The FishDuck Minute #1: I Am Oregon

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Fish Reports

I have no profound words, poetry, or seasonal updates.  Snarly prose and clever alliterations eludes me, as I cannot express my feelings.  Am I the wise 55-year-old man who quietly offers up a prayer of relief and gratitude, or am I the unhinged wacko who is thrashing about the room pounding my fist into the other hand screeching, “YES! YES! …

The Fish Report: Rose Bowl Surprise Plays

Charles Fischer, Mr. FishDuck Fish Reports

We analyze two successful plays of the 2012 Rose Bowl Game, one of which has been viewed incorrectly by so many national analysts. We are fortunate at FishDuck.com to have a team who have built a progression of a knowledge base that makes understanding these plays easier. Chip fools us all again! Charles Fischer  (FishDuck) Oregon Football Analyst for FishDuck.com …

ducks basketball: back to basics. back to winning

FishDuck Staff FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

It is a cold, rainy Friday December 30th night in Seattle, WA. The Hec Edmundson Pavilion on the campus of the University of Washington is dark, quiet, and empty. For now. But that solitude is fleeting, as the Oregon Ducks Men’s Basketball program will arrive shortly to practice on the eve before they take on their second tough Pac-12 opponent, …

Keeerrrttt1’s FishDuck.com Weekly Video Log – Episode #24 (Rose Bowl special)

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Greetings Fish Friends! Every week I create video blogs (vlogs) to update all you fine folk on all things FishDuck, a free-form discussion of current events about Oregon Ducks sports and all that’s new with FishDuck.com, with the occasional off-topics or rants.  It’s a little off-the-cuff, perhaps slightly pretentious, somewhat rambling, and hopefully entertaining…so kick back, relax, drink up, and …

Rose Bowl Blog of a Crazed Duck Fan

Kim Hastings Best of FishDuck.com Humor

January 2, 2012- 1;34 a.m:  Decided on Rose Bowl attire.  Going to go with white hoodie, with silver “O” and silver wings.  I know we’re wearing dark, but the hoodie is undefeated this season.  It did very well in taking down the Beavs.  Maybe it will do the job today. 8:55 a.m:  Shopping list:   2 boxes Milk Duds. Check.  2 …

Thanks for everything, LaMichael James

Josh White Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches

After much speculation over the last month and on the heels of a huge Rose Bowl win, it is finally official. One of the greatest Ducks of all time (in any sport) announced his decision today to forego his senior season and enter the NFL draft. This was announced on goducks.com website this afternoon around 3 pm: (quotes from LaMichael James …

Conclusion: Oregon’s 2001 postseason decade anniversary

FishDuck Staff History

Tempe, Arizona: Tuesday, January 1, 2002;  A day Oregon fans would long remember.  Their beloved Ducks were completing a very special year with an appearance in the Fiesta Bowl, the Pac-10 Championship site. Oregon’s four Senior Captains Wes Mallard, Steve Smith, Justin Peelle, and Joey Harrington took midfield to greet and shake hands with Colorado’s captains.  Colorado won the coin …

The Rose Bowl Matters: A Personal Account of Oregon’s Historic Triumph

FishDuck Staff History

In 1917 Oregon represented the Pacific Coast Conference in the third East-West Tournament Game, later known as the Rose Bowl, at Tournament Park in Pasadena, CA.  The following year during the height of The Great War it was two military camps playing in the game, with one team (Mare Island Marines of California) being led by Hollis Huntington and John …

Ducks Win the Day, Beat Badgers in the Rose Bowl

Josh White FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

 Well, there you have it folks. It was Oregon celebrating in Pasadena and hoisting the Rose Bowl trophy on Monday night. It is the Ducks’ first BCS win in a decade, and first Rose Bowl win in 95 years. Duck fans no longer need to point to the 1917 team as being the most recent champions of the annual show down of East vs West. …

The magic of the Black Mamba

FishDuck Staff FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

The deep fear of the black mamba stems not only from its reputation for aggression, speed and toxic venom, but also from stories and legends that have been passed down from one generation to the next. Magical abilities have been attributed to the black mamba. It is said to be able to bite itself in the tail to form a …

Be We Resolved

Kim Hastings FishWrap, FishWrap Archive

Custom says that tonight Times Square drops the ball. Ducks resolve that the ball doesn’t drop unless we say it drops.   Custom says, tonight is a night to get lit up. Ducks resolve that Montee Ball gets lit up.   Custom says confetti at midnight. Ducks resolve, Gatorade bath for Chip at about 5:30. Custom says somebody is going …