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New Leaders Stepping Up For Men’s Basketball

New Leaders Stepping Up For Men’s Basketball

The Southern Oregon University men’s basketball team had substantial shoes to fill entering the season.  Following last season’s run to the Elite 8 of the NAIA tournament, SOU lost NAIA All-American and all-time winningest players Eric Thompson and Tim Weber.  But, similar to the women’s team, the men were not left completely scathed with their veteran […]

Climbers Uniting to Protect Access

Climbers Uniting to Protect Access

  “Our hope is to work with the recreation community in promoting rock climbing in SW Oregon. Primarily [in] the west side of the cascades.” That’s why founding board member Greg Orton is creating a non profit organization, The Southwest Oregon Climber’s Coalition, to protect and promote access to climbing in Southwest Oregon. “Today, 1 […]

“Young Bucks” Clinch the Win

“Young Bucks” Clinch the Win

The brightly lit field reflects excitement and anticipation as two rival teams prepare to face-off. It’s a game unlike any other, bringing back members from previous years (the alumni) and pitting them against the current team in a friendly and classic competition of old versus new. Kicking off their 6th Annual Alumni game, the Southern  […]

Football Team Still Hungry

Football Team Still Hungry

Southern Oregon University (SOU) was in position to be on the winning end of another nail biter and a conference championship. With 1:47 left in the game, junior quarterback Tanner Trosin completed back to back completions for 37 yards to senior receiver, Jeremy Scottow. However, with less than thirty seconds left, his third try to […]

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 […]