Topic: Ducks

Team chemistry and training helps Oregon color guard perform before 60,000 fans

By on Monday, Oct. 20 at 4:59 pm.

The first time Marissa Chizum held a flag was just hours before her first performance on the football field with the University of Oregon’s color guard. Like many of the members of UO’s 25-person team, Chizum had zero experience before she joined. “It was a lot of patience and repetition before the actual pregame,” Chizum […]


Photos: Rain not a problem for new sorority members on bid day

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 8:30 am.

The weeklong recruitment process for the University of Oregon’s sorority community concluded on a rainy Tuesday afternoon in the EMU amphitheater as hundreds of potential new members (PNMs) opened their bid day envelopes to find out which Greek house they were  voted into. Some 905 girls participated in recruitment this year with 217 voluntarily dropping […]


Triple threat: Steven Kyker still has his blue wristband from the Triathlon World Championships

By on Monday, Oct. 13 at 12:40 pm.

University of Oregon freshman Steven Kyker wears a blue wristband. It’s one of those plastic ones that gets you into venues, often times concerts. Usually, it is cut off the moment you get home. He left his on, both to win a bet and serve as a reminder. “I don’t like to live in the […]


Q&A: Oregon club soccer’s Zach Donner on 5-0 victory against Western Oregon

By on Sunday, Oct. 12 at 7:34 pm.

On Sunday afternoon, the University of Oregon men’s club soccer team won a match against Western Oregon 5-0. One of the key performers was defender Zach Donner, who had an impact on both sides of the ball. He held the line well, while also notching his first goal for the Ducks in the 20th minute. The […]


Gameday Roundtable: Insights and predictions leading up to Oregon vs. UCLA matchup

By on Friday, Oct. 10 at 6:28 pm.

**Editor’s Note: The matchup doesn’t carry as much national attention as it would’ve had between Oregon and UCLA if the teams had remained undefeated. However, when the two preseason favorites meet in the Pac-12 Championships, plenty will still be on the line. Leading up to the matchup, sports editor Justin Wise and associate sports editor Hayden Kim answered a […]


Emerald Quick Hits: Former Oregon quarterback Dennis Dixon signed by Cardinals

By on Wednesday, Oct. 8 at 6:17 pm.

- The Arizona Cardinals signed former Oregon football quarterback Dennis Dixon. The Cardinals are the fifth team for Dixon to play for, who’s also played for the Buffalo Bills, Philadelphia Eagles, Baltimore Ravens and Pittsburgh Steelers. During his time at Oregon, he was an All-American honorable mention. – After Oregon football’s Thursday night loss to […]


Oregon women’s tennis: Freshmen go undeafeted in WSU Invitational, win No. 1 doubles divison

By on Sunday, Oct. 5 at 10:22 pm.

In the first team event of the fall, the Oregon women’s tennis team headed to Pullman, Washington for the Washington State University Invitational. The tournament took place from Friday, Oct. 3 to Sunday, Oct. 5. Although the team suffered a few losses during the first day of single play, Sofia Hager and Marlou Kluiving both […]


Pair of Oregon men’s basketball players caught shoplifting

By on Saturday, Oct. 4 at 7:13 pm.

More legal trouble for the Oregon men’s basketball team. On September 12 seniors Jalil Abdul-Bassit and Elgin Cook ran into trouble with the law after they were caught shoplifting from the Market of Choice on Franklin Boulevard in the late afternoon, according to the Register-Guard. Rather than being taken into custody both were cited with theft […]


Despite ‘snub’ in preseason rankings, Oregon men’s club rugby ready for season

By on Friday, Oct. 3 at 8:02 am.

Coming into the new season, it feels like nobody believes in Oregon men’s club rugby. In a preseason poll ranking the top rugby programs in the nation, several teams from the Northwest Collegiate Rugby Conference placed highly on the list. Oregon, which ended up losing last year in the conference championship game, wasn’t even mentioned, […]


Gameday: Oregon running backs settling into new roles

By on Wednesday, Oct. 1 at 11:37 pm.

Entering the season, there was an influx of starting running backs vying for playing time. Last year it was Byron Marshall running the show with true freshman Thomas Tyner learning the ropes. Now, the Ducks pose a three-headed monster that features Marshall at the slot receiver position. “He’s (Marshall) done a really nice job,” Oregon head […]