College football fans across the nation set their eyes on Eugene Saturday as the Oregon Ducks hosted the Michigan State Spartans.
The legendary Heisman Trophy made an appearance at Autzen Stadium for the matchup, giving fans a chance to see the historic award first-hand at the Heisman House Tour.
ESPN's Neil Everett conducted a live interview with former Duck Defensive Back Kenny Wheaton and former Oregon Quarterback Dennis Dixon. Both University of Oregon greats stuck around to meet fans and sign autographs.
No matter who you root for, college football fans in Oregon have something to cheer about this weekend.
The Oregon State Beavers take on the Portland State Vikings at 1 p.m. Saturday in Reser Stadium, bringing the football fever back to Corvallis.
Eugene hometown favorites the University of Oregon Ducks have a 7 p.m. kick off at Autzen Stadium in their season opener against South Dakota.
The Seattle Sea Gals released their 2015 Sea Gals calendar at the Triple Door in Downtown Seattle. With hundreds of people in attendance, fans packed the venue to see the 32 girls on the squad that appear in the calendar. (Joshua Lewis / Seattle Refined)
The Seattle Sea Gals released their 2015 Sea Gals calendar at the Triple Door in Downtown Seattle.
»Play Video The track is scheduled to reopen August 22
The Emerald Valley Bike Track was built in 1981 and has remained largely the same since then.
This month, crews are making large-scale imrpovements, including paving the track's dirt corners and installing a new electronic starting gate.
The project will cost $50,000, paid through race fees, donations and revenue from offering parking to Duck football fans.
»Play Video Take ye out to the ballgame ...
Legion baseball is in full swing at Swede Johnson Stadium at North Eugene High School.
The regional tournament brought 7 teams from around the Western U.S. to Eugene, including a team from hurricane-battered Hawaii.
Cows. Pigs. Air dogs?
No: X-reme AirDogs.
The careening canines show their stuff daily at the Douglas County Fair.
DuneFest is officially under way, with thousands of riders seeking the most fun you can have on sand.
And while everything's set for a fun weekend, it can also be a dangerous one.
"We're going to have anywhere between 8,000 and 10,000 people out here," said Rich Patten, safety coordinator. "Just the dynamics of safety are huge."
Thee whereabouts of Amanuel Abebe Atibeha, 17; Dureti Edao, 18; Meaza Kebede, 18; and Zeyituna Mohammed, 18, have not been confirmed since they were reported missing Saturday.
Police located the fourth Ethiopian track athlete reported missing over the weekend from the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene Tuesday evening in Federal Way, Wash.
The 2014 Eugene Marathon course map
The Eugene Marathon will bring thousands of runners and spectators to the streets of Eugene on Sunday.
And whether you are running, watching or even avoiding the race, the 26.2 mile run means road closures and traffic delays.
»Play Video Obstructions in the North Santiam River near Jefferson (Photo: Oregon Marine Board).
The Oregon Marine Board is warning boaters about low water levels at many Oregon lakes and rivers this summer.
The Eugene Emeralds took the field Thursday night with some pooches from the Greenhill Humane Society for the "Dog Days of Summer", the 5th annual night devoted to helping find homes for dogs from the Eugene-based shelter.
Athletes from around the globe ran the Men's 10k Tuesday nightat Hayward Field to close out the first day of competition at the IAAF World Junior Championships in Eugene, Oregon.
Historic Hayward Field
TrackTown USA is making it easy for fans, officials, volunteers, coaches, athletes and media to get to historic Hayward Field and other destinations around town during the IAAF World Junior Championships Oregon 2014.