Gardner & Berry on Bowerman Watch List

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  Here in Eugene Bill Bowerman, his legacy as the University of Oregon’s Track & Field head coach from 1949-72, and his cofounding of global giant NIKE are legendary.  As a tribute to this influential figure, the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association (USTFCCCA), with the help of now architect and former Oregon track athlete, Tinker Hatfield, designed and created a stunning, …

Ducks Impress in Field Events at John Knight Twilight

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Monmouth, OR: The Ducks’ women’s track and field team came into the week ranked second in the nation, looking to continue their success. The team has made quite the impression lately, and on Friday it was the Ducks in the field events who really made an impact. Laura Bobek shined the most with a victory in the women’s discus competition.  The junior Oregonian won with …

Oregon Basketball Analysis: Inside-Out Play Improves Long-Range Shooting

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FishDuck.com is widening its coverage of Duck sports with some UO mens basketball analysis. The goal is to break down parts of UO Coach Dana Altman’s philosophy as it pertains to the success of the basketball team. I am a retired teacher and basketball coach, and am interested in learning more about what makes Altman’s teams consistently so successful. I …

One-On-One: FishDuck.com’s Charles “FishDuck” Fischer

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Each week FishDuck.com’s Kurt Liedtke (better known as Keeerrrttt1) speaks with current/former student athletes, other FishDuck contributors, and outside experts in a one-on-one conversation–the FishDuck.com One-On-One. This week FishDuck.com co-owner Kurt is joined by business partner and co-founder of FishDuck.com Charles “FishDuck” Fischer to talk about current Duck sports and give a few updates about the website. One-On-One: FishDuck.com’s Charles …

Under Par: Eugene’s not just a city you know

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It seems fitting that arguably the most dominant athlete in Eugene this year is Eugene…Wong, that is. Few have racked up the credentials and dominance in Eugene that has been exhibited by Oregon’s men’s golfer Eugene Wong. The senior from North Vancouver, BC has performed this year for the Oregon men’s golf team at levels that draw few parallels in …

Duck ‘N Roll: These Ducks Stare Back at Danger and Laugh

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Next to football, it’s potentially the most dangerous and physically demanding sport in the Oregon athletic program. The keys to being successful in this sport are trust and concentration. When launched into the air twisting and flipping, with gravity finally deciding it won’t hold this flying human airborne any longer, it is only trust in the teammates below that can …

Frozen in time? Not Autzen.

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I wasn’t there mid-week. I was some 400 miles north-northeast in a place where snow has a far greater chance of coming down in late March than in little old Eugene. In Autzen Stadium. So when the photo popped up on Facebook, showing the Ducks’ home field all dressed in white, I studied the image closely, noting a thick coat …