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Ducks hold first scrimmage of fall camp, Prukop beginning to separate in quarterback race

Oregon football held its first scrimmage of fall camp today at Autzen Stadium, and like any first attempt, it had rough moments. “The scrimmage was very inconsistent,” head coach Mark Helfrich told reporters after practice. “We held out a bunch of skill guys…[so] there was an opportunity for backup skill …

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Oregon offensive line preview: Line must be rebuilt, but talent is there

It does not matter who Oregon’s quarterback is if they are constantly on their back. The Oregon offensive line will be rebuilding around two experienced upperclassmen: Tyrell Crosby and Cameron Hunt. With Tyler Johnstone, Matt Hegarty and Matt Pierson departing from the line this offseason, Crosby and Hunt will be the leaders …

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BaseballSports

Emeralds clinch division title with 4-0 win over Hillsboro

The Eugene Emeralds (23-10) clinched the Northwest League South Division first half title with their 4-0 victory over the Hillsboro Hops (16-17) Wednesday night at PK Park. With the win, the Emeralds reached the Northwest League playoffs for the first time since 2011. The Emeralds opened the scoring early in …

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SportsTrack & Field

Deajah Stevens becomes first active University of Oregon woman to qualify for Olympics

Two Ducks will be flying down to Rio de Janeiro to compete in the women’s 200 meter dash at the 2016 Summer Olympics. Oregon sophomore Deajah Stevens and former Duck star Jenna Prandini both passed the finish line in time to make the team, but in opposite fashions. Stevens crossed …

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Olympic Trials day nine round up: Claye wins men’s triple jump, Malone wins women’s javelin

Day nine of the Olympic Trials began with the heptathlon and through four events, Santa Barbara Track Club member Barbara Nwaba leads with 3903 points. Her two biggest point tallies came in the 100 meter hurdles and the high jump. For the hurdles she ran a 13.65 second race that …

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Bernard Lagat, at 41 years old, qualifies for fifth Olympic games with 5,000 meter victory

When Bernard Lagat lined up to start the 5,000 meters at Hayward Field on Saturday, he did not know that 13:35.50 minutes later that he would be an Olympian for the fifth time; he only hoped. The 41-year-old Lagat took first with a 52 second final lap, and at the …

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Ducks flock to 1,500 meter final; six-of-twelve finalists have Oregon ties

During day seven and eight, the men’s 1,500 at the U.S. Olympic Trials has acted more like a homecoming for many of the competitors than a professional track and field meet. Eight racers represented the Oregon Ducks in the first round of the 1,500 on Thursday. The former Ducks included: Matthew …

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Eight Ducks qualify for men’s 1500 semifinal on day seven of U.S. Olympic Trials

After six days of beautiful sunshine, day seven of the U.S. Olympic Trials at Hayward Field gave way to more typical Eugene weather. Rain began to fall at around 4 p.m. and the temperature dipped, but the athletes were not going to let some water get in their way. Brittany Mann represented …

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Galen Rupp looks to conquer two events at Rio, cement himself in history

In 2009, Rupp lost his shoe in the middle of the 5,000 meter race at the NCAA Championships. He stopped, put it back on, and still won the race. On Friday, seven years after his career as a Duck ended, Rupp went up against the best 10,000-meter runners in the …

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SportsTrack & Field

Former Ducks dominate in day three of Olympic Trials

Day three at the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials was packed with action as it held the finals of the decathlon, women’s high jump, men’s long jump and both men’s and women’s 100 and 400 meter races. In the decathlon, former Oregon Duck and current world record holder Ashton Eaton …

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SportsTrack & Field

What to watch for: women’s 100 meter dash

At the 2012 Olympic Trials, the women’s 100 meter dash proved to be the most exciting race of the week, and certainly the most controversial. Allyson Felix and Jeneba Tarmoh tied for third with a time of 11.07 seconds. The result captured the nation’s intrigue, and a race-off or a …

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BaseballSports

Emeralds shut out Indians, tie series at one game apiece

After an explosion of 11 runs in the first game of the series, the Eugene Emeralds held the Spokane Indians scoreless in a 6-0 victory Friday night at PK Park. The Emeralds started the scoring in the third inning. Indian’s pitcher Tyler Phillips hit leadoff hitter Robert Garcia. Euegene’s DJ …

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Club SportsSports

Oregon rowing finishes season strong, looks to continue momentum into next season

Lake Lanier sits in the opposite corner of the country with the small town of Gainesville, Georgia resting on its shores. The 38,000 acre historic lake  served as the proving grounds for the best in the world 20 years ago, when Gainesville hosted rowing in the 1996 Atlanta Olympics. Now, …

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Ultimate star Jesse Shofner hopes to lead Oregon’s team to more postseason success

Jesse Shofner’s highlight video is titled “Good As Hell.” The senior captain of the Oregon women’s ultimate team is a straightforward leader, so the title of the video seems fitting. The opening clips of her video has no frisbee in sight. Rather, it begins with Shofner yelling, puffing out her …

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BaseballSports

David Peterson leads Oregon to 4-2 victory over Arizona

Oregon baseball kept its postseason hopes alive with a 4-2 victory over Arizona Saturday at PK Park. Oregon jumped out to an early lead on a safety squeeze. In the second, Nick Catalano doubled to left field and advanced to third on a Tim Susnara single. With runners on first and …

