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No. 16 Oregon volleyball rebounds in dominating fashion, sweeping California at home

After a painful 1-3 loss in Utah, No. 16 Oregon volleyball swept California Friday night at Matthew Knight with set scores of 25-12, 25-22 and 25-22 in their first home win since a late-September 3-2 victory against Washington State. “I really liked our ‘teamness’ tonight,” said Oregon head coach Matt Ulmer. …

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Players to watch: Washington State passing game presents biggest matchup

Calvin Throckmorton / Tackle / Oregon Oregon freshman left tackle Penei Sewell will be out approximately six weeks after injuring his ankle against Washington last Saturday. Sewell has protected quarterback Justin Herbert’s blind side incredibly well, given he just turned 18. In his absence, right tackle Calvin Throckmorton moved across …

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Injury leaves Oregon football’s O-line in familiar territory

Oregon football has been in this situation before; injuries happen, and the Ducks’ offensive line has been forced to shift. In Oregon’s 30-27 win over Washington, the Ducks had to adjust when breakout offensive lineman Penei Sewell went down with an ankle injury. “Throughout the whole week, we prepare,” offensive …

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An unlikely love story: the couple that got engaged at the Duck game

This past Saturday, Oct. 13, graduate student Matthew Van Hook was brought onto the field during the Duck football game against University of Washington to be honored for his service in the United States Army. However, Van Hook took the opportunity to honor his relationship with Makenzie Kruger by making …

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Quick Hits: Two Oregon softball players to transfer, No. 12 Oregon football travels to Pullman

The No. 12 Oregon football team will travel north to Pullman for a top-25 matchup against the No. 25 Washington State Cougars. The Ducks will be playing without freshman standout left tackle Penei Sewell, who is sidelined approximately six weeks with an ankle injury. Oregon soccer lost a hard fought, 2-1 …

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With Everett still injured, Oregon soccer loses 2-1 at No. 9 UCLA

Oregon soccer (7-7-1, 1-6-0 Pac-12) fell to No. 9 UCLA 2-1 on Thursday in Los Angeles in its sixth-straight loss with all three goals coming in the first half. The Bruins wasted no time, scoring the opening goal . When Oregon goalkeeper Halla Hinriksdottir came out of goal to block, UCLA’s Ashley Sanchez …

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Oregon softball loses key contributors Miranda Elish and Lauren Burke to transfers

Announced Thursday morning via their personal twitter accounts, Oregon softball pitcher Miranda Elish and utility player Lauren Burke will transfer out of Oregon prior to the start of the 2019 season. Of course former head coach Mike White, who recruited both players, has left for Texas. pic.twitter.com/6KNd8HhTnR — Miranda ✞ …

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Best for Last: Justin Hollins’ final season is on pace to be his finest

Within a span of five years, outside linebacker Justin Hollins has been on Oregon’s football team during the best and the worst of times. He’s experienced a Rose Bowl victory and a National Championship run. He’s stuck through the team’s first losing season since 2004 in 2016 when the team …

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From practice field to game day, Shane Lemieux doesn’t slow down

During practice, all football players wear devices to monitor data from their workouts. The devices resemble Iron Man’s chest plate, and they record everything from speed and explosiveness to acceleration and force generated. One man who consistently posts the highest numbers is offensive lineman Shane Lemieux. His work ethic not …

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Oregon football shifts focus ahead of Washington State game

Just a few days removed from an upset win over Washington, No. 12 Oregon must quickly turn around to face another solid team in the Pac-12 North, No. 25 Washington State. Head coach Mario Cristobal said he was proud players continued to compete, even when it looked like Washington was …

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Oregon left tackle Penei Sewell out 6 weeks with ankle injury

Oregon freshmen left tackle Penei Sewell to miss an estimated six weeks with a high ankle injury, per a press release. Sewell suffered the injury in the game against Washington, and the six-week timeframe means Sewell would miss the rest of the regular season. “Penei is a relentless competitor and …

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Cristobal shifts focus to Washington State, Verdell wins Pac-12 honor

Oregon’s 30-27 upset win in overtime against then-ranked No. 7 Washington was a long time coming. The win not only snapped a two-year losing streak to the Huskies, but was a scene of Oregon redemption, since the Ducks had lost 38-31 in overtime against Stanford just three weeks prior at …

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Video: The Ducks defeat the Huskies in overtime 30-27

The No. 17 Oregon Ducks took home the victory over the No. 7 Washington Huskies after a hard fought battle on Saturday. This win moved Oregon up to No. 12 in the AP Poll. Next up, the Ducks take on the Washington State Cougars on October 20 in Pullman, Washington.

