Boris Berian nears the finish line in the men's 800m race at the Prefontaine Classic at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on May 28, 2016. Berian will compete at Hayward Field in the Olympic trials July 1-10. (Adam Eberhardt/Emerald)

City of Springfield granted $75,000 to accommodate TrackTown USA’s cash shortage

Days before the 2016 Track and Field U.S. Olympic Trials are set to take place at Historic Hayward Field, Eugene-based nonprofit organization TrackTown USA revealed that it is short on cash to host the event. The organization turned to the city of Springfield for aid and was granted $75,000 from hotel tax revenues. …



Oregon sprinter Devon Allen NCAA Track & Field National Championship is held at Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon on June 10, 2016.
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Eight Ducks to Watch at the 2016 Olympic Trials in Eugene

Oregon has produced as much Olympic-caliber track and field talent as any school in the nation over the past decade. The U.S. Track and Field Olympic Trials kick off Friday, July 1, and while the final entry lists will be littered with the names of former University of Oregon standouts, …



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Cowan: The true power of Donald Trump

This past month, the allegedly distant dream of Donald Trump’s candidacy became an undeniable reality as the New York businessman successfully captured the delegate count to secure the Republican nomination. Since its initial arrival, smiling on a shining escalator, the Trump campaign has drawn millions of voters into the roomy …