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I’ll run… But Only If I Am Being Chased.

Staub's Treadmill

Running and jogging may be popular, but not for me. There are various reasons why the treadmill is my exercise choice. I'll explain why, where an d by whom treadmills were invented.

Being a Ducks Fan From the Eyes of a Duck


When looking for colleges to apply to, students might consider their future aspirations, field of study interests, or location of campus. At the University of Oregon, there is one common trend seen among all who apply and ultimately attend: SPORTS! In...

Ariana Washington places seventh in women’s 100 meter final despite toothaches


Three days before reaching the women’s 100 meter final at the 2014 IAAF World Junior Championships, Ariana Washington dealt with pain from her wisdom teeth to the point where she was thinking about going to the emergency room. Washington even went as far as saying she hadn’t eaten in three days. “I’ve had a hard week with […] Continue reading →

Ashlee Moore jumps up the leaderboards after winning heptathlon long jump


Ashlee Moore didn’t finish out day one in strong fashion. Ranking 11th heading into the heptathlon long jump, Moore faced an uphill battle to get back into the mix. She conquered that challenge however, in her first event on day two. Moore not only won the heptathlon long jump against strong head winds, but she also recorded […] Continue reading →

Christian Brennan qualifies for women’s 400 meter semi-finals


Representing Canada in a downpour morning at Historic Hayward Field, incoming freshman Christian Brennan placed third in the women’s 400 meter qualifier. “It was really raining, but I’m used to it because I train here,” Brennan said. “It didn’t phase me that much.”   Brennan, who already calls Hayward Field her home, ran a comfortable […] Continue reading →

UO ambassadors guide global athletes around Eugene for World Junior Track and Field Championships


There’s a maroon flag hanging from a third-story window at the Walton-Clark residence hall. The slinking fabric is the only indication Nagina Pirzad needs to locate her assignment: the Moroccan junior national track and field team. She, alongside two other women are one of 116 ambassadors from the University of Oregon who will guide the […] Continue reading →

Oregon Football — What’s the ‘BIG’ Deal?


  A great man is always willing to be little. Ralph Waldo Emerson Zach Okun isn’t the future of Oregon football — he’s the now. All 6’4″, 315 pounds of him. The Newbury Park, California, high school junior decided to end his recruitment process almost a year in advance of national signing day for the Class of 2015. In the time ...

Track and Field 2014-15: Ducks on Track to a Dynasty


The 2014 NCAA track and field season was one of the best in recent years — if not ever — for the Oregon Ducks men’s and women’s teams.  After both teams won NCAA indoor championships and completed a strong regular outdoor season, the Ducks excelled in the regional qualifiers, sending a total of 37 men and women athletes to the ...

English Gardner Posts 10.94 in 100-Meters

English Gardner

MOSCOW - Former Oregon Ducks track and field star English Gardner posted a time of 10.94 in the 100m dash at the IAAF World Championships on Sunday.

Alec Smith Chooses Ducks Despite No Scholarship Offer


As reported by Oregon Live, Westview track star Alec Smith, who received approximately scholarship offers from 35 Division I track and programs, has chosen to enroll at the University of Oregon despite not receiving a scholarship from the Ducks.

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