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Heimlich controversy, Vandy Preview and All-Americans named

June 8, 2017

Luke HeimlichThursday morning, The Oregonian published an article bringing to light the startling past of one current Oregon State baseball player.Luke Heimlich’s juvenile record, after being received...

OSU players Nick Madrigal, Drew Masmussen and Adley Rutschman meet at the mound to dicuss strategy after a pitch.

Thompson, OSU win first regional matchup

June 5, 2017

Oregon State baseball showed no signs of slowing down Friday night as they won their 17th straight game in an 8-2 victory over Holy Cross.After No. 3 Yale defeated No. 2 Nebraska 5-1 in the first game,...

Drew Rasmussen launches a pitch toward home plate. Rasmussen pitched for four innings and only gave up one run and five hits. 

Notebook: accolades, crusaders and pitching rotation for regional sweep

June 5, 2017

OSU wins 4 of 5 conference awardsThe Oregon State University baseball team took home four Pac-12 awards this season.Sophomore second baseman Nick Madrigal was awarded both Player of the Year and Defensive...

Thompson, OSU win first regional matchup

June 3, 2017

Oregon State baseball showed no signs of slowing down Friday night as they won their 17th straight game in an 8-2 victory over Holy Cross.After No. 3 Yale defeated No. 2 Nebraska 5-1 in the first game,...

Notebook: ‘Gren-yur,’ Harrison injury update, and ACU preview

May 25, 2017

“Gren-yur”For almost 15 months, all of Beaver Baseball has been mispronouncing one player’s last name.Cadyn Grenier.Although his last name appears to be said ‘Gren-eer,’ his family pronounces...

Bats hotter than the sun

Bats hotter than the sun

May 22, 2017

Madrigal homers as OSU sets Conference recordThe sun wasn’t the only thing scorching Sunday afternoon.Oregon State’s offense was on fire, putting up 14 runs in a rout of Washington State (24-26, 10-17),...

Sophomore designated hitter Trevor Larnach celebrates after hitting a 5th-inning home run in Oregon States 7-1 victory over Portland. 

OSU Baseball stays hot against Portland

May 17, 2017

Beavers on nine-game win streak as Grenier, Larnach each hit home runsThe top-ranked Oregon State baseball team extended their nine-game win streak Tuesday against the Portland Pilots.OSU (42-4, 24-3 Pac-12)...

Pat Casey

Pat Casey wins 1,000th career game the same day OSU wins Pac-12 title

May 15, 2017

As Mitchell Verburg struck out the final Duck batter, the entire team rushed the field in celebration.Except for one person. Head coach Pat Casey remained alone in the dugout shortly after the 5-4 victory...

Beavers’ bats come alive

Beavers’ bats come alive

May 7, 2017

A five-run fifth inning was all Jake Thompson needed to secure his 10th win of the season as the Beavers cruised Sunday over California.The Beavers (38-4, 21-3 Pac-12) defeated the Golden Bears (21-24,...

Beavers knock off Ducks in non-conference matchup

May 3, 2017

Oregon State has relied on its starting pitching throughout this season, and they delivered again Tuesday night.On his first start of the season, sophomore lefty Jordan Britton dazzled in his time on the...

Thompson, Harrison lead OSU baseball in blowout

Thompson, Harrison lead OSU baseball in blowout

April 30, 2017

Jake Thompson threw a career-high 11 strikeouts and KJ Harrison provided all of the necessary offense as the Beavers took the weekend series from USC.OSU (34-4, 18-3 Pac-12) took the rubber match Sunday...

Baseball Notebook: Rasmussen’s return, Engelbrekt’s leadership and Corvallis rain

Baseball Notebook: Rasmussen’s return, Engelbrekt’s leadership and Corvallis rain

April 27, 2017

 OSU baseball just added another pitcher to their active roster. Drew Rasmussen was cleared last weekend, and is available to pitch going forward.“It’s awesome,” Rasmussen said. “It’s also a...

Notebook: pitching staff continues dominance, Nick Madrigal’s leadership role

April 20, 2017

Oregon State has the best pitching staff in college baseball. The numbers back it up.With the lowest ERA in the country and a dominant bullpen, opposing hitters face little chance.OSU’s staff owns a...

Notebook: Rivalry reignited, Gonzaga game postponed, team still chasing record

Notebook: Rivalry reignited, Gonzaga game postponed, team still chasing record

April 13, 2017

Former Washington closer re-lit  the northwest rivalry fire between the Beavers and Huskies Tuesday night.Troy Rallings, 2016 All-American pitcher, took to twitter to voice his opinions on Oregon State...

Beaver Baseball continues dominant season, extends win streak to 23 games

Beaver Baseball continues dominant season, extends win streak to 23 games

April 10, 2017

Sun, rain, wind, hail and a 16-inning game made for an exciting weekend for Oregon State Baseball.Ranked No. 1 in the nation, the Beavers capped off the weekend series with a 5-1 win over Utah Sunday afternoon....

