Willamalane Hosts World Cup Watch Party

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. — The World Cup truly lived up to its name. The game captured the world’s attention including in Springfield. Sunday was the first time Willamalane hosted a watch party for the World Cup. About fifty people decked out in their best soccer gear watched the game on a big screen projector at Willamalane. … Continue reading »

OSU Holds World Cup Watch Party

CORVALLIS, Ore. — It was a sad day for American soccer fans Tuesday after Belgium eliminated the U.S. from the World Cup 2-1 in extra time – but the watch parties at Oregon State University are not over. A series of World Cup viewing parties in Corvallis on campus is bringing with it an international flair. Organizers say … Continue reading »

Fans Catch Soccer Fever

EUGENE, Ore. — The U.S. didn’t kick their way to a victory Thursday, but they’re still advancing past the first round of the World Cup, even after losing their match against Germany. A big crowd turned out to watch the action at the Oakshire Brewing Public House in Eugene. Oakshire sponsors the Lane United Football … Continue reading »

World Cup Grass from Oregon

HALSEY, Ore. — Next time you’re watching a World Cup match, take a good look at that green field because the grass at all 12 stadiums is from the Willamette Valley. This year DLF Pickseed USA is the World Cup’s major grass seed provider, located in Halsey. The fields in the stadiums have a Bermuda … Continue reading »

Oakshire Public House Shows World Cup

EUGENE, Ore. — The Oakshire Public House in Eugene isn’t typically a sports bar, but it temporarily installed two big screen TVs to kick off the World Cup. It’s all because of the brewery’s partnership with the Lane United Football Club. This is the team’s first season. The semi-pro team is sponsored by Oakshire. Wednesday, … Continue reading »