Author Archives: Eddie Paskal

Eddie Paskal is a sports reporter and has been on staff since Fall term 2011. Originally from Petaluma, CA he still holds onto the dream the Golden State Warriors will one day win an NBA Championship. He can be reached on Twitter here.

Zone Read PM: Mariota not immune from homesickness, T.O. believes he can still play

By on Thursday, Jun. 13 at 1:02 pm.

Part of going away to college is the opportunity it provides to grow up and mature. However, for many college freshmen, homesickness inevitably creeps into their mind. They miss the comfort of home and the simplicity of everything. They get to college and don’t really know anyone, they get lost on campus and the world […]

Zone Read AM: Ashton Eaton training for IAFF track meet, Beavers advance to Omaha

By on Tuesday, Jun. 11 at 1:11 pm.

Some have called Ashton Eaton the best athlete in the world. The champion decathlete and former Oregon Duck has a very busy couple months ahead of him. He is engaged to fellow Oregon track star Brianne Theisen and is set to be married on July 13, in addition to preparing for the 2013 IAAF World Track […]

Zone Read PM: Women’s track searches for “triple crown,” De’Anthony Thomas highlights preseason list

By on Wednesday, Jun. 5 at 3:41 pm.

The Oregon Ducks women’s track and field team could make history this weekend during the NCAA Outdoor Track and Field Championships at Hayward Field. The Ducks have already cemented national titles in cross-country and indoor track this season, and a victory in the outdoor meet would give the Oregon women the first track “triple crown” […]

Zone Read AM: Ducks baseball falls to Rice, Heat advance to NBA Finals

By on Tuesday, Jun. 4 at 12:38 pm.

The dream of the Oregon Ducks baseball team reaching the College World Series in Omaha ended Monday night as the Ducks fell to the Rice Owls 11-4 at PK Park. The Ducks’ loss, their second of the double-elimination style regional round, eliminated them from postseason play. Taking the hill for George Horton’s squad in the […]

Jimmie Sherfy named Second-Team All-American

By on Thursday, May. 30 at 1:22 pm.

Oregon baseball pitcher Jimmie Sherfy was named a Louisville Slugger Second-Team All-American on Thursday morning by Collegiate Baseball Newspaper. He boasted an impressive 1.67 ERA during the Ducks’ regular season and is the active career leader in strikeouts per nine innings. Sherfy burst onto the collegiate scene last year with 19 saves and a 2.20 […]

Zone Read AM: Ducks manager gives Reed the start, NBA fines players for flopping

By on Thursday, May. 30 at 2:34 pm.

The Oregon baseball team begins postseason play on Friday night as they take on South Dakota State at PK Park. For the second year in a row, Oregon head coach George Horton & Co. are hosting the regional round and have the luxury of home-field advantage. In what is arguably the most important game of […]

Zone Read PM: Television schedule for Oregon football announced, Chip Kelly still quiet about injuries

By on Wednesday, May. 29 at 3:20 pm.

As the weather turns warmer and summer begins to approach, we begin to look forward to fall camp and the return of football in Eugene. The Ducks are once again in the talk to be a national title contender and are in the upper echelon of the Pac-12 conference. That being said, Oregon has become […]

Eugene selected as host location for 2013 NCAA baseball regionals

By on Monday, May. 27 at 3:32 pm.

The 64-team field has been set for the 2013 NCAA Division-I Baseball Championship and for the second year in a row, the Ducks will be one of the Regional hosts. Oregon head coach George Horton’s team went 45-14 this season, and their impressive performance garnered them the nod from the NCAA selection committee as one […]

Oregon track prepares for NCAA Championships in Eugene

By on Sunday, May. 26 at 3:45 pm.

At the conclusion of the weekend, 29 Ducks in total qualified for the NCAA championships in Eugene next week, including all four relays that Oregon competed in at the qualifier in Austin, Texas. The men’s 4×100 relay, which includes a trio of football players, were among the qualifiers for the NCAA championships. While Dior Mathis, […]

Zone Read AM: Oregon baseball struggles down stretch, Larry Scott highest paid commissioner

By on Tuesday, May. 21 at 3:31 pm.

Ducks baseball team has aspirations to play in the College World Series in Omaha, Neb. Coming within a game of the tournament last season, Oregon head coach George Horton and his squad entered 2013 with a College World Series berth as one of their main objectives. Earlier in the season, the Ducks looked poised to […]

Zone Read PM: Oregon baseball begins set with Gonzaga, track moves to No. 3 in nation

By on Thursday, May. 16 at 10:56 am.

Oregon baseball (40-11, Pac-12 19-5) begins a midweek, two-game series with West Coast Conference leader Gonzaga (32-6-1, WCC 18-6) Tuesday night at 6 p.m. at PK Park. The Ducks enter the series ranked 10th nationally by Baseball America and 6th by both Collegiate Baseball and the USA Today Coaches Poll. The second game of the […]

Zone Read AM: SOJC to provide transportation to Rovello’s memorial, a look at the Oregon special teams unit

By on Tuesday, May. 14 at 2:22 pm.

Following the tragic death of Oregon tennis player Alex Rovello, the School of Journalism and Communication in conjunction with the Oregon athletic department, is providing transportation to his memorial service in Portland on Saturday. Rovello, a 21-year-old journalism major, died on Saturday as a result of a cliff diving accident in Tamolitch Falls. *** One […]