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WBB Seniors vs. Florida State

Slaughter: Beavers say goodbye and look to the future

Brenden Slaughter
March 25, 2017

For the second time in as many years, I was in the locker room following the end of the Oregon State women’s basketball’s season.Last year, a white hot Beavers squad ran into a wall, better known as...

OSU vice president and athletic director Scott Barnes was hired into his position in December 2016. Barnes is working with the Athletics department to understand scholarship opportunities and financial options moving forward in the COVID-19 pandemic. 

Beavers hire Scott Barnes as new athletic director

Brenden Slaughter, News and Sports Chief
December 22, 2016

Oregon State University has hired Pittsburgh Athletic Director Scott Barnes for the same position at OSU. Barnes takes over for the departed Todd Stansbury who left for the AD position at Georgia Tech.Below...

Womens Basketball Pac-12 Champions

[Photo] Slaughter: Storybook season must continue

Brenden Slaughter Associate Sports Editor
March 8, 2016

Women's Basketball Pac-12 Champions

Athletes V-Day Q&A

Brenden Slaughter, Jonathan Parrish
February 12, 2016

Senior guard Gary Payton IIDream Date: “Surprise my girlfriend, go to Paris and have dinner at the top of the Eiffel Tower.”Freshman guard Kendal ManuelDream Date: “Probably go to Bora Bora (an island...

The Beavers address their biggest need, their defense

Brenden Slaughter, Senior Reporter
February 4, 2016

After dismal performance in 2015, OSU signs much needed helpAs the 2015 nine-game losing streak began to mount, the defense surrendered points and yards in mammoth proportions. It became clear what the...

Womens Basketball vs ASU

Big-Game Deven Hunter ready to lead Beavers against No. 8 Arizona State

Brenden Slaughter, Senior Reporter
February 1, 2016

After speaking up and scoring against Stanford, Deven Hunter has herteammates’ confidence in big gamesAs the buzzer sounded at the end of the third quarter in a game against Stanford earlier this month,...

Beavers tame the Wildcats

Brenden Slaughter, Senior Reporter
January 29, 2016

After missing eight games with a hand injury and coming off the bench Oregon State’s previous two games against Colorado and Utah, junior point guard Sydney Wiese didn’t show any rust against Arizona...

Womens Basketball vs Stanford

Q&A with women’s basketball head coach Scott Rueck

Brenden Slaughter, Senior Reporter
January 22, 2016

After impressive win, women’s hoops strives to stay hungryBy Brenden SlaughterSenior ReporterAfter a sweep of the Bay Area schools for the first time since 1995, head coach Scott Rueck sat down for a...

Beavers rise, Stanford falls in women’s hoops power rankings

Brenden Slaughter, Senior Reporter
January 20, 2016

By Brenden SlaughterSenior Reporter1. Arizona State 15-3: (6-0 Pac-12)The Sun Devils are still at the top of the rankings because they won both of last week’s contests against Colorado and Utah by an...

OSU seniors lead the comeback

Brenden Slaughter, Sports Reporter
January 18, 2016

Fourth quarter comeback started by OSU seniors At the end of the third quarter against the No.11 Stanford Cardinal on Saturday, the No.12 Beavers were down 10 points and nothing had been going their way...

Beavers run over Golden Bears

Brenden Slaughter, Sports Reporter
January 15, 2016

Oregon State uses key 19-4 run to squash Cal The tone for an offensive brawl was set in the first quarter of the game as both Cal and Oregon State came out hot, combining for 32 points. But it was ultimately...


McWilliams ready a for challenge

Brenden Slaughter, Sports Reporter
January 14, 2016

Freshman guard hopes to keep improving her playAfter the Oregon State women’s basketball team lost to UCLA by 20 points in their second Pac-12 game of the season, senior center Ruth Hamblin came to the...

Slaughter: Women’s hoops proves they are the “Big Sister

Brenden Slaughter, Sports Reporter
January 11, 2016

The Civil War: It’s an annual rivalry between the Oregon State Beavers and the Oregon Ducks in all sports. However, eight consecutive losses to Oregon in the Civil War football game has dampened OSU’s...

Kevin Clune

OSU hires new Defensive Coordinator

Brenden Slaughter, Sports Reporter
January 8, 2016

When head coach Gary Andersen learned that former defensive coordinator Kalani Sitake had taken the head coaching job at BYU, Andersen had a list of candidates who he thought shared his vision for Oregon...

Redshirt freshman Marcus McMaryion reads the Oregon defense in the first quarter of the 2015 Civil War.

Civil War, a building block for the future

Brenden Slaughter, Sports Reporter
December 1, 2015

The final score was Oregon 52 and Oregon State 42 Saturday at Autzen Stadium in Eugene. But often times final scores don’t tell the story of a game. In this instance, the final score told everything...

Kellen Clute

Kellen Clute inspires team in final season

Brenden Slaughter, Sports Reporter
November 25, 2015

Injuries and scheme changes has not stopped Clute from mentoring the younger tight endsMany football players that have had two season-ending injuries in their career would choose to hang up the cleats....

Ranking the Civil Wars

Brenden Slaughter, Sports Reporter
November 25, 2015

Top 5 Civil Wars of all timeWith the 119th meeting of the Civil War looming on Friday, we look back to recap the top five games of all time.2009Nicknamed the “War for the Roses” this game takes the...

Collins Pass

Seth Collins could play wide reciever in Civil War

Brenden Slaughter, Sports Reporter
November 24, 2015

After missing the last four games, Collins could return this weekFreshman Seth Collins returned to practice on Monday for the first time since suffering a knee injury in the week leading up to the Oct....

Valley Football Center Ground Breaking

Breaking ground at Valley Football Center

Brenden Slaughter, Sports Reporter
November 22, 2015

Renovations starts with a shovel of dirtThere's one game left in the 2015 season season, but prior to the game versus Washington, OSU took an hour to turn attention to the future of their program with...

Beavers play at Reser one final time in 2015

Brenden Slaughter, sports reporter
November 19, 2015

Oregon State faces a ‘fundamentally sound’ Huskie team on senior dayBy Brenden SlaughterSports ReporterWhat Washington presents:The Huskies have been plagued by an inconsistent campaign in 2015, as...

Leaving Berkeley hopeful after loss

Brenden Slaughter, sports reporter
November 17, 2015

OSU came into Berkeley with their confidence unbroken despite a host of bad things going their way. They hadn’t won a game since September, injuries were piling up, and a bowl game was out of reach for...

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