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Angela Kellner / KLCC

Three years after a fire destroyed the wooden grandstand at Eugene’s Civic Stadium, a new recreation facility is rising from the ashes.

Goducks.com

Both Pac-12 Football match ups in the South Willamette Valley resulted in losses for the home teams on Saturday.

OregonWeightlifting.com

Three Eugene weightlifters have come back from a global competition, with gold.

An Oregonian revolutionized the sport of high jumping.  Now the “Fosbury Flop” is the only technique used in the sport. 

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USA Track and Field announced today that the 2020 U.S. Olympic Trials are coming to Eugene.

The announcement comes during Hayward Field’s rise from rubble, and the stadium’s renovation is planned to finish just in time for the trials. 

OSUBeavers.com

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.

Brian Bull / KLCC

The demolition of Hayward Field’s East Grandstand in Eugene may not be violating state law, contrary to some activists’ claims. KLCC’s Brian Bull has more.

Brian Bull / KLCC

Dismantling of the East Grandstand of Hayward Field in Eugene has begun.

This morning, a crew was seen removing the wooden bench seats from the athletic facility at the University of Oregon.

Karen Richards

 

The U of O women were ranked third going into this week's NCAA Track and Field competition at Hayward Field in Eugene.

Karen Richards

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.

 

 

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.

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