LacrosseSports

Shannon Williams leads No. 4 seed women’s lacrosse headed into Pac-12 Champs

After practice, Shannon Williams, junior attacker for the Oregon women’s lacrosse, and five of her teammates stayed late to shoot around. Williams said this is normal for the team, especially when the weather’s nice. “We’re out here trying. We haven’t achieved some of the success that other teams have, but …

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SoftballSports

Shannon Rhodes’ pinch-hit home run helps No. 4 Oregon complete series sweep of Stanford

With two outs in the bottom of the fourth, and Oregon clinging to a 2-1 lead, Shannon Rhodes stepped to the plate with a runner on second. It was her second game in a row not starting and head coach Mike White had benched for the first three innings in …

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BaseballSports

Oregon baseball falls in 12-5 loss to Beavers

Oregon baseball concluded the 2018 Civil War series with a 12-5 loss to the Oregon State Beavers on Saturday night. Kolby Somers took the loss for the Ducks, while Grant Gambrell picked up the win for the Beavers. The Ducks (19-18, 7-12 Pac-12) have now lost their last seven games …

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SportsTrack & Field

Oregon track and field runs well at Mt. Sac Relays

Oregon track and field had another big day at the Mt. Sac Relays in Torrance, California, on Saturday as the Ducks took home several personal bests and school records. The day started off with Oregon’s men coming fourth in the Elite 4×100-meter race while the women finished second in the …

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SoftballSports

Spread out scoring leads Oregon softball to 4-1 win over Stanford

With Oregon up 4-1 and three outs away from another win, junior Megan Kleist stepped into the circle for one last inning. Kleist stared at the tying run at the plate twice in the final inning, and the Ducks’ ace did not disappoint, forcing an out at second and a …

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FootballSports

Underclassmen shine at Oregon’s spring game

Not only does Oregon’s annual spring game give the team a chance to regroup from the fall, it helps foreshadow for the upcoming season. It’s the first chance the coaches, the team and the fans get to see the new and recently developed underclassmen talent. And in today’s spring game, …

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FootballSports

Top takeaways from the 2018 Oregon football spring game

The Oregon football spring season is over, and it concluded with a with a 59-34 victory for the offense (Team Thunder) against the defense (Team Lighting) at the 2018 spring game. Nobody knows what that means, but there were some strong individual performances that opened and answered questions as the …

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Men's TennisSports

No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis clinches four-seed in Pac-12 Championships with upset win over No. 31 Cal

The No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis team split its Bay Area roadtrip with a high-quality 4-2 win over No. 31 Cal on Saturday. The win is the Ducks’ first ever win over Cal. That feeling when you clinch the program’s first-ever win against Cal. #GoDucks pic.twitter.com/BydUMboJjZ — Oregon Men's Tennis …

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SoftballSports

No. 4 Oregon holds off Stanford’s rally for an 8-4 win

Oregon won in the top of the seventh inning when pitcher Miranda Elish struck out the final Stanford batter. But it should have been a shorter game, and it probably would have been if the Cardinal hadn’t cut into a six-run Oregon lead from the second inning. “Our challenge was, …

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LacrosseSports

Oregon lacrosse drops season finale to No. 15 Colorado

The Ducks started out strong, but could not maintain the effort through a full 60 minutes, dropping its season finale in a 19-9 loss at No. 15 Colorado. Entering Friday with a chance to finish .500 in its inaugural season of Pac-12 play, Oregon instead finishes with an 8-8 regular …

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Men's TennisSports

No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis drops match at No. 4 Stanford

The No. 36 Oregon men’s tennis team kicked off its final regular season weekend in the Bay Area with a 4-1 loss to No. 4 Stanford. The Ducks went into Friday having won six of their past seven matches, but were no match against the top-5 Cardinal. Although the match …

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FootballSports

Tyler Shough stayed committed to the Ducks, now he’s battling for key backup quarterback position

Back in early December, Willie Taggart visited Oregon quarterback commit Tyler Shough at Shough’s home in Chandler, Arizona. The two, along with Oregon’s quarterbacks coach Marcus Arroyo, discussed everything Oregon, an obvious subject on a visit like this one. But Shough said the meeting had a “weird vibe to it.” …

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SoftballSports

Alexis Mack: Oregon softball’s unselfish motor

Ever since Alexis Mack transferred to Oregon, she has been one of the team’s most consistent offensive players, especially with sacrifice bunts and steals.  She has been named to the watch-list for 2018 USA Softball National Player of the Year, along with teammates Megan Kleist, Maggie Balint and DJ Sanders. Last …

