triumph over Henley Thursday at U.S.
Sheldon senior Jackson Darland captured top honors in the Southwest Conference pre-district junior/senior 5-kilometer race with a time of 16 minutes, 40.12 seconds at TouVelle State Park on Wednesday.
St. Mary's Amber Moore and North Valley's Kerissa D'Arpino both landed goals as the Class 3A Crusaders and 4A Knights finished their nonconference match in a 1-1 tie at U.S. Cellular Community Park on Tuesday.
ROGUE RIVER — Terry Schmidt had a hat trick as Rogue River romped past Milo Academy 5-2 on Monday in nonconference boys soccer at Rogue River High.
BEND — Held scoreless in South Medford's opening two games, senior Megan Kapp broke out in a big way Saturday with a hat trick to help the Panthers pull off a 4-0 nonleague win in girls soccer at Mountain View.
North Medford head coach Michael Belzberg thought Benito Torres was a little too patient in the Black Tornado's season opener, dribbling away potential scoring opportunities instead of simply shooting the ball.