The Oregon State Beavers are headed to the finals of the 2018 College World Series. After falling in their first game in the CWS to North Carolina, they climbed their way through the loser's bracket, winning four in a row and beat Mississippi State 5 to 2 in Omaha Saturday night.
In many ways, Saturday's Prefontaine Classic at the University of Oregon in Eugene was the shining show of track and field excellence fans have come to expect. But in one way, it was notably different.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.