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Travel to Montana with the team?

SOU football Aldrick Rosas

SOU football – Aldrick Rosas kicking a field goal against MNU

@SOURaiders @SOU_Football

If my son wasn’t coming home for Thanksgiving I’d be boarding a plane for Montana in a few days. If you don’t have plans this weekend, or if you can cancel them because they don’t sound as fun as this opportunity, check out this deal. Hopefully the Raiders win, and I’ll be on a plane the next weekend to Iowa or Illinois.

SOU basketball still on the road

SOU basketball Eric Thompson

SOU basketball – Eric Thompson (edited)

@SOURaiders

The SOU men’s basketball team continues their road games tonight against Simpson. This will be their fifth (of ten) consecutive road games. Today’s photo comes from their game against Simpson in Ashland earlier this month.

I sometimes have photographers (who have never been in the Riehm Arena) tell me how lucky I am to have such good lighting in a gym. HA! They have no idea how happy I will be to see the new gym lighting when McNeal Pavilion is torn down and the new facility is built. I have shot in many gyms and McNeal has the most difficult lighting. It is a yellow flicker. Most high schools have much better lighting.

Anyway, to give you an idea of how much I have to edit to come up with the photo you see above, check out how the original image started below.

SOU basketball - Eric Thompson (unedited)

SOU basketball – Eric Thompson (unedited)

Time for a third meeting with Carroll

SOU football rain

SOU football team beats MNU on 11/22/14 in the rain

@SOURaiders @SOU_Football

The 2014 NAIA Football Championship Series Quarterfinal Pairings came out this morning and have SOU going to play Carroll for the third time this season. You’d think that with 88 football teams in the NAIA they could come up with a way that you didn’t have to play a team three times (unless the third time was a championship game which this isn’t). In any event, SOU knows they can beat Carroll, Carroll knows SOU is probably the only team that can beat them, and for all intents and purposes the 11/29 game is the championship game. I’m sure Carroll would rather play any of the other remaining teams.

As it turned out (according to the 2014 NAIA Football Coaches’ Top 25 Poll), #8 is at #1, #7 is at #2, etc. That means, of course, that had SOU gotten past EOU last week SOU would likely be hosting another game against the #5 or #6 team instead of going on the road to play the #1 team. Oh well. SOU didn’t get screwed as much as EOU, the third best team in the country according to better rankings, who was not even given the chance to play in the final 16.

Let’s play two

SOU volleyball team

SOU volleyball victory celebration

@SOURaiders @RaiderVB @SOU_Football

Volleyball starts at noon. Football starts at 4 p.m. Winners move on. Today is a winning day.

SOU football Jaylenn Hart

SOU football – #2 Jaylenn Hart

#2 Raiders defeat #3 Great Falls

SOU wrestling Devin Poppen Jared Berlinger

SOU wrestling – Devin Poppen beat UGF’s Jared Berlinger 17-8

@SOUWrestling @SOURaiders @DevinPoppen

Tomorrow (11/22/14) the Southern Oregon University wrestlers will compete in the Nor Cal Collegiate Open in Redding, California.

Playoff weekend

SOU Raiders (11/22/14)

SOU Raiders (11/22/14)

@SOURaiders @RaiderVB @SOU_Football

Raider Photos

SOU volleyball Paulla Pinheiro

SOU Volleyball’s Paulla Pinheiro and Mona Goudarzian

Some of you may have found your way here through the link on souraiders.com. I have had several people email me asking questions about buying prints or about finding all of my photos for a certain sport.

The photos I post here are a small fraction of the photos I actually have. If you would like to print any of the photos on this blog, you are welcome to do so at no charge. Be sure to click on the photo to get to the higher resolution size which will print with more quality. If you want to use them on the web (Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, etc.), you are welcome to do so if you link back to traveljapanblog.com/ashland with the photo or link to the photo.

If you would like me to search through all of my photos and send you photos of the particular athlete you are looking for I charge a reasonable fee for the time it takes me to find all of those photos and to process them for you. I do not normally sell prints. I email you the high quality electronic files in .jpg format, and you can do the printing and framing yourself through a local or online service. You can also make photo books or do whatever you like with the pictures. My email is on this page.

To find all of my photos for a particular sport, use the following links. Click on “Older Entries” near the bottom-left of each page to view more photos.
football (includes some AHS and other football photos too)
basketball
softball (includes some non-SOU softball as well)
volleyball (includes some AHS and club volleball photos too)
soccer (includes some AHS and SOU Men’s Club soccer photos too)
wrestling

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