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Damarcus Simpson falls short in long jump, Sam Prakel and Mick Stanovsek run into 1,500 finals

Football is considered the game of inches, but Oregon long jumper Damarcus Simpson might argue that should change. In the long jump, one centimeter over the board and the jump doesn’t count. Too much space behind means distance is taken away from a jump. It was one or the other for …

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Oregon qualifies 12 in first two days of NCAA West Prelims

After the first two days of the NCAA West Preliminaries, at the Hornet Stadium in Sacramento, California, the Oregon Ducks have punched 12 individual tickets for the NCAA Championships. Oregon qualified eight athletes on Friday, with six from the women’s team and two from the men’s. In the 400 meters, …

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Oregon men win 12th straight Pac-12 track and field title, women place second

As the Oregon track and field teams headed to Stanford University for the Pac-12 Championships this weekend, both the men and women had winning streaks to defend. For the past nine seasons, the Ducks have swept the teams titles. The men have won the meet the past 11 years. On …

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