Author: Jim Maloney

The Rise and Fall of the Kamikaze Kids

Following Oregon’s disastrous 1971-72 season, Dick Harter was finally able to land his first outstanding recruiting class that included guard Ronnie Lee, guard/forward Mark Barwig, forward/center Bruce Coldren, and center Geoff Nelson.  Along with the holdovers from Harter’s 1971-72 team, five sophomores from the 1971-72 freshman team, and three walk-ons, […]

The Eugene Bombers: Ducks and Beavers United — Briefly

©University of Oregon Libraries – Special Collections and University Archives On the eve of this year’s Civil War game between Oregon and Oregon State many, if not most,  fans don’t know that some Ducks and Beavers football players were once actually teammates on Eugene’s only professional football team — the Bombers.  […]