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 »

Track and Field Trials Return in 2016

SALEM, Ore. — It’s official. Eugene will host the U.S. Olympic Track & Field Team trials again in 2016. KEZI 9 News first confirmed this news Wednesday, but the official announcement was made Thursday at the state capitol. Athletes say they knew about a week ago, but couldn’t say anything until now, when the official … Continue reading »

Eugene to Host Track & Field Trials

EUGENE, Ore. — The U.S. Olympic Track & Field Trials are once again coming to Track Town U.S.A. in 2016. USATF CEO Max Siegel made the announcement Thursday at the Oregon State Capitol building, surrounded by Governor John Kitzhaber, TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna and other supporters. This is the third straight time, and the … Continue reading »

Willamette Girls Basketball Wins State

EUGENE, Ore, — The Willamette High School girls basketball team has much to celebrate Friday, a champion’s assembly was held to recognize the team’s state championship win. The girls beat Springfield High School after narrowly losing to them last year. “This year I felt like our younger kids have matured, and I felt like we … Continue reading »

Thurston Cheer to Nationals

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The Thurston High Co-ed Cheer Team is heading to Anaheim for nationals, after taking the state title in their division this weekend. The routine they won with on Saturday in the co-ed division is the same routine they will tweak and take to nationals in March. “Sometimes a class comes through and … Continue reading »

Cottage Grove Triathlon Named Top Race

COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. — The Rolf Prima Tri at the Grove is the only local triathlon in Triathlete Magazine‘s list of the top 22 races in the country. The event that features running, biking and swimming around Cottage Grove made it onto the magazine’s top tris list in the February issue. Coordinators obviously agree the … Continue reading »

95.3 The Score Switches to CBS Sports

EUGENE, Ore. — Nearly a week ago, Cumulus Media dropped ESPN programming and replaced it with CBS Sports Radio. The change affected 67 stations nationwide, including 95.3 The Score. Some fans aren’t happy about it. They flooded Cumulus with calls and e-mails complaining the new programming is sloppy and disappointing. But the station’s host says … Continue reading »

Ducks Arrive in Arizona for BCS National Championship Game

January 2, 2010 GLENDALE, Ariz. — The Oregon Ducks football team arrived in Arizona on Sunday in preparation for the BCS National Championship Game on January 10. The team got off the plane Sunday afternoon, at Sky Harbor Airport in Phoenix, before bussing over to the team’s hotel in Scottsdale. Oregon Head Coach Chip Kelly … Continue reading »

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