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The Daily Barometer

The Student News Site of Oregon State University

The Daily Barometer

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A letter from the football beat writer: death of tradition

Ryan Harlan, Sports Columnist
November 16, 2023

On the eve of the Rivalry Series being played for possibly the final time; I want to take a minute to express my thoughts on this meeting of both schools in this historic rivalry and the fall of the PAC-12...

OSU Volleyball junior outside hitter Haylie Bennett (#4), senior middle blocker Serena Bruin (#24) and junior libero Grace Massey (#7) celebrate a point awarded by the referee. 

Luther: For successful season, volleyball must maintain consistency

Alex Luther, OMN Sports Chief
September 30, 2019

Oregon State Volleyball secured a significant 3-2 upset over rivals in Oregon Volleyball on Thursday, Sept. 26 in Gill Coliseum. Oregon entered the game ranked at #24 nationally with a 4-6 season record...

Rathbone: Oregon State men’s basketball is no longer winning ugly, they’re just playing ugly

Brian Rathbone, News/Sports Chief
December 18, 2016

PORTLAND -- Before conference play has even started, it feels like rock bottom for the Oregon State men’s basketball team as they go winless in the Dam City Classic, losing their fifth consecutive game.Oregon...

Rathbone: Special teams aren’t being special

Brian Rathbone, Spots/News Chief
November 5, 2016

You can look at the 365 rushing yards that Stanford racked up, 199 of which came from Christian McCaffrey.Or you could point to the Oregon State offense that only ran 46 plays to Stanford’s 75. As well...

OSU v UW #6

Rathbone: It won’t be long before Gary Andersen is smiling more often

Brian Rathbone, News and Sports Chief
October 22, 2016

Five times in the post-game press conference, Oregon State head coach Gary Andersen used the word “elite” to describe the Washington Huskies,  who moved to  7-0 on the season with a 41-17 win over...

Slaughter: Fan experience robbed

Brenden Slaughter Associate Sports Editor
May 26, 2016

In my freshman year of college at Oregon State, I was able to experience something that only a few OSU students ever get the opportunity to do during their time in college.Attend the upset of a top-10...

Worden: Softball returning to the postseason

Josh Worden Senior Beat Reporter
May 16, 2016

Oregon State softball team, meet the postseason. Postseason, this is the OSU softball team.I think you both met each other a few years ago, but it’s been a while. Maybe you two will hit it off really...

Slaughter: Expectations Exceeded

Brenden Slaughter Associate Sports Editor
May 13, 2016

There was a moment for me on Wednesday night where I sat back and told myself that I have never been more proud of a Blazer team. It was amidst the Stephen Curry and Klay Thompson video game-esque shots...

Rathbone: Portland loss serves as a microcosm to this season

Brian Rathbone Senior Beat Reporter
May 12, 2016

Two days after getting swept by Arizona, essentially eliminating Oregon State from hosting a regional, come tournament time, they suffered their worst loss of the season. Losing to the University of Portland...

Braly’s Blazers: What if?

Max Braly Sports Contributor
May 11, 2016

I laid in turmoil on my bed for a few moments immediately following the Trail Blazers’ game four 132-125 overtime loss to the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference semi-finals. I tirelessly...

Arizona claims top spot in Pac-12 baseball power rn

Brian Rathbone Sports Contributor
May 10, 2016

No. 22 Arizona: 31-16 (14-10 Pac-12)Last series: Swept Oregon StateThis week: vs. Arizona StateI think Arizona is now the best team in the conference. The top of the order is filthy with two of the best...

Rathbone: For Beaver Baseball the time is now

Brian Rathbone Sports Contributor
May 4, 2016

What do you know? Another weekend of baseball, and still little movement in the Pac-12 standings. At a point where the contenders are suppose to be separating themselves from the pretenders. That’s not...

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