SoftballSports

Oregon softball’s 2017 schedule includes 12 NCAA Tournament teams

The Oregon Softball team, looking to get back to the Women’s College World Series after falling just short last season, announced its 2017 schedule on Friday via a news release on GoDucks.com. The Ducks will play Women’s College World Series participants Florida State and UCLA at home as well as 10 other …

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SportsVolleyball

Two Oregon volleyball players earn Pac-12 weekly awards

A pair of Oregon volleyball players secured Pac-12 player of the week honors, the conference announced on Monday. Sophomore Lindsey Vander Weide took Pac-12 Offensive Player of the Week while sophomore Lauren Page was named Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Week. Vander Weide recorded 20 kills in the win over …

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Club SportsSports

Oregon Hockey gives up six straight goals in 7-4 loss to USC Trojans

Still in search of their first win of the season, the Oregon Ducks hockey team (0-4) fell to the USC Trojans by a score 7-4 on Saturday night in Eugene. The Trojans scored six straight to take command of the game. USC freshman forward James Koch led the Trojans with …

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Club SportsSports

Oregon hockey rally falls short in 4-3 loss to USC Trojans

In late night hockey, the USC Trojans (7-2-1, 1-2) defeated the Oregon Ducks (0-3) in a thrilling 4-3 game in Eugene. From the first drop of the puck, it appeared that the Ducks goalie Noah Rosenberg, who was making his first start of the season, would be facing trouble early. …

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Men's BasketballSports

Oregon men’s basketball ranked No. 5 nationally in opening coaches poll

With four out of five starters returning from last season’s team that played in the Elite 8, Oregon men’s basketball begins the season as a team with soaring expectations. The USA Today Coaches preseason poll, released Thursday, reflects some of the expectations for this season. The Ducks are ranked fifth in the preseason …

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Acrobatics & TumblingSports

Haley Garelick named volunteer assistant coach for Oregon acrobatics and tumbling

A former member of Oregon’s acrobatics and tumbling team has joined the program as a volunteer assistant coach. Haley Garelick, who graduated from Oregon in 2016, will be a part of the team’s coaching staff, head coach Chelsea Shaw announced on Friday. “She has such a heart and passion for …

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GolfSports

Men’s golf crumbles late, finishes fourth at Paintbrush Invitational

The Oregon Ducks men’s golf team finished its second tournament of the fall season with a fourth-place finish in Denver, Colorado, in the 15-team Paintbrush Invitational. The Ducks put up a score of 4-over par to finish the tournament. Oklahoma State took first with a 14-under to end the tournament. The …

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Quick HitsSports

Quick Hits: Rob Mullens asks Oregon football fans to stay calm

— As a guest speaker on Duck Insider, UO Athletic Director Rob Mullens said he’s “disappointed” in the start of Oregon’s football season, but expressed confidence in the players and Head Coach Mark Helfrich. Mullens called for calm from the fans. “We’re six games into the season and not where anyone …

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GolfSports

Oregon men’s golf finishes fifth in Nike Collegiate Invitational

In their first competition since defeating Texas to capture their first ever national championship last spring, the Oregon Ducks finished fifth in the 15 team Nike Collegiate Invitational in Fort Worth, Texas. Vanderbilt took first in the tournament followed by Florida, Georgia and Oklahoma to round out the top five. Redshirt senior Wyndham …

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GolfSports

Men’s golf season preview: Ducks look to defend national title

Oregon men’s golf will begin its defense of its national championship this fall at the start of the 2016-17 season. The Ducks will begin with the Nike Collegiate Invitational Oct. 2-4, the Paintbrush Intercollegiate Oct. 10-11, and the East Lake Cup Oct. 31 to Nov. 2. Oregon begins the season as the No. …

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BaseballSports

Emeralds win first Northwest League Championship in 41 years

For the Eugene Emeralds and the city of Eugene, the wait is over. The Emeralds were crowned the Northwest League Champions after a 2-1 victory over the Everett AquaSox Tuesday night at PK Park. “It’s an incredible feeling, all the hard work paid off,” centerfielder DJ Wilson said. “We did it …

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FootballSports

Emeralds fall to AquaSox 7-1, will play for championship on Tuesday

The Eugene Emeralds retuned home Monday night after getting the road victory Sunday in Everett, looking to win their first outright Northwest League title since 1975. However, the Ems were instead defeated 7-1 by the Everett AquaSox at PK Park, forcing a deciding game three on Tuesday night. After Bryson …

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SportsVolleyball

Oregon volleyball cruises past No. 21 Illinois 3-0

The Oregon Ducks defeated No. 21 Illinois in three sets Friday night in their first game of the Nike Invitational. Oregon (5-2) began set one on a 12-1 run to set the tone for the set. Despite the Illini playing fairly evenly the rest of the set, the hole dug …

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BaseballSports

Emeralds force decisive game three with 6-2 win over Hillsboro Hops

Looking to keep their season alive, the Eugene Emeralds defeated the Hillsboro Hops 6-2 in game two of the first round of the Northwest League playoffs. Eugene and Hillsboro play again on Friday night in the finale of the best-of-three series. The Emeralds wasted no time trying to put last night’s tough …

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SportsVolleyball

Oregon volleyball wins first road game of season, fourth in a row

In their first road game of the season the Oregon Ducks defeated Seattle University in four sets (26-28, 25-12, 25-17, 25-16). The win is the fourth in a row for the Ducks (4-2). Lindsey Vander Weide finished with 10 kills and a career-high 18 digs for her third double-double of …

