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Southern Oregon Spartans: Coach hopes for advancement all around

At the end of a season, there’s always time for reflection, introspection and optimism for a bright future. In terms of reflection and introspection, the Southern Oregon Spartans reached the quarterfinals of the Western States League. In losing two shutout games to the Idaho Jr. Steelheads, they didn’t seem to have anything left after three…

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Southern Oregon Spartans: New energy powering defense, forward ranks

Head coach Mike Stanaway could hardly wait for the Southern Oregon Spartans’ first big test – their first as new members of the Western States Hockey League – against the league’s defending champion Idaho Jr. Steelheads on Sept. 7 and 8. “That’ll be a good measuring stick for us. We’ve improved defensively and we’ve got…

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Southern Oregon Spartans: Club likes skill level of incoming players

It’s about a month and a half until the final invitation-only tryout camp for the Southern Oregon Spartans. However, in the team offices at Medford, Ore., it’s as if it’s already September. By then, of course, the Spartans will be making their debut in the vastly expanded Western States Hockey League. “Things are going pretty…

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