Greer Takes On New Look, Attitude

EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon middle distance runner Elijah Greer entered his senior season with not only a new look, but a new attitude. And now, the Oregon native enters the 2013 NCAA Track & Field Championships as the favorite to win the 800 meter title.

Crouser, Skipper Continue Duck Legacies

EUGENE, Ore.– Oregon natives Sam Crouser and Greg Skipper were destined to be Ducks. Oregon track and field was the pond the young ducks grew up in. Both come from prominent families in Duck history. Crouser is the latest member from the “First Family of Throwing,” and Skipper’s family tree also has roots entrenched in … Continue reading »

Fleet’s Feet: From Agony To Glory

EUGENE, Ore. — His real name is McClellan Verne Fleet, but he’s better known in these parts as Mac. Mac Fleet. “It’s a nickname or name that people in the running world or people up at Oregon kind of gave me. And it works, it sounds good,” said Fleet. The highs came early on for … Continue reading »

Web Extra: Ducks Ready for NCAA’s

Oregon track coach Robert Johnson: Oregon runner Elijah Greer: Oregon sprinter Dior Mathis: Oregon sprinter Chizoba Okodogbe: Oregon runner Anne Kesselring: Oregon decathlete Dakotah Keys: Oregon runner Megan Patrignelli:

A Conversation With Jordan Hasay

Eugene, Ore. — Nine years ago, as a seventh grader, Jordan Hasay made her Hayward Field debut at the USATF Junior Olympics. Now, she is preparing for final meet as an Oregon Duck. In the first of our series profiling the Men and Women of Oregon before the NCAA Championships, KEZI 9 News Sports Director … Continue reading »

Runners Get a Boost from Cheering Crowds

EUGENE, Ore. — Eugene Marathon runners got an extra boost of energy from Sunday’s crowds. They say that of all the things they did to give to prepare, it was the energy and support of all the fans lining the street that gave them a second wind. The Eugene Marathon drew thousands of supporters, who … Continue reading »

Razorbacks Edge Ducks in Dual At Hayward

Oregon track coach Robert Johnson: Oregon runner Mike Berry: Oregon runner Elijah Greer: Oregon thrower Sam Crouser: Oregon hurdler Johnathan Cabral: Oregon runner Mac Fleet: Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information EUGENE, Ore.– No. 2 Arkansas won the 4×400 meters to edge No. 4 Oregon 86-77 in an exciting collegiate dual meet before 7,344 fans on a … Continue reading »

Oregon Relays Start Weekend at Hayward

OTC’s Andrew Wheating: Oregon senior Jordan Hasay: Oregon freshman Alyssa Monteverde: Oregon four-sport star Liz Brenner: Oregon recruit Haley Crouser:

UO Athletes Run for Victims

EUGENE, Ore. — University of Oregon athletes also showed their support for the Boston Marathon bombing victims. At another historical venue for runners, Oregon’s Hayward Field, members of UO’s track and field teams took part in the Run for Boston initiative, which encouraged people to gather Wednesday and run in solidarity for the people and … Continue reading »

Local Businesses React to Trials Return

EUGENE, Ore. — The return of the U.S. Olympic Track and Field Trials is a big win for the local economy. It’s great news for all the track and field fans in town and some say possibly even better news for the local economy. Each business we spoke to said the vibe is infectious and … Continue reading »

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