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Video: Caught up! Sports, Episode 2

Get caught up with all of Oregon’s sports from last week with Shawn Medow.

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Quick Hits: Oregon football moves up in poll after Washington win, volleyball splits weekend on road

In dramatic fashion, Oregon football upset No. 7 Washington 30-27 with a 6-yard rush up the middle by running back CJ Verdell in overtime against one of the most formidable run defenses in the Pac-12. The victory brought the Ducks from No. 17 to No. 12 in the AP poll. …

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No. 14 Oregon volleyball upset at Utah

The No. 14 Oregon Ducks (12-6, 5-3 Pac-12) were upset by the unranked Utah Utes (11-8, 3-5 Pac-12) in four sets (22-25, 18-25, 26-24, 23-25) on Sunday in Salt Lake City. The Ducks started the match without three of their starters, Brooke Nuneviller, Brooke Van Sickle and Willow Johnson, due …

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AP Poll: Oregon football climbs five spots to No. 12 after Washington win

Following Oregon football’s 30-27 upset win over No. 7 Washington at Autzen Stadium on Saturday, the Ducks have climbed five spots to No. 12 in the Associated Press Top-25 Poll for week eight. Oregon (5-1, 2-1 Pac-12) is now the highest ranked Pac-12 team in the poll. Washington dropped eight …

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No. 17 Oregon defeated No. 7 Washington via the Cristobal way

The Ducks were six yards from the end zone in the first overtime. It was third down, and a touchdown would defeat the No. 7 Washington Huskies. Oregon was planning on passing the ball, but Washington countered by playing six defensive backs, so right before the snap, Oregon head coach …

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No. 17 Oregon upsets No. 7 Washington in redemption-filled overtime thriller

Three weeks after a devastating loss, when it seemed every card was against them, the No. 17 Oregon Ducks made all the right moves to upset the No. 7 Washington Huskies 30-27 in overtime, walking off with a 6-yard rushing touchdown by redshirt freshman CJ Verdell. There were three seconds …

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Jessica Hull takes first place at Pre-Nationals Invitational

On Saturday morning, after busting out the rust in the first two races of the season, Jessica Hull came away with a first-place finish at the Pre-Nationals Invitational in Madison, Wisconsin. The race served as a preview for the NCAA Championships, which will take place on the same course on …

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Rapid Reaction: No. 17 Oregon defeats No. 7 Washington 30-27 in overtime

No. 17 Oregon defeated No. 7 Washington 30-27 in overtime. Key Plays Oregon finished a 15-play, 88-yard drive with a 1-yard touchdown run from CJ Verdell to give the Ducks a 24-17 lead. Washington tied the game with a 43-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Jake Browning to wide receiver Ty …

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Oregon soccer drops fifth straight in 4-1 loss at Colorado

Oregon soccer (7-5-1, 1-4-0 Pac-12) traveled to Boulder, Colorado, to face the 16th ranked Buffaloes (11-0-3) on Saturday. The match was the third of five straight grueling matches against 2017 NCAA tournament teams for the Ducks. The Buffs dominated the first half, getting out to a 3-0 lead with two …

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Rapid Reaction: No. 17 Oregon and No. 7 Washington tied at 17 at the half

The No. 17 Oregon Ducks are tied with the No. 7 Washington Huskies 17-17 in a depth-testing first half. Oregon offensive linemen Penei Sewell and Dallas Warmack left with injuries (Jacob Capra and Brady Aiello replaced them). Washington also lost starting running back Myles Gaskin to injury. Oregon quarterback Justin …

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Oregon’s Drayton Carlberg uses big plays to stick in the lineup

In the fourth quarter of Oregon’s game against then-ranked No. 7 Stanford, the Cardinal were looking to score, trailing 24-21. The Ducks defense held strong, putting Stanford in a fourth-and-one situation. With the offense remaining on the field, there was no secret what the Cardinal would do. They were going …

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August Raskie’s triple-double secures 3-1 win for Oregon volleyball at Colorado

Despite a rocky second set with extra-points and a third-set blow out by Colorado, No. 14 Oregon recovered in the fourth to take the match 3-1 (25-19, 32-30, 14-25 and 25-16). The Ducks are now 5-2 in conference play and the win was also their third consecutive on the road. …

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Quick Hits: No. 17 Oregon football ready to go against Washington, No. 14 volleyball set for mountain schools

No. 17 Oregon football faces No. 7 Washington tomorrow afternoon in Autzen Stadium. The Huskies have thrashed the Ducks the past two seasons, but after a bye week to recover and strategize, A University of Oregon Running Club athlete Justin Gallegos, who has cerebral palsy, signed a professional contract with …

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