Author: JOEY BLUM for The Chronicle

Hammer throwers land in Creswell

JOEY BLUM / CHRONICLE PHOTO- Thoumas Seppänen shows Creswell how to Throw the Hammer. Want to learn more? Joey Blum breaks down the Finnish team make up online at Perhaps no athletic event embodies the slogan, Citius, Altius, Fortius, “Swifter, Higher, Stronger” than does the Hammer Throw.  Fresh off[Read More…]

Not ‘just a track meet’ at Hayward

Track and Field officials working at Hayward Field often share a saying when things get hectic, “It’s just a track meet.” It’s a settling reminder that keeps us focused when the pressure mounts, television producers breathe fire down our necks, or something goes differently than planned and meet directors start[Read More…]

Hayward Field hosts track’s elite

KEVIN SCOTT/UO PHOTO The 10-story Hayward Field Tower pays tribute to the University of Oregon legacy with graphics depicting five Oregon track and field icons. Along with legendary coach Bill Bowerman, the tower depicts Steve Prefontaine, Raevyn Rogers, Ashton Eaton and Otis Davis, the first Oregon Ducks track athlete to[Read More…]



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