Spirited Speech Goes Viral

AUSTIN, Texas — Here’s a little pick-me-up on this Monday. A high school football player’s interview is going viral, and his enthusiasm is pretty contagious. Watch as East View Patriots running back Apollos Hester gets fired up after his Georgetown team’s narrow victory. “What were you guys able to do to come back and win … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Catching Up With Ernie Kent

PULLMAN, Wash. — Former Oregon basketball coach Ernie Kent took the Washington State job this winter. On our trip to Pullman to cover the Oregon-Washington State game, we caught up with Kent to find out about life on the Palouse.

Olympians Teach Local Swimmers

EUGENE, Ore. — The Sheldon Pool was filled with dozens of swimmers Sunday as they learned skills from some of the best swimmers in the world. Four Olympic swimmers were in the pool Sunday, teaching those young kids some swimming techniques. The Olympic athletes say it’s fun to see the kids’ faces light up when … Continue reading »

Ducks Survive Scare at WSU, Win 38-31

Courtesy: University of Oregon Athletics       PULLMAN, Wash. — Oregon survived behind a patchwork offensive line thanks to another big night from Marcus Mariota, outscoring Washington State in the second half to win 38-31 in Martin Stadium on Saturday night. How it Happened: Mariota was sacked five times in the first half as the … Continue reading »

Ems Strike Deal with Cubs

EUGENE, Ore. — The Eugene Emeralds are making a big switch, a switch they hope will bring them their first outright championship since the ’70s. The Emeralds announced Friday they have signed a player development contract with the Chicago Cubs. Previously, the Ems have been affiliated with the San Diego Padres. Since 2001, the Cubs … Continue reading »

Girl Kicks for Willamette High Football

EUGENE, Ore. — The kicker on this year’s Willamette High School Football Team has made every attempt so far. Pretty impressive, given she’s a girl on what’s typically an all-boy team. Emily Mogstad is one busy junior. She’s taking a full schedule, and playing soccer and football. She actually played on the JV team last … Continue reading »

Web Extra: UO Baseball Returns to Work

Oregon head coach George Horton: Oregon pitcher Cole Irvin: Oregon catcher Shaun Chase: Oregon infielder Mitchell Tolman:

NFL to Test for Human Growth Hormones

(CNN) — The National Football League is making changes to its policies on performance enhancing substances. The league and its players association announced the deal Wednesday. As part of the agreement, testing for human growth hormones will beginning this season. Players who test positive for a HGH, steroids or other banned stimulants will be suspended, … Continue reading »

Ducks Rally to Beat Michigan St. 46-27

Courtesy: GoDucks.com   EUGENE, Ore. — The first nonconference matchup of top-10 teams in Autzen Stadium history lived up to every bit of the hype, as No. 3 Oregon jumped out to a lead, withstood a furious comeback by No. 7 Michigan State and recovered to win 46-27. How it Happened: The Spartans all but shut down Oregon’s … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks After USD Win

Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich: Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota: Oregon defensive coordinator Don Pellum: Oregon offensive coordinator Scott Frost: Oregon running back Byron Marshall: Oregon running back Royce Freeman: Oregon cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu: Oregon defensive lineman Arik Armstead: Oregon wide receiver Charles Nelson:

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