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. Ducks Blitz Beavers, Sweep Civil War — April 14, 2014
  2. Web Extra: Helfrich, Mariota, Kamp — April 14, 2014
  3. Web Extra: Ducks on Addison Injury — April 11, 2014
  4. Source: Addison Suffers Knee Injury — April 10, 2014
  5. Joseph Young Returning for Senior Year — April 8, 2014

Most commented posts

  1. Roundball Wrap – February 22, 2013 — 2 comments
  2. Ducks Sweep 2013 Civil War Series — 1 comment
  3. Friday Night Blitz – November 16 — 1 comment
  4. Ems Implode Late, Again — 1 comment
  5. Ducks Drop to No. 5 in BCS — 1 comment

Author's posts listings

Beavs Lead Cal Early, Fall Late

Oregon State Head Coach Craig Robinson: Oregon State Guard Roberto Nelson and Center Angus Brandt: Courtesy: OSU Sports Information CORVALLIS, Ore. – Roberto Nelson scored a game-high 26 points, but Oregon State could not overcome a strong second-half effort by California, falling 88-83 on Saturday night at Gill Coliseum. Nelson was a spark plug for … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – January 10, 2014

Week two of Roundball Wrap brought a couple buzzer-beaters with it. Plus, Yadie Dunmore makes his North Eugene debut against his former school, Sheldon. Jake Zivin and Erik Elken bring you all the highlights from across Western Oregon.

Web Extra: Altman, Loyd, Calliste

Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman: Oregon Guard Johnathan Loyd: Oregon Guard Jason Calliste:

Ducks Attend NBA Game in San Antonio

SAN ANTONIO, Texas — The Duck football team spent its first night in San Antonio at the Rockets-Spurs NBA game at the AT&T Center. We caught up with center Hroniss Grasu, a die-hard Lakers fan, who was a man of his word wearing Lakers gear in San Antonio.

Artis, Carter Return, Ducks Win

Oregon Head Coach Dana Altman: Oregon Forward Mike Moser and Guard Joseph Young: EUGENE, Ore. — Dominic Artis scored five points and led the team with eight rebounds in his return from a nine game suspension. Ben Carter, also returning from suspension, scored four points and collected four rebounds as No. 13 Oregon easily knocked … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ifo, Prevot, Helfrich

Oregon Cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu: Oregon Linebacker Torrodney Prevot: Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Running Backs Coach Gary Campbell:

Web Extra: Huff, Mariota, Helfrich

Oregon Wide Receiver Josh Huff: Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich:

Moose Time: #SnowBrawl2013 Full Episode

EUGENE, Ore.– University of Oregon students and student-athletes made the best of Eugene’s snowfall. Tyler Johnstone takes us in the trenches of “Snow Brawl 2013″, a giant snowball fight organized by the Oregon football team against the student body, in the latest episode of Moose Time.

Web Extra: Ducks Talk Civil War Comeback

Oregon Head Coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon Quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon Wide Receiver Josh Huff: Oregon Running Back De’Anthony Thomas: Oregon Defensive Coordinator Nick Aliotti: Oregon Running Back Thomas Tyner: Oregon Safety Brian Jackson: Oregon Cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu: Oregon Wide Receiver Daryle Hawkins:

2013 Civil War: In the Mind of Aliotti

EUGENE, Ore.– Nick Aliotti has been on both sides of the Civil War. He’s also one of the more outspoken coaches around. Before the Ducks and Beavers kick off the 117th playing of the annual rivalry, Erik Elken takes us into the mind of the always colorful Oregon defensive coordinator.

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