U of O http://klcc.org en USA Junior Track Championships Free To Attend This Weekend http://klcc.org/post/usa-junior-track-championships-free-attend-weekend <p>Before the world comes to Eugene later this month, the U.S. has to select its athletes. This weekend, the best American track and field competitors under age 20 will compete at Hayward Field.</p><p></p><p>Only the top two U.S. finishers from this weekend will go to the World Junior Championships. There will be plenty of local talent to root for. Five current U of O athletes and five freshmen recruits will compete on their home track. One of the veteran Ducks is Maggie Schmaedick, a 2013 Sheldon High School graduate. She enters Sunday's 5K race with the country's fastest junior time.</p> Wed, 02 Jul 2014 21:42:46 +0000 Karen Richards 16744 at http://klcc.org USA Junior Track Championships Free To Attend This Weekend Oregon's Economy Experiencing Average Growth. http://klcc.org/post/oregons-economy-experiencing-average-growth <p>The state's economy continues to experience average to above average growth. Desmond O'Boyle reports on the latest economic indicators to come out of the University of Oregon.</p> Mon, 30 Jun 2014 22:01:01 +0000 Desmond O'Boyle 16602 at http://klcc.org Oregon's Economy Experiencing Average Growth. Oregon Softball Makes History With #1 Ranking http://klcc.org/post/oregon-softball-makes-history-1-ranking <p>The University of Oregon softball team hit a milestone this week.&nbsp; For the first time in school history, they are the number one team in the country.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>The top ranking comes after the Ducks won two in a three-game series against then-number-one UCLA.&nbsp; After the final game Sunday, senior utility player Kailee Cuico told Oregon Sports Network the series showed what the team could do.</p> Wed, 09 Apr 2014 18:11:42 +0000 Jes Burns 11417 at http://klcc.org Oregon Softball Makes History With #1 Ranking Ducks Won't Repeat As PAC-12 Tournament Champions http://klcc.org/post/ducks-wont-repeat-pac-12-tournament-champions <p>The University of Oregon’s bid to repeat as PAC-12 tournament champions was squandered Thursday night by the same team they defeated last year to win it all.&nbsp; UCLA blew the game open in the second half to win by 19.&nbsp;</p><p>.</p><p>The game was a back and forth affair for most of the first half, but UCLA got hot shooting and opened up a 20 point lead with five minutes go.&nbsp; They held on to win 82-63.&nbsp; Oregon’s Joe Young scored a game-high 29 points, but no other Duck broke into double figures.&nbsp;</p><p></p> Fri, 14 Mar 2014 04:46:09 +0000 Jes Burns 9796 at http://klcc.org Ducks Won't Repeat As PAC-12 Tournament Champions Ducks Down Beavers In PAC-12 Tournament Civil War Game http://klcc.org/post/ducks-down-beavers-pac-12-tournament-civil-war-game <p>It was a Civil War battle Wednesday night in the first round of the PAC-12 Tournament.&nbsp; The number Ducks played the Beavers in Las Vegas, and the U of O walked away with the victory.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p>Oregon and Oregon State had already met twice this season, with each team chalking a win.&nbsp; The Ducks entered the PAC-12 Tournament with momentum though, having won their previous seven games.</p><p></p> Thu, 13 Mar 2014 04:18:38 +0000 Jes Burns 9722 at http://klcc.org Ducks Down Beavers In PAC-12 Tournament Civil War Game Product Design "Duck Tank" Competition Celebrates Interdisciplinary Collaboration http://klcc.org/post/product-design-duck-tank-competition-celebrates-interdisciplinary-collaboration <p>University of Oregon student-entrepreneurs walked away with a cash prize after competing in the inaugural Colligan User Interface Design Challenge. The aim of the so-called "Duck Tank" was to give students real-world experience conceptualizing a product and pitching it to investors.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p></p> Tue, 21 Jan 2014 08:24:00 +0000 Jes Burns 6758 at http://klcc.org Product Design "Duck Tank" Competition Celebrates Interdisciplinary Collaboration After First Loss, Ducks Fall To #17 In The AP Poll http://klcc.org/post/after-first-loss-ducks-fall-17-ap-poll <p>The University of Oregon men’s basketball team dropped in this week’s national rankings after chalking their first loss of the season on Sunday.&nbsp; The Ducks lost to Colorado on the road.&nbsp; They dropped from number 10 to 17 in Monday’s A-P top-25 poll.&nbsp;</p><p></p><p><br />Before the loss, the Ducks were one of only seven still-undefeated Division 1 teams. &nbsp;<br /><br />Oregon plays again this Thursday at home against California.<br />&nbsp;</p> Tue, 07 Jan 2014 00:53:03 +0000 Jes Burns 5992 at http://klcc.org After First Loss, Ducks Fall To #17 In The AP Poll Duck Cross-Country Teams Target NCAAs http://klcc.org/post/duck-cross-country-teams-target-ncaas <p>Do the men of Oregon have a shot at an NCAA cross-country title Saturday? A coach and an athlete say it's possible.</p><p><br />Eugene is known as Track Town USA for a reason. At the University of Oregon, 20 of the 21 NCAA sports titles have been from (indoor and outdoor) track and field and cross-country. Although they aren't favored, the Duck men's team *could add to that count Saturday. Head Coach Robert Johnson:</p> Wed, 20 Nov 2013 14:00:00 +0000 Karen Richards 3370 at http://klcc.org Duck Cross-Country Teams Target NCAAs Two Oregon Basketball Players Suspended http://klcc.org/post/two-oregon-basketball-players-suspended <p>Two University of Oregon basketball players are being suspended for a yet-to-be decided number of games for violating NCAA rules. This could put a damper on the season opener for the #19-ranked men's team.</p><p>The U of O Athletic Department announced Tuesday that Sophomores Dominic Artis&nbsp; and Ben Carter would be suspended for an undetermined number of games for selling team-issued clothing.&nbsp; NCAA rules state that each will have to donate the value of the apparel to charity.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 06 Nov 2013 03:35:49 +0000 Jes Burns 2533 at http://klcc.org Two Oregon Basketball Players Suspended