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Raider Men Resilient in Consecutive Victories

Raider Men Resilient in Consecutive Victories

A pair of pivotal conference games saw the Southern Oregon men’s basketball team come out unscathed, with wins Saturday against Northwest University and Sunday versus Evergreen State College. The Raiders now sit at 16-6 overall, and 10-2 in the Cascade Collegiate Conference (CCC), which has the first place Northwest Christian Beacons looking over their shoulders. […]

Can SOU Bowling Make a Comeback?

Can SOU Bowling Make a Comeback?

There is still a bowling club here at Southern Oregon University, however it is not affiliated with the school…yet. Reece Paquin, a junior here at SOU is trying to make that possible. Head of the bowling club, he hopes to get enough members involved so that it can be recognized as an official sporting club […]

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 […]

Look Sharp! It’s Recruiting Time

Look Sharp! It’s Recruiting Time

Currently, Southern Oregon coaches are scattered along the West Coast in hopes of securing the coveted signatures of high school and junior college football players. To say the West Coast is a hotbed for recruiting for Raider coaches is an understatement. Of the 119 players currently on the roster, only 3 are not based in […]

Woman’s Basketball: No Sign of Slowing Down

Woman’s Basketball: No Sign of Slowing Down

The Southern Oregon University women’s basketball team is undefeated at 15-0, and these women show no signs of letting up. They’re stronger, faster, and playing harder than ever. “There’s a confidence, and an urgency we take with us going into each game,” said Ashley Claussen, one of the top scorers for the raiders. “We’re playing […]

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 […]

Women’s Hoops Sets Tone for Conference Play

Women’s Hoops Sets Tone for Conference Play

The Southern Oregon women’s basketball team got off to a scorching start to Cascade Conference play this weekend; defeating Corban University 112-66 on Saturday and Northwest Christian University 88-70 on Sunday. Saturday’s affair was all SOU, with six players scoring in double figures.  They also knocked down a program record 15 three-pointers, led by six […]

Football Returns to the Big Stage

Football Returns to the Big Stage

Snow, wind, cold, and a win were all in attendance at Saturday’s NAIA semi-final matchup between the No. 1 ranked Morningside College Mustangs and the No. 7 ranked Southern Oregon Raiders. If the players blood wasn’t already pumping from the chilly 37° degree weather, the game got it going. It came down to the wire, […]

Raiders Score a Trip to Sioux City for Nationals

Raiders Score a Trip to Sioux City for Nationals

  After receiving the last at large bid for the NAIA national tournament, the SOU women’s volleyball team was determined to extend their season another two weeks, defeating La Sierra University in a four set match on Saturday. This win secured a spot for the team at the national championships in Sioux City, Iowa, December […]

SOU Women Runners Place 14th, Men’s Race Lost To Illness

SOU Women Runners Place 14th, Men’s Race Lost To Illness

The flu bug proved to be too mountainous for the number two ranked Southern Oregon University Men’s Cross Country team.  Three of SOU’s runners—including consistent 1st and 2nd runners Jared Hixon and Ray Schireman—came down with the flu overnight and weren’t able to race in Saturday’s championship. Schireman was this year’s Cascade Conference champion and […]