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Ducks’ shooting the difference in Civil War rematch

It has been 22 days since the Civil War rivals battled it out on the court when Oregon fell in its biggest losing deficit of the season to Oregon State. Twenty-two days of training and playing other Pac-12 schools. Each coming into tonight’s rematch with the same conference record after …

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Ducks rout Beavers 69-10 in Civil War

It didn’t take long to tell how the 121st edition of the Civil War would shake out. The Ducks elected to receive the opening kickoff, and on their return, Oregon State was flagged 15 yards for an unsportsmanlike penalty. Just seconds into the game, it was a sign of what …

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Oregon answered Oregon State’s trash-talk with a dominating victory

With six minutes and 22 seconds left in the third quarter, “We Will Rock You” by Queen began to play at Autzen Stadium. The crowd began to stomp its feet and sing along. The Ducks had just made it 62-7 against their in-state rivals, Oregon State, after linebacker Justin Hollins …

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Emerald Recommends: Songs for the Civil War

Whether watching at Autzen Stadium or at home rooting for the Ducks with family, Ducks fans sure know how to rock game day. Find songs to listen to as the Ducks play the Oregon State University Beavers in the 121st Civil War below. ‘Fuck You’ — CeeLo Green No song …

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Raincoats and redemption, Ducks prepare for the 121st Civil War

The eight-game Civil War winning streak of the Oregon Ducks came to an end last year as the Oregon State Beavers claimed the victory, 34-24, for the first time since 2007. “I remember it started to rain,” Oregon State head coach Cory Hall said on Monday. “I remember seeing that …

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Hawthorne Hall: A Confederate Legacy

At the end of the Civil War, Confederate officer Benjamin Hawthorne surrendered his troops at Virginia’s Appomattox Courthouse and walked 100 miles to his home. In 1873, eight years after the war, he moved to Oregon. In 1959, the University of Oregon named a residence hall after him. Hawthorne, an …

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Oregon volleyball sweeps Oregon State in Pac-12 opener

Oregon volleyball swept the Oregon State Beavers its opening match of Pac-12 play to continue the Ducks’ win streak, which now sits at eight games. Oregon got off to a quick start, earning a 9-3 lead that forced Oregon State to take a timeout. The margin increased to 11-3 until the …

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Oregon fails to rise to the occasion in Civil War Pac-12 opener

Oregon (11-3, 0-1 Pac-12) was understandably at a loss for words following its 70-57 Pac-12 opening loss to Oregon State (10-1, 1-0). Head coach Dana Altman pointed the finger at the Beavers’ 31 points off turnovers and second chance points. Sophomore Dillon Brooks (13 points) felt like the team played …

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Oregon welcomes back Dylan Ennis, prepares for Pac-12 play

Tonight, Oregon will wrap up its non-conference schedule against Western Oregon. Then, next Sunday, it will open Pac-12 play in Corvallis against Gary Payton II (16.5 points per game) and in-state rival Oregon State. “The intensity there will be pretty good,” Oregon head coach Dana Altman said. Most importantly though, …

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Oregon State's Gill Coliseum: History and nostalgia enhance basketball experience

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Before the opening tip of the women’s basketball Civil War showdown between Oregon and Oregon State Friday night, the court announcer used the phrase “legendary Gill Coliseum” — an apt description for a special place. Gill is an old building, not antiquated but rather something that has …

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Kim: Oregon hitting its stride as they head into Pac-12 title game

CORVALLIS – For the seventh consecutive season, Oregon maintained its bragging rights against in-state rival Oregon State, winning the 118th Civil War with ease. Last season, the historic rivalry game – dating back to 1894 – came down to a memorable late game connection between Marcus Mariota and Josh Huff, but tonight, …

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Despite Mariota's huge night,Ducks prove to be far more than a one-man show

On a night when Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota may have secured himself in Oregon history by staking his claim on the Heisman trophy, the Ducks’ 47-19 Civil War victory over rival Oregon State served as a display of far more than just one player. Although he was the top performer Saturday …

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Despite Mariota’s huge night,Ducks prove to be far more than a one-man show

