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Blazing Paddles unites local table tennis enthusiasts

The air is filled with sounds of basketball shoes screeching across hardwood floors and table tennis balls clacking against paddles. “Make sure you get this down: ‘Movement is life,’” said Herb Chereck. For Chereck, a retired registrar at the University of Oregon, movement became a big part of his life …


Emeralds earn series sweep over Hillsboro with an 8-3 victory

The Eugene Emeralds (9-5) swept their three-game series against the Hillsboro Hops (6-8) with an 8-3 victory on Wednesday night. With the bases loaded in the bottom of the third, Aramis Ademan drove in two runs with a line drive double to right field. A double from Miguel Amaya gave …