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Volleyball Eyes Conference Tournament

Volleyball Eyes Conference Tournament

The Southern Oregon University (SOU) volleyball team took the court this weekend with conference playoffs right around the corner, and hopes to keep their dream of a conference championship alive. They had a rough start to the weekend, losing to the number one team in conference, Eastern Oregon University (EOU) three games to one. This […]

Women’s Basketball Starts Hot

Women’s Basketball Starts Hot

Following Southern Oregon University’s dream run to the NAIA Sweet 16 last season, now-senior Carly Meister said, “We have some big shoes to fill.”  This was clear, as SOU lost all-conference seniors Alexi Smith and Kristin Shoenherr to graduation, and now-former SOU coach Lynn Kennedy convinced freshman phenom Courtney West to join him at Portland […]

Winter Sports Looking for a Home

Winter Sports Looking for a Home

The remodeling of McNeal Pavilion at Southern Oregon University is a positive action in terms of safety and overall operation of the gymnasium, but it has left the school scrambling for practice facilities and game sites for various sports. With demolition set for this past August, the school had an agreement with the Ashland School […]

Raider Soccer Doubles Down

Raider Soccer Doubles Down

  Both Raider soccer teams had playoff hopes riding on the line with back to back games in back to back days over the weekend. The guys lost their opportunity to secure a playoff berth after they dropped both matches. The women had already secured their spot, however, they stayed the same in conference standings […]

Rivalry Week: Conference Title at Stake for Raiders

Rivalry Week: Conference Title at Stake for Raiders

The pressure is on as the SOU women’s volleyball team enters the home stretch of conference play over the next 10 days, hosting Eastern Oregon University on Friday at 7pm followed by College of Idaho on Saturday at 5pm. After defeating the OIT Owls on Tuesday, only four games stand in their way of a […]

SOU Football Gets Revenge

SOU Football Gets Revenge

On Saturday afternoon, the Southern Oregon University football team avenged their early season defeat against Carroll College, but not without a little magic.  SOU eventually won the game in overtime, when the Carroll Saints couldn’t convert a two point conversion to win the game, after SOU scored the first touchdown of overtime.  To get to […]

SOU Soccer: A Tale of Two Seasons

SOU Soccer: A Tale of Two Seasons

The tale of two Raider soccer teams could not be more different. First, there is the Southern Oregon University men’s team which started this year and the women’s team which has been going strong since 2000. Then there is chemistry and win/loss columns. In comparing the teams there is a plot twist–despite a lack of […]

Raider Football Sets Sight On Repeat

Raider Football Sets Sight On Repeat

Everyone knows that the Southern Oregon University Raiders are defending national champions in football. However, that doesn’t make this season’s path to a repeat any easier. The Raiders lost many senior starters on defense and offense from last year. The biggest of which was National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Player of the Year and […]

Cross Country Running Strong

Cross Country Running Strong

In the latest installment of the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Cross Country Top 25 poll, the men of Southern Oregon were the unanimous selection for the No.1 spot. This is the fifth straight week in which Southern Oregon has been voted No.1; the Raiders received all 20 first-place votes, and totaled 560 points […]

Ashland Competes Against International Opponents in 14th P.R.B.

Ashland Competes Against International Opponents in 14th P.R.B.

One of the only trans-continental high school football games in America was played in Raider Stadium on Saturday night as the Ashland High Grizzlies defeated a Japanese All-star team in the 14th Pacific Rim Bowl.  Leading up to the gridiron match was a week of events and ceremonies to welcome Ashland’s visitors in what has become […]