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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 […]

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 […]

SOU Women Make Track and Field History

SOU Women Make Track and Field History

Track and Field history was made last weekend at the NAIA Indoor Championships, as the Southern Oregon Women’s distance medley relay (DMR) team placed 5th in the final, with a time of 12:03.3. This was the best relay finish for a national meet women’s team in school history. The DMR consists of 4 legs: 400 meters, […]

Claussen, Durand Lead SOU To National Quarterfinals With 81-70 Victory

Claussen, Durand Lead SOU To National Quarterfinals With 81-70 Victory

For the first time since 1997, the Lady Raiders of Southern Oregon will be in the national quarterfinals, following a 81-70 victory over Briar Cliff.  SOU had to overcome a four point halftime deficit Friday evening in the 2nd round of the NAIA Division II Championships in Sioux City, Iowa. The Chargers of Briar Cliff […]

Lady Raiders Advance To 2nd Round of Nationals With 85-63 Victory

Lady Raiders Advance To 2nd Round of Nationals With 85-63 Victory

It turns out the Lady Raider’s dominance isn’t restricted solely to the Cascade Conference.  The third-ranked Southern Oregon women’s basketball team controlled Thursday afternoon’s matchup with Clarke (Iowa), winning 85-63. The game served as the first round for the NAIA Division II Championships in Sioux City, Iowa.  With the win, the third-ranked Raiders improve to […]

Raider Men Lose Season-Ending Thriller In OT

Raider Men Lose Season-Ending Thriller In OT

Time and time again this season the Southern Oregon men’s basketball team showed their resilience after halftime deficits, notching 9 comeback victories. This time though, the Raiders finally got a taste of their own medicine. In the Naismith Bracket of the NAIA National Tournament, the #4 seed Mount Mercy (Iowa) Mustangs took down the #5 Raiders […]

Lady Raiders Add to 2015-16 Trophy Case

Lady Raiders Add to 2015-16 Trophy Case

The Southern Oregon women’s basketball team sit alone atop the 2015-16 Cascade Conference, claiming the CCC tournament title with Monday evening’s 85-63 victory over Oregon Tech at Ashland High School.  The tourney championship accompanies the Raiders regular season CCC title clinched earlier in the season. In her final home game as a Raider, senior point […]