Volleyball Preview

Volleyball Preview By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent Entering her second season, head volleyball coach KatiJo Mathews has seen the program move towards the image she envisioned. But while the image looks familiar, many of the faces she will be coaching this season do not. In addition to five seniors graduating from last year’s team,…

Southern Oregon racing

  Don Martin II Southern Oregon Speedway IMCA Modifieds, Pro Stocks Compete This Saturday Night At Southern Oregon Speedway White City, Oregon…Scorching hot weather forced the cancellation of two nights of racing at Southern Oregon Speedway last week. However, two nights of racing are on the calendar this week at the speedway. Friday night will…

Eagles Football Preview

Eagles Football Preview By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   The Eagles hope that this is the year the home field is kind to them. What one would think would be the friendly confines has been a hostile place in the win column for the football team, having not won at home since October 18,…

Archery season high fire danger

The last full weekend in August means the start of archery season for deer. And like every start to hunting season, bowhunters will be faced with high to extreme fire danger across Oregon. “It’s already been a tough fire season,” says Oregon Department of Forestry’s Fire Prevention Coordinator Tom Fields. “While we have been fortunate…

Southern Oregon Speedway

Don Martin II Southern Oregon Speedway publicity@southernoregonspeedway.com Publicity Director/Sales (925)-458-3446 (message) Borror Wins $1000 Haudenshild Honors Race At Southern Oregon Speedway White City, Oregon…Steve Borror grabbed the $1000 win in the Outlaw Pro Stock 25 lap Main Event Saturday night at Southern Oregon Speedway.  Borror took the lead from eventual second place finisher Rocky Nash…

Womack Eagles New A.D.

Womack Eagles New A.D. By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   Already the school’s head football coach, Seth Womack has added Athletic Director to his responsibilities at Eagle Point High School.

Royals Take Down Pepsi; Reach Final

Royals Take Down Pepsi; Reach Final By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   North Jackson has successfully navigated through the loser’s bracket to reach the final of the American Legion ‘A’ Championship, culminating with a 6-2 win Saturday over Roseburg Pepsi at Anhorn Field.  

Errors Haunt Royals in Championship Defeat

Errors Haunt Royals in Championship Defeat By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   A four error afternoon, including a pair in the first inning, felled North Jackson in Sunday’s 5-1 loss to the North Medford Mavericks in the American Legion ‘A’ State Final.    

Southern Oregon Speedway Hits Halfway Point Of The Season

Southern Oregon Speedway Hits Halfway Point Of The Season White City, Oregon…We are at the halfway point of the 2016 season at Southern Speedway, and there has been some exciting racing so far.  Ten different divisions have competed on the fast 3/10 mile banked clay oval, and over 25 drivers have claimed feature victories so…

Royals, North Medford Split

Royals, North Medford Split By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   With the regular season winding down, the Royals were able to hold their second place status in the standings with a doubleheader split against North Medford, losing the first 12-4, and winning the second 12-2 on Saturday at The Yard.  

Royals Split Two in Tournament

Royals Split Two in Tournament By Tim O’Sullivan For the Independent   As the top seed in the Zone 4 South, North Jackson won their Legion A State Tournament opener, only to fall in the winner’s bracket one day later.