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After Cinderella run last season, club baseball looks to defend national title

Oregon club baseball was content with just making it to the national championships season, so winning the 2015 National Club Baseball Association [NCBA] World Series exceeded every expectation they had. How do you top that? By winning another one. After winning the Northern Pacific Regionals Sunday, the Ducks will head to Paducah, Kentucky, …

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Aaron Wise prepares for NCAA Championship, track and field and softball earn Pac-12 titles

— Men’s golf star Aaron Wise has held a club since he could barely walk. It’s paid off, as he is the No. 6 ranked amateur in the world and preparing for the NCAA Championships here in Eugene. — After earning a fourth consecutive Pac-12 title, the women’s softball team …

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Women's Tennis

Five-star recruit Julia Dale-Eshet works to make splash at Oregon

Julia Dale-Eshet will be 3,270 miles from home when she begins her Division I tennis career. The high school senior from Miami, Florida, is another recruit the Oregon women’s tennis program snagged from the Sunshine State. Nia Rose, Daniela Nasser, Shweta Sangwan and former player Christi Woodson all have Florida roots. …

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Oklahoma downs Oregon, 4-2, eliminating Ducks from NCAA Championship

Oklahoma has Oregon’s number this season. The Sooners defeated the Ducks in the Elite 8 of the men’s basketball tournament. Now, they defeated the men’s tennis team in the second round of the NCAA Championship with a 4-2 win in Norman, Oklahoma. Oregon won the doubles point for the twenty second …

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Men's TennisSports

Oregon defeats Tulsa 4-1 in first round of NCAA Championships

Oregon’s men’s tennis has taken one step closer to becoming a top program. The Ducks achieved their first NCAA Championship victory in program history with a 4-1 win over No. 23 Tulsa in Norman, Oklahoma Friday. The No. 38 Ducks started strong by taking the doubles point for the 21st …

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Club Sports

Oregon club men’s rowing looks to make statement at Pac-12 Regatta

The Oregon men’s rowing team will participate in the Pac-12 Regatta for the first time on May 13-15 in Sacramento, California. The race will be held at Lake Natoma, and it will feature a mix of both Division I and club programs. Previously the race was between the four Division I …

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Oregon to face Tulsa in first round of NCAA Tournament

No. 38 Oregon men’s tennis will face No. 23 Tulsa in the first round of the NCAA Championships on May 13 in Norman, Oklahoma. Oregon (18-7) and Tulsa (17-13) enter the tournament with at-large bids. The Ducks’ last match was a 4-0 loss to Stanford in the second round of the …

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Men's TennisSports

Oregon recruit Ty Gentry brings focus and athleticism to program

In conversations with coaches to the player himself, one word is often used to describe Oregon men’s tennis recruit Ty Gentry: potential. “A lot of kids have good potential, but it is especially big for me,” Gentry said. The 6-foot-5 senior from Tumwater High School in Washington state has not lost a match …

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Men's Tennis

Oregon gears up for 2016 NCAA Tournament

The Oregon men’s tennis program is playing the waiting game. The team completed its run in the Pac-12 Championship one week ago, and now, their future in the hands of a selection committee. The 64-team men’s tennis NCAA Championship is similar to the one used for basketball. The single elimination format places …

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Men's Tennis

Oregon falls 4-0 to Stanford in second round of Pac-12 Championships

Oregon’s run in the Pac-12 Championships has come to an end. The No. 5 Ducks fell to No. 4 Stanford 4-0 in the second round in Ojai, California on Thursday. Stanford won the doubles point with victories on courts No. 1 and 2, ending Oregon’s streak of 16 consecutive doubles …

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Men's TennisSports

Oregon beats Arizona 4-0 in first round of Pac-12 Tournament

The Ducks recorded their 18th victory of the season — their highest season win total in 21 years — in Ojai, California Wednesday, a 4-0 sweep of No. 8 Arizona in the first round of the Pac-12 Tournament. The Ducks won the doubles point for the 16th straight match with victories on courts No. 1 and …

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Quick HitsSports

Men’s, women’s golf and tennis gear up for Pac-12 Championships

— Men’s tennis looks to break through in the Pac-12 Tournament after a successful season. Today, The No. 36 Ducks take on the Arizona Wildcats in the first round, a team that they beat 4-0 earlier this season. Oregon enters the tournament as the No. 5 seed and will play No.4 …

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Men's Tennis

Oregon looks to make mark at Pac-12 Championships

Wednesday marks the beginning of the Pac-12 Championships for the Oregon men’s tennis program. Oregon’s regular season concluded last Saturday with a 4-2 victory over rival Washington, jumping the Ducks to the fifth seed in the tournament. Now the focus is set on winning in Ojai, California, and coming back to Eugene with …

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Men's TennisSports

Oregon defeats Washington 4-2 in final match of regular season

The No. 41 Oregon Ducks defeated the No. 35 Washington Huskies 4-2 in their final match of the regular season. The road victory gives the Ducks an overall record of 17-6 and a conference record of 3-4. The Ducks won the doubles point for the 15th straight match. On court No. …

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Oregon faces tough task in doubles after being reduced to six players

Winning tennis matches in the Pac-12 is hard. Winning when your team was recently reduced to six players is harder. The Oregon women’s tennis team dismissed three players due to a violation of team rules. The team is now playing with the minimum amount needed for the rest of the season. …

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