2014 Nick Symmonds Springfield 800M

EUGENE,  Ore — Rain or shine, the 3rd Annual Nick Symmonds Springfield 800 meter race is Friday, October 17th. The race takes over 5th Street in downtown Springfield. It’s a straight run with 8 different heats from walkers to elite. Five time USA outdoor 800 meter champion and 2-time Olympian Nick Symmonds will be there … Continue reading »

Interview: Nick Symmonds

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — He’s fast, he’s an Olympian, and on Thursday morning, Nick Symmonds sat down with KEZI 9 News This Morning to tell us all about the Nick Symmonds Springfield 800.

Web Extra: Vin Lananna and Ian Dobson

TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna: Former Olympian and event organizer Ian Dobson:

Olympian Speaks at Kelly Middle School

EUGENE, Ore. — A Brazilian track-and-field Olympian returned to Eugene this week to visit friends and volunteer his time with the students of Kelly Middle School. Jose Luis Barbosa picked Kelly because of his relationship with school principal Jose da Silva. The two have been friends for more than 30 years, and Principal da Silva … Continue reading »

Beavers Name Berg New Softball Coach

Courtesy: OSU Sports Information CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University Director of Athletics Bob De Carolis announced Monday the hiring of Laura Berg as the new head softball coach. She becomes the eighth head coach in the program’s history. In addition, assistant coach Geoff Hirai has been promoted to associate head coach. Both served as … Continue reading »