Panthers Drop Chieftains 38-0

The Rogue River Jr. Sr. High football team, as it did against now-No. 5 Oakland, started with a good defensive effort on the road against No. 6 Gold Beach. The Chieftains, who are looking younger and thinner every week, struggled to move the ball against the Panthers and, eventually, were[Read More…]

Jr. Chiefs Beat St. Mary’s

The Rogue River Jr. Sr. High School middle-school-level football team’s season may not end this week with its final regular season game against Lorna Byrne at Chieftain Stadium. Junior Chieftains coach Mike Braxton said, following his team’s 34-14 victory at St. Mary’s in Medford, that if it beats the Vikings[Read More…]

Da Bros Cartel Wins Futurity At Downs

Da Bros Cartel, with Cesar Moreno up, outlasted Nowhere Too Run and Jaime Lopez to win the $60,000 Far West Futurity quarterhorse race for two-year-olds, the eighth race out of 11 during the Sun., Oct. 8 program at Grants Pass Downs. The weekend, the final weekend of six weekends of[Read More…]

Chieftains Just Short Against Douglas

The Rogue River Jr. Sr. High girls’ soccer team has had its share of teachable moments and has seen incremental improvement. They were looking for a result against a team that had not yet won, a team in the same boat as they, against Douglas, in their Class 3A/2A/1A District[Read More…]

Smith Scores Four In Jr. Chieftains Win

Behind four touchdowns from Matthew Smith, plus another on the ground from quarterback Trevor Dirks, Rogue River Jr. Sr. High’s middle-school-level football team earned a 37-0 victory against Lincoln Savage at Chieftain Stadium in Wed., Oct., 4. The Junior Chieftains, who raised their record to 3-1, gave up just 40[Read More…]

Junior Chieftains Serve Way To Wins

The bright future of Rogue River Jr. Sr. High volleyball was on display at the varsity Chieftains’ court, James Martin Court, for the final matches for RRJSHS’s middle-school level teams on Mon., Oct. 9. The Junior Chieftain teams, which both came into their matches with Butte Falls with winning records[Read More…]

Chieftains Fall At Homecoming

The Rogue River Jr. Sr. High football team looked ready to reverse a month’s worth of bad fortune during its final home game at Chieftain Stadium on Homecoming, and for a while in the first half, North Douglas/Yoncalla looked like it was helping the Chieftains. After the Chieftains took a[Read More…]

DeBenedetti Follows Parents Into Racing

The Aug. 30, 2009 edition of the Rogue River Press included a story about the DeBenedetti family from Rogue River and how it spends its summers at Southern Oregon Speedway – not as spectators, of course, but racing. Along with Jon’s racing career that, by then, included track championships in[Read More…]