On a night when Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota may have secured himself in Oregon history by staking his claim on the Heisman trophy, the Ducks’ 47-19 Civil War victory over rival Oregon State served as a display of far more than just one player. Although he was the top performer Saturday …

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GameDay links: News and analysis leading up to Oregon-Oregon State

Oregon knows who its facing next Friday in the Pac-12 Championship game now. Yet, the road to the inaugural College Football Playoff could take quite the turn with a slip-up at Reser Stadium in Corvallis, Ore. Saturday. A win for Oregon State would make the Beavers bowl eligible, not to …

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GameDay: Oregon State coach Mike Riley recalls his first Civil War

Mike Riley’s first memory of the Civil War came when he was in seventh grade: Oregon was still playing its home games at Hayward Field. His dad was the defensive backs coach for Oregon State and Riley remembers defensive back Thurman Bell making a play that helped secure the game …

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GameDay: Matchups and players to watch in the 118th Civil War

Rivalry week is upon us. On Friday, the Ducks will head to Corvallis, Oregon for the 118th matchup between Oregon and Oregon State. The Beavers, with senior quarterback Sean Mannion, haven’t necessarily lived up to expectations this year. However, with an overall record of 5-6, Oregon State can become bowl-eligible with …

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GameDay: Watching the Iron, Egg bowls in downtown Eugene is your best bet

It’s rivalry week. Aside from the traditional turkey, ham and mashed potatoes you can expect to eat on Thanksgiving, there will be plenty of college football to help you stay on the couch from Thursday through Saturday. Five games featuring ranked teams will highlight the weekend: the Big-10 East and West, …

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GameDay: The Civil War is more than a game to Oregonians

Oregon is just one game away from playing for the Pac-12 Championship. With a 10-1 record (7-1 Pac-12) the Ducks are on the verge of returning to the conference championship game for the first time since 2011 and remain in the running for one of four College Football Playoff spots. Oregon State is one …

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GameDay: Here’s how Oregon and Oregon State stack up

The season finale will mark the 118th Civil War between Oregon and Oregon State at Reser Stadium in Corvallis. In recent years, the game’s importance has been overshadowed by Oregon’s national spotlight. But it’s never an easy win for either side, so here’s how the 118th Civil War stacks up: Offense: Following Oregon’s …

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GameDay: Here's how Oregon and Oregon State stack up

The season finale will mark the 118th Civil War between Oregon and Oregon State at Reser Stadium in Corvallis. In recent years, the game’s importance has been overshadowed by Oregon’s national spotlight. But it’s never an easy win for either side, so here’s how the 118th Civil War stacks up: Offense: Following Oregon’s …

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Raw video: Ifo Ekpre-Olomu reflects on favorite Civil War moments

As senior cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu heads into his last Civil War, he had a moment to reflect on the in-state rivalry. His favorite moment? Last year’s late game heroics to defeat Oregon State on senior night. Follow Hayden Kim on Twitter @HayDayKim

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Video: Civil War Blood Drive

Before they meet on the football field, the Ducks and the Beavers have a friendly competition that nearly all students can get involved with. For 13 years, the Civil War Blood Drive has helped thousands of people in the Corvallis and Eugene communities. The Ducks have won the last four …

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Oregon men’s basketball: Ducks and UCLA Bruins square off in second round of Pac-12 tournament

After winning its opening round game against Oregon State 88-74 Wednesday night, the Oregon men’s basketball team (23-8, 10-8 Pac-12) take on the UCLA Bruins (23-8, 12-6) tonight in the quarterfinal round of the Pac-12 tournament. The two teams split the regular season series with the road team winning each time. Wednesday …

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Emerald Quick Hits: Civil War headlines first round of Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament

– One of the biggest rivalries in college sports will headline day one of the Pac-12 men’s basketball tournament, as Oregon (22-8, 10-8 Pac-12) and Oregon State (16-14, 8-10) will partake in a Civil War game for the third time this season. The game will take place at 6 p.m. …

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Oregon men’s basketball: Ducks take on rival Oregon State in Pac-12 tournament for first time

Last season, the Oregon men’s basketball team garnered three wins in three days to win the Pac-12 tournament. This time, the Ducks will have to win four games in four days to take home the trophy. “I’m going into this tournament with the same mindset (as last year),” senior guard …

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