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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 […]

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 […]

Indoor Track Begins; Matt East Shines

Indoor Track Begins; Matt East Shines

The Southern Oregon track and field team opened the 2016 indoor season up at the Tracktown USA High Performance meet last Friday in Portland.   For the women, Tierra Barrett placed 14th in both the 200 (27.64) and 400 meters (1:02:08), while Kristine Dunn finished 15th in the 200 and 21st (27.8) in the 400 (1:04.95). […]

Ashland’s Own to Race for America

Ashland’s Own to Race for America

“The ups will excite you, but coming back from the downs is what inspires others.” The motorcycle riding Southern Oregon alumnus left his mark in Ashland when in 2010 he lead the cross country team to their first national championship in program history. Now 26, his running has manifested him into a ferocious global runner taking on […]

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 […]

Track Plays Host For First Time In Years

Track Plays Host For First Time In Years

The sun shone bright this weekend on Raider Stadium as temperatures rose up near eighty degrees for the SOU track and field team to debut its new track.  For most members of the  team, this will be their first time participating in a home meet.  It has been more than 5 years since the last […]

Track and field post “A’s” in Salem

Raiders have six athletes come away with NAIA qualifying times Courtesy of Sports Information Desk The Southern Oregon track and field team came away with six NAIA “A” qualifying marks at Friday and Saturday’s Willamette Invitational. The Raiders had three “A” qualifying marks in the men’s 10,000. Ryan Sorenson, Zach Elliott and Ryan Ghelfi all […]