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Oregon State Forward McKenna Martinez (#19) keeps the ball from Huskies defender Riley Brown (#42) in OSU’s game against UW on Paul Lorenz Field in Corvallis on Oct. 29, 2023.

A glimpse into life after the PAC-12

Ryan Harlan and Casey Smith
January 24, 2024

The first domino of the PAC-12’s collapse fell back in June 2022 when the University of Southern California and the University of California Los Angeles announced they would leave the PAC-12 Conference...

Soaring to new heights, Dexter Akanno (4) delivers a huge dunk over the Stanford defense on January 11th against the Stanford Cardinal, falling short going 84-88 in overtime.

Beavers fall to Stanford 88-84 in fourth overtime game of season

Casey Smith, Sports Writer
January 12, 2024

Going back and forth on the scoreboard for 40 minutes, the Oregon State Beavers (9 - 8) hosted the Stanford Cardinal (9 - 7) Thursday night at Gill Coliseum which ended in an 88-84 Beaver loss. Clawing...

Forward Raegan Beers (#15) cheers on the Beavers in their game against the UMBC
Retrievers in Gill Coliseum in Corvallis on Nov. 22, 2023.

OSU’s stellar performance secures victory against UMBC

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
November 23, 2023

It was the night before Thanksgiving, and the Beavers played a stellar game against the UMBC Retrievers allowing them to remain undefeated for yet another day.   The Beavers hosted the UMBC Retrievers...

Jordan Pope (#0) shields off an Appalachian State defender in 81-71 OT Beaver victory in Gill Coliseum on Nov. 14, 2023.

Pope, Beavers outlast Appalachian State in 81-71 overtime finish

Casey Smith, Sports Writer
November 15, 2023

The Oregon State Beavers hosted the Appalachian State Mountaineers at Gill Coliseum Tuesday night as they secured their second overtime win of the young 2023-24 season, 81-71.  Mounting a late comeback...

Oregon State quarterback DJ Uiagalelei (#5) celebrates a touchdown with teammates in a 55-7 win over UC Davis on Sept. 9. Uiagalelei threw for 107 yds and two touchdowns.

DJ Uiagalelei finds his stride in 52-40 shootout against California Golden Bears

Casey Smith, Sports Writer
October 7, 2023

On Saturday night, the California Golden Bears (3-2, 1-1 PAC-12) endured a 52-40 loss to the No.15 ranked Oregon State Beavers at Memorial Coliseum in Berkeley, California.  Coming off a mounting win...

Rhett Larson pitches against the University of Portland Pilots in a non-conference matchup on Tuesday at Goss Stadium in Corvallis. Larson surrendered three earned runs in his 1.2 innings of work.

Pilots blaze past Beavers in home loss Tuesday

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
May 17, 2023

Portland got hot early, scoring two runs on four hits in the top of the first inning eventually leading to a Pilots victory with a final score of 14-8. Anchored by third baseman Evan Scavotto and Central...

Garret Forrester swings at a pitch against the Arizona Wildcats at Goss Stadium in Corvallis on Saturday. Forrester was 1 for 3 with two runs and two walks in the game.

Beavers bunt their way to victory over Wildcats in game two of the series

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
April 30, 2023

After an electric start to the series, the Beavers laid down a parade of bunts in a 10-4 win against Arizona in game two. Following a leadoff walk in the top of the third inning, Arizona began racking...

The Beavers celebrating against USC on Friday, Apr. 14 2023.

Bats fly through the air at Goss Stadium as Beavers dominate over Trojans

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
April 16, 2023

Setting off the first of three games, the Beavers (22-11, 8-8 PAC-12) prevailed in Friday night’s matchup against the USC Trojans (21-11, 9-4 PAC-12) with a score of 10-4. After sweeping the Trojans...

The Oregon State Beavers come together at a mound visit in hopes of regrouping in their last game against the Washington State Cougars at Goss Stadium on March 12

Cougars steal the series in a close game three, backed by unearned runs

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
March 12, 2023

After tying up the series at one win each, the Oregon State Beavers hosted the Washington State Cougars Sunday afternoon. The Beavers ended up losing the series to the Cougars with a final score of  3-1. In...

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Travis Bazzana’s five RBI’s lift Beavers over Toreros to give Head Coach Mitch Canham 100th win. 

