Author: Victor Flores

Register-Guard to sue UO after district attorney denies appeal requesting records from sexual assault case

Register-Guard to sue UO after district attorney denies appeal requesting records from sexual assault case

The Lane County District Attorney rejected two newspapers’ appeal for the University of Oregon to disclose public records from the sexual assault case involving three former Oregon men’s basketball players: Damyean Dotson, Dominic Artis and Brandon Austin. One newspaper, The Register-Guard, will sue the UO in Lane County Circuit Court as a result. “The rejection of our appeal […]

Linebacker Rahim Cassell leaves Oregon football

Linebacker Rahim Cassell leaves Oregon football

Rahim Cassell is departing the Oregon football program, the athletic department announced Tuesday morning. A spokesperson for the athletic department declined to comment further on the departure. Cassell is coming off his redshirt sophomore season with the Ducks. He played in all 13 games last season, accumulating 32 total tackles, two tackles for loss and one forced […]

Oregon softball receives $10 million leading gift for new stadium

Oregon softball receives $10 million leading gift for new stadium

The Oregon softball program received a $10 million gift from Robert Sanders, UO athletic director Rob Mullens announced Saturday. The gift will lead a push towards construction of a new softball stadium. “I’m thrilled to announce a leading gift to Oregon softball that will pave the way to a new era for our highly successful […]

Oregon baseball pounds Clemson 18-1 in first game of Regionals

Oregon baseball pounds Clemson 18-1 in first game of Regionals

The Oregon baseball team kicked off the Nashville Regional in explosive fashion, demolishing Clemson 18-1 Friday afternoon. Besides Oregon’s 20-4 rout of Ohio State on March 9, the No. 2-seeded Ducks haven’t scored more runs in a game all season. Against No. 3 seed Clemson, the Ducks compiled 20 hits, two home runs, three triples, […]

Flores: Oregon baseball should be thrilled with season no matter how postseason plays out

Flores: Oregon baseball should be thrilled with season no matter how postseason plays out

The Oregon baseball team lost on senior night, won three fewer regular season games than it did last year and will travel to Nashville for Regionals, Oregon’s first round on the road since 2010. If the Ducks don’t advance to Super Regionals, head coach George Horton and his team won’t look back on this season with […]

Oregon baseball heading to Nashville for Regionals, will play Clemson Friday

Oregon baseball heading to Nashville for Regionals, will play Clemson Friday

The Oregon baseball team will play Clemson for the first game of the Nashville Regional Friday at 10 a.m. This is Oregon’s third straight Regional appearance and the first on the road since 2010. The Ducks went 42-18 during the regular season, three games worse than last year’s regular season record. They were ousted by […]

Oregon baseball gains extra edge with infield shifting

Oregon baseball gains extra edge with infield shifting

Major League Baseball teams have increasingly embraced the infield shift, where one side of the diamond is overloaded with infielders to increase teams’ chances of recording outs. This trend brings one thought to Jay Uhlman’s mind: It’s about time. Uhlman, Oregon’s infield and hitting coach, said college baseball teams have used infield shifting for “at […]

Former Eugene city councilor files Title IX complaint against UO for Artis, Austin and Dotson’s suspension

Former Eugene city councilor files Title IX complaint against UO for Artis, Austin and Dotson’s suspension

Former Eugene City Councilor Kevin Hornbuckle sent a complaint to the U.S. Department of Education against the University of Oregon and the athletic department for Title IX violations Monday afternoon. The injured parties in Hornbuckle’s complaint include three former Oregon men’s basketball players — Dominic Artis, Brandon Austin and Damyean Dotson — who were investigated for an […]

Oregon football’s Rahim Cassell arrested for DUI Sunday morning

Oregon football’s Rahim Cassell arrested for DUI Sunday morning

Oregon linebacker Rahim Cassell was arrested by Eugene Police Sunday morning around 1 a.m. for driving under the influence, Eugene Police spokeswoman Melinda McLaughlin confirmed Monday morning. McLaughlin said Cassell’s vehicle was impounded and he was likely cited and released. The arrest occurred on E. 13th Ave. and Hilyard St. A party patrol officer saw […]

Late two-out rally helps Oregon baseball steal 7-6 win over Arizona in 10 innings

Late two-out rally helps Oregon baseball steal 7-6 win over Arizona in 10 innings

The Oregon baseball team came back from a 6-2 deficit to defeat Arizona 7-6 in 10 innings Saturday night at PK Park. The win gives the Ducks (33-13, 12-8 Pac-12) the series win over Arizona (18-27, 7-16). After a pair of strikeouts to lead off the bottom of the seventh, Tyler Baumgartner kept the inning […]

Shaun Chase shows off power in Oregon baseball’s 6-1 win over Arizona

Shaun Chase shows off power in Oregon baseball’s 6-1 win over Arizona

Oregon catcher Shaun Chase hit two home runs and a long double against Arizona as the Ducks (32-3, 11-8 Pac-12) prevailed 6-1 over the Wildcats (18-26, 7-15) Friday night at PK Park. Chase also drove in three runs and score three times. He now leads the Pac-12 with seven home runs on the season. This […]

Take a Knee: Defensive back Juwaan Williams on excitement for spring game and coaches’ traits

Take a Knee: Defensive back Juwaan Williams on excitement for spring game and coaches’ traits

Redshirt freshman safety Juwaan Williams might currently be a backup, but he has a chance to earn some goodwill from coaches if he performs well in the spring game. After Friday’s practice, Williams talked to the Emerald about his excitement for the spring game, his performance in spring practice so far and defensive coaches, John […]

NFL goal helps Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown push past tragedies

NFL goal helps Oregon tight end Pharaoh Brown push past tragedies

When Pharaoh Brown called his mother on graduation day, he sounded calm. Jeannetta Smith assumed her son was pulling another prank, but this one angered her. “This is not how you play,” Smith said. Brown wasn’t joking. His friend, Fred Zuber, had drowned hours earlier. He sounded calm because he was in shock. Brown, Zuber and three […]