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South Medford gains split with Axemen

The South Medford baseball team won its opener against South Eugene, 10-4, before falling 3-0 in Game 2 during Southwest Conference action at Harry & David Field on Saturday.

In the opener, Christian Mahoney was 2-for-3 with two RBIs and two...

Prep Standings

SWC BASEBALL

;W;L;Pct;GB

Sheldon;14;1;.933;—

North Medford;9;6;.600;5

Roseburg;8;7;.533;6

South Medford;7;8;.467;7

South...

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.

PREP STANDINGS

SWC BASEBALL

;W;L;Pct;GB

Sheldon;13;1;.929;—

North Medford;8;5;.615;4½

Roseburg;7;6;.538;5½

South Medford;6;7;.462;6½

South...

SWC-leading North sweeps Willamette

North Medford combined for 26 hits and got lockdown pitching from Sarah Thomas and Teanna Gonsalves to sweep Willamette, 14-0 and 13-1, in five-inning Southwest Conference softball games Wednesday.

North Medford junior Ashley Ripplinger helped...

PREP STANDINGS

SWC SOFTBALL

;W;L;Pct;GB

North Medford;12;1;.923;—

South Medford;10;3;.769;2

Roseburg;10;3;.769;2

Thurston;9;4;.692;3

Grants Pass;6;7;.462;6

Sheldon;4;9;.308;8

South...

North beats Roseburg in key contest

North Medford finally enjoyed some timely hitting in a pivotal Southwest Conference home baseball game against Roseburg Tuesday.

Comets stay hot

Comets stay hot

ASHLAND — Jacob Swartwout and Jake Ireland combined to hold the Ashland baseball team to one run and Crater took advantage of five Ashland errors to take the first game in a key Midwestern League series, 6-1, Tuesday at North Mountain...

Prep Standings

SWC BASEBALL

;W;L;Pct;GB

Sheldon;12;1;.923;—

North Medford;8;5;.615;4

Roseburg;7;6;.538;4

South Medford;6;7;.462;6

South...

South Medford bats sizzle in sweep

ROSEBURG — The South Medford baseball team racked up 36 hits as it swept Roseburg, 12-5 and 9-6, during Southwest Conference play at Legion Field on Saturday to complete a three-game sweep.

The Panthers had lost five straight league...

April 2016

Miscues hinder North in Sheldon sweep

Good teams have a way of making you do uncharacteristic things, and North Medford’s baseball team has historically been on the positive end...

Prep Standings

SWC BASEBALL

;W;L;Pct;GB

Sheldon;11;1;.917;—

North...

Johnson propels St. Mary’s to victory

St. Mary’s junior left-hander Joe Johnson helped set the tone from the mound early, then helped his own cause with a booming home run to...

Prep Standings

SWC BASEBALL

;W;L;Pct;GB

Sheldon;9;1;.900;—

North...

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...

Crater boys, EP girls prevail in meet

CENTRAL POINT — Austin Kramer collected three victories and the Crater boys track team needed all of them to get past Eagle Point for a...

Comets keep climbing
Comets keep climbing

Crater baseball coach Jay Campbell routinely makes it a point to challenge his team with a tough nonconference schedule in hopes that will allow...

PREP STANDINGS

SWC BASEBALL

;W;L;Pct;GB

Sheldon;9;1;.900;—

North...

Owens' triple sparks South over Roseburg

Jaalen Owens hit the game-winning triple with two outs in the bottom of the eighth inning as the South Medford baseball team defeated...

Kindreich, Hunt pilot Tornado past Axemen

Larson Kindreich and Berry Hunt helped the North Medford baseball team right the ship against South Eugene on Saturday after falling to the Axemen...

PREP STANDINGS

SWC BASEBALL

;W;L;Pct;GB

Sheldon;8;1;.889;—

North Medford;7;2;.778;1

Roseburg;7;2;.778;1

South...

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...

Tornado breezes by Cavemen

The weather didn’t cooperate but that didn’t slow North Medford’s boys and girls track and field teams on Wednesday as the...

Good Sign
Good Sign

With eight beaming faces propped up behind a long row of tables decorated by college pendants Wednesday morning, a group of St. Mary’s High...

Crater staves off Eagle Point rally

CENTRAL POINT — Crater used a three-run fourth inning to build a lead on Eagle Point but had to sweat it out down the stretch to secure a...

PREP STANDINGS

SWC BASEBALL

;W;L;Pct;GB

Sheldon;5;1;.833;—

North...

Ashland sweeps Eagles in MWL play

ASHLAND — After handing Ashland its first loss of the season on Tuesday, Eagle Point had high hopes entering a Midwestern League baseball...

PREP STANDINGS

SWC BASEBALL

;W;L;Pct;GB

North Medford;5;1;.833;—

Roseburg;5;1;.833;—

Sheldon;5;1;.833;—

South...

