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Oregon State Quarterback Chance Nolan throws to the offense in an attempt to salvage the game. The Beavs would lose 17-14 in the fourth quarter.

Oregon State loses first PAC-12 game of the season to USC in nail-biting fashion

September 25, 2022

University of Southern California, who ranked No. 7,  won 17-14 over Oregon State University in a defensive battle, spoiling the Beavers' chance of a possible upset win in Reser Stadium. The Beavers...

Head Coach Jonathan Smith talks about the selected captains of the football team post practice Friday afternoon. All captains were selected based on votes from players.

Oregon State football heads into game week

August 30, 2022

The Oregon State Football Team completed the home stretch of fall training camp on Tuesday and with the season opener quickly approaching, the team is eager to get the 2022 football season underway on...

Head coach Jonathan Smith talks about how the team performed after the scrimmage on Saturday outside of Gill Coliseum. According to Smith, he is seeing what he needs to see from his team heading into game week.

Final fall camp scrimmage ends as Beavers prepare for season

August 21, 2022

The Oregon State football team wrapped up their second to last week of fall training camp with their final scrimmage on Saturday. Unlike last week where the defense dominated the offense, this time...

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Beaver Defense allows no scores from offense in first fall scrimmage

August 14, 2022

Beaver Football’s first scrimmage of their fall camp was held Saturday with defense winning the day against offense by not allowing a touchdown during those two hours over the span of the 100 plays run.  The...

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Harlan:The slow demise of the PAC-12 Conference

August 8, 2022

The slow demise...” a bit overdramatic, yes? However, it definitely looks like that and I know this isn’t necessarily related to Oregon State University but this news is too big not to say...

OSU Beaver Football players scrimmage during a spring game on April 16. The Beavers gained 25 new recruits and transfers this year, and hope this will bolster their ranks for the upcoming season.

Upward momentum: incoming Beavers bolster football ranks

August 1, 2022

With Oregon State Football coming off their first bowl game appearance since 2013 and going undefeated at home, the Beavers have used that success to build the 6th ranked 2022 recruiting class...

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PAC-12 enters media rights negotiations after UCLA and USC departures

July 6, 2022

On Tuesday morning, the PAC-12 Conference announced in a statement that the PAC-12 Board of Commissioners approved negotiations on their next media rights agreement deal for the Conference. This comes...

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UCLA and USC announce PAC-12 departures in 2024

July 1, 2022

The University of Southern California and the University of California Los Angeles announced Thursday evening in separate statements that they would be leaving the PAC-12 Conference to join the BIG-10...

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Corvallis Knights drop series to the Bells

June 27, 2022

The Corvallis Knights were shutout by the Bellingham Bells, losing 3-0 on Sunday. This loss marks the first game that the Knights have been shutout by an opponent this season. All runs were scored...

Justin Boyd slides into third with a triple in the final game of the Corvallis Super Regional at Goss Stadium on June 13, 2022.

Beaver Baseball season ends just short of College World Series

June 14, 2022

Oregon State Beaver Baseball was denied a trip to the College World Series, losing 4-3 to the Auburn Tigers in a winner-take-all matchup in the Corvallis Super Regional, Monday. Early on it was a pitcher’s...

Beavers fall in the Corvallis Super Regional opener

June 12, 2022

Poor communication on defense and offensive inconsistencies had Oregon State Beaver Baseball unable to hold onto their early lead over the Auburn Tigers, losing 7-5 in game 1 of the Corvallis Super...

Ellie Slama, an Oregon State University golfer and senior, playing at the Trysting Tree Golf Course in Corvallis on May 23. Slama started playing golf as a child and completed her five years at Oregon State University with the best scoring average in OSU history at 72.95. Slama is graduating with a Bachelor of Science in Kinesiology.

Slama reflects on senior year at OSU

June 6, 2022

For Oregon State senior Ellie Slama, the sport of golf has always been a family affair. She started out her journey to playing golf competitively when she would tag along to watch her older brother and...

Redshirt-sophomore quarterback Chance Nolan looking for an open reciever down the field. Nolan finished the game going 7-15 for 48 yards and 1 interception.

Harlan: Let Chance cook

June 1, 2022

The college football season is a tradition like any other and with fall training camp just around the corner. The anticipation grows for Beaver Football’s return inside a half empty Reser Stadium, which...

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Beaver Softball secures series win over the Utes in Game 2

May 13, 2022

With bases loaded and two outs left in top of the seventh inning, the stage was set for Oregon State freshman pitcher Sarah Haendiges needing one more out to secure the win for the Beavers and prevent...

Oregon State junior outfielder/infielder Jacob Melton rounding the bases after hitting a home run against the University of Oregon Ducks on May 8 in Corvallis, Ore. Melton went 7-11 and hit two home runs, which helped the Beavers win the game 5-0, and sweep the in-state rival.

