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Eugene local Lauren Burke’s Oregon career began with a childhood connection

Howe Field was built in 1936. It was a small stadium, only fitting 1,400 fans in its bleachers. It was outdated and run-down, but to Lauren Burke it embodied Oregon softball. And playing in that stadium, playing for that Oregon team, was her dream. “This was really the only Oregon …

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Oregon men’s basketball bounces back with Civil War win, baseball sweeps San Diego State

– The No. 16 ranked Oregon men’s basketball team (21-6, 10-4 Pac-12) put its recent two-game skid behind them and comfortably beat in-state rival Oregon State 91-81 in front of a sold out Matthew Knight Arena Crowd. It was the first sell out of the season. – Snapping out of …

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Softball defeats Cal Poly in season opener

In its first game of the season, Oregon softball dominated Cal Poly in the Kajikawa Classic 12-3. The Ducks will be on the road for 29 games before making their way back to Eugene for their home opener at Jane Sanders Stadium. Last season, Oregon ended as the No. 7 …

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Men’s basketball prepares for Arizona, softball listed high in preseason rankings

— Tomorrow night, recently ranked No. 23 Oregon men’s basketball will travel to Tucson to face No. 18 Arizona. Despite dropping to Cal 74-73 in their last game, the Wildcats are riding a 49-game home winning streak. According to Emerald sports reporter Ryan Kostecka, “to become a legitimate contender,” Oregon …

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SRG selected to design Oregon softball’s Jane Sanders Stadium

Oregon has chosen a firm to design the softball program’s new stadium. Portland-based architecture firm SRG will work on the design and vision of Jane Sanders Stadium, athletics director Rob Mullens announced Wednesday through a press release.  SRG has already had some experience working on the Oregon campus. They’ve previously designed …

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Photos: Oregon Ducks softball sweeps PSU Vikings in doubleheader

Oregon softball extended its winning streak to 4-0 after sweeping the Portland State vikings in a doubleheader matchup on Sunday.

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Photos: No. 12 Ducks strike back, beats No. 14 Bruins 3 – 2

Oregon Ducks softball, who were blown out 10 to 0 Thursday night, bounced back Friday night defeating the UCLA Bruins 3 – 2 at Howe Field on “Strike Out Cancer” night.

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Photos: Oregon softball sweeps Seattle University in doubleheader

The no. 12 Ducks played host to the Seattle University Redhawks in a doubleheader on Wednesday, May 3, 2012, taking both games 10-8 and 8-0, bringing their record to 36-12.

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With a passion — but no love — for the game, Monique Fuiava retires from softball after Ducks’ Super Regional loss

In a career that saw extreme highs and the lowest of lows, senior first baseman Monique Fuiava leaves the Oregon softball team as a fan favorite and respected leader.

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No. 11 Oregon softball headed to second-straight NCAA Super Regional

With a dominant showing at the NCAA Regionals, the 11th-ranked Oregon softball team will take on Florida in the next round of play.

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Oregon softball begins trip back to Super Regionals this weekend

The No. 11 Oregon Ducks take on Albany in the opening round of regional play this morning at the University Park Regional.

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Rumfelt, Peterson earn Pac-10 softball Player of the Week honors

Senior pitcher Brittany Rumfelt and freshman catcher Alexa Peterson were tabbed the Pac-10 Pitcher and Player of the Week following Oregon’s series win over UCLA.

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Oregon softball begins three-game series with UCLA tonight

The Ducks have won three straight Pac-10 series and will look to extend that streak against the defending national champion Bruins, who have lost six of their last seven games.

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Clark: Postseason implications for Oregon softball heading into UCLA series

The Ducks have an opportunity to beat a struggling UCLA team for the first time since 2004 and pick up momentum heading into postseason play.

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Photos: No. 12 Oregon Ducks softball shuts down No. 10 Stanford Cardinal 2-0

The No. 12 Oregon Ducks softball team went to bat against the No. 10 Stanford Cardinal on Saturday afternoon, with Kelsey Chambers giving the Ducks and early lead with a blast in the bottom of the first inning, but it wasn’t just the Ducks’ offensive production behind the plate that …

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Oregon softball looking for third straight Pac-10 series win

Sporting its highest ranking of the year, the No. 12 Oregon softball team welcomes in the 10th-ranked Stanford Cardinal this weekend for a three-game series. Stanford won all three games in Palo Alto a year ago.

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No. 12 Oregon softball prepares for No. 10 Stanford series

The Ducks are holding their highest ranking of the season and preparing to close out a promising Pac-10 season with wins over Stanford and UCLA.

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No. 19 Oregon softball wins second-straight road series versus No. 9 Arizona

Newfound offense helps Oregon win second straight Pac-10 series win against eight-time national champion Arizona this weekend in Tucson.

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