SportsWomen's Soccer

Oregon soccer shut out by Nebraska, draws with No. 18 Kansas

Oregon soccer earned a draw against No. 18 Kansas on Sunday to conclude a weekend of games in Lincoln, Nebraska, taking the Ducks’ record to 2-1-1 in 2018. Halla Hinriksdottir was Oregon’s hero in the upset 1-1 draw for Oregon against No. 18 Kansas on Sunday, coming up with six …

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FootballSports

Oregon football ranked 24th in AP top-25 preseason poll

The Oregon Ducks football team will begin the season inside the AP top-25 poll at No. 24. This is the 10th time in the last 11 years that Oregon is ranked in the preseason top-25. Oregon is the fourth-ranked Pac-12 school, behind No. 6 Washington, No. 13 Stanford and No. …

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BaseballMultimediaPhotoSports

Photos: Star Wars night strikes back at PK Park

                                        Follow Rylee Marron on Instagram: @ryleemarronphotography.

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FootballSports

Fall camp showing how developing wide receiver depth will be crucial for Oregon this season

Oregon football’s wide receivers might be a little inexperienced, but wide receivers coach Michael Johnson has used fall camp to get them ready for the season. With Oregon’s top receivers are Brenden Schooler, Dillon Mitchell and Johnny Johnson III, but those behind them face a gap in experience they have …

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BaseballMultimediaPhotoSports

Photos: Dog Day brings smiles to Eugene Emeralds game at PK Park

                                      Follow Rylee Marron on Instagram: @ryleemarronphotography.

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FootballSports

Cristobal, Herbert talk offensive line depth and player versatility

On Tuesday, Oregon football head coach Mario Cristobal appeared happy with his team on both sides of the ball following practice. “Overall, pretty balanced in camp,” he said. Oregon’s offensive linemen all got chances in No. 1 spots in their positions during practice on Tuesday to experiment with combinations that …

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PodcastSportsSports Podcasts

Podcast: Emerald FC: English Premier League preview

 In this episode of Emerald FC, Associate Sports Editor Shawn Medow is joined by Austin Cracraft to discuss the upcoming Premier League season. From transfers and title favorites to team-by-team breakdowns, Shawn and Austin go in-depth on the Premier League before the first ball of the 2018-19 season is kicked. Ryan …

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FootballSports

Center Jake Hanson speaks on offensive line chemistry, coming back from injury

As the Ducks roll into the second week of fall camp, the full pads come on and bodies start to hurt, but it is a vital time for a team to come together. Chemistry is crucial for an offensive line, and the Ducks should already have it. Junior center Jake …

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Cross CountrySportsTrack & Field

Report: Oregon loses multiple top runners

Oregon track and field and cross country runners Katie Rainsberger, Lilli Burdon, Tanner Anderson and Mick Stanovsek were all granted transfers from the university, according to the Register-Guard. The news comes in the wake of former Oregon assistant coaches Andy and Maurica Powell hired on to run the University of …

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FootballSports

At Oregon football media day, it’s clear how staff continuity creates hope for the 2018 season

Senior linebacker Kaulana Apelu is entering his fourth and final season as a Duck. Yet this season is the only one where Apelu is playing for the same defensive coordinator as the prior season. So back in the winter, when rumors swirled that Jim Leavitt would leave Oregon, Apelu was …

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FootballSports

Ducks finish day one of fall camp with some veteran names standing out

Oregon football opened fall training camp on Friday, competing in its first practice with a full roster under new head coach Mario Cristobal. Contact is limited — players can only compete in a helmet, jersey and shorts — but some players still performed above the rest. Cristobal named offensive lineman …

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FootballSports

Mario Cristobal talks roster news, offseason workouts during opening fall press conference

Training camp for the 2018 Oregon football season begins on Friday, and head coach Mario Cristobal filled Thursday’s opening fall press conference with energy, enthusiasm, some roster news and statements. As is tradition with college football head coaches, Cristobal opened by crediting the offseason training program for improving team strength strength …

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OlympicsSports

Hayward Field awarded 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials

USA Track and Field announced on Thursday that Hayward Field will host the 2020 United States Track & Field Olympic Trials. The 2020 trials were set to be held at Mt. San Antonio College in Walnut, California, but after renovation concerns, the door opened for Eugene to host the trials …

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LacrosseSports

Chelsea Gamble hired as Oregon lacrosse head coach

Oregon lacrosse has announced that former Stanford assistant coach Chelsea Gamble will be the next head coach of the program. Following Katrina Dowd’s resignation in mid-July, the Oregon athletic department faced finding another women’s athletics head coach. On Wednesday, the search ended with Gamble’s hiring. “It’s a great honor and privilege …

