There is a nice sports story in the sports section of today's Oregonian newspaper on the Singler family and South Medford High Boys basketball. One quote from the article:
The spotlight on the family's success is magnified by the intensity with which high school sports are treated in Medford.
The three television stations and one daily newspaper in town provide the athletes with widespread coverage, and the fans are among the most passionate in the state. On the day of last season's playoff basketball game at South Medford, fans began lining up outside the gymnasium at 10 a.m. Last week, people were turned away 40 minutes before tipoff for the rivalry game against North Medford because the gym had reached capacity.
"You can't beat the atmosphere," E.J. Singler said.
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