Topic: Oregon volleyball

Emerald Quick Hits: Mariota gets in trouble with the law

By on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 9:25 pm.

– Oregon football’s Marcus Mariota, the front runner for the Heisman trophy award, was cited for a speeding ticket at 12:46 a.m. on Nov. 12 in Veneta, Oregon. Mariota was clocked going 80 mph in a 55 mph zone on Highway 126-westbound and was clocked by state trooper Ryan Hockema. According to the Register Guard, Mariota was […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Both men’s and women’s basketball teams begin regular season, Grasu will “miss a couple of games”

By on Friday, Nov. 14 at 1:24 pm.

- The Oregon men’s and women’s basketball teams begin their regular season Friday. The women play at 12 p.m. against Utah State and the men’s squad plays Coppin State at 9 p.m. Josh Schlichter of the Emerald had a chance to preview the rest of the Pac-12 conference for men’s basketball. -Oregon offensive lineman Hroniss Grasu will “miss a couple of games” according […]

Maturity and composure are the only things stopping Oregon volleyball from a deep tournament run

By on Monday, Nov. 10 at 12:13 am.

The Oregon volleyball team has all the talent and drive to be one of the top teams in the country. They have the proper work ethic, the depth and the star power needed to make a deep NCAA tournament run. If the Ducks have all those things, then what’s missing from them taking the next […]

Emerald Quick Hits: No. 5 Oregon first team out in first College Football Playoff rankings

By on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 9:35 pm.

- Oregon was ranked No. 5 in the inaugural College Football Playoff rankings, just one spot out of the critical top four. The top two undefeated teams, Mississippi State and Florida State, received the top two rankings in the poll, while Auburn and Ole Miss rounded out the top four. Alabama is one spot behind the Ducks at No. 6. – […]

Kacey Nady’s volleyball career takes her from Yuma to Eugene

By on Tuesday, Oct. 28 at 11:26 pm.

Oregon volleyball trounced Arizona in straight sets last Wednesday for its sixteenth win of the season. Perhaps the victory was sweetest for middle blocker and Arizona-native Kacey Nady, whose friends and family from her hometown of Yuma watched her amass four kills and two block assists. “I feel bad,” Nady said in regards to defeating her […]

No. 11 Oregon volleyball shuts out No. 15 Arizona in straight sets

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 9:40 pm.

No. 11 Oregon volleyball team got its defense back on track in a dominant straight set sweep over No. 15 Arizona Wednesday night at Matthew Knight Arena 25-17, 25-12, 25-19. Oregon (15-3, 5-3) hit .295 and held Arizona (14-6, 4-4) to a .079 hitting percentage, spurring the trend of a struggling Duck defense. Since Oregon faced No. […]

LGBTQ inclusion in sports at UO subject of Jaqua event

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 10:23 pm.

Imagine living life attempting to hide part of your identity. For some, this is a reality. “The unfortunate truth is that coaches, athletes and administrators remain closeted as retaliation, bullying and career sabotage serve as constant threats to lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people,” said Nevin Caple, a nationally renowned consultant on LGBTQ inclusion in […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Ducks gear up for Friday Night Lights

By on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 4:23 pm.

With Oregon football preparing this week for its Friday night matchup against California, there are plenty of storylines to watch. -The Ducks are coming off one of their best football games of the year, as they were able to easily handle Washington 45-20 last Saturday. Defensive back Reggie Daniels spoke with the Emerald after practice on Tuesday, discussing the […]

Emerald Quick Hits: Oregon’s fast-paced offense meets the stout Washington defense

By on Friday, Oct. 17 at 1:21 pm.

- Coming off their best conference showing of the season, the Ducks are determined to build on their lead in the Pac-12 North against the rival Huskies. Oregon ran the ball against UCLA like the field was on a slope, and the O-line protected Mariota as well as it has all season. Linebackers Shaq Thompson […]

Oregon volleyball has a way to go for a national championship

By on Wednesday, Oct. 15 at 11:29 pm.

Having a 14-3 record and being ranked No. 10 in the country is quite an accomplishment for an Oregon volleyball team that entered the season unranked. Now that most of the questions are answered, the Ducks must focus on the little things if they’re going to take the next step from an NCAA playoff team to a national […]

Oregon volleyball drops second straight match in 3-1 loss to UCLA

By on Thursday, Oct. 16 at 10:23 am.

Four days after the Oregon football team went down to Pasadena, California and beat the UCLA Bruins 42-30, the Ducks’ volleyball team was unable to emerge from Southern California with a similar result against UCLA. Oregon, playing a rare Wednesday match, fell behind early to the Bruins and were unable to mount much of a […]

Oregon clinches messy but decisive win against Washington State

By on Friday, Oct. 10 at 11:23 pm.

No. 11 Oregon volleyball dismantled Washington State in four sets on Friday, prolonging the Cougars’ brutal start in conference. The Cougars had the tall task of facing five straight ranked teams to open up Pac-12 play, but Oregon head coach Jim Moore was quite weary of their less than indicative record. “I am literally watching […]