Author Archives: Beth Maiman

Women’s club rugby confident that teamwork will create a successful upcoming season

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 10:12 pm.

Last season, women’s rugby ended with a tough loss in playoffs. But for the women of the squad known as the “Dirty Ducks,” it is simply in the past. “It’s a new year, we don’t care about last season,” said forward’s captain Paris Heart. Although the squad is focused on what is ahead for this […]


From last night: Oregon hockey wins home opener 9-3 against rival Washington

By on Saturday, Oct. 18 at 7:17 pm.

The Washington Oregon rivalry is not just on the football field this weekend, but also on the ice. The Oregon club hockey team picked up a win Friday night in their home opener at Lane County Ice Rink against rival Washington, defeating the Huskies 9-3. “It is usually uglier,” forward Conner McBride said about the […]


GameDay: College football kicks off this weekend, here are the games you don’t want to miss

By on Tuesday, Sep. 2 at 1:50 pm.

Let’s be real. The game at Autzen this week may not be the most thrilling. Although many Duck fans will be excited to take the long awaited walk over the Willamette and cheer Oregon on, there are already many enticing games slated for the opening week of college football. To make the most of this […]


GameDay: How Oregon fans do game day

By on Wednesday, Aug. 6 at 9:47 pm.

Every football season brings many Oregon students to Autzen Stadium to root on the Ducks. Football games have become a thrilling and attractive aspect at the University of Oregon. The Emerald asked some UO students about their favorite memories and traditions for football games in the rowdy Autzen atmosphere.   Brooke Thomson Year: Sophomore Hometown: Vancouver, […]


Oregon football ranked fourth in USA Today’s coaches poll

By on Thursday, Jul. 31 at 10:13 am.

After coming off an Alamo Bowl victory in late December and finishing the season with an overall record of 11-2, Oregon was ranked fourth in USA Today’s Amway Coaches Poll released Thursday. Earning the top spot is reigning BCS national champions Florida State, who finished 14-0 last season. The Seminoles received 56 of the 62 first-place […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Ray Kasongo will not play for Oregon basketball next season

By on Wednesday, Jul. 30 at 5:41 pm.

- ESPN’s Jeff Goodman reported today that Ray Kasongo, an incoming freshman forward for Oregon’s basketball team, was denied admission into the school. The 6-foot-9 Canadian announced on Oct. 25 via Twitter that he would be committing to the Ducks.  Andrew Greif of The Oregonian reports via Twitter that the UO athletic department doesn’t anticipated […]


Former UO basketball player Brandon Austin reportedly transferring to Hutchinson Community College in Kansas

By on Monday, Jul. 7 at 10:40 pm.

Former Oregon men’s basketball player Brandon Austin will be transferring to Hutchinson Community College in Hutchinson, Kansas, according to a JucoJunction.com source close to the situation. Recently, the 6-foot-6 forward was suspended from UO for at least four years along with former teammates Dominic Artis and Damyean Dotson, after violating the University of Oregon’s student conduct code for sexual misconduct. Austin was also […]


Brazilian students bring passion for soccer while watching the World Cup in Eugene

By on Thursday, Oct. 30 at 1:50 pm.

Many University of Oregon students roamed the streets of Eugene wearing red, white and blue on July 4, but one group of students sported different colors — yellow, green and blue. A group of Brazilian students and friends filled the lounge of Morton Hall to watch Brazil face Colombia in a World Cup quarterfinal match. Flip-flops […]


Sami Kiser finds a way to combine her passion for sign language and lacrosse

By on Monday, Jun. 9 at 11:17 am.

After the Oregon lacrosse team fell to Denver in a battle for first place in Mountain Pacific Sports Federation on April 26, senior Sami Kiser, along with her teammates and coaches, was not ready to leave the field. The team had some people to thank first — Kiser’s non-hearing and deaf students stood on the sidelines during […]


Alison Silverio named new head coach for Oregon women’s tennis team

By on Wednesday, May. 28 at 7:52 pm.

After Paul Reber stepped down as the women’s tennis head coach in late April, it was announced today by the Oregon athletic department that Alison Silverio will be the team’s new head coach. Silverio spent the last four seasons as an assistant coach at her alma mater Georgia Tech. While playing at Georgia Tech Silverio won […]


Annual FOOD for Lane County spring game food drive brings thousands of pounds in food donations to help community

By on Sunday, May. 4 at 5:05 pm.

For the past ten years FOOD for Lane County and the UO Athletic Department have teamed up for Oregon football’s annual spring game with the goal to help provide food for families in need within Lane County.  About 36,000 Duck fans flocked to Autzen Stadium last year to watch an Oregon football practice, and the donation […]