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SportsVolleyball

Oregon Volleyball sweeps Oregon Classic with win over UC Davis

Oregon Volleyball concluded the Oregon Classic with a 3-0 sweep of UC Davis Saturday night at Matthew Knight Arena. The Ducks (3-2) did not lose a match or a set during the tournament. However, UC Davis made Oregon earn the match early as the Ducks trailed for most of the first …

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SportsVolleyball

Oregon Volleyball defeats Murray State and San Diego State in Friday doubleheader

After suffering back-to-back losses against Texas and Florida last week, the Oregon Ducks (2-2) rebounded for a pair of victories Friday against the Murray State Racers and the San Diego State Aztecs, both in three sets. The match-ups were part of the Oregon Classic also includes UC Davis. Earlier Friday, …

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BaseballSports

Tyler Payne hits game-winning double in Emeralds 4-3 win over Canadians

The Eugene Emeralds and Vancouver Canadians finished off a five-game series in dramatic fashion with a walk-off double in the bottom of the ninth by Tyler Payne to give the Emeralds the 4-3 victory. “He did what he had to do,” center fielder DJ Wilson said. “He put a good …

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BaseballSports

Emeralds give up 14 hits in 8-4 loss to Canadians

Following a three-day All Star game break, the Eugene Emeralds returned home and were defeated by the Vancouver Canadians 8-4 Thursday night at PK Park. The Canadians delivered 14 hits against the Emeralds in a strong offensive performance. “That’s part of the game,” Eugene manager Jesus Feliciano said. “They swung …

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FootballSports

Oregon Quarterback Preview: Prukop and Jonsen too close to call heading into fall camp

The biggest question mark heading into the 2016 season is a lot like the question heading into 2015: who will be taking the snaps at the quarterback position? Despite there being five signal-callers on the roster, the quarterback competition appears to be narrowed down to either Dakota Prukop or Travis Jonsen heading …

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BaseballSports

Emeralds start second half of season with 5-1 loss to Volcanoes

The Eugene Emeralds kicked off the second half of the season Tuesday night by losing to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 5-1 at PK Park. Each team wasted no time in putting runners on base in the first inning. The Volcanoes had the bases loaded with two outs, both of which were …

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Men's BasketballSports

Pac-12 announces conference matchups for upcoming men’s basketball season

On Tuesday morning, the Pac-12 announced the site pairings for each school for conference play during the 2016-17 men’s basketball season. The Oregon Ducks will begin the conference schedule at home against USC and UCLA and will conclude their conference schedule on the road against Oregon State the first week …

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BaseballSports

Eugene Ems one win away from first half title after defeating Hillsboro Hops 6-4

In a wild game that saw nearly as many errors as runs scored, the Eugene Emeralds defeated the Hillsboro Hops 6-4 at PK Park Monday night. Both teams put a run on the board in an unusual way in the first inning. Two wild pitches by Eugene starting pitcher Oscar De …

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BaseballSports

Bullpen struggles in Emeralds 7-4 loss to Hillsboro Hops

After a strong finish to Sunday night’s game, scoring six runs in the ninth, the Hillsboro Hops defeated the Eugene Emeralds 7-4 to clinch the three game series at PK Park Monday night. The Hops started the game right where they left off Sunday night with a leadoff ground-rule double …

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BaseballSports

Castillo strikes out ten as Emeralds defeat Hops 5-2

After going on the road to win four of five games against the Everett Aquasox, the Eugene Emeralds came home to defeat the Hillsboro Hops 5-2 at PK Park Saturday night. Jason Morozowski kicked off the night for the Hops in the top of the first inning with a solo …

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BaseballSports

Volcanoes explosive pitching leads to 3-0 shutout over the Emeralds

The sell-out crowd that came out to “Red, White and BOOM!” Night at PK Park Sunday evening showed up expecting to see an explosive display both on and off the field with a firework show after the game. Fans at the ball park had to settle for the post-game firework show. …

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BaseballSports

Timely hitting leads Emeralds to 4-3 victory

In the second game of a three game series, the Eugene Emeralds defeated the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 4-3 at PK Park on Saturday night. The Volcanoes jumped out to an early lead in the top of the second with an RBI double by shortstop Ryan Howard followed by a sacrifice fly …

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BaseballSports

Late offense saves day for Eugene Emeralds in 5-4 win over Spokane

It was superhero night at PK Park as the Eugene Emeralds came from behind to beat the Spokane Indians 5-4. In a matchup that read on the scoreboard as Heroes vs. Villains, the bullpen was the villain for the Emeralds. By the end of the night, the offense would play …

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BaseballSports

Series Preview: Eugene Emeralds take on Spokane Indians in five game series

After hitting the road for the first time this season earlier this week, the Eugene Emeralds return home to battle the Spokane Indians in a five-game series beginning June 23, 2016, at PK Park. The Indians, who are an affiliate of the Texas Rangers, began their season losing two out of …

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BaseballSports

Eugene Emeralds open season with 6-1 win over Boise Hawks

The Eugene Emeralds kicked off their 2016 campaign with a convincing 6-1 victory against the Boise Hawks on “Reverse the Curse” night at PK Park on Friday. The Emeralds are the short-season Class A team for the Chicago Cubs, and just like their Major League Baseball affiliate, the Emeralds were …

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