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Jun 29, 2021

Former Duck women’s basketball star Ruthy Hebard has quite a story. One that begins in Chicago, but plays out mostly in Fairbanks, Alaska, where Hebard was raised with two adopted black siblings and her white parents. And although she noticed her family was different, it didn’t matter to her, as she learned to love...


Jun 22, 2021

Do you ever wonder to yourself if your dreams and goals are too outlandish to chase? For Duck track great Raevyn Rogers, the more outrageous, the better. The results she posted on the track at Oregon aren’t just crazy, they’re extraordinary. She’s a six-time NCAA Division I champion and ten-time All-American and...


Jun 15, 2021

70 years. That’s how long Oregon Associate Athletic Director Herb Yamanaka has been involved with Oregon athletics, and the changes he has seen are not lost on the Hawaii native. Raised by his grandmother, he came to Eugene and became the first person in his family to earn a college degree. After earning a biology...


Jun 8, 2021

Duck baseball player Kenyon Yovan doesn’t lack confidence. A hometown boy from Gladstone, Oregon, he used that confidence in himself to become one of the best collegiate players in the nation. Yovan’s career began at Oregon on the mound as a pitcher, and was named a Freshman All-America and was on his way, or so he...


Jun 1, 2021

For many people on this planet, former Oregon football player Daryle Hawkins may have the best job in the world. Designing the Ducks’ Ohana uniform and making cool Nike products are a part of his job description. Hawkins’ eclectic upbringing in Omaha, Nebraska, helped charge his interest in sports and art, and...