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Mannion sets new OSU career yard record in 28-7 victory over San Diego State

Mannion sets new OSU career yard record in 28-7 victory over San Diego State

The Oregon State Beavers scored 28 unanswered points to pull out a win against San Diego State, 28-7.

Sean Mannion threw for 275 passing yards, set a new OSU school record of 11,339 career yards. Oregon State is now at 3-0 for the sixth time since 1999.

Mariota, Ducks hold off Washington State for 38-31 win in Pullman

Mariota, Ducks hold off Washington State for 38-31 win in Pullman

The No. 2 Ducks edged out the Washington State Saturday, making for the eighth consecutive time Oregon has won against the Cougars.

Ducks debut black Mach Speed jersey in Pullman against WSU

Ducks debut black Mach Speed jersey in Pullman against WSU

The University of Oregon Ducks unveiled a new uniform combination for Saturday night's game against the Washington State Cougars.

Heisman House Tour stops in Eugene: 'Next time we come back we'll be talking to Marcus Mariota'

Heisman House Tour stops in Eugene: 'Next time we come back we'll be talking to Marcus Mariota' »Play Video

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.

Photos: No. 3 Oregon takes down No. 7 Michigan State, 46-27

Photos: No. 3 Oregon takes down No. 7 Michigan State, 46-27
Oregon Ducks Quarterback Marcus Mariota (#8) escapes the tackle from the Michigan State defense. The Ducks won 46-27. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

Photos: Oregon wins season opener against South Dakota, 62-13

Photos: Oregon wins season opener against South Dakota, 62-13
The Oregon Duck lead the Ducks out onto the field prior to their game against University of South Dakota. The Ducks won the game 62-13. Mary Jane Schulte, Oregon News Lab

Ducks, Beavers host season openers Saturday

Ducks, Beavers host season openers Saturday »Play Video

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.

Photos: The 2015 Sea Gals Calendar Unveiling

Photos: The 2015 Sea Gals Calendar Unveiling
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.

$50K upgrade to BMX track: 'I believe this is the start of that new era'

$50K upgrade to BMX track: 'I  believe this is the start of that new era' »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.

Hawaii team at Legion tourney: 'I hope they did a better job executing than we did'

Hawaii team at Legion tourney: 'I hope they did a better job executing than we did' »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.

Dogs catch air to the extreme at Douglas County Fair

Dogs catch air to the extreme at Douglas County Fair »Play Video

Cows. Pigs. Air dogs?

No: X-reme AirDogs.

The careening canines show their stuff daily at the Douglas County Fair.

DuneFest revs up South Coast economy

DuneFest revs up South Coast economy
Let's ride!

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."

Police close missing persons case after locating 4th athlete

Police close missing persons case after locating 4th athlete
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.

Expect detours for Eugene Marathon course Sunday

Expect detours for Eugene Marathon course Sunday
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.