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Northwest Christian head coach Luke Jackson: Northwest Christian forward Austin Kuemper: Northwest Christian guard Coleton Baker:

Duck Fans Gear Up for Sweet 16

EUGENE, Ore. — It’s been five years since the Ducks were in the NCAA Tournament, and Duck fans are getting fired up for Friday’s Sweet 16 showdown against Louisville. Students and other fans plan to tune into the game at local bars and restaurants. Even though it’s spring break, a lot of students stuck around … Continue reading »

Flights to Indianapolis Selling Out

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ducks are headed to the Sweet 16 in Indianapolis, but will fans be able to afford the trip too? Duck fans tend to travel well for football games, but they typically have more time to plan out trips to bowl games. Oregon’s big win on Saturday gives fans just a few … Continue reading »

Cemetery Adds Another Tombstone

EUGENE, Ore. — Newer fans are used to watching the Ducks play in Matthew Knight Arena. But the team’s biggest games came in a different venue, one that’s nearly forgotten, as KEZI 9 News Anchor Brandi Smith shows us. Click on the video above to watch the full story.

March Madness Brings in Bar Business

EUGENE, Ore. — March Madness is bringing more money to local restaurants and bars. Fans are flocking to see the Ducks’ success on the big screen. It’s been five years since the Ducks have made it to the NCAA tournament. So local sports bars like the O Bar hope the team’s new success brings in … Continue reading »

Locals Turn Out for March Madness

EUGENE, Ore. — Plenty of Duck fans flew south to watch their team beat Oklahoma State in person, but most of them stayed in Eugene happy to watch the game on TV. Thursday afternoon fans poured into area bars. Fans say that March Madness is just too good to pass up and they’ll find any … Continue reading »

Russell Named Gatorade National POY

Springfield forward Mercedes Russell: WNBA Champion Maya Moore: Springfield head coach Bill Wagner: Courtesy: Fleishman-Hillard Inc. SPRINGFIELD, Ore.– In its 28th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Mercedes Russell of Springfield High School (Springfield, Ore.) as its 2012-13 Gatorade … Continue reading »

Ducks Headed to March Madness

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ducks are going dancing. The Oregon Men’s Basketball Team is headed into March Madness, after winning this weekend’s Pac-12 tournament. The Ducks will head down to San Jose for this Thursday’s opening round matchup against Oklahoma State. Students and staff agree it’s a pretty good time to be a Duck. “We’re … Continue reading »

Philomath Cracks Down on Portable Hoops

PHILOMATH, Ore. — The city of Philomath is cracking down on portable basketball hoops. Residents received a letter from the city about an ordinance that requires them to move their basketball hoops away from the street. Chris Garcia and his siblings love to play basketball, but a Philomath city ordinance is blocking him from shooting … Continue reading »

Willamette Girls Basketball Wins State

EUGENE, Ore, — The Willamette High School girls basketball team has much to celebrate Friday, a champion’s assembly was held to recognize the team’s state championship win. The girls beat Springfield High School after narrowly losing to them last year. “This year I felt like our younger kids have matured, and I felt like we … Continue reading »

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