Indoor Track and Field: Internal competition drives men’s distance runners

By on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 9:57 pm.

The Oregon men’s distance runners already have the inherent motivation that comes with defending a national title. As they prepare to compete, the runners focus on an equally challenging task: beating each other. “I go, ‘Oh man, this is pretty hard.’ I’ve got to focus and stay in there,’” said redshirt senior and three-time All-American […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon men’s basketball, track and field win big

By on Monday, Jan. 26 at 12:27 pm.

- Oregon men’s basketball used a scorching hot first half to bury the visiting UCLA Bruins 82-64 on Saturday. – The Ducks’ women’s basketball team forced overtime against Arizona, but fell just short of picking up a Pac-12 win 81-78. – Katelyn Loper welcomes change for the better with head coach Kelly Graves at the […]

Katelyn Loper welcomes scheme change in the UO basketball team

By on Monday, Jan. 26 at 11:52 am.

When Katelyn Loper told her high school coach Chris Johnson that she was excited to play defense, all he could do was chuckle. In high school, Loper liked to shoot from the three-point line. To this day, she is Post Falls High School’s all-time scoring leader. But she had never been defensive-minded. Under Oregon head coach Kelly Graves, […]

Manny Martin’s journey, from Portugal to the Oregon soccer team

By on Monday, Jan. 26 at 7:52 am.

Before every game, there is a moment when Oregon women’s soccer assistant coach Emanuel Martins fights back tears. It’s when everyone stands, puts their hands on their hearts and sings “The Star Spangled Banner.” That’s when the memories flood in. He remembers playing soccer in the streets of Lisbon, Portugal, living alone as a teenager in […]

Linebacker recruit Fotu Leiato commits to Oregon football

By on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 10:13 pm.

Fotu Leiato, a three-star linebacker recruit from Steilacoom, Washington, has committed to Oregon. The news was confirmed via Steilacoom coach William Garrow’s Twitter account. CONGRATS FOTU T LEIATO II – Committed to #Oregon @TJCotterill @jlieb24 @adamgorney @BrandonHuffman @Prehmmr247 — Steilacoom Football (@SteilacoomFB) January 26, 2015 First reported by Oregon 247 Sports, Leiato becomes the 20th […]

Oregon women’s basketball: Ducks rally late to force overtime, but fall to Arizona 81-78

By on Sunday, Jan. 25 at 2:55 pm.

Arizona’s Charise Holloway drained a three-pointer with 8.5 seconds left in overtime to beat Oregon women’s basketball, 81-78, in overtime on Sunday afternoon in Tucson, Arizona. Lexi Bando finished with 20 points on 7-of-17 shooting. Katelyn Loper tallied 16 points while Amanda Delgado finished with 13 points. Jillian Alleyne tallied a double-double with 12 points and 12 rebounds, […]

Oregon track and field sets records, enjoys strong finish at Rod McCravy Invitational

By on Saturday, Jan. 24 at 8:46 pm.

Oregon track and field closed out the Rod McCravy Memorial in top form Saturday afternoon. Coming off a strong first day, the Ducks added to their accomplishments – due in large part to the distance runners. Star sophomore distance runner Edward Cheserek dominated in the men’s 3000, setting a world-leading time of 7:49.56. Cheserek led the […]

No. 44 Oregon men’s tennis trounced by No. 7 North Carolina in ITA Kickoff Weekend

By on Friday, Jan. 23 at 9:53 pm.

The No. 44 Oregon men’s tennis team took a beatdown courtesy of No. 7 North Carolina on day one of the ITA Kickoff Weekend in Chapel Hill. The Tar Heels simply outmatched and outplayed the Ducks and secured a fast 4-0 shutout victory, Oregon’s first loss of the season. Oregon faces another tough test in […]

Rod McCravy Invitational: Oregon track and field dominates distance events in day one

By on Friday, Jan. 23 at 6:55 pm.

Oregon track and field received multiple strong performances from its athletes Friday, the first day of the Rod McCravy Invitational in Lexington, Kentucky. The meet featured a loaded field, with five of the top 10 men’s teams and seven of the top 10 women’s teams participating. The best showing for the Ducks was the men’s 5000, in which […]

Oregon women’s basketball: Ducks fall flat in second half, fall to No. 13 Arizona State 70-58

By on Friday, Jan. 23 at 1:01 pm.

The Ducks gave No. 13 Arizona State all it could handle in the first half. However, the Sun Devils outscored Oregon 45-31 in the second half to pull out a 70-58 win Friday at the Wells Fargo Center in Tempe, Arizona. The Ducks fall to 8-10 (1-6 Pac-12) while ASU moves to 18-1 (7-0) continuing its […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon men’s basketball take down USC at home, women’s hoops in action in Arizona

By on Friday, Jan. 23 at 12:04 pm.

- Oregon men’s basketball was back in action Thursday night. The men took down USC 75-67 last night. Joseph Young finished with 19 points while Elgin Cook tallied 15. The women’s team plays ASU Friday  in Tempe and travels to Tucson on Sunday, looking to get things back on track. – Could Oregon be a hotbed […]

Oregon men’s basketball snaps losing streak with big win over USC

By on Thursday, Jan. 22 at 11:19 pm.

All year long, Oregon head coach Dana Altman has preached to his team about defense. When the Ducks faced the USC Trojans tonight, and with the game on the line, it wasn’t Joseph Young’s scoring or Elgin Cook’s driving that made the difference. The Ducks got the job done on defense by limiting the Trojans […]

Q&A: Dana Altman recaps the weekend, looks forward to USC

By on Wednesday, Jan. 21 at 10:12 pm.

Following back-to-back losses on the road to both Washington and Washington State, Oregon head coach Dana Altman recapped the weekend, discussed what the team has been working on in practice and is looking forward to the team’s upcoming game against USC. Were you disappointed in the way the team handled its first Pac-12 road trip? We scored […]