Superstar Showdown: Sabrina vs. Sabally!

Cameron Johansson Editorials 3 Comments

Slowly but surely, professional sports are coming back. NCAA sports, who knows? But pro sports are coming back. The PGA Tour and NASCAR have been up and running — with no spectators — for a few weeks now. The National Hockey League, National Basketball Association and Major League Baseball all have plans to resume their seasons in July or August. …

Ionescu, Oregon Women’s Hoops Gave Fans One Heckuva Ride

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As of April 17, former Oregon Ducks women’s basketball superstar Sabrina Ionescu will play in the WNBA for the New York Liberty. Ionescu, who finished her career with the Ducks leading the NCAA (both women and men) with 26 career triple-doubles, was selected as the No. 1 overall draft pick, yet another first for the school’s program. Not surprisingly, Ionescu’s …

Thank you Sabrina, Thank you Payton

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After winning the Pac-12 Championship in both Women’s and Men’s College Basketball, it looked as if both Ducks teams were primed for long March Madness runs. Then the sports world stopped. On March 11th, 2020, after Rudy Gobert of the Utah Jazz was diagnosed with COVID-19, the NBA announced they were suspending the season. Although the news was shocking to …

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 Women’s Basketball Loses Third Player Since November

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It’s a rough time for the Oregon Ducks Women’s Basketball team, as they have just lost a third player this season. In early November, Chrishae Rowe was dismissed from the team for violating team rules, Janitah Iamaleava left the team by her own choice, and now Chloe Stiles has been dismissed for failing a random drug test. Rowe is a crucial loss …

Liz Brenner, Oregon Ducks, Track and Field

Liz Brenner: All-Star Duck

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Liz Brenner is a singular Duck, a once-in-a-generation athlete that excels in every competition she enters. She’s an All-American volleyball player, a 6’1″ outside hitter who led the Pac-12 last year in kills. Not only is she gifted with power and leaping ability, she is so skilled and quick that some are touting her for the libero or defensive specialist …