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Ashland duo net state title

It took 38 years but Ashland High School finally found itself on top again in Oregon boys tennis for doubles.

In the process, the Grizzlies picked up a little extra hardware Saturday in their best showing in recent memory with a second-place...

Grizzly doubles team in state final

PORTLAND — Ashland doubles partners Rox Rogers and Kai Weston will shoot for a Class 5A tennis state championship today after winning their semifinal match Friday at Portland Tennis Center.

The top-seeded pairing topped Summit's Peter...

South trio reach state tennis quarterfinals

TUALATIN — South Medford’s Kelsey Bartlett used a Round 2 victory over Adrienne Powell of Roseburg to secure a spot in the Class 6A state tennis quarterfinals at Tualatin Hills Center on Thursday.

Bartlett, the No. 5 seed in the...

Bartlett, South Medford take SWC crowns

ROSEBURG — Top-seeded Kelsey Bartlett of South Medford played to form in the Southwest Conference district tennis tournament Saturday at the Umpqua Valley Tennis Center.

Bartlett brought home the singles title and the Panther girls...

Phoenix's Nash pulls upset at Skyline meet

KLAMATH FALLS — Phoenix freshman Anna Nash pulled a big surprise with a big leap during the first of two days at the Skyline Conference track and field meet Friday at Mazama High.

Nash won the girls long jump with a mark of 17 feet,...

South’s Miles wins third straight SWC title

South Medford's Sara Miles captured her third straight Southwest Conference shot put championship during the first day of the district meet Thursday at South Medford High.

Miles recorded a personal best of 38 feet, 7 inches to earn a trip to...

Panthers advance at districts

ROSEBURG — Kylar Tosh and Ben Vaughn, the South Medford boys tennis team's No. 1 doubles pairing, went 3-0 during Day 1 of the Southwest Conference District Tournament at Stewart Park on Wednesday.

Crater’s Giles ties for first at district

HOOD RIVER — Crater's Daniele Giles tied for first place after shooting a Day 2 76 in the Class 5A District 2 regional golf tournament at Indian Creek Golf Course on Tuesday.

The top four teams and top 10 individuals qualified for the...

Crater's Giles leads after Day 1 of regional

HOOD RIVER — Daniele Giles made five birdies and took the first-day lead in the 5A District 2 regional golf tournament at Indian Creek Golf Course Monday.

Eagles’ Henley 15th at districts

REDMOND — Zach Henley of Eagle Point shot a second-round 76 Saturday at Eagle Crest Resort's Ridge Course to place 15th in the Class 5A District 2 tournament.

May 2016

St. Mary’s girls take big district golf lead

St. Mary’s had three players break 80 and grabbed the first-round lead of the two-day Class 4A/3A/2A District 4 tournament at Centennial Golf Club Thursday.

Kamryn Ford of St. Mary’s shot the low round of 78 on the par-72 layout to...

Panthers edge Cavemen in boys tennis

South Medford doubles partners Ben Vaughn and Kylar Tosh beat Grants Pass' Connor Cubic and Andrew Chasteen, 6-2, 6-0, in top doubles action as the Panthers edged the Cavemen, 5-3, during Southwest Conference boys tennis at South Medford High on...

Ashland girls win consolation title

BEND — The Ashland girls tennis team claimed the consolation title after defeating Mountain View, 5-3, and topping The Dalles, 5-3, at the Duel Championships on Saturday.

Lauren Croyle won both her singles matches to help pace the...

April 2016

Crater's Jordan Monroe sixth in elite mile

BEAVERTON — Jordan Monroe finished sixth in the elite mile for the Crater girls track team at the 63-team Nike Jesuit Twilight Invitational at Jesuit High School on Friday.

Monroe finished her mile in 5 minutes, 2.29 seconds, while St.

Locals shine at Eagle Point golf invite

EAGLE POINT — St. Mary’s senior Josh Wu secured medalist honors with a 2-over-par 74 and the Eagle Point boys golf team took the team title in the six-school Eagle Point Invitational at Eagle Point Golf Club on Thursday.

Jeremy Wu...

South dominates singles in dual triumph

South Medford swept the four singles matches and defeated Roseburg, 5-3, in Southwest Conference girls tennis Tuesday at South Medford High.

The Panthers’ top singles player, Kelsey Bartlett, defeated Roseburg counterpart Adrienne Powell,...

