So What HAPPENED to Oregon Track?

Charles Fischer Editorials 10 Comments

The title is a natural question for many of us Oregon fans after watching the Ducks struggle to a seventh place finish in the women’s T&F and a stunning 35th on the men’s side at the recent NCAA championships at Hayward Field. What happened, and where is Oregon going in the sport that is the most successful of any the …

Why Husky Fans are the WORST EVER

Charles Fischer Editorials 93 Comments

I have been appalled by the behaviors of Husky fans over the many decades of my life, and in my personal experiences with them. Note that this article is not about the UW football team or the Washington coaching staff, but the Husky fans, which are simply the worst ever I have ever witnessed. Let’s look at why…. A fascinating …

Oregon Lands Exceptional Talent with Track Recruit Kate Murphy

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The Oregon Track and Field program has a long history of attracting top tier talent. It has been that way for a while, from the days of Bill Bowman and Steve Prefontaine. There was definitely a noticeable presence of current and former Ducks at the 2016 Rio Olympics. After a disappointing end to the Men’s Cross Country season at the NCAA Cross Country Nationals, the team will …

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 …

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 …

Track Ducks Impress in Kentucky

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The Oregon Ducks continued to impress track and field fans with an impressive showing Saturday at the Rod McCravy Invitational Meet in Lexington, Kentucky. Edward Cheserek established his dominance in the distance events by comfortably winning the 3000-meter run with a 2015 world-leading time of 7:46.56. That mark also set new meet and facility records. Duck John Gregorek placed second …

Oregon continues to dominate at the Pac-12 Cross Country Campionships

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Oregon again proved why it’s one of the best cross country teams in the nation. The women’s team took first place in the meet beating their nearest rival, Stanford, by 20 points. The men came in second with Edward Cheserek claiming his second straight Pac-12 Championship. In a news release from the University of Oregon, Coach Robert Johnson said, “Overall …

Track and Field 2014-15: Ducks on Track to a Dynasty

Rob Liggins FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 0 Comments

The 2014 NCAA track and field season was one of the best in recent years — if not ever — for the Oregon Ducks men’s and women’s teams.  After both teams won NCAA indoor championships and completed a strong regular outdoor season, the Ducks excelled in the regional qualifiers, sending a total of 37 men and women athletes to the …

Oregon Women’s Indoor Track Team Now a Dynasty

Don Gilman Men of Oregon: Players and Coaches 3 Comments

The Ducks’ head track & field coach Robert Johnson has to be happy.  This wasn’t necessarily supposed to be a championship year for the Oregon Women’s Indoor Track Team.  At the start of the year, it was believed that the Ducks would certainly be in the mix for a fifth straight NCAA championship, but many believed that Oregon’s run would …