Sports

GP Baseball Coach Hired As RRJSHS AC

Kyle Garrison, who most recently was the head baseball coach at Grants Pass High School, leading the Cavemen to a league championship at the Class 6A level, was officially hired as the Athletic Coordinator at Rogue River Junior Senior High School during the Rogue River School Board’s Tues., July 16[Read More…]

Songbird Art Contest For Youths K-12

A Songbird Art Contest for youths K-12 is open through November. Entries must feature either an American Goldfinch, Scarlet Tanager, Cerulean Warbler, Brown-headed Nuthatch, or Scissor-tailed Flycatcher. Students choose a species to research and create a unique, hand-done art piece. Those in 4th grade and above must submit a short[Read More…]

Late Application Cancels River Races

The Cal-Ore River Racers started applying too late to race on the Rogue River during Rooster Crow Weekend last weekend. Fans expecting to see the fifth River Racers’ race during Rooster Crow Sunday, which took them from Savage Rapids to Twin Bridges, four times up-river, four times up, and the[Read More…]

Peregrino Af Holds On, Wins Derby Challenge

Peregrino Af, with Reuben Lozano aboard, a horse trained by Jose Rosales-Gomez, held off a strong challenge from two horses to win the 400-yard, $48,000 Adequan Derby Challenge for three-year-old quarter horses, the seventh race on Sun., June 30 program at Grants Pass Downs. Peregrino Af had the top time[Read More…]

Solid Approval In Latest Survey On Hunting

While the latest study on public attitudes toward hunting and the shooting sports found a five percent decrease in support, it’s still solid. An extensive study funded by a multi-state conservation grant from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies found that 76[Read More…]

Equestrian Events At Regional

Rogue River Jr. Sr. High junior Kharis Wardle, who competed as the lone member of Rogue River’s equestrian team this winter and spring, competed with members of Eagle Point’s team in a pair of events at the Pacific Northwest Invitational Championship (PNWIC) meet in Moses Lake, Wash., June 14-16. The[Read More…]

RRLL 10-12 Takes Third At District

The Rogue River Little League Age 10-11-12 All-Stars finished third at the District 8 Baseball Tournament at the Medford National Little League fields June 15-18. The team went 2-2 at the tournament; while it didn’t qualify for the state 10-11-12 tournament, it eliminated tournament hosts Medford National and Brookings-Harbor. Rogue[Read More…]

Samuels Returns, Wins Five Races

Veteran jockey Jake Samuels was aboard five winning horses during the second weekend at Grants Pass Downs Sat.-Sun., June 22-23. Three of his victories came in the Saturday card, including one in the six-and-1/2-furlong final race, when his horse, Anticipated, was determined to be bumped by Ray of the Sea,[Read More…]