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Grants Pass duo tops Crater tourney

Paced by the pairing of Kelsea Heisser and Hunter Buschke, the Grants Pass girls golf team posted the two lowest team scores at the inaugural Crater Quad 6 Challenge at Centennial Golf Club on Thursday.

Heisser and Buschke scored a 12-over-par...

Cavemen edge Comets in opener

GRANTS PASS — Grants Pass junior Cody Ekwall struck out eight, walked two and allowed five hits in leading the Cavemen to a 2-1 victory over Crater in the season opener for both baseball teams Wednesday at Grants Pass...

South’s Fisher earns medalist honors in opener

EAGLE POINT — South Medford sophomore Reese Fisher breezed to medalist honors after carding a season-opening 72 in the Eagle Point Invitational at Eagle Point Golf Course on Tuesday.

Fisher finished four strokes ahead of runner-up Jackson...

Crater falls short in softball season opener

CENTRAL POINT — Crater scored three times in its final at-bat but couldn’t push across the equalizer as Henley held on for a 5-4 win in the nonconference softball opener for both teams Monday at Crater High.

The Comets (0-1)...

SOSC to recognize local athletes, top stories

The Southern Oregon Sports Commission will announce its male and female athletes of the year and honor a sports advocate at its inaugural banquet Thursday at the Santo Community Center.

The ceremony will also celebrate the Mail Tribune's top 10...

Steckbauer named North boys coach

Paul Steckbauer has been named the North Medford's boys golf coach.

Steckbauer was an assistant coach for the girls program the last 14 years. During that stretch, the Black Tornado claimed five conference titles and qualified six squads for...

Steckbauer named North boys coach

Paul Steckbauer has been named the North Medford's boys golf coach.

Steckbauer was an assistant coach for the girls program the last 14 years. During that stretch, the Black Tornado claimed five conference titles and qualified six squads for...

Engle eager to get going with pro career

Some frame the first check they earn in their dream job.

North Medford freshman Oshiro second at state

CRESWELL — North Medford freshman Kiana Oshiro showed that she'll be a force to be dealt with for a few years to come when she shot the day's best round and placed second in the Class 6A golf state championships Tuesday at Emerald Valley Golf Club.

It's deja vu for Wu, Crusaders at state

Dylan Wu was motivated for a reason common to big brothers: He didn't want his little brother to beat him.

May 2014

St. Mary's leads by 20 at state

CORVALLIS — The St. Mary's boys golf team took a big step in their quest for a fourth straight Class 3A/2A/1A state championship Monday, shooting a season-best round to open the tournament at Trysting Tree Golf Club.

St. Mary's, Wu look for more success on state stage

Dylan Wu and his St. Mary's teammates will try to maintain their dominance at the Class 3A/2A/1A boys golf tournament today and Tuesday.

Role(s) Model
Role(s) Model

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

St. Mary's prevails
St. Mary's prevails

Just when it seemed safe to bestow upon St. Mary's another state championship in boys golf, someone stepped up and, essentially, said not so fast.

Black Tornado's Schuler wins SWC title in wild finish

ROSEBURG — With medalist honors in the Southwest Conference boys golf district tournament up for grabs down the stretch Tuesday at Roseburg Country Club, the tension was high in the final foursome.

North's Schuler claims lead in SWC

ROSEBURG — North Medford's Daniel Schuler grabbed the opening-day lead at the Southwest Conference boys golf district tournament with a sensational 1-over-par 73 on Monday and, in doing so, helped the Black Tornado move into second place as a team...

Panther boys take down Cavemen

South Medford's boys tennis team picked a good time to start finishing strong.

North's Schuler sets pace in SWC match

A little local knowledge paid off for a pair of Medford boys golfers on Monday, with North Medford's Daniel Schuler and South Medford's Reese Fisher finishing in the top two spots for individuals, respectively, during a Southwest Conference match at...

Last Hurrah for St. Mary's Wu
Last Hurrah for St. Mary's Wu

The steely gaze has softened.

April 2014

South dominates singles in win

The South Medford singles lineup demonstrated its potential in a 6-2 District 1 boys tennis home victory against North Medford on Tuesday.

South Medford finishes in tie with Grants Pass in boys tennis

GRANTS PASS — South Medford sophomore Kyler Tosh didn't drop a game in No. 1 singles and improved to 7-2 on the season as his Panthers tied Grants Pass, 4-4, in boys tennis Tuesday.

Wu, St. Mary's set pace in Bend tourney

BEND — Conditions for the fourth annual Tetherow High Desert Challenge weren't optimum but it sure didn't affect St. Mary's boys golf standout Dylan Wu on Monday at Tetherow Golf Course.

North Medford, Grants Pass settle for split in boys tennis

North Medford held serve for the most part in boys tennis singles action on Tuesday but Grants Pass did likewise in doubles to force a 4-4 tie at North Medford High.

Comets win two at Easter Classic

FRESNO, Calif. — Crater pitchers Gunnar Asher and Dylan Pearce each were steady on the mound and the Comets used timely hitting to open the 32-team Easter Baseball Classic with a pair of wins Monday.

Coggins, Challengers deny Eagles, 11-1

Cascade Christian junior pitcher Cody Coggins was in control throughout and the Challengers got an unusual power surge from Cooper Clark en route to an 11-1 baseball victory over Eagle Point in five innings Monday.

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Long-time softball tourney undergoes changes

It happened rather unceremoniously, but there was a changing of the guard last Monday and Tuesday for one of the state’s biggest high...