Tagged: Oregon Ducks Track and Field

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Recruiting Landscape Has Changed

Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out When Texas A&M’s Pat Henry complained about Oregon’s “unfair advantage” in hosting the NCAA Championships through 2021, he inadvertently called attention to the changing landscape of college athlete recruiting. Why Henry’s complaint is really about his position in...

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Re-Evaluating A Busy Saturday for the Ducks

Eventful news came out yesterday regarding Oregon’s track and field team’s performance at the Don Kirby Elite in Albuquerque, N.M., the Millrose Games in New York and the Husky Classic in Seattle, WA. However, the outstanding aspect in those track...

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Remember the Man

Legendary Oregon Track Coach (and NIKE co-founder) Bill Bowerman once said, “If you have a body, you’re an athlete.”   I interpret Bowerman’s words as meaning that whether you compete for the Ducks at Hayward Field or you’re just starting your...

Ducks Fly South for Pac-12 Track & Field Championships 1

Ducks Fly South for Pac-12 Track & Field Championships

The rainy clouds of winter have given way to bright blue skies and seventy degree weather.  Spring is in full bloom, which can only mean one thing for Track Town USA — no, not the sudden influx of allergies, but rather track...

Track & Field Senior Stars’ Ascension into Twilight 1

Track & Field Senior Stars’ Ascension into Twilight

As the sun set Friday over Hayward Field, and a perfect spring day slowly turned into the twilight of night, 19 seniors of the track and field team made their way onto the track for a sendoff  ceremony.  After being introduced, each...

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Liz Brenner…..COME ON!

I am already feeling my inadequacies as an old athlete when watching my beloved Ducks…and then Liz Brenner comes along.  Her kill shots in volleyball this last fall were legendary and could put a major hurt on the competitor, thus...

Swift-footed Hurdler Chooses Oregon Football 4

Swift-footed Hurdler Chooses Oregon Football

The athletes in this years Oregon Ducks recruiting class are shaping up to be a rather unique bunch; including a pair of twins and a pair of players who are the sons of former NFL players.  Now with committed running...

Oregon Track Starting Off the Season Right 1

Oregon Track Starting Off the Season Right

It’s exciting to think about where Oregon track what Oregon track has the potential to accomplish by the end of this year. On Saturday, the Ducks racked up 12 wins in the Blue and Orange season opener. In the women’s...