Beaver Baseball sweeps regular season match-ups against the Ducks

May 8, 2022

The Oregon State Beavers shut out the Oregon Ducks, winning 4-0 on Sunday. This win completes a five-game sweep of their in-state rivals during the regular season. Prior to the first pitch being thrown...

Puctured above is Oregon State junior pitcher Brock Townsend pitching against the California State University Long Beach Sharks at Goss Stadium on April 14. The Oregon State baseball has a total of
21 pitchers on the current roster, and constantly rotates pitchers throughout games.

Never mind the pitching, Beaver Baseball is still winning

May 2, 2022

It’s that time of year again—the flowers are blooming, the sun is shining and Beaver Baseball is back in full swing—otherwise known as spring in Corvallis. I, for one, am excited for the return...

OSU Inked: Revisiting the series with a focus on Oregon State Football players

May 2, 2022

  *Editor's note: John McCarten's name was misspelled in the print issue, but has been fixed here Tattoos are beautiful, intricate designs on the surface, but beneath those designs lie a...

The Oregon State Mens basketball team is seen locking arms during the national anthem against the University of Oregon on Jan 10 inside of Gill Coliseum. The Beavers finished the season 3-28 after making it to the Elite Eight of the NCAA Tournament in the previous year.

A lost basketball season

April 4, 2022

  Many questions keep me awake at night, such as, are we alone in the universe? What is the meaning of life? And what happened to the Oregon State Men’s Basketball Team after making the Elite Eight...

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OSU gymnastics places third in regionals

April 1, 2022

The Oregon State Women’s Gymnastics Team took on the University of Utah Utes, Stanford University Cardinal, and the University of Illinois Fighting Ilini in Seattle, Washington, in the second round of...

Both Devan Turner and Gary Traub, Oregon State Wrestlers, pose outside of Gill Coliseum on Feb 22. Both athletes have their own graphic t-shirt designs in which they sell online.

Athletes explore their options with NIL

March 7, 2022

Oregon State University is one of the universities that has revolutionized the Name, Image and Likeness [NIL] landscape for student-athletes.   Before NIL laws were passed by the National Collegiate...

Oregon State guard Talia von Oelhoffen attempts to score a pull up jumpshot against the defender. Talia ended the game with a total of 13 points.

Oregon State Women’s Basketball defeats ASU 59-54, advances to the second round of the Pac-12 Tournament

March 2, 2022

Despite the late surge from the Arizona State Sun Devils in the fourth quarter, the Oregon State Women’s Basketball Team stifled the Sun Devils comeback winning 59-54 advancing to the second round of...

Junior guard Dashawn Davis dribbles the ball past a defender against the University of Washington Huskies in Corvallis, Ore. on Jan. 21, 2022. Despite Davis scoring a career-high 17 points and 8 assists, the Beavers still lost to the Huskies by a score of 82-72.

Men’s basketball losing streak continues, falls short against Washington

January 21, 2022

The Oregon State men’s basketball team suffered a loss to the University of Washington Huskies 82-72 in Gill Coliseum on Thursday night. The Beavers have now lost four straight games after finishing...

A gallery of photos of the Oregon State University Marching Band from the Oregon State Beavers/University of Utah Utes football game at Reser Stadium on Oct.23. Football players are not the only athletes to have fans back in the stands. The Spirit of Sound is back and ready to entertain Beaver Nation.

OSU Marching Band’s chaotic journey from Corvallis to Los Angeles

December 17, 2021

It was no longer a vacation for the Oregon State University Marching Band but a quest. A quest for making down in time to SoFi stadium to support the Oregon State football team in their first bowl game...

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Oregon State Football: Previewing the Utah State Aggies

December 16, 2021

After eight long years, the Oregon State Beavers will play in a bowl game for the first time since 2013. This Saturday, on December 18th, the inaugural Jimmy Kimmel LA Bowl will feature the Oregon State...

Oregon State redshirt-sophomore quarterback Chance Nolan quickly getting the ball away from the Stanford Cardinal defender on Nov. 13 at Reser Stadium. Nolan finished the game 19-25 with 257 yards and 2 touchdowns, and led the Beavers to a 35-14 victory over the Stanford Cardinal.

Beaver football becomes bowl eligible for the first time since 2013

November 14, 2021

The Beavers flipped the script from the past two weeks after losing to the University of California Golden Bears by a score of 25-39 and the University of Colorado Buffaloes by a score of 34-37 in double...

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Beaver football still close to bowl eligibility with upset loss to the Colorado Buffaloes 37-34 in 2OT.

November 7, 2021

Double overtime thriller at Folsom Field ends with heartbreak, as the Beavers suffered their fourth loss of the season to the Colorado Buffaloes despite being 12-point favorites. The Beavers have now...

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