“We have many discussions with the Oregon athletes, equipment staff and coaches,” says Todd Van Horne, Creative Director for Nike Football. “For this inspiring new uniform, we want to celebrate the state and its great founders and innovators.”
The bleachers emptied as the entire stadium audience joined the players n the field. The names of the victims were read to the audience, where Johnson shared that 18-year-old Rebecka Carnes was a South Umpqua graduate who had stood on that very field at Kent Wigle Stadium in June during SU's 2015 graduation ceremony.
Many school districts have announced cancellations of sporting events.
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The list of outstanding Marshfield High School athletes and athletic supporters got a little longer over the weekend as five new inductees were added to the MHS hall of fame.
“I was with him on the night he died. I was there a couple of minutes before he died, and I always felt when this race started that I should've been here. And so, for me, it just seemed appropriate to come back."
But he did much more than just finish -- he placed 2nd in his age group.
A team of Portland Trail Blazers ambassadors are touring the state, stopping in Roseburg along the way for their annual Rip City Relay.
"It was out of this world,” says Severson of the memory. “It was probably one of the best times of my life and I'm sure for Bill [Harper] it was certainly one of the best times in his life."
It's no secret this year's team is younger, but what it lacks in experience it make up for in determination.
Jazmin Wilberg is a junior at Camas Valley High School. She recently participated in the 2015 Jr. Olympics and placed 2nd for the Heptathlon, but unfortunately, because of a lack of funds, she couldn't participate in regionals.
"We've got a lot of smart kids; a lot of kids that are practicing awfully hard and we're going to be going against a very good opponent," says Bell.
"They were pretty excited to get going and they asked if they could start on the first minute of the first day,” Wolfe recalls, “and I was young enough and energetic enough to say, ‘that's a great idea,’ and so that's what we did."
Roseburg (20-10 overall) will play Thursday morning at 9:30 a.m.
The Pepsi Bottlecaps are set for a first-round matchup against Centennial Wednesday morning at the single-A Oregon State Legion Baseball Tournament at Reinhart Volunteer Park in Grants Pass.
The bracket has been announced for the Oregon State American Legion Baseball Tournament, which begins Wednesday, July 29 in Salem.
Cyclists took their pick of 7 routes, ranging from 30 to 117 miles in length. Nearly 200 people mounted bikes to explore the green wilderness near powers.
Tom Ward and Collin Harmon breakdown the 344th edition of the Civil War as the Ducks beat the Beavers 65-62.
Final: Oregon 65, Oregon State 62
Tom Ward and Collin Harmon break down the Ducks, Beavers, and the rest of the Pac-12 on this edition of Inside the Pac.
Tom Ward and Collin Harmon break down Oregon and Oregon State's road trip to the Arizona schools and the rest of the weekend in Pac-12 basketball on this edition of Inside the Pac.
Tom Ward and Collin Harmon break down the Ducks and Beavers win over the LA schools on this edition of Inside the Pac.
The Trail Blazers showed their support for victims of the Umpqua Community College shooting as they started their preseason this week.
Now the wait begins to see what the first big move of Jerry Dipoto's tenure as general manager of the Seattle Mariners will be.
Seahawks rookie running back Thomas Rawls showed he's ready, willing, and able to carry the load for Seattle if he's needed.
The Seattle Mariners have found their new general manager, announcing Monday that they have hired former Angels GM Jerry Dipoto.
Marshawn Lynch has suffered a hamstring injury and will not return for the Seattle Seahawks.