Oregon Women’s Basketball Ready to Run it Back

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 4 Comments

Fans can agree that the Oregon Women’s Basketball team had a rollercoaster-type season for 2020-21. After starting the season 8-0, the Ducks had some difficulties down the stretch, finishing 7-9, for an overall record of 15-9. Now, that record can be a little deceiving, because of those nine losses, seven of them were against teams ranked inside the top 10, …

The 2017 Recruiting Class: A Retrospective

Ryan Robertson Editorials 8 Comments

2016 was arguably the worst year in modern Oregon Football history. It was such a juxtaposition from the two national runner-up campaigns, the Heisman trophy win, the innovation and past excitement, that at the time, felt almost like the program was on the verge of death. Rob Mullins brought in journeyman and expert recruiter Willie Taggart to try and save …

Oregon Softball Battle Bruins in Marquee Series Matchup

Jordan Ingram Editorials 1 Comment

The battle for first place in the Pac-12 Conference and national polls was raging this weekend in a four-game series between softball powerhouses No. 3 Oregon Ducks and No. 2 UCLA Bruins in front of the largest crowds of the year at Jane Sanders Stadium in Eugene. Yes, more than 600 lucky fans were in the stands to cheer on …

Kayvon Thibodeaux Is On the Move

David Marsh Editorials 8 Comments

Spring football is finally here, and Oregon’s new Defensive Coordinator, Tim DeRuyter, is wasting no time adapting the roles of his players to fit his defense. Kayvon Thibodeaux is one of those players on the move within the defense, and he shared the news during Tuesday’s post-practice press conference. This spring, Thibodeaux is moving to more of an outside linebacker …

Oregon Men’s Basketball Hitting the Reset Button… Again

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 12 Comments

The Oregon Men’s Basketball program ended their season just over a week ago, and as it always seems during the offseason, the Ducks are needing to find a few spring commitments to fill out next season’s roster. After yet another Sweet 16 run, Dana Altman is looking at a number of players leaving the program to pursue their goals at the …

National Championship: Can the Men of Oregon do it AGAIN?

Bruce Editorials 13 Comments

Fresh off their dominating win at the NCAA Indoor Championships in Fayetteville last month, the Duck men are beginning their quest for yet another National Championship, though an outdoor title would be their first since back-to-back outdoor championships in 2014-15. With a sparkling new stadium, both solid sprint and distance corps, and a handful of field event potential scorers, the …

How the NFL Draft Shapes the Future of Oregon Football

Joshua Whitted Editorials 8 Comments

In less than a month, for one weekend, college football fanatics and NFL enthusiasts alike will gather around their television screens to watch what has become one of the most anticipated events on the football calendar: the NFL Draft. It’s a time of celebration, excitement and optimism, as millions of people watch former collegiate superstars take their talents to the …

Ty Thompson Era: Oregon’s Best EVER.

Alex Heining Editorials 14 Comments

Incoming freshman quarterback Ty Thompson may not get the starting job this season, but he should eventually become a superstar quarterback for the Ducks. If he’s able to get comfortable before his upperclassman years within the Oregon program, I not only see him having a couple great seasons, but the potential to lead the greatest era of football in school history(assuming …

Oregon Basketball: More Sour Than Sweet

Alex Nordstrand Editorials 10 Comments

For both the Men’s and Women’s basketball teams, this roller coaster of a season came to an end this past weekend, with both teams losing in the Sweet 16. For both of these teams, this season should be considered a resounding success. With so many ups and downs between roster turnover, COVID pauses and injuries, for the Men’s and Women’s …

Franckly, Who Cares if Kepnang is Young?

Ryan Robertson Editorials 24 Comments

Dana Altman is a fantastic basketball coach. He builds great rosters with solid length, has decent game plans in most games, and gets his teams to play hard night-in and night-out. Every coach has their tendencies though, and unfortunately for the Ducks in the Sweet Sixteen, Altman has the tendency to play freshmen less. Of course there are exceptions to …

Oregon Ducks: Come for the Hoops, Stay for the Softball

Jordan Ingram Editorials 7 Comments

How often do you get to watch both the Oregon Ducks Men’s and Women’s basketball teams play in their respective Sweet Sixteen matchups in the NCAA Tournament on a Sunday afternoon? Win or lose, it’s a GREAT day to be a fan of Our Beloved Ducks. For the Men’s team, the No. 7 seed Ducks (21-6) are facing No. 6 …