Eliza Katoa (#7) spikes the ball over defenders. The Oregon Ducks defeated the Utah Utes in five sets on Oct. 3 at Matthew Knight Arena. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Photos: Oregon Volleyball vs Utah

Oregon volleyball faced Utah on Saturday night, the Ducks’ second game in two days. This game came down to the fifth set, as the Ducks pulled away in the final moments to claim their first home victory .

Each team meets briefly after a point. The Oregon Ducks lost two sets to three against the Colorado Buffaloes at Matthew Knight Arena on October 2, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Photos: Oregon Volleyball Loses to Colorado

  The Oregon Ducks women’s volleyball team played their home Pac-12 opener against the Colorado Buffaloes Friday night. The Ducks won the first 2 sets, but lost the next 3, giving up the victory to the Buffs. The next game for the Ducks is Saturday, 5 pm at Matthew Night …

"UCC" is spelled out in candles to pay respects to the victims. Members of the Oregon community gathered at Stewart Park on the evening of Thursday October 1, 2015 for a Candlelight Vigil to pay respects to the victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Photos: Candlelight vigil in Roseburg honors UCC shooting victims

ROSEBURG, Ore. — Members of the Oregon community gathered in Stewart Park at 8 p.m. to console each other and show their love for the victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting that took place earlier today.

Miranda Schulz (#7) and Ashlee Schulz (#2) run toward the stands in appreciation after their first win against Fresno State at Papé Field on Aug. 30, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)
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Photos: Oregon soccer earns first win of the season

Oregon women’s soccer took the field on an overcast Sunday afternoon with hopes of winning their first game of the season. After a hard fought first half against the Fresno State Bulldogs, the Ducks caught a break and scored late to seal a win. Their next game is Friday Sept. 4, …

The Eugene Emeralds sporting flannel and denim uniforms against the Spokane Indians on "Portlandia Night" August 27, 2015. (Samuel Marshall)

Photos: Eugene Emeralds wear wacky uniforms in win over Spokane Indians

The Eugene Emeralds took on the Spokane Indians Thursday night, donning unusual uniforms that paid tribute to Portland’s unique style. With their 2-1 victory over Spokane, the Em’s ride a 4-game winning streak.                 Follow Samuel Marshall on Twitter @samwow55

The Cuthbert Amphitheater  looms over a large crowd on August 8, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Slightly Stoopid Performs at the Cuthbert Amphitheater

Reggae bands Stick Figure, The Dirty Heads, and Slightly Stoopid entertained crowds at the Cuthbert Amphitheater on Saturday, August 8, 2015.      

A Salem-Keizer player hops over Ian Rice of the Eugene Emeralds on August 7, 2015. (Samuel Marshall/Emerald)

Photos: Salem-Keizer Volcanoes defeat the Eugene Emeralds 9-2

The Salem-Keizer Volcanoes pulled away with seven runs in the eighth inning to defeat the Eugene Emeralds. Read the game recap by Kenny Jacoby here. The Emeralds finish their three-game series with the Volcanoes, Saturday, August 7 at 7:05 pm.

Fans Enjoy Ty Segall at the wood stage.  (Cole Elsasser/Emerald)

Oregon music lovers gather at Pickathon

Portland music lovers flocked to Pendarvis Farms for the 17th annual Pickathon music festival from July 31- August 2.


Photos: Eugene Emeralds take down Boise Hawks, 9-5

The Eugene Emeralds took on the Boise Hawks at home to start off the second half of their season. The Em’s came out victorious, 9-5. Read the game article here.                

The "Spectrum Splendor" art installation has several rainbow-colored silk streamers that float in the breeze at the Oregon Country Fair grounds. (Jamie Perry / Emerald).

Photos: Oregon Country Fair hosted didgeridoos, libraries and more just outside of Veneta

The road leading into the 46th annual Oregon Country Fair was packed with pedestrians and cars parked bumper-to-bumper. A cyclist rode down Suttle Road in tie-dye t-shirt and a yellow reflective vest. A dad wearing a loin cloth pulled his children, who slept in a canopied Radio Flyer wagon. Everyone …