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Sapienza wraps up career with more gold

The high school swimming community can finally breathe a sigh of relief.

Sapienza cruises in prelims

GRESHAM — Cascade Christian's Breanna Sapienza is on pace to add to her cache of state titles, and the St. Mary's girls set a meet record in one relay and had the fastest time in another in preliminary races at the Class 4A/3A/2A/1A swimming state...

Sapienza's victory lap

Sapienza's victory lap

Being a swimmer in southern Oregon isn't exactly an easy lifestyle.

Challengers' Sapienza, Pirates' Shepherd claim district swim titles

NORTH BEND — Cascade Christian senior Breanna Sapienza and Phoenix sophomore Ethan Shepherd secured state berths with a pair of victories, and the Pirate boys claimed second place in the Class 4A/3A/2A/1A District 4 Swim Championships at North Bend...

Tornado's Hunter leads way at districts

SPRINGFIELD — North Medford junior Lauren Hunter finished in first in the 50-yard freestyle and 100 backstroke to pace the local swimming results during preliminary action Friday at the Class 6A District 1 meet at Willamalane Parks Swim Center.

Hoping to make a splash

Hoping to make a splash

Kaylee Cooper envied the beautiful blue ribbons her older sister won for swimming when the two were just tots.

Phoenix boys capture team title

ASHLAND — Phoenix got three individual victories, including two from Ethan Shepherd, and captured two relays to claim the boys portion of a seven-team swim meet Tuesday at the Southern Oregon University pool.

Challengers earn 11th straight victory

COOS BAY — Senior forward David Sellers had 17 points and eight rebounds to lead the Cascade Christian boys basketball team to a 53-34 nonleague win over Marshfield on Saturday.

Crater's Winningham falls in TOC final

HILLSBORO — Crater senior Tom Winningham's run through the 152-pound bracket at the Reser's Tournament of Champions came to an end in the finals against a powerhouse on Saturday at Liberty High.

A new swimming crusade

A new swimming crusade

St. Mary's may be a small school, but it sure feels big when you stand in front of the student body to speak.

January 2014

McCoy perfect to lead Eagle Point at Crater Classic

CENTRAL POINT — Two Eagle Point wrestlers went undefeated and the Eagles won three of their five dual matches in the six-team Crater Classic Saturday.

Crater pins close loss on Cavemen

CENTRAL POINT — In an expected tight wrestling match, host Crater used wins at key weights and an advantage in bonus points to edge Grants Pass, 39-33, in Southern Oregon Hybrid wrestling on Thursday.

Sapienza breaks records at RV Invite

ASHLAND — Cascade Christian swimming standout Breanna Sapienza set two records and Grants Pass dominated with convincing team victories in the 12th annual Rogue Valley Invitational at Southern Oregon University on Saturday.

December 2013

Black Tornado sweeps dual swim meets

ASHLAND — North Medford senior Geoff Pine won the 200-yard freestyle, the 500 free and swam for a victorious relay team to lead the Black Tornado boys to a sweep of Ashland and Cascade Christian in a three-way dual at the Southern Oregon University...

Vanderbilt signee Sapienza heads to Jr. Nationals

Things just keep getting better for Cascade Christian swimmer Breanna Sapienza. The standout signed to compete at NCAA Division I Vanderbilt in November and travels to Greenboro, N.C., today to swim in the Short Course Winter Junior Nationals.

South Medford's Cooper signs letter with Fresno Pacific

South Medford senior Kaylee Cooper has signed a letter of intent to swim for Fresno Pacific University in Fresno, Calif.

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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...