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...
Jeff Thomas had plenty of reasons not to become the North Medford girls soccer head coach for the coming season.
Medford School Board Chairman Jeff Thomas will volunteer as the interim head coach for the North Medford High girls soccer team while the school searches for a permanent head coach.
Uriel Cordoba's time in the San Jose Earthquakes U.S. Development Academy may have been short but it certainly was impactful, for the Medford teenager as well as the 16-and-under soccer team he helped take to new heights.
North Medford's Garrett Byrd, Ashland's Nick Chouard and Sadie Bailey and North Valley's Venessa D'Arpino all earned spots on first-team all-state teams, which were recently announced.
Skyline Conference boys soccer champion Phoenix placed four players on the all-league first team and the Pirates' Dennis Flenner was chosen coach of the year in a recent ballot by the conference coaches.
St. Mary's senior midfielder Rachel Raniele was named the District 4 player of the year, junior teammate Viv Juncal claimed goalkeeper of the year honors for a second year and the Crusaders' Dave Potter repeated as coach of the year.
HILLSBORO — After 1,365 miles in buses and 221/2 hours of driving, St. Mary's road came to an end.
St. Mary's senior soccer player Tracy Salgado woke up on Nov. 9 with a feeling of uncertainty in the pit of his stomach.
The St. Mary's boys soccer team is back where it belongs — in the state championship game.
St. Mary's keeps closing the gap on Oregon Episcopal — the two-time Class 3A/2A/1A girls soccer reigning state champion.
Emily Alvarez gave the St. Mary's girls soccer team a lift in the Class 3A/2A/1A state quarterfinals Saturday.
PORTLAND — It was deja vu all over again.
What the St. Mary's girls soccer team experienced during a September weekend in Portland was, as head coach Dave Potter puts it, "an eye-opening experience."
The North Medford boys soccer team gathered in a circle at Hoffbuhr Field, put their arms around each other's shoulders and spoke a prayer on Tuesday.
PORTLAND — At the outset, North Medford coach Emily Miller liked what she saw as her girls soccer team matched up with Grant in the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs on Tuesday.
Paul Coughlin knows a soccer adage that says a team trailing at halftime actually has the upper hand.
TALENT — His coach calls him "the one."
Brittany Jensen and the South Medford Panthers were determined to avoid another postseason overtime session.
Having missed out on an outright Southern Oregon Hybrid championship due to a few lapses, North Medford was determined to not let anything slide Saturday in opening the Class 6A girls soccer state playoffs.
TIGARD — Uriel Cordoba took matters into his own feet and sent the South Medford boys soccer team into the second round of the Class 6A state playoffs with an awe-inspiring goal Saturday.
The second-ranked North Medford boys soccer team got bounced out of last year's state playoffs in the opening round.
For South Medford junior Brittany Jensen, winning takes precedence over everything else.
The North Medford girls and boys soccer teams capped successful regular seasons by nabbing big honors in Southern Oregon Hybrid all-league, which was released on Wednesday.
EUGENE — Shelby DeRocher provided the offensive punch for Grants Pass in a 2-1 victory against South Eugene in a Class 6A girls soccer play-in game Tuesday.
Sharing inevitably brings two moods: One side is thrilled to even have the chance to share while the other is disturbed they can't have it all for their own.
North Medford boys soccer coach Michael Belzberg offered a few words of advice at halftime of his team's match against cross-town rival South Medford at Hoffbuhr Field on Saturday.
The St. Mary's girls soccer team put the finishing touches on a perfect league season with an 8-1 victory over Illinois Valley at U.S. Cellular Community Park on Saturday.
GRANTS PASS — Grants Pass took care of business in Southern Oregon Hybrid boys soccer Friday, downing Roseburg 3-0.
GRANTS PASS — The Phoenix boys and girls cross country teams both captured first place at the Skyline District Championship at All-Sports Park on Wednesday.
Amanda Hisey made a nifty defensive play that led to a goal and assisted on another as North Medford defeated Roseburg, 3-1, in Southern Oregon Hybrid girls soccer Tuesday.
The South Medford boys soccer team got just the tune-up it was looking for heading into Saturday's regular season finale at crosstown rival North Medford.