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SoftballSports

Lombardi hopes to cement Oregon’s place as perennial title contender

It will be hard to fill the void left by former Oregon softball head coach Mike White, but new-hire Melyssa Lombardi has a pedigree that might propel the Ducks into the national championship. During her 21 years as Oklahoma’s pitching coach, Lombardi coached two USA softball pitchers-of-the-year and four national …

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FootballSports

Chip Kelly praises Oregon football fans and Autzen Stadium during Pac-12 media day

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — November 3, 2018 is a date circled on many Oregon football fans’ calendars. Chip Kelly, who led Oregon football to a Rose Bowl title in two appearances and a national championship game as head coach, will return to Autzen Stadium in charge of UCLA. He’s not sure …

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FootballSports

After a year at the position, Brenden Schooler could lead Oregon’s young wide receivers this fall

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Last fall, Brenden Schooler transitioned from defensive back to wide receiver in an effort to aid sophomore quarterback Justin Herbert. That switch led to Schooler grabbing the fourth-most receptions (20) and collecting the fifth-most receiving yards (274) on the team. That was just a transition season for …

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FootballSports

Justin Herbert stays humble despite Heisman hype

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert never expected to be on Heisman Trophy watchlists. He never expected NFL scouts to be licking their lips at the chance of picking the local kid with the big head of hair and boyish smile in the NFL Draft. He never expected to …

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FootballSports

With Mario Cristobal and Jim Leavitt, Oregon football is believing again

HOLLYWOOD, Calif. — When Willie Taggart left for Florida State, Oregon football players took a vote and decided they wanted offensive line and co-offensive coordinator Mario Cristobal to take over. They got their wish. “First time [Cristobal] came in the room, I could see the smile on everyone’s faces,” redshirt …

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SportsTrack & Field

Oregon track and field hires Helen Lehman-Winters as associate head coach

Oregon track and field has filled another void left by the departures of Andy and Maurica Powell, hiring former University of San Francisco head track and field and cross country coach Helen Lehman-Winters as associate head coach. Oregon hired former Virginia Tech coach Ben Thomas last week as an associate …

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SportsWomen's Tennis

Oregon women’s tennis names Courtney Nagle head coach

Oregon women’s tennis announced former player Courtney Nagle will be the next head coach of the program after Alison Silverio’s departure for Notre Dame.  After playing for Oregon from 2002-05, Nagle became a volunteer assistant coach at Oregon before spending the last four years at North Carolina as the top …

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SoftballSports

Oregon softball introduces Melyssa Lombardi as head coach

The Melyssa Lombardi era officially began as she was introduced to fans and media members at Jane Sanders Stadium on Monday. For the first time this decade, the Ducks will be led by someone other than Mike White. Lombardi, a 21-year assistant coach at Oklahoma with four national championships on …

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SportsTrack & Field

Oregon track and field hires Ben Thomas as associate head coach

Oregon has hired Ben Thomas to take over the middle distance and distance coaching duties, filling the major void left by Andy and Maurica Powell, the former associate head coach and assistant coach. Thomas was introduced Monday as the associate head coach for cross country and track and field. “We are …

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FootballSports

Four Oregon football players named to award watch lists

Every year, numerous college football committees release watch lists for the awards they hand out at the conclusion of the college football season. Oregon quarterback Justin Herbert was named to both the Maxwell Award list and the Davey O’Brien watch list. The Maxwell award is for Maxwell’s college football player …

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LacrosseSports

Oregon lacrosse head coach Katrina Dowd resigns

Oregon has lost yet another women’s athletics head coach. On Friday, Oregon announced that lacrosse head coach Katrina Dowd had resigned from the position and that assistant coach Becca Block would become the interim head coach as the program looks for a new head coach. “I am grateful for the …

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GolfSports

Oregon names Derek Radley as new women’s golf coach

Following Ria Scott’s exit for Virginia, Oregon women’s golf has named Derek Radley the new head coach. Radley comes to Eugene from Arizona, where he spent his last six seasons and was the Wildcats’ associate head coach since 2016. Radley inherits an Oregon team that has made 11 straight NCAA …

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Men's BasketballSports

CBS, Westgate have Oregon MBB at 7-1 odds to win 2019 NCAA title

After missing the NCAA Tournament this past season, going 23-10 with a sixth place finish in the Pac-12, Oregon men’s basketball has retooled thanks to some notable recruits. CBS and Westgate give the Ducks 7-1 odds to win the national title, trailing just three teams. The Ducks are behind three …

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Sports

My first rodeo

The expression “This ain’t my first rodeo” is thrown around a lot, but what do you do if it actually is your first rodeo? First, I should explain myself. I have never watched a rodeo in my life and have only been on a horse once, when I was five. …

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