Future Duck Katie Rainsberger and Historic Hayward Field Are a Match Made in Heaven

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Every so often at Historic Hayward Field, you can see something – a race, a throw, or a jump – that will surprise and impress you. And expectations were high for Katie Rainsberger, a senior from Air Academy High in Colorado Springs, Colo., when she raced at Hayward twice this year. I was fortunate enough to watch her compete in the …

NFL-bound Bralon Addison – Human Highlight Film Gone but Not Forgotten

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With the 2016 NFL Draft quickly approaching, it’s time to acknowledge a phenomenal player who has done so much for the Ducks and who will undoubtedly make Oregon proud as a professional player: Bralon Addison. Originally a quarterback from Missouri City, Texas, Addison was used as a wide receiver after joining the Oregon Football family in 2012. Addison immediately proved …

How DeForest Buckner Passed All Others – a Look Back at the 2012 Recruiting Cycle for Defensive Linemen

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The 2012 recruiting class for college football was full of stellar defensive line prospects that had big dreams and huge hopes of becoming the next legend for the school that each prospect signed to play for. DeForest Buckner (DeFo) was not an exception when the 6-foot-7 inch Hawaiian declared to play at the University of Oregon. He had many options …

Dillon Brooks: “You gotta be ALL in”

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Something a sportscaster stated in one of the Sweet 16 pre-game shows really resonated with me, when he offered that, “Every time I watched Oregon this season – they were a little better.” Amen, as the improvement (a classic Dana Altman occurrence every season) became very noticeable for those of us that had been watching from November until now. I’ll …

Bill Walton Predicts an Oregon National Championship

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Yes … he really did! In his interview with sportscaster panelists on ESPN First Take Bill Walton was his usual self spouting interesting and at times, outrageous lines while being highly entertaining in the process. They asked him, “Who is going to win it all?” Bill answerd, “OREGON … I love the way they play.” A panelist exclaims, “Oregon? A lot of …

Unbelievable: Campus Insiders Takes St. Joe’s Over Oregon

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I get it – the Pac-12 has misrepresented – even Utah got killed by Gonzaga. So Oregon is the only team in the conference left to carry the standard forward. And, as if enough pundits have predicted no Pac-12 teams in the Sweet Sixteen – we have Campus Insiders pile on with their pick of St. Joseph’s University over Oregon …

Ducks Pull off Rare Double-Basketball Championship (Video Highlights!)

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I do not believe anyone who said they saw that Oregon’s 88-57 dismantling of Utah coming in advance. Most of us were concerned about the opposite, as it is very hard to beat a team for a third time, especially when the differences between teams is so close. The trip to the Bay Area (losing both games) is what came to …

Double National Champions AGAIN? Ducks Stun Indoor Track …

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Reported live by FishDuck.com Track Correspondent, Bruce Nelson – Once again, our mighty tracksters outperformed expectations and brought home two team titles from the Indoor NCAA Championships in Birmingham, Alabama. (Oregon won the double national championships for Outdoor Track last June!) While the men were expected to win, the women were 17-point underdogs to Florida. When the Gators faltered, the Lady …

Insane Win, Insane Video and Insane Bill Walton Quotes

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Oregon’s win over the Arizona Wildcats in the Pac-12 Tournament (95-89) brought together a collection of extremes as examples of the human experience. We saw dazzling heights (offensive explosion before halftime), unknown skills summoned from within (unbelievable defense in the first half), boneheaded thinking and choking (end of regulation) – all during which the fan got verbally slapped around by the insanity that is Bill …

Oregon Wins Rare Pac-12 Basketball Title (Video Highlights)

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Oregon won only their second regular season Pac-12 Mens Basketball title since WWII Saturday, as they pulled out another tough road win at USC’s Galen Center, 76-66 . Winning on the road has been difficult for all conference members and USC had a 16-1 record at home going into this game, as Oregon never dreamed they would survive with Dillon Brooks …

How Oregon’s New Closer Mows them Down …

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We are excited to hear the accolades being handed to one of our favorite Duck pitchers, Stephen Nogosek. Nogosek, a Duck junior out of Woodcreek High School in Roseville, Calif., is the son of Troy and Jennifer Nogosek. Stephen was a 4-year letterman in baseball at Woodcreek High and captained both the baseball and football teams. His abilities were not …