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Hawaii Club Honors ‘Aloha Spirit’ in 20th Luau

Hawaii Club Honors ‘Aloha Spirit’ in 20th Luau

  As much as things change, the more they stay the same. The Southern Oregon University Ho’opa’a Hawaii Club hosted the 20th Annual Luau at Ashland High School. The theme this year was E Ola Mau Ke Aloha or “Long Live the Aloha Spirit.”  According to Aloha International, the Aloha Spirit refers to the mindset […]

Perkinson Claims SOU Record At Raider Invite

Perkinson Claims SOU Record At Raider Invite

Battling a wildly inconsistent weekend of weather, the Southern Oregon Track and Field team got back into action after a week layoff from competition at the 2nd annual Raider Invitational. It was a bountiful weekend for the squad, with four national qualifying “A” marks hit and new school records established. The first school record came […]

Raider Lax Wins PNCLL South Division Title

Raider Lax Wins PNCLL South Division Title

On a breezy and wet night, the Southern Oregon Men’s Lacrosse team secured its second ever Pacific Northwest Collegiate Lacrosse League (PNCLL) South division championship with a 15-13 victory against the Western Oregon University Wolves. The win caps off a dominating regular season, in which the Raiders finished 11-2 and a perfect 4-0 record in […]

Fire and Water 4/20 Celebration Gives Band 1st Gig

Fire and Water 4/20 Celebration Gives Band 1st Gig

SOU student Michael Leslie’s dream since junior year of high school is finally coming to fruition. For the fifth time in as many years of business, the Fire & Water smoke and glass supply shop in Ashland, Oregon hosted a 4/20 Celebration this past Wednesday. The annual observance of cannabis consumption at Fire & Water […]

Hixon Bounces Back At Chico State Twilight

Hixon Bounces Back At Chico State Twilight

One of the NAIA’s most talented middle-distance runners, Jared Hixon, is finding his rhythm on the track once again. After a rough opening to his season, Hixon used a powerful kick to take the win in the 1500m last night, with a time of 3:51.24 at the Chico State Twilight Meet. The win builds on […]

SOU Softball Rolling as CCC Title Race Heats Up

SOU Softball Rolling as CCC Title Race Heats Up

The Southern Oregon University softball team is in the midst of their best season in quite some time. The Lady Raiders are 27-11 overall and 13-5 in conference, and are nationally ranked (currently 25th) for the first time since 2006. SOU travels to rival Oregon Tech for a showdown on Saturday for a double header […]

SOU Track Shines, Perkinson Sets School Record

SOU Track Shines, Perkinson Sets School Record

Southern Oregon sophomore stud Jessa Perkinson’s dominance on the cross country course has seemingly carried over to the track, by way of her record setting performance yesterday. Competing against talent from the NCAA at the San Francisco State Distance Carnival, Perkinson set a new Southern Oregon school record for the 10,000 meter race with a […]

Team Effort Propels SOU Into NAIA Title Game

Team Effort Propels SOU Into NAIA Title Game

40 minutes.  Barring overtime, that’s all that remains for the Southern Oregon women’s basketball season.  40 minutes to determine who will be crowned NAIA Division II champions and who will be second place.  With Monday evening’s 84-69 victory in Sioux City, Iowa over Goshen College, the SOU women advanced to their first national title game […]

Siskiyou Special: March Madness Tips & Tricks

Siskiyou Special: March Madness Tips & Tricks

Spring is in the air, the sun is shining, flowers are blooming and March Madness is underway! Conference tournaments just ended and the 2016 NCAA Division I Basketball Tournament seeding was released this afternoon, so everyone is scrambling to make their perfect bracket to win some cash. Last year, billionaire Warren Buffett offered a billion […]

SOU Advances to Final Four Despite Injury

SOU Advances to Final Four Despite Injury

The record-breaking 32-1 Southern Oregon women’s basketball team continues to make history in Sioux City, Iowa.  With Saturday’s 73-67 victory over Tabor, the Lady Raiders advance to their first NAIA Division II Final Four since 1997.  Southern will play Goshen College Monday evening at 6pm local time, streaming live on ESPN3. SOU’s veteran players and […]