Erik Elken

Author's details

Name: Erik Elken
Date registered: April 16, 2012

Biography

Erik joined KEZI 9 News as a Sports Reporter/Anchor in August 2011, from Albany, NY where he was the radio play-by-play voice for the Tri-City ValleyCats (Single-A, Houston Astros), and UAlbany football and men’s basketball. He also freelanced as a play-by-play commentator for various Time Warner Cable Sports television productions. Erik graduated from Syracuse University in May 2010, with a dual degree in Sport Management and Broadcast Journalism from the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications. While at Syracuse, Erik was a radio play-by-play announcer and sports reporter for WAER and WJPZ, covering Syracuse University Athletics and local high school sports. He was also a television anchor at CitrusTV, SU’s student-run station. Erik also spent five weeks in Vancouver his senior year, interning for NBC Olympics during the XXI Winter Olympic Games. After his final semester, Erik spent a summer working at ESPN in the Talent Planning & Development Department. Erik is excited to call Western Oregon his new home and cover two Pac-12 schools on a regular basis. Born in New Jersey, and a native of Albany, NY, he is a die-hard New York Rangers, Giants, and Mets fan, who is also an avid skier. Anything Syracuse Orange is also a given.

Latest posts

  1. Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Washington — April 28, 2014
  2. Web Extra: Ifo, Lowe, Frost, Malone — April 25, 2014
  3. Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Greatwood — April 21, 2014
  4. SSE: One-on-One with Johnathan Loyd — April 21, 2014
  5. Ducks Complete Sweep of Cougs — April 19, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Roundball Wrap – February 22, 2013 — 2 comments
  2. Beavers Win In Boulder For First Time — 1 comment
  3. Exclusive: LaMichael James Conversation — 1 comment
  4. Ducks Drop to No. 5 in BCS — 1 comment
  5. Ducks Sweep 2013 Civil War Series — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Joseph Young Returning for Senior Year

Eugene, Ore. — One more year. That’s what Oregon guard Joseph Young tweeted out Tuesday morning. Young, who averaged 18.9 points per game this past season, led the Ducks in scoring and was second to Oregon State’s Roberto Nelson in the Pac-12. With Young’s return, Oregon’s backcourt is much deeper. Young joins Damyean Dotson, who … Continue reading »

Johnathan Loyd Joins Football Team

EUGENE, Ore. — Former Oregon point guard Johnathan Loyd’s athletic career with the Ducks isn’t done yet. Loyd will play football for the Ducks next fall, the University of Oregon confirmed Monday. Loyd suited up in pads for the Ducks’ spring practice Monday and is “committed for the fall”, according to GoDucks.com Editor Rob Moseley. … Continue reading »

Krook Injured, Ducks Lose

Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information SEATTLE, Wash. – Five Oregon pitchers combined to allow just two hits but it wasn’t enough for the No. 19 Ducks who lost 1-0 at No. 14 Washington on Saturday in Pac-12 Conference play at Husky Ballpark. The Ducks (22-9, 7-4 Pac-12) mounted a ninth-inning rally loading the bases with two … Continue reading »

Spring FB: Helfrich, Addison, Frost

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Wide Receiver Bralon Addison: Oregon Offensive Coordinator Scott Frost:

Oregon Begins 2014 Spring Football

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Center Hroniss Grasu: Oregon Left Tackle Tyler Johnstone:

Beavers Begin 2014 Spring Practices

Oregon State Head Coach Mike Riley: Oregon State Offensive Coordinator John Garrett: Oregon State Quarterback Sean Mannion: Oregon State Running Back Storm Woods:

Web Extra: Ducks, Badgers NCAA Preview

Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman: Oregon Guard Johnathan Loyd: Oregon Guard Joseph Young: Oregon Forward Elgin Cook: Wisconsin Forward Frank Kaminsky: Wisconsin Guard Ben Brust: Wisconsin Guard Josh Gasser: Wisconsin Forward Sam Dekker:

Ducks Talk 87-68 Win Over BYU

Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman: Oregon Forward Elgin Cook: Oregon Forward Richard Amardi: Oregon Guard Johnathan Loyd: Oregon Guard Joseph Young: Oregon Forward Mike Moser: Oregon Guard Jason Calliste: Oregon Guard Damyean Dotson: Oregon Forward Ben Carter:

Oregon, BYU Talk NCAA Matchup

Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman: Oregon Guard Damyean Dotson: Oregon Guard Joseph Young: BYU Guard Tyler Haws: BYU Guard Anson Winder: BYU Forward Eric Mika:

Ducks Dance to Milwaukee, BYU Rematch

Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman: Oregon Guards Johnathan Loyd and Damyean Dotson: EUGENE, Ore. — For the second straight year, Oregon is going dancing. The Ducks (23-9) earned a seven seed in the NCAA Tournament and will take on tenth-seeded BYU (23-11) Thursday in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. “A month ago (an NCAA Tournament berth) was out … Continue reading »

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