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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 […]

Raiders Fall in Playoff Showdown

Raiders Fall in Playoff Showdown

There were no late-game heroics this time around, as the Southern Oregon Men fell short of a bid to the CCC tournament final by way of a 97-80 loss dealt by the Warner Pacific College Knights (WPC). The Raider “Big Three” Ben DeSaulnier, Jordan West, and Joel Spear, were missing a key component. While DeSaulnier […]

92-62 Victory Moves Lady Raiders Into CCC Final

92-62 Victory Moves Lady Raiders Into CCC Final

The Southern Oregon women’s basketball team is on the brink of another championship this season.  The Raiders used a complete effort in Friday’s Cascade Conference tournament semifinals to win 92-62 versus Northwest Christian University. NCU were upset hopefuls early, leading SOU 10-9 in the first quarter, but a subsequent 31-5 Raider run broke the game […]

Raiders Get Revenge with 71-68 Victory

Raiders Get Revenge with 71-68 Victory

Revenge was on the minds of the Southern Oregon men’s basketball team as they entered Wednesday’s CCC tournament quarterfinal matchup versus Corban, and revenge was served by way of a 71-68 victory. The win was a complete team effort, with 4 starters scoring in double-digits. It was the Raider “Big Three” who paved the way […]

Bench Shines as SOU Cruises to Quarterfinal Win

Bench Shines as SOU Cruises to Quarterfinal Win

The start to Tuesday’s Cascade Conference tournament quarterfinal matchup with College of Idaho wasn’t the norm for the top-seeded Southern Oregon women’s basketball team, but the end result was still the same it’s been all season.  C of I kept it close initially, but the Lady Raiders ultimately cruised to a 87-50 victory at Ashland […]

Spear’s 25 Not Enough as Raiders Fall

Spear’s 25 Not Enough as Raiders Fall

EUGENE, OR.—The Southern Oregon men came into Eugene with one goal—to win a CCC title—and came away empty-handed, at least for the time being. The #12 Northwest Christian University Beacons snapped the #11 Raiders seven-game win streak by virtue of a 85-75 victory, paced by Omar Richards 23 points and 13 rebounds. The win gives […]

Valentine’s Day Massacre

Valentine’s Day Massacre

Last weekend’s rain didn’t stop the fifth annual St. Valentine’s Day Massacre for the Southern Oregon Football team.  For the past half-decade, the Raiders have broken the offseason slum with a day dedicated to vigorous workouts and team building activities.  On Saturday night the Raiders left the weights in the gym to compete in various games ranging […]