Eagles, Pirates athletes win at Lithia Invite

KLAMATH FALLS — The Eagle Point boys claimed third as a team and the Phoenix girls were fourth at the 23-school Lithia Track and Field Invitational at Mazama High on Saturday.

McQueen (Nevada) captured the boys and girls crowns, with the...

Bartlett, Panthers dispatch Black Tornado

South Medford’s Kelsey Bartlett upended North Medford’s Kristina Ribeiro in a battle of No. 1 seeds, setting the tone for the host Panthers’ 7-1 victory in a Southwest Conference tennis match Thursday.

Bartlett earned a 6-2,...

South’s Fisher third in SWC boys golf

BLUE RIVER — South Medford's Reese Fisher shot a 1-over-par 73 to finish third individually and Grants Pass earned the team title at the Southwest Conference boys golf meet at Tokatee Golf Club on Tuesday.

Tannon Rounsaville of Grants...

Wolfe sets North record at Relays

EUGENE — North Medford senior sprinter Tyren Wolfe thrived in the spotlight of the Oregon Relays track and field meet at Hayward Field to pace a host of locals competing Saturday.

Wolfe, the defending Class 6A boys 100-meter dash...

Dobry captures 3,000 meters at Oregon Relays

EUGENE — St. Mary's senior Marissa Dobry won the girls 3,000-meter final during the Oregon Relays track and field meet Friday at Hayward Field.

Dobry's time was 9 minutes, 51.08 seconds, besting 43 other runners. Christina Sevsek of...

Panther singles overwhelm Roseburg

Kelsey Bartlett, the South Medford girls tennis team’s top seed, led the way for the Panthers’ sweep in singles as the team captured a 6-2 victory over Southwest Conference rival Grants Pass on Tuesday.

Bartlett grabbed a 6-0, 6-0...

Crater pair victorious at Roseburg Twilight

ROSEBURG — Crater High’s sister and brother combination of senior Jordan Monroe and sophomore Andy Monroe captured victories in the girls and boys 1,500-meter run at the 17-school non-scoring Jim Robinson Twilight Invitational...

Henley leads EP boys to third place

EAGLE POINT — Eagle Point shot a 375 team score and placed third in a nine-team boys golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Club Thursday.

Crater's Giles captures Klamath title

KLAMATH FALLS — Crater’s Daniele Giles captured medalist honors with a 1-over-par 73 and the Comets won the team title in the four-school Klamath Basin Invitational at Running Y Ranch Golf Course on Tuesday.

Crater finished with...

South girls earn SWC sweep

EUGENE — The South Medford girls tennis team improved to 5-0 with a sweep of South Eugene and Sheldon during Southwest Conference play Saturday.

The Panthers blanked the Axemen, 8-0, and topped the Irish, 7-1.

Top-seeded singles...

Phoenix erupts against winless Challengers


TALENT — Freshman pitcher Freedom Martinez came on in relief in the second game and blanked Cascade Christian on one hit to help Phoenix complete a nonconference baseball doubleheader sweep Friday at Hagler-James Park.


March 2016

Washington sets South record as North sweeps

Josh Washington stole the show for the South Medford track and field team but it was North Medford’s overall depth that won out in the end in Southwest Conference action Wednesday at South Medford High.

Washington broke the school record...

South’s Fisher posts low score at RVCC Invite

South Medford’s Reese Fisher garnered medalist honors and Grants Pass had three of the top five individuals to grab the boys team title at the Rogue Valley Country Club Invitational Tuesday.

Fisher, a Panther junior, shot a three-over par...

Kindreichs lead North sweep of Crater

CENTRAL POINT — The Kindreich brothers took over on the mound for the North Medford baseball team Thursday in its season-opening doubleheader.

Both picked up a victory for the Black Tornado, which held Crater to seven hits to notch 9-3...

Challengers drop baseball opener to Henley

First-game jitters got the best of Cascade Christian early on and an attempt at a comeback against visiting Henley fell short in the seventh inning of Tuesday’s baseball season opener at U.S. Cellular Community Park.

The Challengers...

Crater golfers tie for second

BANDON — McKenna Saunders shot the third-lowest round on the afternoon, helping the Crater girls golf team nab a share of second place in the Marshfield Invitational at Bandon Trails on Monday .

Originally slated to be an 18-hole...

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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...