Luke Heimlich, Beavers look to continue hot season

Luke Heimlich, Beavers look to continue hot season

April 6, 2017

Heimlich and freshman Jake Mulholland lead a dominant pitching staff.Luke Heimlich knows it. Beaver Nation knows it. Everyone knows it: the Beavers are the hottest team in college baseball.Riding a 20-game...

OSU Baseball opens Pac-12 play against Arizona State

OSU Baseball opens Pac-12 play against Arizona State

March 16, 2017

The competition rises against a 'good' Sun Devils teamWhile most of Corvallis is delighted just to see the sun, Oregon State baseball team gets to enjoy summer-esque weather in Tempe, Arizona.However...

Five OSU wrestlers competing in NCAA Tournament this weekend

Five OSU wrestlers competing in NCAA Tournament this weekend

March 16, 2017

Joey Palmer, Corey Griego, looking to continue recent successAfter three weeks of preparation, Oregon State’s five wrestlers are in St. Louis, Mo. to compete at the NCAA wrestling championships.Joey...

Solid Pitching helps OSU sweep Ball State Saturday afternoon

Solid Pitching helps OSU sweep Ball State Saturday afternoon

March 11, 2017

Quality start from Jake Thompson paves path to victoryJake Thompson’s dominating  afternoon on the mound along with an eight-run performance from the offense gave the Oregon State baseball team their...

Sophomore 197-pounder Corey Griego won his weight classe in the Pac-12 and received an automatic tournament bid.

Five OSU wrestlers prepare for NCAA Tournament

March 7, 2017

Five Beaver wrestlers will be competing in the NCAA Division I Tournament from Mar. 16-18th in St. Louis, Missouri.Senior 133-pounder Joey Palmer and sophomore 197-pounder Corey Griego won their respective...

OSU baseball vs. UC Davis

Grenier, Hulholland shine as Beavs sweep Aggies

March 6, 2017

OSU push through clouds to defeat UC Davis SundayOn a Sunday afternoon where the weather couldn’t make up its mind, OSU Baseball brought a storm of runs upon UC Davis with a sixth-inning rally to give...

(Left to right)  senior wrestlers Joey Delgado, Joey Palmer and Ali Alshujery pose with their family on Senior Night against CSU Bakersfield

Seniors set the tone as OSU wrestling goes for sixth-straight Pac-12 title

February 26, 2017

As the Oregon State wrestling team pursues their sixth straight Pac-12 title, the young team has been looking to senior leadership in the heat of the championship tournament.Seniors Joey Palmer, Joey Delgado,...

Beavers Face Sooners Ahead of Pac-12 Tournament

February 16, 2017

As the Pac-12 Wrestling Championship approaches the horizon, the Oregon State Wrestling team still has a top ranked matchup in their final dual meet.The Beavers head into Norman, Oklahoma to face the No....

(Left to right)  senior wrestlers Joey Delgado, Joey Palmer and Ali Alshujery pose with their family on Senior Night against CSU Bakersfield

Pins in the final two matches seal big win for Beavers on Senior Night

February 13, 2017

Two pins by Kegan Calkins and Cody Crawford to cap off the night sealed the win over CSU Bakersfield.Tonight was also senior night for the beavers, honoring three graduates from the team. Seniors Ali Alshujery,...

OSU wrestling pulls off the upset against Stanford

Beavers Wrestling looks to keep momentum in Conference Play

February 2, 2017

One Oregon State wrestler has a particularly high degree of confidence going forward into the rest of the year.After an upset win over Stanford, Oregon State (2-5, 1-0 Pac-12) looks to avenge last year’s...

OSU wrestling pulls off the upset against Stanford

Beavers upset Stanford in dramatic fashion to earn first conference win of the season

January 31, 2017

Oregon State Wrestling started with fireworks, and ended with a boom, as the Beavers sealed a come-from-behind victory over the Stanford Cardinal Monday night at Gill Coliseum. From the start, Oregon...

The OSU Wrestling team prepares for their match against the Stanford Cardinal

Wrestling Opens Conference Play with Home Match against Stanford

January 29, 2017

A disappointing season so far doesn’t mean the Oregon State Wrestling team is going to give up. Redshirt sophomore Corey Griego had one of three individual wins for the Beavers on their two-match East...

OSU Wrestling heads to the east coach hoping to turn the corner

January 19, 2017

As the Oregon State University wrestling team gets set to face off against No. 11 Rutgers, one man, in particular, has confidence his team can turn it around in the latter half of the season.Redshirt senior...

Oregon State wrestling “didn’t fight hard enough” in dual meet loss to Michigan

November 21, 2016

Wolverines dominate OSU with 38-7 victoryCody Crawford’s dominant win for Oregon State to conclude Sunday’s wrestling match was one of the lone bright spots in the team’s 38-7 loss in a dual meet...

Sharp shooting and gritty defense gives Oregon State Women’s Basketball the win over Lamar

November 11, 2016

Sophomore guard Katie McWilliams lit up the floor from behind the arc in the women’s basketball home opener Friday afternoon. McWilliams finished the game with 29 points, going a perfect 7-for-7 on threes...

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