If You’re Not Pulling for the Beavs at the College World Series? You Need to Move to California

Mike Ostrom Editorials 30 Comments

Have you seen the T-shirt that says “My favorite team is Oregon and whoever’s playing Oregon State?” Flashback to 2011, the day before the Oregon-Auburn National Championship in Glendale, Arizona for a moment. At this Duck pep rally 24 hours before the game there’s some guy from Alabama wearing a sign stating that he came all the way from Alabama …

Oregon State’s Attitude: “Nothing to Lose”

Pat Pannu History 1 Comment

On a chilly but sunny afternoon in Eugene, the Oregon State Beavers came calling and gave the Oregon Ducks a game like no one was expecting. The Beavers, who went into Autzen Stadium 34 point underdogs while looking for their first conference win in their last game of the season, fought the Ducks for every point the teams scored and whittled …

How Ducks Will Continue Their Civil War Dominance

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It’s Thanksgiving week. It’s also Civil War week. It’s the 119th Civil War. It’s also probably going to be one of the most lopsided Civil War games in a long time. This isn’t a knock on the Beavers. They have a first year coach, no experience at quarterback, and Oregon is playing as well as any team in the country. …

Put Down Your Pitchfork: Oregon Born, Duck Raised, Husky Alumnus?

David Miller For the Fans 6 Comments

Put down your pitchfork. I’m not your enemy. I’m a Duck fan just like you. I was born in Roseburg, raised in Eugene, and have always been a Duck fan. I understand that the term “Husky alumni” is anathema to you, that you may not even like Huskies as a breed of dog, that the color combination of purple and …

Despite Adversity, Ducks Can Right the Ship

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The recent gloomy weather sums up Coach Horton’s mood surrounding the Oregon Ducks. Frustration mounts, both in the dugout and the clubhouse. Recently, a lack of focus at the plate and costly errors have disrupted the good vibes. However, this season is far from Oregon giving up on the season. A big series against Oregon State presents an opportunity for Oregon to regain …

Ducks Finish Season Victorious in Civil War Slugfest

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The Oregon men’s basketball team finished the regular season with its fifth straight win in a hard fought 65-62 victory over Oregon State Wednesday night at Gill Coliseum. The Ducks improve to 23-8 overall (13-5 Pac-12), earning a first round bye in the Pac-12 tournament, standing just one game behind second place Utah in conference standings. The Beavers (17-13, 8-10), under first year head coach Wayne Tinkle, finish the regular …

Oregon Looks to Close Regular Season on a High Note

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The Oregon Ducks (22-8, 12-5 Pac-12) and the Oregon State Beavers (17-12, 8-9 Pac-12), have one of the most storied rivalries in all of college basketball. The famed rivalry dates all the way back to 1903 and the two ball clubs have met 343 times, which is an all-time record. Despite the match-up’s rich history, both the Ducks and the Beavers …

Jesus, the National Championship and Jerry Allen

Mike Ostrom FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 4 Comments

Throughout life you run into certain people who encourage, uplift and inspire and those who do the opposite. When I was first getting involved in journalism I make a point to ask the veterans  in the press box how they made it, what to do and what not to do. ESPN’s Peter Gammons, the Oregonians George Pasero, the Seahawks Pete …

Some Oregon State and Oregon Fans Get It — the Rest Can Move to California

Mike Ostrom FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 52 Comments

I got a call from an Oregon State fan after Oregon pounded Florida State Thursday night. The call was similar to the call many of you made or received. It was a congratulatory call from a Beaver to a Duck, celebrating the win. These calls across the state are simple: “I hope you win the national championship. It would be …

Here Kitty Kitty: A Game Plan from Hroniss Grasu

Ashley Young FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 2 Comments

What a weekend for the Pac-12! After one last win over Oregon State in the Civil War, the Ducks have clinched the Pac-12 North title and will now face the Arizona Wildcats in the Pac-12 championship game this Friday. That’s right Ducks fans; it is the revenge game of the decade for Oregon this week. The Wildcats will look to spoil the …

Oregon State Has High Praises for Marcus Mariota

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Tyler Robinson reports from the Oregon State post game press conference at Reser Stadium for FishDuck.com. Heisman moment anyone? The only “knock” on Marcus Mariota’s Heisman campaign has been the lack of what some “experts” like to call a “Heisman moment.” When Wisconsin’s Melvin Gordon ran for over 400 yards against Nebraska, many pundits vaulted him to the top of their …

Ducks Obliterate Beavers, 47-19

Randy Morse FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

It was obvious early in this game that the football gods were not with Sean Mannion and his Beavers teammates in this, the latest installment of a series that started in 1894, this year pitting home team Oregon State against the No. 2 ranked Oregon Ducks. The score was 30-3 Oregon by the end of the first half, via a 29-yard …