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Ducks change tone

The Kelly Graves era at Oregon is officially off to the races with a new defensive tone.

Behind five double-digit scorers, Oregon cruised to a season-opening 81-44 victory over Westmont College in a women’s exhibition game on Sunday afternoon at Matthew Knight Arena. more

Ducks to part with Westhead

A source told The Register-Guard that Gonzaga’s Kelly Graves is likely the first candidate Oregon’s search committee will target. Other worthy candidates with ties to the program include: Stephanie Norman, a Florence native and former Oregon assistant now at Louisville; and former Oregon players Kirsten (McKnight) Moore (Westmont College head coach) and Jamie Craighead (San Jose State head coach). more

Christian book publisher dies at 87

Bob Hawkins Sr., founder of Eugene-based Harvest House Publishers, died Tuesday from Parkinson’s disease…He served as a staff sergeant in the U.S. Army and attended the University of Oklahoma, Westmont College in Southern California and Northwestern Bible College in Minneapolis, where he met Shirley Curtis. more