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Tracy Salgado

Folsom has big day at state

Folsom has big day at state

EUGENE — Halley Folsom finished second at the state meet in her specialty hurdles race.

It's gold for St. Mary's senior Salgado

It's gold for St. Mary's senior Salgado

EUGENE — Tracy Salgado waited a long time for this, which explains why the smile wouldn't leave his face at the Class 3A track and field state championships Friday at Hayward Field.

Patient De Luca places second in 3,000

Patient De Luca places second in 3,000

EUGENE — If ever it paid off to be patient, it was in the Class 4A girls 3,000-meter final at the state track and field championships Friday at Hayward Field.

Croy places second at state again in 3,000

EUGENE — There wasn't much mystery surrounding the girls 3,000-meter race in the Class 3A track and field state championships Thursday at Hayward Field.

Tornado girls try for trophy dash

Tornado girls try for trophy dash

Forget for a moment that there is strength in numbers.

Record-setting day at SWC districts

Record-setting day at SWC districts

GRANTS PASS — North Medford couldn't match the depth of the top girls track and field teams at the Southwest Conference championships Saturday at Grants Pass High.

St. Mary's, Cascade Christian clean up at districts

BANDON — St. Mary's and Cascade Christian racked up state berths during Day 2 of the Class 3A District 1 track and field meet Saturday.

Challengers, Crusaders strong at District 1 meet

BANDON — Cascade Christian junior Tim McPherson ran a personal-record time in the 3,000-meter final to qualifying for state during Day 1 of the Class 3A District 1 meet on Friday.

Role(s) Model

Role(s) Model

Daniel Schuler runs faster than you and plays golf better than you, occasionally under par.

May 2014

North Medford's Filippi leads locals at SWC meet

GRANTS PASS — North Medford's Mario Filippi set a personal best to win the pole vault and qualify for the state championships during the first day of the Southwest Conference district track and field meet Thursday at Grants Pass High.

Eagle Point, Ashland split track dual

EAGLE POINT — Tyler Wanamaker won two events to lead the Eagle Point boys to victory, and Laurel Watson was tops in three events to carry the Ashland girls to victory as the Eagles and Grizzlies split a dual meet at Eagle Point High School on...

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

Aaron Cesaro

D'Arpino twins square off at GP Rotary
D'Arpino twins square off at GP Rotary

GRANTS PASS — As twins, the D'Arpino sisters share a lot of things and don't mind doing so.

Panthers, Cavers split league dual

The South Medford boys track team beat Grants Pass, 82-63, and the Caver girls topped the Panthers, 81-53, during the District 1 dual at South Medford High on Wednesday.

Onward and upward for North's Folsom
Onward and upward for North's Folsom

Sometimes it's all in the eyes. The great athletes, they just seem to have a sparkle in their eye when it comes time to compete.

April 2014

Back on Track
Back on Track

PROSPECT — Details of the car crash are a blur to Kaylee Biando.

North athletes shine at Sterling

KLAMATH FALLS — North Medford produced several top marks to lead local teams in the 30-team Sterling/Lithia Invitational track and field meet Saturday at Oregon Tech.

Greenwade doubles up
Greenwade doubles up

There was a good reason Savannah Greenwade shot out of the blocks and zoomed around the first turn in the 400 meters Friday in the Bob Newland Track and Field Classic at South Medford High.

Panthers pick up first league win

Ryan Carle had the go-ahead RBI groundout in the fifth inning to help lift the South Medford baseball team past Grants Pass, 3-1, in Southern Oregon Hybrid action at Harry & David Field on Wednesday.

Folsom breaks school record

EUGENE — North Medford's Halley Folsom had a magnificent day — all in a span of about 40 minutes — at the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field Saturday.

Crater Classic wasn't a breeze
Crater Classic wasn't a breeze

CENTRAL POINT — It was tough enough doing battle with athletes from 22 schools.

Tornado sweeps Panthers in SOH track

North Medford's boys and girls track and field teams pulled off an impressive sweep on Wednesday over cross-town rival South Medford in Southern Oregon Hybrid action at the Panthers' home site.

D'Arpino twins, South Medford highlight Roseburg Twilight meet

ROSEBURG — North Valley senior Kerissa D'Arpino won three individual events to pace the Rogue Valley contingent competing at Saturday's Jim Robinson Twilight Invitational at Roseburg High.

South boys edge North in cross-town tennis match

The South Medford boys tennis team swept through the singles portion of its match with rival North Medford en route to a 5-3 victory on Tuesday at North Medford High.

Folsom shines in Medford Relays
Folsom shines in Medford Relays

The best race of the 60th Medford Rotary Relays?

North Medford comes up short against GP

GRANTS PASS — Despite a handful of solid efforts by North Medford, Grants Pass swept the Southern Oregon Hybrid track and field meet on Wednesday, with its boys edging the Tornado 75-70 and the Caver girls winning 89-55.

March 2014

North Medford sweeps past Crater in track

Anchored by dominant performances by Aaron Browne-Moore and Halley Folsom, the North Medford track teams swept Crater in a Southwest Conference meet at North Medford High Wednesday.

St. Mary's sweeps Crusader Relays

St. Mary's dominated on the girls side and eked out a close victory in boys track and field action at the 16th annual Crusader Relays at St. Mary's High on Monday.

LOCAL REPORT

North Medford senior Ray Schireman has signed to compete in cross country and track with NCAA Division II Chico State in Chico, Calif.

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Kris Henry

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...