Author Archives: Jackson Long

DuckSeason: Mark Helfrich may bring minor changes, but the legacy of Oregon football continues

By on Monday, Aug. 5 at 6:12 pm.

Change of direction. Oregon football is the master of it. During an unprecedented four-year BCS binge, the Ducks have been identified by their read-option, expeditious offense, which has melted the legs and minds of would-be defenders. On the field, nobody (including coach or quarterback) knows where the ball is going before the play begins. Once […]

Zone Read AM: UO pitchers stack up awards, Eagles’ have a QB battle

By on Monday, Jun. 10 at 11:44 am.

The National College Baseball Writer’s Association just named Oregon pitchers Cole Irvin and Garrett Cleavinger to the second-team All American list. Last week, the pair was named to the Freshman Louisville Slugger All-American team. Cleavinger went 9-0 on the season while Irvin was 12-3. More info here. *** Chip Kelly has told the media and […]

Triple Crown hopes dead: Terrible finish for Kesselring and Prandini in women’s 1,500

By on Saturday, Jun. 8 at 2:55 pm.

It isn’t boxing, but the Oregon women took a haymaker blow in the women’s 1,500 meters, as Becca Friday and Anne Kesselring, both expected to be in the mix for a top finish, came in second-to-last and last. The No. 11 and 12-ranked finishes equated in zero points for the UO team, thus eliminating the […]

UO falters in last leg of women’s 4×100-meter dash

By on Saturday, Jun. 8 at 2:43 pm.

Everything looked great for Oregon in the women’s 4×100-meter final heading into the last baton pass. In the final 100 meters, the greatness faded and disappointment set in. With a slight first-place lead coming into the Bowerman turn, Jenna Prandini looked to pass the stick to Chizoba Okodogbe but Okodogbe took off a bit too […]

English Gardner sets school record on women’s 100-meter

By on Saturday, Jun. 8 at 12:40 pm.

Defending 100-meter NCAA champion English Gardner has done it again. Gardner, who has been toughing through an ankle injury in the NCAA Track and Field Championships meet, ran a time of 10.96. That mark was the fastest collegiate time this year — a smidgen better than Gardner’s 11 seconds that she posted in April. Her sub-11 […]

Oregon women jet towards the finals in 4×400 meter relay prelims

By on Thursday, Jun. 6 at 9:04 pm.

Jenna Prandini, Chizoba Okodogbe, Laura Roesler and Phyllis Francis are a fearsome foursome and will put on their best in the Saturday finals of the 4×400 meter relay. In the first of three preliminary heats, the Ducks’ team placed first overall with a time of 3:28:15. Prandini ran a solid opening leg, passing the baton to […]

Johnathan Cabral wins his heat in 110-meter hurdles, continues on to finals

By on Thursday, Jun. 6 at 6:09 pm.

13:46 is the time sophomore Johnathan Cabral notched in heat number two of the three races run for the 110-meter hurdles preliminaries. That clip was good enough to earn him a first place finish. “I’m happy with the time and can’t wait to come out on Saturday,” Cabral said. “Felt good going into the race […]