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Crusader netters fall shy at Hosanna Dual

KLAMATH FALLS — The St. Mary’s volleyball team came up short at the Hosanna Dual on Saturday, falling to Mazama and Hosanna Christian at Hosanna Christian High.

The Vikings downed the Crusaders, 25-21, 25-15, 25-16, and the Lions...

Butte Falls blanks RVA in volleyball

Visiting Butte Falls got strong serving from senior setter Jade Stubbs in posting a straight set victory against Rogue Valley Adventist in Mountain Valley League volleyball Friday.

The Loggers registered a 25-17, 25-23, 25-20 win over the Red...

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Midwestern League Boys Soccer







Keen passing carries North past Cavers

Grants Pass posed a tough matchup at the net for the North Medford volleyball team on Thursday, but the Black Tornado had an answer.

With precise passing, setters Alex Barry and Taelor Mayben helped outside hitters Emily Carter and Ashley...

Short-handed Challengers top Lakeview

LAKEVIEW — Cascade Christian’s girls soccer team put forth a yeoman’s effort Wednesday, playing one player down for their entire match but still winding up with a 3-1 victory over Lakeview in District 5 action.


SWC Boys Soccer


North Medford;3;0;2;11

South Medford;3;0;2;11



South Eugene;1;0;3;6



North netters sweep rival South

North Medford kept the pressure on winless South Medford in a Southwest Conference volleyball match Tuesday.

And the Black Tornado came away with a straight set home victory, 25-11, 25-14, 25-13.

South Medford (0-11, 0-8 SWC) struggled...

Camacho strikes again for Pirates

MERLIN — With eight goals already under his belt, Phoenix freshman Christian Camacho is making a name for himself.

Camacho followed up a hat trick with two more goals in Monday’s 4-1 Skyline Conference boys soccer victory over host...

Local runners shine at Northwest Classic

EUGENE — Crater senior Jordan Monroe placed third and the Comet girls were third out of 12 schools in the Northwest Classic at Lane Community College on Saturday.

Monroe ran the 5,000-meter race in 19 minutes, 13.4 seconds.

Churchill's last-gasp effort sinks Crater

CENTRAL POINT — The Crater volleyball team had Churchill on the ropes Friday with game point in the fourth set, but that’s when things unraveled for the host Comets.

With the Comets serving for the match, Churchill managed to get a...

September 2015

Prep Standings

SWC Football



North Medford;1;1;.500;1

South Medford;1;1;.500;1

Grants Pass;1;1;.500;1



Prep Standings

Skyline Conference Boys Soccer




Hidden Valley;1;1;.500;1


North Valley;0;2;.000;2


Guitron, Owings power Panthers past Ashland

Hersson Guitron and Kyle Owings tallied two goals apiece as the South Medford boys soccer team broke loose in the second half to top Ashland, 7-2, in a nonconference game at Fichtner-Mainwaring Park Thursday.

Guitron gave the Panthers (4-1-2)...

St. Mary’s boys cruise past Challengers

St. Mary’s broke open a close match with three second-half goals to secure a 5-1 boys soccer victory over Cascade Christian in District 5 play Wednesday at U.S. Cellular Community Park.

Alec Robertson scored a hat trick for the Crusaders...

Prep Standings

SWC Boys Soccer


North Medford;3;0;0;9


South Medford;2;0;1;7


South Eugene;0;0;2;2



Hawkins, Brown lead Challengers to SCL sweep

The Cascade Christian volleyball team used a strong attack to sweep Illinois Valley, 25-10, 25-11, 25-17 in Southern Cascade League action at Cascade Christian Tuesday.

Claire Hawkins and Ellie Brown each had 12 kills for the Challengers (8-1,...

Dobry leads St. Mary’s to Prefontaine title

COOS BAY — St. Mary’s senior Marissa Dobry finished first in a course-record time of 18 minutes, 3.7 seconds to help the Crusader girls cross country team win their first title in the annual Prefontaine Memorial Run.


Eagles come up short against Lancers

EAGLE POINT — The Eagle Point volleyball team eked out a tight first set before dropping its next three games during Midwestern League action against Churchill on Friday.

The Lancers won, 24-26, 25-8, 25-14, 25-22.

Kylene Briggs had...

Prep Standings

SWC Football


South Medford;1;0;1.000;—



South Eugene;1;0;1.000;—


Crater rallies for MWL win over Springfield

SPRINGFIELD — Another slow start forced the Crater volleyball team to dig itself out of hole on Thursday against host Springfield.

After Springfield pounced to a 13-3 lead and took the opening set, the Comets rebounded to get the 18-25,...

Prep Standings

SWC Volleyball



South Eugene;4;1;.800;1

North Medford;3;1;.750;1 1/2

Thurston;3;1;.750;1 1/2

Roseburg;2;2;.500;2 1/2


Irish lead pack at SWC Pre-District

GRANTS PASS — Sheldon High runners scored the top times in three of the four Southwest Conference Pre-District cross country races Wednesday at the All-Sports Park.

Competition was broken down into freshman-sophomore and junior-senior...

North falls to Sheldon in straight sets

EUGENE — North Medford might have been intimidated early against top-ranked Sheldon on Tuesday and dropped a straight-set Southwest Conference volleyball match to the Irish, 25-15, 25-18, 25-20.

“We started slow and timid,”...

Prep Standings



North Medford;1;0;1.000;—

South Medford;1;0;1.000;—



Myers’ serving helps to rally Loggers

ROGUE RIVER — Butte Falls’ volleyball team found itself at a crossroads near the end of the second set in a nonleague volleyball match against Rogue River Monday.

The Loggers took the correct path.

Having lost the first set,...

Smith helps propel St. Mary’s in shutout

St. Mary’s senior Tanner Smith scored a pair of touchdowns and pulled in two interceptions in a solid all-around effort to help lead the Crusaders to a 27-0 victory over Glide in nonconference football Saturday at Spiegelberg...

Tornado surges past West Salem in rematch

Haley Janky scored the go-ahead goal in the 55th minute as the North Medford girls soccer team topped West Salem, 3-1, at North Medford High Friday in a rematch of last year's Class 6A state semifinals.

Janky made a long dash with the ball, beat...

South Medford shuts out Sprague

SALEM — Renae Nisbet scored twice and had an assist and Montana Logue added a goal and an assist as the South Medford girls soccer team blanked Sprague, 5-0, during nonleague action on Thursday.

Whitney Winans got the ball rolling with a...

North rallies for win over GP

GRANTS PASS — Emily Carter had a strong all-around game and North Medford used tough serving to rally for a 25-23, 15-25, 19-25, 27-25, 15-12 road victory against Grants Pass in the Southwest Conference volleyball opener for both teams...

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South’s Cota broke Retzlaff’s school record

All apologies to former South Medford standout Matt Retzlaff, who failed to get the recognition he was due last week after it was, in fact, his...