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Raiders Experience Prosperity at Track Nationals

Raiders Experience Prosperity at Track Nationals

GULF SHORES, ALA.–It was a bountiful weekend for the Southern Oregon Track & Field program at the NAIA Outdoor Nationals, which saw nine Raiders take home All-Americans across six events and two Raiders being crowned national champions. The success began with sophomore Jessa Perkinson’s victory in the 10000m race on Thursday, which she won handedly […]

Track and Field Championship Day One: Perkinson Captures 10000m Crown

Track and Field Championship Day One: Perkinson Captures 10000m Crown

Today was the first day of the NAIA Outdoor Track & Field Championships in Gulf Shores, Alabama. Joe Dotson, decathlon, was the first Raider to compete — after five events he sits in tenth place with 3218 points, and only 79 points back of 8th place (the cut-off for “All-American” status). Competing second for the […]

16 Raiders Set to Compete at Track Nationals

16 Raiders Set to Compete at Track Nationals

GULF SHORES, ALA.–This weekend, Southern Oregon Track &Field will send 16 Raiders to compete at the NAIA Outdoor National Championships across 11 events. Here’s who’s going. *Top eight finishers in each event earn “All-American” status* MEN –Tylor King / Shot Put: CCC champion in the shot put … Entered as #10 seed (54-2 ½’ feet) […]

Men’s Track Title Shows Why Every Point Counts

Men’s Track Title Shows Why Every Point Counts

HERMISTON, OR.– The Southern Oregon men’s Track and Field team are the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC) champions for the third time in four seasons. Prior to last weekend’s CCC championships, SOU sprint coach Shannon Maas emphasized one particular message to the men’s team: “Every point counts. It doesn’t matter if you’re 1st or 8th, every […]

Freshman Shellmire Sizes Up Against CCC’s Best

Freshman Shellmire Sizes Up Against CCC’s Best

He’s always been the shortest kid in all of his races. He’s always been the “lil guy.” Well now the lil guy is the fastest sprinter in the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC), at the ripe age of 19. That lil guy is Southern Oregon true freshman Julius Shellmire, and he owns the fastest 100 meter […]

SOU Softball Loses in Conference Semifinals

SOU Softball Loses in Conference Semifinals

Southern Oregon University softball lost 3-2 in the semifinals to Great Falls in Sunday’s Cascade Conference Softball Tournament at University Field. The loss prevented the Raiders from advancing on to the championship game and receiving an automatic berth to the NAIA playoffs, but they still have a chance at receiving an at-large bid. During the […]

Singler Impresses in Raider Spring Game

Singler Impresses in Raider Spring Game

We have a quarterback competition brewing in Ashland, folks. The #2 NAIA ranked Raider football team, fresh off its second consecutive national title game appearance hosted it’s annual Red versus White spring game Saturday evening at Raider Stadium. Team Red redshirt junior quarterback Jack Singler led his team to victory with an impressive outing: 14-18 for […]

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 […]

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 […]