How Important are JuCo Athletic’s in area’s like Southern Oregon: Part 2

By Jeremy McDonald Going back to a prior question I have a few day’s ago:  How important are Junior College/Community College Athletic’s in area’s like Southern Oregon? This time I’m looking at it in terms of Opportunities to play. Having, or creating, athletic programs in these two-years obviously allows athlete’s to play at the next…

How Important Is Junior College Sports In Area’s Like Southern Oregon?

By Jeremy McDonald Let me ask you a question: How important is junior college/Community College sports? I say a lot. In areas like Southern Oregon, there are junior colleges, or community colleges as they’re called in Southern Oregon, but not really much in way of atheltics at them. Look at this, in the Sacramento region…

Capstone Help

I am working on my senior capstone project at Southern Oregon University, on trying to figure out how our athlete’s (either current or former) are getting there influences from, either from within themselves or from outside source. My thesis is that we are influenced by others a little bit more than we have faith within…

Day in the life of: Episode 2 Athletic Trainer

Video:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZQ-6X60GqRc Episode 2- We take a look at the College Athletic Trainer and how a average “practice day” is like as well as a average “Game Day” is for the profession with Southern Oregon University’s head Athletic Trainer, Kristy Johnson. Print Version:  Part 1:  https://jmac1989.wordpress.com/2013/02/20/day-in-the-life-series-athletic-trainer-part-1/ Part 2:  https://jmac1989.wordpress.com/2013/02/25/day-in-the-life-series-athletic-trainer-part-2/ This is a J-Mac Production, ©…

Video: Day in the Life of

Episode 1- We take a in-depth look at a college basketball practice with the Southern Oregon University’s Women’s Basketball Squad prior to their games against Corban and Warner Pacific. URL:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7sPJ0Gv1src

Day in the life: College Basketball Practice

It’s 5:45 in the morning in Ashland on a Wednesday morning; the wind is warming and breezy with the temperatures in the 40s. As most college students won’t emerge from their beds to start the day for several more hours; the Southern Oregon University Women’s Basketball squad are currently strecthing out for their day at work;…

Falling short of the summit

It was a battle of top five defense and top five offense. Eastern Oregon meets Southern Oregon to deal out the in-state bragging rights. The 10th-ranked Mountaineers put tr he 12-1 Raiders 92 point a game offense in a physical first half. Southern Oregon found themselves down 13-6 early before using a 12-5 run to…

Good Morning Sunshine!

Good Morning Sunshine! After a comeback victory in their last game against the St. Ambrose Fighting Bees, the Southern Oregon University Raiders are meeting up with a Mustang of a team as they travel back to Iowa to face thrid-ranked Morningside. The Mustangs are undefeated at 11-0 but were faced with a tough test last…

A Civil Rivarly

Entering this weekend, the SOU Volleyball squad will be traveling to Caldwell, Idaho to the home of the College of Idaho Wolves, for the Semi-Finals of the Cascade Colliegate Conference against Eastern Oregon University. “Eastern Oregon is a very special team,” said head coach Josh Rohlfing, “but we feel that we can win this match and…

SOU Sports Scoreboard August 23rd-25th

The Southern Oregon Raiders headed into this past weekend with the Volleyball and Soccer squads lacing it up against their respective opposition.  The volleyball team had battled hard but struggled in the Biola Invitational, whereas in soccer, the Raiders shutout one team and took another into the distance. First, let’s focus on the volleyball team…

Food Gathering: FEAST

Below is a script I wrote for KOBI Channel 5 for the Saturday May 12th (2012)  6pm broadcast: FEAST HAS JOINED AN COLLABORATIVE EFFORT TO HELP IMPROVE AND CREATE A SUSTAINABLE FOOD SYSTEM IN THE ROUGE VALLEY. VO (Video Clip) TODAY, FEAST AND THE RESIDENTS OF ASHLAND AND OUTLYING AREAS, CAME TOGETHER TO TALK ABOUT…