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From setup to teardown, Oregon rugby teams do it all

It’s 2 p.m. on a recent Friday and Spencer de Urioste and Charles Diemer drive onto Riverfront Field in a black Jeep at the banks of the Willamette River. De Urioste grabs a Bluetooth speaker from the car and plays Luke Bryan’s hit song “Huntin’ Fishin’ & Lovin’ Every Day” …

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Jack Rising is a UO running club member, world record holder for running in a vegetable costume

Jack Rising crossed the finish line at the the Eugene Holiday Half Marathon last month in one hour and 16 minutes, not only setting a new personal best for himself, but also a new world record. He was wearing a store-bought carrot costume, and Rising is in the process of …

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Oregon hockey sweeps Portland State over Halloween weekend

The Oregon club hockey team easily handled the first two games of the Portland State series this weekend, ending their homestand with 5-3 and 9-0 wins on Friday and Saturday, respectively. “There was definitely an improvement,” said goaltender Trevor Peterson of the second night compared to the first. “I think …

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Chris Campbell shakes off the rust and returns to Oregon hockey

By Anne Yilmaz His body was hurting and his grades were suffering. Chris Campbell was tired, but all he needed was a little time. Chris, a junior on the Oregon hockey team, started playing hockey when he was eight, and up until last year, he has never missed a season. …

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Despite ‘snub’ in preseason rankings, Oregon men’s club rugby ready for season

Coming into the new season, it feels like nobody believes in Oregon men’s club rugby. In a preseason poll ranking the top rugby programs in the nation, several teams from the Northwest Collegiate Rugby Conference placed highly on the list. Oregon, which ended up losing last year in the conference …

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Undefeated season is the goal as Oregon men’s club soccer begins new year

As with everything that happens in Eugene, rain began to fall during one of the Oregon men’s club soccer double day practices the week before school began. “It’s really no big deal at all,” assistant coach Luke Connolly said as water dripped from his soaked jacket. “Rain is no problem …

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Oregon hockey’s Connor McBride discovers passion in music

By Anne Yilmaz His entire life revolved around hockey. That is, until music came along. Music took a hold of senior Connor McBride’s life after he left The Hill School, a preparatory boarding school in Pennsylvania with a rigorous hockey program. “Playing hockey there is like playing football here,” McBride said. …

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Life Cycle supports Oregon club cycling through sponsorship

Cycling can be an expensive sport, especially for someone who is just starting out. The upfront costs can creep into the thousands as the cyclist has to purchase not only a bike but also gear to keep themselves warm in the tumultuous Eugene weather. For many prospective cyclists the price …

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Club surfers experience paradise in endeavor with ocean

Surfing, in theory, is a juxtaposition. A dangerous sport that can give a rider total relaxation. Riding along waves powerful enough to engulf a human body under the water and cause serious injury is how the rider comes to feel complete bliss. “Surfing is just peaceful. Getting on a wave …

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Trevor Peterson makes a smooth transition from roller hockey to ice hockey

When you ask an ice hockey player where he learned to play, the answer is rarely Nipomo, Calif. The reason? There’s no place to play. Many ice hockey hopefuls had to head to other cities like Bakersfield or Oxnard, both two hours away. But senior Trevor Peterson — now a …

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McArthur Court remains a vital part of the University

The athletic department concluded its final intercollegiate competition in McArthur Court on January, 8 2011, but the decrepit building squished between Esslinger hall and Howe Field isn’t just an empty space waiting to be raised, and there are still students, staff and faculty who make use of it.

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Use of Club Sports’ increased funds raises questions

A 100-percent increase in the Club Sports Supplemental Funds may not have been allocated fairly among teams, and there are differing opinions on the use of that money during the rest of the fiscal year.

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As postseason nears, top-ranked men’s club ultimate looks to make its mark

The No. 2 ranked Ducks have enjoyed sustained success so far this year, and hope to make a run at nationals.

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As postseason nears, top-ranked men's club ultimate looks to make its mark

The No. 2 ranked Ducks have enjoyed sustained success so far this year, and hope to make a run at nationals.

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Leaving no stone unturned: Freshman catcher Dylan Garza makes the most of his opportunities

Garza’s path to Eugene was an unlikely one, but now he’s making the most of his opportunities in both club baseball and football.

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Club sports roundup

An insight to the calendar of the club sports set to play this weekend.

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Video: Men’s Club Volleyball

The University of Oregon’s Men’s Club Volleyball team awaits their first tournament of the season in Los Angeles, California. The team, consisting of all non-native Oregonians, has high hopes for this upcoming season.

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Oregon club hockey looks to close year on high note

It has been a disappointing year for the Ducks, but they have a chance to end on a winning note this weekend against California.

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Striking a balance: Dana Macalanda finds her way through club wushu team

Dana Macalanda never saw it coming, but club wushu has become one of the dominant forces in her life.

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Oregon club hockey set for latest chapter of Washington rivalry

After going 2-1 in Mid State Electric Showcase Tournament, the Ducks host Washington this weekend.

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An unlikely hobby: Brandon Lee's long, strange journey through the world of cricket

Brandon Lee never intended to play cricket in college, but a series of events four years ago spawned a passion that led him all the way to the position of team coordinator.

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Club hockey looks to gain traction after uneven start

The Ducks head into a weekend series against Washington State with a record of 2-2.

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The barometer: Kristina Lekas sets the tone for women's club soccer

Senior Kristina Lekas keeps the women’s club soccer team together both on and off the field.

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In Ross Nishio, men's club soccer finds natural leader

Talk to Ross Nishio for just a moment, on or off the field, and the leadership skills he possesses will become obvious. Just ask University club men’s soccer player-coach Gerald Buxton, who was extremely impressed by Nishio when they met for the first time in spring of 2010.

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Oregon’s club sailing team earns bid to nationals for second straight year

A victory in Seattle last weekend punched Oregon’s ticket to nationals for the second straight year.

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Women's club soccer sets lofty goals for 2011 season

A feeling of underachievement was left in the hearts of the Oregon women’s club soccer team after being booted in last year’s National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) national tournament by Colorado [email protected]@http://www.nirsa.org//AM/[email protected]@ The Ducks bowed out in the semifinals, and any hopes of getting back to the same national game …

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Oregon club fencing hopes to continue ascension

The Oregon club fencing team capped a successful 2010-11 campaign in late May, and club coordinator Ken Hall expects big things from the program moving into next year.

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ASUO Senate allocates funds, discusses Riverfront resolution at last meeting of its term

ASUO Senate allocated more than $30,000 in funding from its surplus account for club sports teams who qualified for national tournaments, approved a resolution about Willamette Riverfront development and approved a few minor changes to the ASUO stipend model at the final meeting of the 2010-11 Senate.

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Oregon club men’s lacrosse wins second-straight conference crown

The Oregon club men’s lacrosse team defeated Simon Fraser 16-8 in the PNCLL title game this weekend. The team will face Cal Poly in the opening round at Nationals.

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