KLAMATH FALLS — The Phoenix boys soccer team sewed up the Skyline Conference title Monday with a 3-0 victory over Mazama Monday, and with only second-place Henley left on the schedule, the Pirates have an opportunity to complete a flawless league...
With a handful of recent runaway wins on their résumé, the St. Mary's girls soccer team was looking for a challenge and they got exactly that Saturday at U.S. Cellular Community Park.
TALENT — Phoenix clinched at least a share of the Skyline Conference boys soccer title on Saturday afternoon at Hagler-James Park, but it certainly didn't come easy.
CENTRAL POINT — The South Medford boys soccer team built a five-goal lead by halftime en route to a 15-1 victory over Crater in Southern Oregon Hybrid action at Dutch Meyer Field on Tuesday.
MURPHY — Jose Mendez scored two of the Phoenix boys soccer team's three goals over a three-minute span and the Pirates' furious start led to a 4-0 Skyline Conference victory over Hidden Valley on Monday.
ROSEBURG — The South Medford girls soccer team took a huge step toward a possible Southern Oregon Hybrid championship Saturday, completing a season sweep of Roseburg with a 2-1 victory at Roseburg High.
Alec Robertson and the St. Mary's boys soccer team pulled out a 2-1 win over Umpqua Valley Christian during District 2 play at U.S. Cellular Community Park on Saturday.
KLAMATH FALLS — The two-time defending Skyline Conference champions took a big step toward making it three league titles in a row Tuesday, thanks to their keeper.
Franny Gomez is becoming an offensive force for the South Medford girls soccer team.
The North Medford boys soccer team scored three first-half goals en route to a 4-1 victory over Ashland in nonconference play Monday. It was the Grizzlies' first loss of season.
ROGUE RIVER — The Cascade Christian girls soccer team controlled the action from the start en route to a 6-2 victory over Rogue River in District 4 play on Saturday.
Christian Aviles scored twice to lead the St. Mary's boys soccer team to a 6-0 nonleague victory over the Ashland junior varsity Thursday at U.S. Cellular Community Park.
ASHLAND — Senior halfback Nick Chouard scored two goals and junior forward Lucas Golding and sophomore forward Stenley Graham each added a goal and an assist as Class 5A Ashland improved to 2-0-1 against 6A competition and 4-1-1 overall with a 6-0...
They call it "45" in the North Medford girls soccer circle.
Both teams had a number of scoring chances but, as it has gone for most of the season, North Medford was able to capitalize a little more than rival South Medford in a thrilling back-and-forth boys soccer tilt Tuesday at Spiegelberg Stadium.
MERLIN — Phoenix built a comfortable lead, then had to hold on as North Valley stormed back in Skyline Conference boys soccer.
When Garrett Byrd steps on the Spiegelberg Stadium turf tonight, there's no question he belongs there.
Emily Elmore scored two goals and the St. Mary's girls soccer team's defense did not allow Glide a single shot on frame in a 5-0 District 4 victory for the Crusaders on Monday at U.S. Cellular Community Park.
Rachel Raniele didn't show any adverse effects from a rolled ankle suffered in a girls soccer match against Rogue River just a week before.
It didn't take long for the North Medford boys soccer team to put Wednesday's loss behind it.
GRANTS PASS — It had to end eventually.
CENTRAL POINT — The South Medford girls soccer team wore many hats on Tuesday.
St. Mary's took a number of shots that didn't find their mark. So Hunter Rothfus made sure to make a pivotal one of his good.
CRESCENT CITY, Calif. — So far this season, Sebastian Tovar and the Eagle Point boys soccer team have been on the rise.
ROSEBURG — South Medford faced very little offensive challenge from Roseburg and managed to net one goal in each half to secure a 2-0 boys soccer victory in Southern Oregon Hybrid action Saturday.
South Medford's girls soccer team took advantage of home, sweet home, and defeated Roseburg, 4-2, in Southern Oregon Hybrid play Saturday.
TALENT — Forward Christian Siordia's last-minute goal lifted the North Medford boys soccer team to a 2-1 nonconference victory over a feisty and talented Phoenix squad at Hagler-James Field Tuesday.
GRANTS PASS — South Medford head coach Chris Hollewijn had hoped that the Panthers learned the value of finishing strong Friday at Lincoln, but he couldn't be sure the lessons from that 3-2 heartbreaker had sunk in until they were tested on the...