Wu golfers dominate at Roseburg invite

ROSEBURG — There wasn’t just one Wu topping the leaderboards at the Roseburg Invitational on Friday, but three — and one...

Welcome Addition
Welcome Addition

Whether on the mound, in the field or at the plate, senior Jose Perez has shown a knack for coming through for the St. Mary’s baseball team...

St. Mary’s remains unbeaten with rout

Coming off a big win over previously unbeaten Henley, the St. Mary’s baseball team didn’t rest on its laurels Wednesday and made...

Penn propels Ashland over Crater

CENTRAL POINT — Shashi Penn’s versatility was on full display Wednesday for Ashland in its track and field duel with Crater at Dutch...

Wolff, North keep Wolverines at bay

North Medford bounced back from a rough outing Saturday to play error-free defense on Tuesday and senior right-hander Greyson Wolff kept...

Prep Standings

SWC BASEBALL

;W;L;Pct;GB

Roseburg;4;0;1.000;—

Sheldon;4;0;1.000;—

North...

Prep Standings

SWC Baseball ;W;L;Pct;GB Roseburg;3;0;1.000;— Sheldon;3;0;1.000;— North Medford;2;1;.667;1 South Eugene;2;1;.667;1 South...

North, South split SWC twin bill

Receiving limited offensive support, Larson Kindreich needed to be nearly perfect on the mound for the North Medford baseball team to get the edge...

Eagles sweep series with Highlanders

EAGLE POINT — Jacoby Jackson didn’t allow more than one base runner in an inning during his four-hit shutout to help Eagle Point...

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...

Moore fans 21 in Panthers triumph

EUGENE — Pat Moore’s pitching allowed the South Medford defense to take the day off in a Southwest Conference softball game...

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...

Prep Standings

SWC Baseball

;W;L;Pct;GB

Grizzlies dominate Millers in MWL triumph

SPRINGFIELD — TarQuin Daley was 4-for-4 with five RBIs and Peyton Fuller and Matt Flynn had three hits apiece as the Ashland baseball team...

North rolls over South
North rolls over South

South Medford couldn’t have asked for much more to begin Tuesday’s Southwest Conference baseball opener against North...

Sands pitches Chieftains to win

ROGUE RIVER — Alyssa Sands pitched a two-hitter as the Rogue River softball team upended Riddle 17-0 in five innings for its first win of...

Intriguing talent
Intriguing talent

A baseball team from the Southwest Conference has played for the Class 6A state title in seven of the last nine years, winning three in a row...

Buchanan, Wolff lead North Medford
Buchanan, Wolff lead North Medford

Kasey Buchanan supplied a pair of big two-out hits and Greyson Wolff had an effective outing on the mound to lead North Medford for a 9-3...

Highlanders top Tornado in ninth

EUGENE — North Eugene’s Robby Alstrom and Jordan Rubin combined for a one-hitter and Brandon Hertz had the game-winning single in...

Westview edges Crater in Classic

CENTRAL POINT — Keita Fabrega had the go-ahead RBI single in the bottom of the sixth inning as the Westview baseball team rallied for a 7-5...

Crater edges North Salem in tourney

CENTRAL POINT — North Salem didn’t make things easy on the Crater baseball team but the Comets remained confident and pulled out a...

South tops Sprague in opener

Pat Moore didn’t take long to pick up where she left off last season for the South Medford softball team.

The junior ace surrendered...

North falters against Westview

North Medford showed some early season instability to put itself in a bind Saturday in a 9-6 loss to Westview in nonconference baseball at North...

Westview baseball denies Panthers

Although the South Medford baseball team was able to conjure some run support despite its troubles at the plate, it was not able to overcome one...

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...

Tornado opens with softball victory

North Medford collected 14 hits over five innings and upended McNary, 15-5 in five innings, in a nonleague softball season opener Wednesday at...

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...

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...

February 2016

OSAA puts pitchers, coaches on notice

The art of pitching has always been a subject near and dear to the heart of North Medford baseball coach Brett Wolfe.

So when the Oregon...

December 2015

Cascade picks Martin to replace Mayben

With Cascade Christian High School baseball coach Nate Mayben intent on focusing his attentions on a much younger age group, Challengers Athletic...

August 2015

Run to remember
Run to remember

Sometimes you just know when you have something special.

When the Medford Mustangs wrapped up tryouts and embarked on their season in June,...

Still perfect
Still perfect

SHELBY, N.C. — If you were to ask Medford head coach Nate Mayben if he thought his team could win its opening three games and earn a...

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Speed to burn

Tyren Wolfe said he felt pretty good heading into Saturday’s prestigious Oregon Relays at Hayward Field on the University of Oregon...