The Civil War Rivalry: Oregon vs. Oregon State

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Since 1894, the Ducks and the Beavers have squared off on the gridiron to do battle for football bragging rights in Oregon. It's a rivalry that pits family members against one another, splitting the allegiance of an entire state. Award-winning sports journalist Kerry Eggers tells the complete story of one of the most historic rivalries in college football. Through firsthand interviews with the key performers in the rivalry and extensive research in both schools' archives, Eggers offers a comprehensive account of the players, coaches and fans who have made the Civil War the state's most anticipated football game. Whether a Beaver or a Duck, this is a book no fan can do without.
ISBN: 9781609499570
Format: Paperback
Publisher: The History Press
State: Oregon
Images: 15
Pages: 534
Dimensions: 6 (w) x 9 (h)
Kerry Eggers has been writing sports for Portland newspapers since 1975. Eggers is a five-time winner of the Oregon Sportswriter of the Year award, most recently in 2011. He is past president of the Track & Field Writers of America and former winner of the Jesse Abramson Award as the nation's top track & field writer. This is Eggers's sixth book. Others include "Blazer Profiles" (1991), "Clyde 'The Glide' Drexler" (1998) and "Football Vault: The History of the Beavers" (2009).
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