Forced out as the head football coach at Eagle Point High in January, Jacob Schauffler wasn't sure what direction he would go in the early aftermath...
Phoenix junior setter Ashlynn Flynn was named the Skyline Conference's co-volleyball player of the year along with North Valley senior Kenzie Schmoll.
Senior outside hitter Shelby Minor of Ashland was named the most valuable player in Southern Oregon Hybrid Class 5A volleyball.
EUGENE — Phoenix's first trip to the state volleyball tournament in eight years proved a little overwhelming.
Cascade Christian and Phoenix were pushed to the five-set limit as they qualified for their respective volleyball state tournaments.
Cascade Christian junior Karlee Britton's knack for scoring points served her well during the volleyball season and made her an easy choice for player of the year in voting by the Southern Cascade Hybrid coaches.
PHOENIX — The Phoenix volleyball team rallied to beat Sutherlin 26-28, 27-29, 25-20, 25-17, 15-11 in the opening round of the Class 4A state playoffs on Saturday.
PHOENIX — Haleigh Wagman and a new volleyball season arrived at the same time, in September of 1997.
North Medford placed two players and South Medford one on the Southern Oregon Hybrid volleyball all-conference first team.
PORTLAND — The North Medford volleyball team got off to a good start against Westview but couldn't sustain its solid play at Westview High on Wednesday.
Down 11-8 in the fifth game against a Crescent Valley team that had momentum, not to mention a nearly unstoppable hitter in Malie Rube, on its side, the Ashland High volleyball team was in desperate need of an emotional lift.
Prospect senior setter/right-side hitter Heather Lass and junior middle Taylor Bernhardt were named to the Mountain Valley League first team.
If it worked one time, South Medford figured why not do it again during Saturday's Class 6A volleyball play-in match with Centennial.
EAGLE POINT — Ashland assured itself of a spot in the Class 5A postseason with a four-set victory over Eagle Point in the rubber match Thursday of their Southern Oregon Hybrid series.
MURPHY — The last time the Phoenix volleyball team won a Skyline Conference championship, Shonda Bursk was the Pirates' senior setter.
KLAMATH FALLS — Prospect became the first Mountain Valley League volleyball team to win a set off unbeaten Hosanna Christian, but it wasn't enough to stop the Lions from claiming the league championship with a 25-19, 21-25, 25-14, 26-24 victory...
Junior outside hitter Katy Carter was on top of her game Thursday night in helping power North Medford to a Southern Oregon Hybrid volleyball win over Crater at North Medford High.
PHOENIX — Phoenix started fast and never let up in a straight-set victory against Skyline Conference volleyball foe Henley Tuesday.
SILVER LAKE — Senior setter Heather Lass exploded for 15 kills, 28 digs, 29 assists and 10 aces as Prospect fought back from a two-games deficit to pull out a 22-25, 22-25, 25-18, 25-17, 15-12 Mountain Valley League volleyball win over North Lake...
EAGLE POINT — With its starting libero out due to a concussion, North Medford inserted junior outside hitter Katy Carter at the position.
GRANTS PASS — The Grants Pass volleyball team topped South Medford 26-24, 18-25, 25-17, 25-23 in Southern Oregon Hybrid action on Tuesday.
PROSPECT — Prospect's Heather Lass and Taylor Bernhardt kept Trinity Lutheran on its heels with stellar serving to lead the Cougars to a key win in Mountain Valley League volleyball on Saturday.
ASHLAND — The Ashland High volleyball team avenged its first loss of the season in a big way Thursday, hammering Southern Oregon Hybrid 5A rival Eagle Point in three sets to even the three-match series at Mountain Avenue Gym.
North Medford used a strong middle attack and took advantage of unforced errors by South Medford to sweep a Southern Oregon Hybrid volleyball match between the two rivals.
EAGLE POINT — South Medford talked about senior leadership, then got some in one of its most impressive wins of the season Thursday.
KLAMATH FALLS — Just a night after winning a five-set match, the North Valley volleyball team came up short in five against Klamath Union in Skyline Conference action on Wednesday.
CENTRAL POINT — Elle Bixler provided a potent attack in the middle for North Medford and Crater struggled a bit with its serve-receive game as the visiting Black Tornado earned a Southern Oregon Hybrid volleyball victory on Tuesday night.
The West Albany volleyball team rallied to beat Roseburg 24-26, 25-18, 15-4 in the 32-school Rogue Valley Classic championship bracket title match at North Medford High on Saturday.
PROSPECT — Taylor Bernhardt and Heather Lass both excelled for Prospect but visiting Hosanna Christian handed the Cougars their first loss of the season with a 25-23, 25-23, 25-20 victory in Mountain Valley League volleyball action Friday.
EAGLE POINT — Katie Britton had 13 kills as Crater defeated Eagle Point in nonconference volleyball, 25-23, 22-25, 25-23, 25-17.
They may share the same name, but there's really not much else that's similar between North Medford volleyball standouts Emily Carlson and Emily Carter.
North Medford was balanced in its attack and got a little extra help from Eagle Point during nonleague volleyball Tuesday night at North Medford High.
St. Mary's coach Jamie Young believes his team is headed in the right direction. He probably wouldn't have a hard time convincing Neah-Kah-Nie.
GILCHRIST — The Prospect volleyball team improved upon its unscathed record with a 25-18, 25-16, 25-12 victory over Gilchrist on Friday.
After what South Medford's coach termed a lackluster performance its previous time out, the Panthers played an inspired match and defeated Grants Pass Thursday in Southern Oregon Hybrid volleyball, 26-24, 25-11, 25-16.
EAGLE POINT — Up 24-21 in the third set, Ashland looked ready to take control of its Southern Oregon Hybrid 5A rivalry match against Eagle Point.
CENTRAL POINT — Who could blame the Crater volleyball players for being emotional?
It didn't take long for the cross-town rivalry between North Medford and South Medford to heat up.
GRANTS PASS — It was anyone's match at Grants Pass High School as the Grants Pass and Crater volleyball teams wound up duking it out in a battle of endurance.
MURPHY — In its first action of the season, North Medford's volleyball team played crisply and effectively on Tuesday to sweep Hidden Valley in three games, 25-13, 25-17, 28-26.
ETNA, Calif. — Nina Console compiled 16 kills and 10 assists to help the St. Mary's volleyball team shrug off some nerves and capture a nonleague season-opening win, 16-25, 25-12, 25-21, 25-15, on Friday.