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North’s Folsom, South boys shine at GP Rotary

GRANTS PASS — North Medford’s Halley Folsom set a meet record in winning the high jump and won the 300-meter hurdles, and the South Medford boys took second at the 66th annual Grants Pass Rotary Invitational at Grants Pass High on...

Moore, Williams lift South over Roseburg

ROSEBURG — South Medford’s Pat Moore was on top of her game in an all-around effort and the Panthers secured their sixth straight victory with a 2-0 win at Roseburg in Southwest Conference softball Wednesday.

Moore struck out 15,...

Locals shine at Lithia track meet

KLAMATH FALLS — Led by Shashi Penn, the Ashland boys track and field team finished in third place at the 35-school Lithia Track and Field Invitational at Oregon Tech on Saturday.

Cavemen dominate at Newland Classic

The Grants Pass track and field teams swept the team titles, while the South Medford boys finished in second place and North Medford girls captured second in the Bob Newland Track and Field Classic at South Medford High on Friday.

The Newland...

South sweeps Willamette in SWC track

South Medford dominated the field events Wednesday to earn boys and girls track and field victories over Willamette in Southwest Conference action at South Medford High.

The Panther boys finished first in five of the seven field events, while...

Breaking Barriers

Breaking Barriers

Tyren Wolfe is at a loss for words to explain it, but he sure is enjoying what has been a breakout season for the North Medford boys track and field team.

Two years removed from a shocking injury that cut short his freshman season, Wolfe is...

North’s Folsom has record day at Oregon Relays

EUGENE — North Medford senior Halley Folsom put on quite a show on Day 2 of the Oregon Relays with four top-three efforts at Hayward Field and a school record to boot Saturday.

Folsom broke her own North Medford record in the girls...

South’s Gillispie shines in showdown

South’s Gillispie shines in showdown

CENTRAL POINT — Kaizer Gillispie hadn’t been severely tested in going undefeated and posting the state’s best time in the 400 meters to start the track and field season.

Hence, there was an anticipatory buzz as the South...

North’s Wolfe eclipses own school record at Relays

EUGENE — North Medford junior Tyren Wolfe shaved time off his own school record in the 100 meters Friday to earn a spot in today’s finals at the Oregon Relays at Hayward Field.

Wolfe finished his heat in the preliminaries in 10.92...

Tornado stymies Axemen for 7th straight win

North Medford broke the game open with a six-run third inning and Colton Westfall supplied a bulk of the defense Wednesday as the Black Tornado remained perfect in Southwest Conference baseball with an 8-0 win over visiting South Eugene.

Jared...

April 2015

Panthers serve up victory over North

The South Medford boys tennis team won seven of eight matches, including all its singles tilts, en route to a 7-1 triumph over North Medford in a matchup of cross-town rivals Tuesday at South Medford High.

South Medford coach Hal Borg switched...

South’s Gillispie sets school record in Twilight meet

ROSEBURG — South Medford senior Kaizer Gillispie set a school record to highlight a strong showing by the Panthers at the Jim Robinson Twilight Invitational at Roseburg High Saturday.

Gillispie cruised to victory in the boys 400 meters...

Wolfe, Grether pace North in SWC loss

EUGENE — North Medford sprinter Tyren Wolfe played a part in three victories and fellow junior Emily Grether earned a pair of triumphs but little else went the Black Tornado’s way against Sheldon in Southwest Conference track and field...

Folsom flies high
Folsom flies high

Halley Folsom is generally reserved as she goes about dominating high school track and field meets.

North girls, South boys triumph in track

Halley Folsom registered four individual wins, including a state-best time, to help propel North Medford to a 94-51 victory over South Medford in Southwest Conference girls track at Bowerman Field Wednesday.

March 2015

Panthers settle for split with Redmond

The South Medford baseball team picked up a 7-0 win over Redmond before coming up just short in a 5-4, nine-inning loss during nonleague action at Harry & David Field on Friday.

The Panthers hit into a double play with the bases loaded and...

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...

February 2015

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...

June 2014

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May 2014

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.

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.

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Challenger boys poised for big finish

Patience is a premium trait for any golfer, but not one easily acquired.

As Cascade Christian’s boys golf program has evolved over...