Please: End the Wave at Autzen

Don Marsh Editorials

Okay, as issues go, this really isn’t a biggie. I know that. Furthermore, I apologize in advance for momentarily hijacking the OBD forum to rant about one of my own personal pet peeves. When I pulled Mr. FishDuck away from his research into whether his current web browser is brave safe, then he certainly agreed that this was one of …

From a Former Midwesterner: The Fun B1G Road Games

Don Marsh Editorials

As a transplanted Iowa Hawkeye, I thought it might be fun to pass along a few thoughts (irreverent ones, perhaps) on some of OBD future opponents from the Midwest and beyond. I was able to pull Mr. FishDuck from his fun with roobet crash game to hear his enthusiasm about our upcoming B1G games, and meeting their fans. Starting with …

‘If You’re Scared Your Coach is Leaving…’

Don Marsh Editorials

I want to take a moment to make sure everyone realizes just how special Coach Dan Lanning’s response was to the speculation of him taking the opening at Alabama for the HC job replacing Nick Saban. We all know what standard operating procedure is here for coaches and athletic programs; no immediate response. Then words to the effect of, “…I …

Christmas Came Early for Me This Year…

Don Marsh Editorials

Christmas came early for me this year–thanks to Our Beloved Ducks. That six-game win-streak between those two bad-bookend losses was as good a run as I have experienced in my nearly 50 years of watching Duck football. It reminded me of the first two years of Chip Kelly and The Blurrrr Offense. I do not remember a more dominant run …

Coach Graves…You ‘Thought We Played Well?’

Don Marsh Editorials

Yesterday we looked at the background of Oregon Womens Basketball and what brought us up to this moment. So that brings us to the case at hand. Oregon Women’s Head Basketball Coach, Kelly Graves. He was 66-26 in his three years at St. Mary’s. (CA.) He then completely turned around the Gonzaga program and it became a national powerhouse. He won …