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Oregon women’s club rugby makes finals push despite loss of nine seniors

Last season, Oregon women’s club rugby crushed Oregon State 41-5. But after losing nine of its seniors to graduation, the new-look team fell to the Beavers by one point this fall. Now, with a new outlook and some new recruits, the Dirty Ducks are looking to make up for lost …

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Snowfall won’t make or break Oregon alpine ski team’s season

Few sports are more reliant on weather than alpine ski racing. Every winter, the amount of snowfall directly correlates with how many days skiers have to train and compete in races. The Pacific Northwest is expected to experience “El Nino” conditions this winter, characterized by warmer temperatures in the Pacific …

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UO Running Club provides competitive outlet for students

Every day, Tom Heinonen walks eight blocks from his South Eugene home to the University of Oregon intramural fields and stands on the North end of the field that runs adjacent to 15th avenue. There, he waits. He never knows exactly who he is waiting for or who will show …

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Oregon men’s club soccer wins NIRSA National Championship

The Oregon men’s club soccer team completed a near perfect season with a win at the NIRSA National Championship in Phoenix, Arizona on Nov. 21. The Ducks defeated UC Davis in the championship match thanks to a game-winning golden goal in overtime by forward Andrew Saenz. They trailed 2-1 late in the …

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From gentle giant to aggressor: Freshman Kevin Cotter establishes himself at center back

When Oregon men’s club soccer coach Alex Riley looked at the roster going into this season, he knew he needed a center back to play opposite senior Zach Donner. Going into double days and tryouts in September, Riley looked for someone to emerge. “I really wanted someone who would complement …

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Club tennis defends title with help from new president

If you enter the indoor tennis courts behind Jane Saunders stadium each Monday and Wednesday evening, you can’t help but notice the sound echoing throughout the gym. The noise can only be compared to the sound of popcorn in the microwave. The pops are few at first, some far away …

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Marty Taylor wants to give Oregon club sports a bounce in its step with custom orthotics

Marty Taylor wants to sponsor the club teams at the University of Oregon by providing orthotics to the athletes, which would prevent injuries and increase performance.






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Breaking down the differences between rugby sevens and fifteens

Oregon club rugby helps breakdown the differences between the two forms of their sport — fifteens and sevens.






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In an “all or nothing” tournament, Oregon men’s club water polo team falls short of nationals

A year ago, the Oregon men’s club water polo team fell just shy of taking a trip to Salt Lake City, Utah for the national tournament. The Ducks lost 12-11 to Oregon State in regulation. This past weekend, the Ducks traveled to Osborn Aquatic Center in Corvallis for the Northwest Regional tournament after …

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Running Thin: Evan Pardi’s fight with eating and control

Senior Evan Pardi has managed to land a podium spot in every race in the Pacific Northwest. Along the way, he’s had to endure not just the grueling training of an elite triathlete, but also an internal struggle that has given him the mental toughness he needs to compete at the highest level.






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