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James Snook, USA Today

The best season in the history of Oregon women’s basketball has ended. The No. 2 Ducks lost 84-74 last night to No. 1 Notre Dame in Spokane.

Samuel Marshall / Eric Evans Photography

The University of Oregon women’s basketball team is in the NCAA Tournament’s Elite Eight for the second straight year. The No. 2 seeded Ducks earned their spot after defeating No. 11 seed Central Michigan 83-69 on Saturday in Spokane.

Oregon State Athletics

The Oregon State Women’s basketball team advanced in the NCAA tournament with a Friday night win over Baylor. Aggressive rebounding helped the sixth seeded Beavers (26-7) defeat the No. 2 seeded Lady Bears (33-2) with a final score of 72-67. It was Baylor’s first loss since November.

Chris Pietsch / Associated Press

The ‘Sweet 16’ of the NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament includes two Oregon teams after number 6 ranked Oregon State claimed victory in an upset over third-seeded Tennessee, and number 2 seed University of Oregon outscored number 10 Minnesota 101-73 in the second round of the tournament.

TrackTown USA

USA Track and Field has placed its president, Vin Lananna, on temporary leave to avoid potential conflict of interest concerns over an investigation into the awarding of the 2021 world championships to Eugene.

Aaron Yost / The News-Review

The University of Oregon football team hosted rival Oregon State University on Saturday at Autzen stadium in the 121st Civil War football game. New records were set as the Ducks blasted the Beavers with a final score of 69 - 10.

The Oregonian

The Willie Taggart-era at the University of Oregon got off to a fast start with Tony Brooks-James' 100-yard touchdown return on the opening kickoff against Southern Utah on Saturday.

Eugene Will Not Host 2020 Olympic Trials

Jun 28, 2017
CollegeOvals.com

Eugene will not host the 2020 Olympic Track Trials. USATF announced Wednesday they’re awarding the honor to the city of Los Angeles.


Karen Richards

 

On Saturday the Women of Oregon's track team achieved something never seen before: a triple crown. This academic year, they won NCAA Division One titles in cross country, indoor and outdoor track and field. 

 

Karen Richards

 

The NCAA Track and Field Championships are underway at Hayward Field. While dozens of Division One schools are represented, getting here is no small feat.

 


John Fischer

Two of my favorite activities - biking - and skiing - can work well as a combination sport this time of year in the Oregon Cascades.

Associated Press/The Oregonian

Napheesa Collier scored 28 points, Gabby Williams had 25 and UConn advanced to its 10th consecutive Final Four with a 90-52 victory against Oregon on Monday night.

Goducks.com

The Oregon Ducks men’s basketball team is in the Final Four for the first time since 1939 – that’s 78 years!

Jessica Hill / AP

The Oregon Duck women’s basketball team are in the “Elite 8” for the first time in history. The tenth-seeded team upset third-seeded Maryland Saturday 77 to 63.

Goducks.com

Two-time Olympic gold medal winner Ashton Eaton has announced he is retiring from track and field. His wife, bronze-medalist, Brianne Theisen-Eaton is also retiring. The 28-year old couple made the announcement via statements on their website Wednesday.

goducks.com

Willie Taggart is the University of Oregon’s new head football coach. At a press conference Thursday in Eugene he promised to make the team winners again.

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University of Oregon football players reacted Wednesday to Tuesday’s firing of head coach Mark Helfrich. The news comes after the Ducks’ worst season in years.

After coverage of Donald Trump’s “locker room talk”, members of Eugene’s men’s roller derby team, Lane County Concussion, have taken a stance against sexual assault and rape culture.

Woodburn High School

There is a high school boys soccer team in Oregon that has made it to the playoffs for 30 straight years.. It is Woodburn High School and it's no coincidence that most of its players are Latinos.

University of Oregon

The University of Oregon and other top NCAA women’s volleyball teams will play in the VERT Challenge this today  and Saturday at Matt Knight Arena.

KLCC’s Kira Hoffelmeyer shares the details.

David J. Phillip / The Associated Press

In news from the Summer Games in Brazil, Oregon's Ashton Eaton has successfully defended his Olympic decathlon title Thursday night. Correspondent Tom Banse reports on the now two-time gold medal winner from Eugene.

Goducks.com

University of Oregon alum Brianne Theisen-Eaton won a bronze medal in the heptathlon this weekend at the Olympic Games.

Bradley Parks / OPB

There were medals a-plenty for Northwest athletes competing at the Summer Olympics in Brazil this weekend. One runner from Portland missed out on the podium in a dramatic race, but got kudos afterwards for sportsmanship.

Bradley W. Parks / OPB News

The U.S. Olympic team includes more than 75 athletes from the northwest. One of them is Minnesota transplant Ben Blankenship. He’ll be competing in the men’s’ 1,500 meter race later this month.

Tom Banse

There will be plenty of Olympic athletes with local connections to cheer for when the Summer Games begin this week (Aug. 3-21).

Rachael McDonald

Eugene area fans will have a unique opportunity to watch elite athletes compete at a new summer track meet at Hayward Field on Friday. 17 Olympic runners will be there.

Angela Kellner

Autzen stadium brought out about 24,000 fans Sunday. KLCC’s Angela Kellner reports on the match between Paris Saint-Germain and Inter Milan.

Autzen Stadium Sees Successful First International Soccer Game

Jul 24, 2016
Kira Hoffelmeyer

Just over 24,000 fans attended the International Champions Cup soccer match at Autzen stadium Sunday. Supporters of the teams, Inter Milan and Paris Saint-Germain, were treated to an exciting game. PSG scored 3 goals to Milan's 1. Our reporters spoke with attendees before and after the game. First, we hear from KLCC's Kyra Buckley.

Bradley Parks / OPB News

Two more Oregon athletes are going to Rio. Former Duck Jenna Prandini hit the ground at the finish line, but she came in 3rd in the 200 meter women’s final, making the Olympic team Sunday.

Rachael McDonald

A Eugene-based junior Roller Derby team is going to compete on the national level this month. Several of the skaters have also been invited to the Junior Olympics. The team is raising money to travel to Nebraska for the competitions.

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