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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.

Rachael McDonald

 Two former University of Oregon Ducks have made the men's Olympic javelin team. Cyrus Hostetler  threw the farthest Monday at Hayward Field. 

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Northwest athletes had another good day at the Olympic Track and Field trials in Eugene. University of Oregon graduates had success running in front of a home crowd at Hayward Field.

Karen Richards

The singular reason more than 1,000 track and field athletes are in Eugene this week is to vie for a spot on the 2016 Olympic team. Spectators have many different reasons to be at Hayward Field.

Bradley Parks / OPB News

Portland runner Emily Infeld is going to the Olympics in Rio. She finished second in the women’s 10-thousand meter race at Hayward field in Eugene Saturday. 

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The cheering crowd at Hayward Field was on its feet Friday evening as Portland-native Galen Rupp took first place in the men's 10,000-meter.

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The U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials are underway at Hayward Field in Eugene.

Kira Hoffelmeyer

Olympic Gold medalist Ashton Eaton competes this weekend in the Track and Field Trials at Hayward Field. At the 2012 trials, he broke a decathlon world record. He says his goal this time is to make the Olympic team. 

Rachael McDonald

Fresh from their wins at the NCAA Championships, University of Oregon student athletes are excited to come back to Hayward Field for the Olympic Track & Field Trials.

Washington Makes Huge Splash But Ducks Fall Short

Jun 12, 2016
www.statesmanjournal.com

The University of Oregon Women's Track and Field squad was unable to repeat as NCAA champions. But they came very close Saturday at historic Hayward Field.

Last year Raevyn Rodgers wasn't well known when she won the 800 meters. She continued her dominance in the event this year, earning back-to-back titles. Following in her footsteps, redshirt freshman Ariana Washington made a huge first impression, winning the 100 and 200 meters.

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