Category Archive for: ‘FishWrap’

  • SFP 9390

    Ducks Win Series Opener on Thorpe’s Gem

    Featured Photo Courtesy Steve Francis Photography The Oregon Ducks scrambled their way to three runs to take battle number one of the Civil War series on Friday night against the Oregon State Beavers.  The victory came behind a brilliant pitching performance from starter Tommy Thorpe, …

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  • Visitor’s Guide to the Great State of Oregon

    Every year the Oregon Ducks, and Duck fans, welcome visitors from around the country to our beautiful state, wax their sub-par teams, and send them on their way.  Not very neighborly.  In light of that I offer the following visitor’s guide to help folks understand, and perhaps …

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  • The Ten Most Influential Plays of the Last Ten Seasons: #5-1

    In case you missed Part 1, read it here.  To read the list in its entirety, go here. Before we get to plays #5-1, here are some plays that just missed the list: Honorable Mention: Kenjon Barner’s punt return fumble against LSU (2011): The play …

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  • The Ten Most Influential Plays of the Last Ten Seasons: #10-6

    “Life’s this game of inches…so is football…because, in either game, life or football, the margin for error is so small…one half a step too late, or too early, and you don’t quite make it, one half second too slow, too fast, you don’t quite catch …

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  • Safe At Home

    Two Runs from a Bunt? Only at OREGON!

    EUGENE, Ore. – J.J. Altobelli drove in two runs on a safety squeeze play to break a tie and lead No. 6 Oregon to a 4-1 win over Gonzaga on Wednesday night at PK Park. Altobelli came to the plate with the game tied 1-1 …

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  • Recruiting Update: Oregon’s Frontcourt Tops Overnight?

    Basketball Recruiting Visits Head coach Dana Altman is at it again. The fourth-year coach has secured heavy interest from one of, if not, the top big man transfer in that of Tarik Black. The 6-foot-9, 262-pound center will transfer from Memphis this spring and will …

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  • Garrett Cleavinger

    Small Ball Gets It Done Again

    Ryan Hambright came to the plate with two-outs in the bottom on the 9th inning with the game tied at 3-3 with a chance to win the game for the Ducks. Hambright delivered with a bases-loaded single to right center field to score the game-winning …

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  • Conference Analysis: The Final Stretch

    Two teams converged in a Civil War are set to battle once again, but this time there is more than just pride and bragging rights between the schools. This time it’s for the Pac-12 baseball title. With two weeks left to go in the season, …

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  • Oregon Recruiting Blueprint: The Sales Pitch

    This is the conclusion of a 9-part recruiting manifesto.  This piece looks at the sales pitch, an important piece to any recruiting blueprint.  Below are the previous parts of this manifesto: Part 1: What Happened in 2012-2013 Part 2: What Went Wrong Part 3: What …

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  • Who Succeeds Mariota?

    Elite quarterbacks don’t grow on trees.  Look across the college football landscape and ask yourself, “What QB would I die to have?”  For me, there aren’t many. My utterly and completely unbiased opinion wants Marcus Mariota first without a doubt.  Second, I would choose Teddy …

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