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No. 4 Oregon shakes off slow start to beat Stony Brook 48-7

Sep. 19, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — True freshman quarterback Ty Thompson wasn't fazed at all when he got the nod for Oregon's second half against Story Brook. Thompson threw two touchdown passes and the No. 4 Ducks overcame a sluggish start to beat the Seawolves 48-7 on Saturday...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Adrian 58, Wallowa 0 Alsea 32, Jewell 24 Banks 35, Hidden Valley 0 Cascade 31, Mazama 28 Centerpoint Christian 34, Falls City/Kings Valley Charter Co-op 14 ...

Oregon freshman linebacker Justin Flowe out indefinitely

Sep. 13, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon freshman linebacker Justin Flowe, who made an immediate impact for the Ducks in his first game this season, is out indefinitely with a right foot injury. Flowe's injury kept him out of the Ducks' stunning 35-28 victory Saturday over Ohio...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 11, 2021 05:00 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= Bandon 29, Central Linn 6 Barlow 44, Central 28 Barlow def. Reynolds, forfeit Beaverton 41, Aloha 18 Burns 35, Klamath 14 Cascade 79, Elmira 0 ...

Man guilty of hate crime in attack on Black man sentenced

Sep. 09, 2021 22:48 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A Colorado trucker who nearly killed a Black man by slashing his neck in an unprovoked attack at an eastern Oregon truck stop was sentenced on Thursday to 16 years in federal prison. Nolan Levi Strauss, 27, pleaded guilty to a federal hate crime...

Oregon DE Thibodeaux injured in opener against Fresno St.

Sep. 04, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon defensive end Kayvon Thibodeaux injured his left ankle in Saturday's game against Fresno State and did not play in the second half. Thibodeaux, mentioned as a possible Heisman Trophy candidate this season, was injured in the first half of No....

Brown's keeper gives No. 11 Oregon 31-24 win over Fresno St.

Sep. 04, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Anthony Brown Jr. was blunt about No. 11 Oregon's offensive struggles against Fresno State. “It wasn't clean enough,” he said. Brown scored on a 30-yard quarterback keeper with 2:57 left and the Ducks overcame a wobbly...

Heading to Oregon for college football? You'll need a mask

Aug. 31, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Fans in Eugene for No. 11 Oregon’s home opener against Fresno State on Saturday will need be to wear masks — regardless of vaccination status — as COVID-19 cases surge nationwide. But at Utah, state regulations ban mask requirements, so the...

Firefighter who died while working Oregon fire identified

Aug. 24, 2021 18:30 PM EDT

OAKRIDGE, Ore. (AP) — A firefighter who died Monday while battling a wildfire southeast of Eugene, Oregon has been identified as Frumencio Ruiz Carapia of Medford. Ruiz Carapia, 56, was working along the eastern edge of the Gales fire when he was struck by a falling...

Officials: Firefighter dies while working Oregon wildfire

Aug. 23, 2021 23:57 PM EDT

OAKRIDGE, Ore. (AP) — A firefighter died Monday while battling a wildfire southeast of Eugene, Oregon, officials said. Bryan Cutchen, Oakridge city administrator and acting fire chief, said the death is suspected to have been caused by a tree falling on the...