EUGENE, Ore. — Ducks fans are loud and proud when inside Autzen Stadium; but, experts say that might not be such a good thing. Autzen’s considered one of the loudest stadiums in college football, with the noise level reaching 127 decibels. Doctors from the Eugene Hearing and Speech Center say 120 decibels is the threshold … Continue reading »
FLORENCE, Ore. — It’s a typical Friday night at Siuslaw High School. There’s a slight chill in the air as the Vikings hosted the South Umpqua Lancers. Cheyanne Rudder, 14, a freshman at Siuslaw High, has wanted to be a cheerleader. Rudder has Down syndrome and autism and experts said she’d never go to a … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — Tennessee fans have a reputation for showing their colors and support for their football team. So dedicated, some have traveled more than 2,000 miles for Saturday’s game against the Ducks. Tennessee fans say it’s a tradition to follow their team, and it was a no-brainer to travel all the way to Autzen. … Continue reading »
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — Five-time 800 meter U.S. Champion, two-time Olympian and Springfield resident, Nick Symmonds, is hosting the 2nd Annual Nick Symmonds Springfield 800 this Friday. KEZI 9 News talked with Symmonds on KEZI 9 News Midday about the event. There is still time to sign up. Click here for more information. Online registration is … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — TrackTown USA CEO Michael Reilly came on Bi-Mart Presents: Sunday Sports Extra, to discuss some of the future events in Eugene, including the moving of the Eugene Marathon to July.
SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The world’s only straight 800-meter road race returns to Springfield in less than two weeks. The second annual Nick Symmonds Springfield 800 will take place in the city’s Historic Washburne District on Sept. 13. The city says last year’s event was a big success, garnering 200 runners and 300 spectators. They’re expecting … Continue reading »
(CNN) — In May 2012, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell announced an initiative to outfit all 31 NFL stadiums with Wi-Fi. But with the start of the 2013 regular season just days away, less than half of the NFL’s venues are Wi-Fi enabled and no stadiums have launched new Wi-Fi systems this year. Paul Kapustka, the … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore.– High school football is back in the Willamette Valley, and so is the Friday Night Blitz. Jake Zivin, Erik Elken and Stephen Nelson have prep highlights from around the state, including our Game of the Week with Chris Miller’s return to the South Eugene sidelines.
EUGENE, Ore.– KEZI 9 Sports previews the upcoming high school football season in Western Oregon. Includes stops at Sheldon, Marist, Springfield, West Albany, and Crescent Valley, as well as an in-depth one-on-one interview with Chris Miller, who is back coaching South Eugene after 3 years in the NFL.
Crescent Valley head coach Scott Sanders: Crescent Valley quarterback Tanner Sanders: Crescent Valley linebacker Jacob Bucher: Crescent Valley wide receiver/defensive back Drew Kell: