SPRINGFIELD, Oregon – We’re used to seeing Beavers and Ducks fight each other in the Civil War. But on Wednesday, no one was laying a hit on each other. Instead, both sides teamed up to fight a bigger war; the war on Cancer. At Deer Horn Park, east of Springfield, athletes from both schools jumped … Continue reading »
EUGENE, Oregon – Shortly after closing ceremonies ended and Vin Lananna passed on the “torch” to the next host of the Junior World Track & Field Championships, he reflected on the competition’s first appearance on U.S. soil and whether the United States is ready to host the Sr. World Championships in 2019.
Nike All-Star and former Duck Laura Roesler: OTC Elite runner and former Duck Jordan McNamara: OTC Elite runner and former Duck Elijah Greer: OTC Elite high jumper Jesse Williams: Olympic gold medalist triple jumper Christian Taylor:
Maggie Schmaedick after IAAF World Juniors 5,000M Final Kaylin Whitney after IAAF World Juniors 100M Final Ariana Washington after IAAF World Juniors 100M Final Christian Brennan after IAAF World Juniors 400M EUGENE, OR – Incoming freshman Ariana Washington led a quartet of Oregon women competing at the IAAF World Junior Track and Field Championships, Wednesday, … Continue reading »
Oregon signee Ariana Washington: Oregon signee Raevyn Rogers: Oregon signee Ashlee Moore: Baylor/Team USA sprinter Trayvon Brommel:
EUGENE — Nick Symmonds, the reigning World Championships silver medalist in the 800 meters, is leaving Nike/Oregon Track Club Elite to sign with Brooks to train with the Brooks Beasts. Symmonds joined KEZI 9 Sports’ Sunday Sports Extra to discuss his move, and his future in track & field.
TrackTown President Vin Lananna and Eugene Marathon Founder Andy Heily: EUGENE, Ore. — Runners from around the world and their families now have an official weekend to return to the birthplace of jogging in America. Run TrackTown, a weekend celebration of running featuring the Eugene Marathon, debuts July 26-27, 2014 at Hayward Field in Eugene. … Continue reading »
TrackTown USA President Vin Lananna: Former Olympian and event organizer Ian Dobson:
EUGENE, Ore.– Oregon natives Sam Crouser and Greg Skipper were destined to be Ducks. Oregon track and field was the pond the young ducks grew up in. Both come from prominent families in Duck history. Crouser is the latest member from the “First Family of Throwing,” and Skipper’s family tree also has roots entrenched in … Continue reading »
Oregon track coach Robert Johnson: Oregon runner Mike Berry: Oregon runner Elijah Greer: Oregon thrower Sam Crouser: Oregon hurdler Johnathan Cabral: Oregon runner Mac Fleet: Courtesy: Oregon Sports Information EUGENE, Ore.– No. 2 Arkansas won the 4×400 meters to edge No. 4 Oregon 86-77 in an exciting collegiate dual meet before 7,344 fans on a … Continue reading »