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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

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.

The Ducks won the NCAA National Team Championship Wednesday at the Eugene Country Club.

Update: The Oregon team beat LSU in match play today [Tuesday].

Oregon sophomore Aaron Wise is the first Duck to win the NCAA Golf Championship. He closed with a 1-over 71 Monday, winning by two shots at Eugene Country Club.

The University of Oregon Women’s Golf Team made it to the semifinals at the NCAA Championships underway at the Eugene Country Club. They lost to UCLA Tuesday.The men’s competition gets underway Thursday.

Timbers Fans Say Chat Objectifies Women

May 20, 2016

Some fans of Portland's Major League Soccer team, the Timbers, want the team to change one of the home-field chants, claiming a verse objectifies women. Many fans remain quiet in protest during the verse: "Portland Boys, We are Here;" "Shag your women, drink your beer!"

Eugene City Manager Jon Ruiz wants the city to start budgeting for 2021 when it hosts the Track & Field World Championships. 

OSU Women In Final Four For First Time

Mar 29, 2016

The Oregon State Women's Basketball squad is playing in the Final Four for the first time. The Beavers defeated Baylor 60 to 57 Monday night.

In the final seconds of the game, Junior guard Sydney Wiese hit three 3-pointers to give the number 2-seeded Beavs the win.

Oregon State Women Advance To Elite 8 For 1st Time

Mar 28, 2016
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An elite performance by Jamie Weisner and a first-ever regional final for Oregon State in the women’s NCAA Tournament.

“What I’m seeing is amazing,” coach Scott Rueck said.

Weisner had career highs with 38 points and seven 3-pointers, along with 10 rebounds, as the Pac-12 champion Beavers beat DePaul 83-71 on Saturday night to win in the Sweet 16 less than six years after Rueck took over a program in shambles.

Sooners Defeat Ducks In Elite 8.

Mar 27, 2016

And then there were four. Well, by Monday there will be four, and the Ducks won't be among them.

The University of Oregon men's basketball team ended their storybook season Saturday. They lost 80 to 68 to Oklahoma in the Elite 8 round of the NCAA tournament.

The Ducks never found an answer to Oklahoma's Buddy Hield, who scored 37 points, hitting eight 3 pointers.