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
March 7, 2023

Tuesday night, the Beavers (10-2) faced the San Diego Toreros (5-6-1). The Beavers won the game with a score of 9-4, finishing off their season openers. When Beaver relief pitcher Jacob Krieg entered...

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Beavers struggle in 23-point loss to Stanford

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
March 3, 2023

The Beavers got out to a 14-7 lead in the opening minutes of Thursday’s contest, led by freshman forward Tyler Bilodeau and Cameroon native Rodrigue Andela. However, offensive struggles would keep the...

Sophomore infielder Travis Bazzana celebrates with infielder Mikey Kane after running in from third base in Goss Stadium on Sunday afternoon. Bazzana had two RBIs in the third game of the series against Coppin State.

Beavers launch four homers on 21 hits in dominant victory to sweep Coppin State

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
February 26, 2023

After taking the first two games of the series, the Beavers chased the sweep in hopes of moving their record to 6-1. Following a 35-minute weather delay, the Beavers were able to get on the scoreboard...

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Cougars hit 14 three-pointers in a dominant 80-62 win over the Beavers

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
February 17, 2023

The stage was set in Beasley Stadium for the Beavers to add to their win total and knock down a PAC-12 conference opponent, although poor shooting and sloppy play led to their demise. After 40 minutes...

Freshman forward, Michael Rataj, attempts a free throw during the first half of the Beavers game agains the Arizona State Sun Devils on Jan. 14 in Gill Coliseum. Rataj played 32 minutes, marking the highest of his season, and contributed towards six field goals, also a season high.

Rataj’s 17 points not enough in Beavers’ late spark against the Sun Devils, ends in a 74-69 Beaver loss

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
January 14, 2023

It was another case of costly turnovers at Gill Coliseum Saturday afternoon as the Arizona State Sun Devils defeated the Oregon State Beavers at home.  Some positives were shown by the Beavers today,...

Isaiah Newell rushes for a touchdown during the annual rivalry game against the University of Oregon Ducks on Nov. 26. Redshirt-Freshman Newell recorded his first two touchdowns of the season during the game.

Beavers score 28 unanswered points late to take lead back from Ducks

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
November 26, 2022

After last week’s win against Arizona State, the No. 21 ranked Oregon State Beavers (8-3, 5-3 PAC-12) hosted the No.8 Oregon Ducks (9-2, 7-1 PAC-12). In their last contest, the Ducks defeated the...

Oregon State University men’s basketball player Jordan Pope looking for an opening to net against Florida A&M in the Gill Coliseum on Nov. 11. Pope led the Beavers in scoring today against Duke University with 14 points, adding five rebounds and two assists to his stat line as well.

Oregon State shows resilience against No. 8 Blue Devils, lose close game 54-51

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
November 24, 2022

On Thanksgiving morning, the Oregon State Beavers (3-1) failed to hold on against the University of Duke Blue Devils (4-1) in the quarterfinal matchup of the Phil Knight Legacy Tournament.  Led by...

Freshman quarterback Ben Gulbranson looks to the field while on the sideline with his main receiving target, Anthony Gould, during a game against the California Golden Bears on Nov. 12. Gulbranson had to deal with Gould being out today, as was still able to rack up 188 yards on 15-21 completions for one touchdown.

Beavers strong second half scorches Sun Devils’ homecoming

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
November 19, 2022

The No. 23 ranked Oregon State Beavers (7-3, 4-3 PAC-12) traveled to Sun Devil Stadium in Tempe, Arizona to match up against the Arizona State Sun Devils (3-7, 2-5 PAC-12).  In their homecoming game,...

Redshirt sophomore wide receiver Anthony Gould returns a 56-yard punt return for a touchdown against the Golden Bears on Saturday night with redshirt junior defensive back Jaden Robinson celebrating with him. Gould has now tallied two punt returns for touchdowns on the season.

Beavers dominate Golden Bears to match last years win total

Casey Smith, Sports Contributor
November 13, 2022

On Saturday night, the Oregon State Beavers (7-3, 4-3 PAC-12) commanded the match-up against the California Golden Bears (3-7, 1-6 PAC-12) to achieve their second consecutive winning record on the season.  The...

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