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Mar 30, 2021

Oregon head football coach Mario Cristobal has lived a life of football since a very young age. But at the end of his football playing career, Cristobal entertained other options for his future work life, but eventually chose football, and life has never been the same. Cristobal has learned from the best throughout his...


Mar 23, 2021

From the bottom to the top. That’s a good way to describe Oregon women’s soccer coach Graeme Abel’s career path. Abel played soccer at small schools in his first foray into American life and his move was a culture shock. Bye-bye big city. Hello rural Kentucky. Abel wound his way around the country as an assistant...


Mar 16, 2021

Eugene Omoroyi has lived quite a life. Emigrating from Nigeria to Canada as a young boy, he has seen his share of obstacles. Although he lived a Canadian life outside of his home, inside it was Nigerian language, Nigerian customs, and an appreciation for the sacrifices his family has made for him. After playing soccer...


Mar 9, 2021

The Canadian Larry Bird. Duck women’s basketball great Bev Smith was an early pioneer of the women’s game, and people in her native country knew all about her skills on the court. At 6′1″, Smith was playing center for her high school team, but she knew she had to develop a different skillset for her to advance...


Mar 2, 2021

For Oregon volleyball star Brooke Nuneviller, volleyball is an integral part to her family life. Her father and brother played competitively. And her mom was a star player at the collegiate level and spent time coaching in Division I volleyball. Her family’s influence has shaped her into a leader on the court and...