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Sophomore shortstop Maya Raider shakes hands with freshman 3rd baseman Grace Messmer before the Ducks were up to bat at the top of the 3rd inning. The Beavers put up a fight against the Ducks but were just edged out by the University of Oregon with a final score of 4-3

Oregon State Softball’s series against third-ranked Oregon Ducks ends with one win

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
April 25, 2021

Oregon State Softball took on their rival, the third-ranked Oregon ducks in a four-game series at Kelly field earlier this month, April 1 through April 3. The Beavers put in a strong performance against...

Oregon State junior forward Gloire Amanda attempting to head in in a goal amidst a group of UCLA defenders. Gloire Amanda was awarded College Soccer News Men’s National Player of the week for the week of Feb.14th.

Gloire Amanda, Oregon State Men’s Soccer star, helping lead Beavers to new heights

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
March 4, 2021

Oregon State Men’s Soccer has been on a hot streak to start the season, racking up a series of both team and individual accomplishments.Perhaps the height of the individual accolades comes from the team’s...

In this file photo from 2020, ASU senior guard Robbi Ryan (#11) maneuvers around OSU junior guard Aleah Goodman (#1) before scoring a two-pointer in the second quarter of the Oregon State vs. Arizona State game at Gill Coliseum, Friday, Feb. 7. On April 15, Goodman was drafted into the WNBA by the Connecticut Sun 

Oregon State Women’s Basketball goes undefeated over the weekend

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
February 1, 2021

Oregon State Women's Basketball closes strong versus ColoradoThe Oregon State Women's Basketball team proved victorious in Boulder, Colorado, 72-64 with an impressive performance from Oregon State’s...

In this file photo from Feb. 27, 2020, OSU guard Ethan Thompson attempts to defend against UO senior guard Payton Pritchard in the Civil War matchup in Gill Coliseum on Feb. 8. Now a senior, Thompson has played in a fair share of rivalry games against the Oregon Ducks.

Oregon State Men’s Basketball goes 2-0 through the week, Women’s Basketball 0-1

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
January 25, 2021

Both Oregon State Women’s and Men’s Basketball wrapped up another week of play in their 2020-21 season, coming out the other side with mixed results from the programs.The men took care of business...

Jabin Trosky will be joining OSUs baseball team for the 2022 season. The infielder comes from Carmel, California. 

Oregon State Baseball 2022 recruiting class preview

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
January 8, 2021

With the Oregon State football season coming to a close on Dec. 19, a normal year might dictate a turning of attention to other college sports with start dates still on the close horizon.Among those sports,...

OSU Junior, Jermar Jefferson, tries to find a break in the Stanford defense.

Last minute loss to Stanford leaves Beavers one final shot to earn third PAC-12 win

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
December 14, 2020

Following their close loss against the Stanford Cardinal on Saturday, Dec. 12 at Reser Stadium, the Oregon State Beavers found themselves out of reach for a winning regular season.Now sitting at 2-4 with...

Quarterback, Chance Nolan makes a break for it through a weakness in the Stanford defense.

Beavers lose in the last minute to Stanford, 27-24

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
December 13, 2020

The Oregon State Beavers were defeated by the Stanford Cardinal tonight, Dec. 12, by a final score of 27-24 at Reser Stadium.It was a back and forth game throughout the night, leaving the Beavers down...

In this file photo from Feb. 1, 2020, OSU forward Alfred Hollins (#4) goes up for a shot while California forwards Connor Vanover (#23) and Justice Sueing (#10) go up for the block in Gill Coliseum on Feb. 9, 2019. Hollins scored 14 points in the second half while playing against California. In their meeting in the 2020 season, the Beavers came out on top against the Golden Bears.

Oregon State Basketball Round-Up: Women’s and Men’s Basketball stay unbeaten

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
November 30, 2020

Oregon State Men’s Basketball back into action against Golden BearsOregon State played several of the members from their 2020 recruiting class during their season debut on Nov. 25 against the California...

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Natalie Bruun reflects on her time with Oregon State Cheer and Dance

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
November 17, 2020

From engaging with the sports community to hyping up the fans, the members of Oregon State University’s dance team put in their time and energy to bring spirit to the sidelines for Fall and Winter sports. Or...

In this contributed photo, freshman forward for Oregon State Womens Soccer, Amber Jackson, is pictured in her team uniform.

Beavers’ Women’s Soccer freshman Amber Jackson continues to fight through adversity off and on the field

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
November 12, 2020

Oregon State Women’s Soccer freshman, Amber ‘Action’ Jackson, has adapted to the obstacles of life as a college athlete living with type 1 diabetes.At 7 years old, Jackson was diagnosed as diabetic....

This file photo from Oct. 14, 2020 pictures an Official Benton County Ballot Drop Box in front of the Corvallis Community Center on 26th and NW Tyler Ave. Ballots need to be filled out and turned into one of these drop boxes before 8 p.m. on Nov. 3. More Ballot Drop Box locations can be found on Benton County’s website. For the 2020 election cycle, Oregon State University has reported that over 99% of the schools student athletes have registered to vote.

Oregon State University reports more than 99% of it’s student-athletes registered to vote

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
November 3, 2020

Recognizing the collaborative efforts of coaches, staff, student leaders, and OSU leadership, Oregon State Athletics has recently announced that they had over 99% of their student-athletes register to...

Benny the Beaver encourages students during their tug-of-war battle. 

A brief history of Benny the Beaver

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
October 5, 2020

Correction: A version of this article published on Oct. 5 had incorrectly stated the biographical information of Ken Austin, a former Oregon State student. From being the Beavers hype-man to engaging...

Reser Stadium is home to the Oregon State University football team. Reser Stadium has the capacity to seat 45,674 fans.

Barnes, Smith reflect on PAC-12’s decision to resume football season

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
September 25, 2020

The PAC-12 university presidents and chancellors announced their plans to resume the college football season starting Nov. 6, 2020, along with a Nov. 25 resumption for women’s and men’s basketball. The...

OSU Womens Rowing crew competes on the water in their 2018 season. 

OSU in Pros: Devery Karz (Rowing)

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
August 27, 2020

Oregon State has had a number of its student-athletes throughout the years go on to become professional athletes, a few of whom have even elevated their careers into the Olympics. In 2016, Devery Karz...

OSU junior guard Sean Miller-Moore (#1) stays focused on helping advance an offensive play against ASU junior guard Alonzo Verge Jr. (#11).

Oregon State falls to Sun Devils at home

Claire Platt, Sports Contributor
January 13, 2020

The Oregon State Men’s Basketball team struggled to overcome the Arizona State in their PAC-12 home opener on Thursday, Jan. 9 at Gill Coliseum. The loss came after the Sun Devils held the lead over...

OSU redshirt senior tight end Noah Togiai (81) hurdles an Arizona State defender, a feat that resulted in a Beaver touchdown. 

Football wins senior night versus ASU

Claire Platt, Orange Media Network
November 18, 2019

The last home game and senior night for Oregon State Beavers ended in a Beaver victory Saturday night, Nov.16 at Reser Stadium against the Arizona State Sun Devils. The Beavers now look towards competing...

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