Author: Jerry Thompson

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Ducks Face Tough Test at Boise Saturday

Just looking at their current win-loss records, one would think the  No. 24-ranked Oregon Ducks (7-1) should not have too big a problem taking on the unranked Boise State Broncos (6-4) Saturday in Boise (5 p.m. on CBS Sports Network). Taking a...

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Ducks Sweep First 6, Much Improvement Still Needed

Sports Reporter Jerry Thompson for Mighty Oregon Magazine and FishDuck.com from Matt Knight Arena … With wins at home over Baylor (74-67), Valparaiso (73-67) and Fresno State (78-73), one might be tempted to think the Oregon men’s basketball team is...

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“New” Ducks Continue to Surprise in Win Over Gauchos

Sports Reporter Jerry Thompson for Mighty Oregon Magazine and FishDuck.com from Matt Knight Arena … In their third contest of the season, the Oregon women’s basketball team stayed unbeaten with a 79-51 victory over the outmatched UC Santa Barbara Gauchos...

Oregon Unknowns: An Unforgettable Halftime at Indiana 2

Oregon Unknowns: An Unforgettable Halftime at Indiana

A great trivia question for Duck football fans: What was the longest winning streak by a Duck team prior to their 11 straight in 2001-02 (counting overlapping seasons)?  Oregon finished the 1932 season with a win over LSU in the...

Captain on the Field to Captain of Industry 3

Captain on the Field to Captain of Industry

Oregon Duck Mark Richards (1963-65) Oregon’s high achieving walk-on ANOTHER IN A SERIES FROM OUR FRIENDS AT MIGHTY OREGON Next to nose guard George Dames, who was a two-time first team All-Coast honoree in 1967 and 1968, it could safely...

Out of the Desert, But Can He Teach Shakespeare? 1

Out of the Desert, But Can He Teach Shakespeare?

Out of the Desert, But Can He Teach Shakespeare? ANOTHER IN A SERIES FROM OUR FRIENDS AT MIGHTY OREGON AN INTERVIEW WITH ISAAC REMINGTON By Dusty Ritter  As a native of Queen Creek Arizona, Isaac Remington escaped the desert heat...

“Will Power” from Walk-On to Walking Tall 2

“Will Power” from Walk-On to Walking Tall

“Will Power” from Walk-On to Walking Tall ANOTHER IN A SERIES FROM OUR FRIENDS AT MIGHTY OREGON AN INTERVIEW WITH WILL MURPHY By Dusty Ritter A last second realization brought him back to Eugene to fulfill his childhood dream of...

6′-7″, 311lbs, Can’t Block Destiny 3

6′-7″, 311lbs, Can’t Block Destiny

6′-7″, 311lbs Can’t Block Destiny Another in a series from our friends at Mighty Oregon, an interview with Kyle Long by Dusty Ritter Kyle Long has some huge shoes to fill, both literally and figuratively.  His father, Howie Long, played...

Too Good Not to Get the Ball 2

Too Good Not to Get the Ball

 Another In A Series From Our Friends At Mighty Oregon An Interview With Kenjon Barner By Dusty Ritter Kenjon Barner came in to his senior season ready to capitalize.  Finally out of the shadow of LaMichael James, he prepped by...

Hang’em High and Stick’em Deep 1

Hang’em High and Stick’em Deep

 Hang’em High, Stick’em Deep Another in a series from our friends at Mighty Oregon. An interview with senior punter Jackson Rice By Dusty Ritter When Jackson Rice comes on the field to punt the Ducks are in good hands.  Rice’s...

Carson York:  4 Year Starter, Coach on the Field 1

Carson York: 4 Year Starter, Coach on the Field

4 Year Starter, Coach on the Field Another in a series from our friends at Mighty Oregon. An interview with senior offensive lineman, Carson York By Dusty Ritter Carson York has been a cornerstone of Oregon’s offensive line for the...

Pushing Through with Senior Guard Ryan Clanton 1

Pushing Through with Senior Guard Ryan Clanton

Pushing Through with Senior Guard Ryan Clanton Another in a series from our friends at Mighty Oregon. An interview with senior offensive guard, Ryan Clanton. By Dusty Ritter Ryan Clanton puts in an audacious amount of work on Oregon’s offensive line....