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FootballSports

Former Duck kicker Aidan Schneider faces steep odds as he chases an NFL kicking job

Not two months removed from graduating, former Oregon kicker Aidan Schneider has already secured his first job —  he just hopes it’s not the one he’ll have after April 28, the final day of the 2018 NFL Draft. Schneider wants that to be the last day he’ll have to worry …

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FootballSports

Players to watch in the 2018 Oregon football spring game

Here are some players to watch in the 2018 Oregon spring game: Offense: Brenden Schooler / Wide Receiver After switching from safety to wide receiver last year, Brenden Schooler caught 20 passes for 274 yards. Now, as a junior, Schooler has more experience under his belt and has developed more …

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FootballSports

Thomas Graham Jr. and Jaylon Redd’s connection runs deep

A little over seven minutes into his first Civil War as an Oregon Duck, freshman wide receiver Jaylon Redd snagged a pass from quarterback Justin Herbert. His Oregon teammates knocked down the Oregon State defenders in his path. Redd ran 19 yards straight to the end zone, scoring his first …

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SoftballSports

No. 4 Oregon softball dominates No. 2 Oklahoma in midseason non-conference matchup

The schedule keeps on raising the bar, and the Ducks keep on answering the call. Playing in its seventh consecutive game versus a top-10 opponent, Oregon made its loudest statement yet on Thursday at Jane Sanders Stadium. A complete game shutout from Megan Kleist, paired with two home runs and sprinkling …

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FootballSports

O-line coach Alex Mirabal talks spring game expectations, working with Cristobal

Offensive line coach Alex Mirabal and head coach Mario Cristobal go way back. They’ve known each other since freshman year of high school in Florida, with Mirabal estimating that to be around 34 years. The two appear to have a good, competitive working relationship, which has helped them prepare for …

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SportsTrack & Field

Oregon, Hayward Field to host 2021, 2022 NCAA Track and Field Championships

The NCAA announced on Thursday that Oregon would also host the 2021 and 2022 NCAA Track and Field Championships at the newly constructed Hayward Field. Hayward Field will be renovated by 2020 into a state-of-the-art facility in time for the 2021 IAAF World Championships. Oregon has hosted the last five …

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FootballSports

From Thanksgiving games to Autzen, the Dye brothers battle together as Ducks

Like many American families on Thanksgiving, the Dye family gathered outside their house in Norco, California, for a game of touch football. It was the annual Dye family Turkey Bowl. All the siblings joined: Anthony (Tony), Jordan, Troy, Travis and little sister Jamie. Even Grandma grabbed a whistle and played …

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FootballSports

For Oregon’s offense to thrive, the young wide receivers need to step up

Quarterback Justin Herbert is one of the favorites to win the Heisman trophy this season. In order to do that, he needs to make big, flashy plays. That also means he needs highlight-reel plays by wide receivers, which have been hard to find the last couple seasons. Oregon needs to …

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BaseballSports

Preview: Oregon searches for a spark in Civil War series this weekend

The 2018 season has been a mixed bag for Oregon baseball so far. Currently sitting at seventh in the Pac-12, the Ducks (19-15-0, 6-9) are in a worse position than they were at this point last season. That team held a 23-12-0 record, though they also were 6-8 in conference …

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NewsSportsTrack & Field

UO unveils plans to demolish Hayward Field, build new stadium by 2020

After two years of delays, the University of Oregon finally unveiled its plans for the new Hayward Field on Tuesday. Historic Hayward Field will be demolished beginning this summer and replaced by a new stadium slated to open in 2020. “We really wanted to build the best track and field …

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FootballSports

Oregon football implements new offense just in time for spring game

Oregon football began its final week of preparation before Saturday’s spring game with a focus on a new versatile offense. Head coach Mario Cristobal thinks the offense will run mostly out of shotgun and pistol formation, but hinted at the possibility of going under center as well. He even mentioned …

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FootballSports

Inside Oregon football’s Fortnite addiction

An addiction is spreading throughout the Oregon football program. For hours most nights, dozens of players shut themselves away in their rooms, ignoring calls and texts from family, friends and significant others. Everyone affected says the same: Once introduced, it’s a tough habit to kick. “Started getting into it around …

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SportsVolleyball

Ducks end regular season with a winless weekend at Pac-12 North Invitational

After their redeeming win over Portland last weekend, the Ducks ended the regular season with a disappointing performance at the Pac-12 North Invitational Oregon (2-8, 0-2) lost all four of its matches this weekend, by the score of 0-5 in each, against No. 14 Stanford, No. 13 California, Washington and No. …

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