Bars Prep for Game Day

EUGENE, Ore. — Local bars like The Cooler in Eugene are planning to have all hands on deck because they’re expecting a packed house for the national title game. Bars all across the area are already feeling the excitement coming with the big game. As the Ducks take the field, their fans will fill bars … Continue reading »

Blazers Fans React to Buzzer Beater

EUGENE, Ore. — In a unbelievable buzzer beater the Blazers moved past the Houston Rockets Friday night. That shot sent Blazers fans into a frenzy. Pandemonium might be the best word to describe the win. They erupted when Damian Lillard hit that last-second shot. A number of people we spoke with were actually from Portland, … Continue reading »

Local Fans Enjoy Super Bowl

EUGENE, Ore. — Seattle Seahawks fans in the area are loud and proud tonight after the historic win. From the cheers after each touchdown, it was pretty apparent one side outweighed the other. For one couple, the divide was a little more personal. “We butt heads a little bit but not too bad,” said Josh … Continue reading »

Super Bowl Sunday Boosts Business

EUGENE, Ore. — Super Bowl Sunday brought an increase in business for some local eateries.¬†¬†Many restaurants held watch parties or dealt with non-stop deliveries to football fans all day long. “We started planning for a dinner about a month and a half, or two months in advance,” said Phillip Barry, The Cooler manager. Football fans … Continue reading »

Bar Opens for Inauguration Watch Party

EUGENE, Ore. — You usually don’t think of heading to the bars at 8 a.m. on a Monday, but one group of Lane County residents is making an exception. Instead of a celebration over beer and burgers, it was breakfast and a cup of Joe for bar guests glued to the inauguration ceremony playing on … Continue reading »

Town Fires Up for Fiesta Bowl

EUGENE, Ore. — The Ducks haven’t taken the field in six weeks, so the fans were understandably anxious. It seems like distance makes the heart grow fonder. Fans have a lot of pent up energy after six weeks without their Duck football. They’ve come out of hibernation from all over town, making it feel like … Continue reading »