EUGENE, Ore. — Erik Elken sits down with former Oregon basketball player turned Oregon wide receiver Johnathan Loyd. They discuss why Loyd chose to play wide receiver, how he’s settling in to his new sport and what he remembers most about his storied basketball career with the Ducks.
Oregon wide receiver Johnathan Loyd: EUGENE, Ore.– If you thought Johnathan Loyd was done wearing a Duck uniform–think again. Oregon’s all-time winningest basketball player is practicing with the Duck football team this Spring, trying to earn a spot as a wide receiver and/or punt returner. Loyd met with the media for the first time on … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore.– The Ducks found their replacement for Paul Westhead. On Monday, the University of Oregon announced Kelly Graves as the seventh women’s basketball head coach. Graves comes to Eugene after 14 years and 317 wins at Gonzaga. Oregon signed Graves to a six-year contract, and will introduce Graves at an 11:30 a.m. press conference … Continue reading »
Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information SEATTLE, Wash. – Five Oregon pitchers combined to allow just two hits but it wasn’t enough for the No. 19 Ducks who lost 1-0 at No. 14 Washington on Saturday in Pac-12 Conference play at Husky Ballpark. The Ducks (22-9, 7-4 Pac-12) mounted a ninth-inning rally loading the bases with two … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Ore. — The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments that challenge President Barack Obama’s Affordable Care Act. The issue: Can for-profit corporations refuse certain contraceptive services because of religious beliefs? It all stems from two cases involving Hobby Lobby craft stores and Conestoga Wood Specialties. The owners of both companies want to deny their employees … Continue reading »
Oregon head coach Paul Westhead: Oregon’s Ariel Thomas and Jillian Alleyne: EUGENE, Ore.– The Oregon women’s basketball team couldn’t hold onto a 12-point halftime lead, losing to Washington in the second round of the WNIT, ending their 2013-14 season. The defeat also marked the end of the Paul Westhead era at Oregon. The university announced … Continue reading »
MILWAUKEE, Wisc.– Oregon’s bid for a second straight Sweet 16 berth came up short in a 85-77 loss to Wisconsin. The Ducks stumbled in the second half, blowing a 12-point halftime lead to the Badgers. KEZI 9 News sports reporter Erik Elken wraps up our 2014 NCAA Tournament coverage and the Ducks 2013-14 season.
Oregon head coach George Horton: Oregon catcher Shaun Chase: Oregon pitcher Jeff Gold: EUGENE, Ore.– 10 days after his father suffered a heart attack in Arizona, Shaun Chase played hero in Eugene. The Oregon catcher hit a pinch-hit, two-run home run in the bottom of the seventh inning, propelling the Ducks to a 3-1 win … Continue reading »