Mrs. Duck’s Lovely Week

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Mike Merrell’s Three-and-Out In a football season that has certainly had its downs, the Oregon Ducks have emerged as one of the best — if not the best — teams in the conference. A national championship is out of the picture, but a return to the Rose Bowl, while highly unlikely, remains at least a mathematical possibility. That’s something nobody …

Ducks Sweep NCAA Track & Field Championships

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By Mike Merrell, reporting direct from Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon for FishDuck.com Jenna Prandini and Raevyn Rogers led the Oregon Women’s Track & Field Team to its first NCAA title in thirty years Saturday, sealing a rare double win for the Ducks’ track program. The Ducks’ men’s team took top honors in action completed Friday. The women were …

Track Championships: Men are Charging and Women Bounce Back

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Mike Merrell, reporting from Historic Hayward Field in Eugene, Oregon The University of Oregon Ducks Men’s Track and Field Team made another positive move toward a second-straight NCAA Division I championship Thursday when decathlete Dakota Keys wrestled his way up from fifth place to third with a total score of 7863, just short of his personal best of 8,086. Keys …

Look to FishDuck for NCAA Track & Field Coverage

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Look to FishDuck.com to bring you coverage of the 2015 Men’s and Women’s NCAA Track & Field Championships. Covering the event for FishDuck will be our editor-in-chief and former Oregon Track Club member Mike Merrell, who narrowly missed qualifying for the 1976 U.S. Olympic Trials in the marathon. In addition to following all of our Oregon Ducks, Mike will be …

Devon Allen is a GO for 2015 Football

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Oregon Ducks wide receiver Devon Allen suffered a right knee injury returning the opening kickoff against Florida State in the NCAA’s inaugural College Football Playoff semifinal game last New Year’s Day. Many experts speculated that Allen may not play football this year, due to the severity of the injury. With those concerns in mind, FishDuck.com reached out to the Allen …

Football is King, But…

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In which sport has the University of Oregon won four consecutive national championships, and is favored to win its fifth this year? If you answered Acrobatics and Tumbling, you are correct! Competing under the National Collegiate Acrobatics and Tumbling Association, or NCATA, which is the national governing body for the sport on NCAA campuses, the Ducks have dominated the relatively …

Two Oregon Women on The Bowerman Watch List for February

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Over the last couple of months, FishDuck.com has honed in on both the Ducks’ basketball and football teams. We have provided tons of articles recapping, analyzing and predicting players and/or games that allowed us as Duck fans to be well aware of what’s going on with both of these sports. With that being said, one sport that has not been …

Devon Allen Bursts into the Limelight (Race GIF Below!)

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Devon Allen didn’t “just” win the NCAA championship in the 110-meter hurdles. First off, there is no such thing as “just” winning at this level. You’ve got to be an absolute stud to pull it off. Next, there’s the little detail that he also broke the meet record. How big of a deal is that? Well, the previous meet record …

The Chuck Norris of Oregon Sports Fans: Mike Merrell

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FishDuck.com has a distinct ability to connect with the casual fan.  I say ‘casual’ because for most fans, the roaring spirit of Duck sports can be an escape from the harsh realities of life. Not so for Mike Merrell, however, who is an editor and writer for FishDuck.com. See, Mike doesn’t view Duck sports as just a hobby, he also …

Oregon Conference Update: The Ducks Have Sprung into Spring

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The weather in Eugene has been remarkably pristine for this early in the spring and the Oregon Ducks are taking full advantage of its presence.  It seems these blue skies have provided the Ducks with just the right amount of vitamin D to succeed. It has sparked momentum in both the baseball and softball teams, who sit in the top-10 of their respective …

Running Giants at Historic Hayward Field

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Track Town, USA.  The words bring to mind a few things: Eugene, the Ducks, Steve Prefontaine and lastly but most importantly, Hayward Field.  Fans, athletes and coaches all over the world know about Hayward Field.  Athletes and coaches love to compete there because of the knowledgeable and loud fans who roar approval for every athlete who passes through the gates. Construction for Hayward Field …

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 …