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'Cue culture comes to Sweet Home

Sweet Home will be the meat home of the Pacific Northwest if a growing movement of barbecue enthusiasts gets its way. That was the hope of organizers at the Sweet Home Icebox Cook Off Saturday, July 2, the first public version of the competitive and sanctioned ‘cue cookout that drew meat-burning experts from as far away as Canada and Kansas City, Kansas.
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Is Oregon22 will bring tens of thousands to Eugene. What's being done to mitigate COVID?

Tens of thousands of spectators will pour into Eugene from July 15 to 24 as the city hosts the World Athletics Championships. The slew of athletes, media members, trainers, supporters, fans and other participants will fill most hotels in the area as well as University of Oregon dorms and halls. Local eateries have been preparing for the onslaught of patrons. Public health officials and Oregon22 staff also have prepped ways to make the giant event safe as...
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Local students could go to Oregon22, free of charge

EUGENE & SPRINGFIELD, Ore. - Some middle and high school girls have an opportunity to go to the World Athletics Championships for free. This is thanks to an empowerment workshop on Sunday, July 10th at Willamalane. The workshop is called 'The DreamBuildHER', organized by the nonprofit TrackGirlz. The workshop will...

Logging accident severely injures Eugene man

SPRINGFIELD, Oregon (KPTV) -- A Eugene man is fighting for his life in a Springfield hospital after a logging accident. Parker Price is suffering from severe spinal cord breaks, his right lung has collapsed and his left one has pneumonia. His wife, Rachel Price, is days away from having a baby and says the accident has been devastating to the family.

New statue honors track star Steve Prefontaine

A new statue in downtown Eugene celebrates the legacy of Oregon-born track star Steve Prefontaine. The bronze, six-feet-tall statue of Prefontaine will be on display at the 5th Street Market through July. Prefontaine was a runner from the University of Oregon. Before his accidental death in 1975 at the age...

Bronze statue of Steve Prefontaine unveiled in 5th Street Public Market

EUGENE, Ore. -- A bronze statue of one of the most legendary runners of all time, Steve Prefontaine, will be on display in Eugene throughout July. Prefontaine has inspired people around the globe for decades. He shattered boundaries that were once thought impossible in the running world. At the time of his death in 1975, he held every American record from the 2,000 meter distance to the 10,000 meter distance.

Andy Thomas Homers Twice, Sox lose 6-3

EUGENE, OR: The Emeralds overcame a two-run deficit to pull off a comeback 6-4 victory over the AquaSox on Saturday night. Early on things looked good as catcher Andy Thomas put the AquaSox on top early with a first inning solo home run. The lead was extended in the second inning as Cole Barr singled into right center field in the second inning scoring Justin Lavey for an early 2-0 lead.
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Terrance Green Talks Oregon Official Visit, Latest in Recruitment

View the original article to see embedded media. The Oregon Ducks didn't have to go for to find their first edge rusher in the 2023 class, landing a verbal commitment from Sheldon prep Teitum Tuioti right here in Eugene. While Oregon also has defensive lineman Tevita Pome'e in the fold, the defensive line haul is still a work in progress.

Oregon State Football: Tastean Reddicks Commits To The Beavers

Wide receiver prospect Tastean Reddicks became the ninth commit of head football coach Jonathan Smith’s 2023 recruiting class on Sunday, when he announced his decision to attend Oregon State next Fall, in another strong recruiting get for the program. Viewed as a three-star talent by 247 Sports, Reddicks is...