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Karen Richards

The University of Oregon track teams head to Tucson for the Pac 12 meet this weekend. Athletes remain focused, even during Hayward field's total renovation for the 2021 World Track and Field Championships.

University of Oregon Women’s Basketball’s standout guard Sabrina Ionescu is returning for her senior season.


University of Oregon’s Final Four debut was a thriller with 12 ties and 12 lead changes, but in the end, No. 1 Baylor came out on top as the No. 2 Ducks fell with a final score of 72-67.


The Oregon Women’s Basketball team is in the Final Four of the NCAA tournament. The Ducks play Baylor Friday at 4 o’clock.

Bev Smith coached the women’s team from 2001 to 2009. She’s also played for the Ducks and is a 2-time All-American. She now coaches kids as Director of Kidsports in Eugene. 

Bev Smith was inducted into the PAC-12 Hall of Honors last month in Las Vegas. 

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The Oregon Ducks face Baylor Friday in the Women’s NCAA Final Four. This is the first time the team has made it this far in the tournament. KLCC went on campus to find out what students at the University of Oregon think about this groundbreaking achievement.


The University of Oregon Women’s Basketball team moved from the Sweet Sixteen to the Elite Eight with their Friday night win over South Dakota State.

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The Oregon State Women’s Basketball team’s run in the NCAA Tournament came to an end Friday night, as the Beavers were ousted by No. 1 Louisville 61-44.


No.1 seed Virginia proved too much for the No. 12 Oregon Men’s Basketball team in the Sweet Sixteen match in the NCAA Tournament Thursday night.

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Katie McWilliams is going to the Sweet 16 for the 4th straight year.

The senior guard for Oregon State marveled at the four-peat after the 4th-seeded Beavers secured a trip to Albany with a 76-70 victory over 5th-seeded Gonzaga Monday night in the 2nd round of the NCAA tournament.

Mikayla Pivec led the way with 19 points, 11 rebounds and 6 assists.

The Beavers face top-seeded Louisville on Friday. That team defeated No. 8 Michigan 71-50 on Sunday.


After NCAA Tournament victories, the University of Oregon Women’s and Men’s Basketball teams are headed to the Sweet Sixteen.


The Oregon State Women’s Basketball team advanced to the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Saturday with an overtime win against Boise State. The No. 4 Beavers outlasted the No. 13 Broncos with a final score of 80 – 75 in the Albany Regional in Corvallis.

Oregon State had an 8-point lead at the half, but struggled in the 4th quarter. With the score tied at 66, the game headed to overtime where the Beavers held on to the lead to take the win.

Oregon State’s Mikayla Pivec and Aleah Goodman each had 20 points in the victory.

Both University of Oregon Basketball teams are moving on to the second round of their NCAA tournaments.

March Madness is coming to Eugene. The Oregon Women's Basketball team will host Portland State at Matthew Knight Arena on Friday to open the NCAA Tournament.

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The University of Oregon Women’s Basketball team fell to Stanford in the Pac-12 Tournament Championship game in Las Vegas on Sunday night.

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For the second straight year Oregon edged UCLA in the semifinals to advance to the championship game in the Pac-12 Women’s Basketball Tournament.


The University of Oregon’s Women’s Basketball team was already on a high from earning back to back regular season Pac-12 championships this week, and then the team received two esteemed awards from the conference on Tuesday.

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Aleah Goodman had 22 points as No. 12 Oregon State snapped No. 2 Oregon’s 17-game winning streak with a 67 to 62 victory on Monday night in front of a sold-out crowd of 9,301 at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis.

It was just the second loss of the season for the Ducks, who defeated the Beavers 77-68 on Friday at Matthew Knight Arena in Eugene in the first game of the rivalry series.

A sold-out crowd watched the number 3 Oregon Ducks beat the number 9 Oregon State Beavers last night at Matthew Knight Arena.  12,364 fans filled the stadium to capacity.

Recorded On: February 1, 2019

Air Date: February 4, 2019

From the City Club of Eugene:


The Oregon Ducks beat the Michigan State Spartans 7 to 6 Monday in the Redbox Bowl at Levi Stadium in Santa Clara, California.  

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

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

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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

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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.