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School or Fantasy League?

School or Fantasy League?

This is a crazy time of year for any sports fan. It is especially tricky for college students and according to Gallup, seventy two percent of eighteen to twenty nine year olds claim to be sports fans. It is clear that many fans are probably college students. One might ask themselves, “How can I possibly […]

Men’s Basketball Doubles Down On Weekend Wins

Men’s Basketball Doubles Down On Weekend Wins

The Southern Oregon men’s basketball team conquered crunch-time in the opening weekend of Cascade Conference play, defeating Corban University 86-84 on Saturday and Northwest Christian University 80-75 on Sunday. Following the weekend action, coach Brian McDermott echoed the importance of being in close games.  “It can only help you.  It’s a little maddening going through […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Raider Athletes Honored

Raider Athletes Honored

Tuesday evening saw the third annual Black and Red All-Sports Awards in the Rogue River room.  Though classes were furloughed for the day, many formally dressed Southern Oregon athletes returned to campus to reflect on the past year’s athletic success.  Before the event, athletes were able to grange two sundae bars at their will.  The […]

Showdown in Raider Stadium

Showdown in Raider Stadium

This past Friday and Saturday marked the annual Cascade Collegiate Conference Track Meet, bringing ten teams from across the pacific northwest to Raider Stadium to compete. Not only was this meet significant in that the Raiders hadn’t hosted a home track meet in over five years but, they were also defending the Men’s title the Raiders […]

The Quest for Back-to-Back Championships is Underway

The Quest for Back-to-Back Championships is Underway

The Southern Oregon University football team took an important step to defending their NAIA title in Friday’s annual ‘Red and White’ spring game.  Raider Stadium boasted a respectable turnout for a spring game, with parents of players, students, and Ashland community members in attendance. A major priority this offseason will be to successfully transition to […]

Football receives prestigious honors in Salem

Football receives prestigious honors in Salem

“Be It Resolved by the Legislative Assembly of the State of Oregon: That we, the members of the Seventy-eighth Legislative Assembly, honor the Southern Oregon University Raiders football team for their victory at the 2014 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics Football National Championship.”  These were the words of House Concurrent Resolution 17 that honored the […]

SOU Says Goodbye To Coach Kennedy

SOU Says Goodbye To Coach Kennedy

When college teams and coaches are successful, coaches often receive offers from other schools, and sometimes the offer is too good to pass up.  Southern Oregon University is learning this the hard way.  Head women’s basketball coach Lynn Kennedy, who led the lady Raiders to their first NAIA tournament win since 1999, has decided to […]

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