Cooks, Reynolds Ready to Fill Big Shoes

LOS ANGELES, Calif.– The Beavers’ 2013 season will depend largely on their ability to replace Markus Wheaton and Jordan Poyer. At Pac-12 Media Day, Oregon State was represented by the two players who hope to fill their shoes. Brandin Cooks and Rashaad Reynolds were this year’s player reps, which is a nice parallel to last … Continue reading »

Mariota, Ifo Growing and Getting Noticed

LOS ANGELES, Calif.– At Friday’s Pac-12 Media Day, Oregon head coach Mark Helfrich was joined by two Ducks with big expectations for this upcoming season. Oregon was represented by quarterback Marcus Mariota and cornerback Ifo Ekpre-Olomu. Both figure to be preseason All-Americans. Mariota spent part of his summer as a counselor at the Manning Passing … Continue reading »

Ducks’ Streak Snapped in Finale at USC

Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information LOS ANGELES, Calif.– This time Oregon couldn’t come from behind to beat USC. After back-to-back come from behind wins over the Trojans, the Ducks fell behind by four runs after five innings and couldn’t complete the comeback losing 5-3 at Dedeaux Field on Sunday. USC took a 1-0 led in the … Continue reading »

Local MMA Fighter Stops Robbery, Receives National Attention

November 7, 2011 By Jeff Skrzypek EUGENE, Ore. — A Eugene mixed martial arts fighter is the talk of the world right now, but not for his fight on the mat. Brent Alvarez was attending an MMA competition in Los Angeles this weekend when he stopped an armed robbery. Alvarez and his student were walking … Continue reading »