Duck Mascot Head Found

CRESWELL, Ore. — All the hype of ESPN’s College GameDay is causing the Oregon Duck to lose his mind–literally. The Duck was getting ready to skydive Friday morning for an ESPN shoot, but the head of the costume got a head start. The strap broke, causing the costume’s head to fly out the plane door. … Continue reading »

Mascot World Record Falls Short

EUGENE, Ore. — The challenge was simple on Saturday afternoon: Gather as many mascots into a public place and hope to break a record that is currently held by Germany. The record is 166 mascots in a public place. Mascot’s came from all over, including Mother Goose, Smokey the Bear, Chester the Cheetah, Sluggo, and … Continue reading »

Duck Mascot Visits Chemo Patients

May 14, 2012 By Lauren Mickler EUGENE, Ore. — Chemo therapy and radiation are tough experiences to endure. And after doing it himself, a patient at the Willamette Valley Cancer Institute brought in some reinforcements to cheer up his fellow cancer survivors. Patients there got a very special visit Monday during their chemo appointments. They … Continue reading »

Duck and Disney Separate

March 4, 2010 By Gia Vang EUGENE, Ore. — Oregon’s Duck mascot is no longer the Donald Duck we all know from Disney. This week, the university and Disney part ways. Administrators say they reached an agreement to transfer oversight of the mascot to the university. That means they won’t have to go through Disney … Continue reading »