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May 19, 2024

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Softball: SOU headed to Marian for NAIA Opening Round

The Raider softball team, ranked No. 17 and fresh off an appearance in the Cascade Conference Tournament championship, is Indianapolis-bound to make its eighth consecutive appearance in the NAIA Championships Opening Round. Their first game is Monday, playing against Middle Georgia State.

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Latest news

SOU revisits special international bond in spring football game

For the past 36 years, it is safe to say how understated and not talked about enough how the Southern Oregon University football team has played a key role in developing football internationally. On Saturday night at Raider Stadium, the Raiders got a chance to put that attention in focus once again.

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Events

Football: SOU, KGU set for Saturday’s Mills Bowl

The enthusiasm around the Southern Oregon football team was palpable last fall when the Raiders ended head coach Berk Brown’s initial campaign by taking five of their last six games. The next phase begins with an opportunity as unique as any team in the country will get this spring: a matchup with Japan’s national collegiate powerhouse at 6 p.m. Saturday, May 4, at Raider Stadium.

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Ashland School District

SOU basketball: Little kids see a big game

Students from three elementary schools cheered on the Southern Oregon University women’s basketball team to a 65-49 win Friday, Feb. 23, against Walla Walla. The Raiders beat Corban 71-55 Tuesday, advancing SOU to host No. 4 seed Eastern Oregon at 5:30 p.m. Friday in the conference tournament semifinals.

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Latest posts

ScienceWorks hosts Sparking Action! Community Wildfire Education Day

Live fire demonstrations, DIY air filter workshops, Indigenous traditional ecological knowledge basket weaving, photos with Smokey the Bear and storytelling were all part of “Sparking Action! Community Wildfire Education Day” hosted by the Southern Oregon Forest Restoration Collaborative Saturday morning at ScienceWorks Hands-On Museum.

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OSF Gift Shop is back, bigger and better

The Oregon Shakespeare Festival is back — and now so is the gift shop. On Friday, May 17, a 5 p.m. ribbon-cutting ceremony celebrated the opening of the long-awaited new gift shop at the corner of Pioneer and Main Streets, formerly the home of the OSF Welcome Center.

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Ashland voters to decide two measures on primary ballot

Ashland voters will decide whether the city recorder will continue to be elected or instead become an appointed position and whether the chief of police must be the one serving as sergeant at arms, keeping the peace during city council meetings. Ballots must be mailed and postmarked by Tuesday, May 21, or dropped into an official ballot drop box by 8 p.m. Tuesday.

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History: Ashland’s opera star connection

Ashland resident Tom Giordano didn’t know until recently that his grandfather Salvatore Giordano was a world-renowned opera singer who sang in Ashland 110 years ago at the opening of a new theater on East Main Street.

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Ashland artist’s show opens Friday at Phoenix gallery

Ashland artist and Hollywood screenwriter Doug Wallace’s lifelong devotion to creativity is on display in a one-man art show at the Jack Langford Gallery through June. The show opens with an artist’s reception and Ekphrastic poetry event hosted by John Frohnmayer, a writer, poet and former head of the National Endowment of the Arts from 5 to 8 p.m. Friday, May 17.

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