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A look into OSU’s 2021 football season. Part 1: The Out of Conference Slate

August 31, 2021

The 2021 college football season is right around the corner, so it’s time for Oregon State fans to start looking ahead to what the Beavers will be up against in their quest to go bowling this year. First...

Jade Carey, a Beaver Gymnastics signee, finishes a routine on the uneven bars for the U.S. Olympic Team trials. Carey, a Team USA gymnast since 2017, earned a gold medal in the finals for floor routine at the Tokyo Olympics on Aug. 2.

Beaver gymnast takes gold at the 2020 Olympics

August 2, 2021

Olympic and future Oregon State gymnast Jade Carey won the gold medal for floor exercise in Tokyo at the delayed 2020 Olympic games in the early hours of Aug. 2. Carey, who was representing the United...

A.J Marotte, Talia von Oelhoffen and Greta Kampschroeder (left to right) pose during an OSU Womens Basketball practice. These three teammates are also roommates looking forward to returning to in person classes and games.

How OSU athletes START their college careers in the BEST way possible

August 2, 2021

Most incoming Oregon State University freshmen spend a couple days of the summer participating in OSU’s START program. Student-athletes also participate in START, but due to the increased responsibilities...

Kaitlyn Yanish competing in the all-around at Gill Coliseum in 2018, when OSU defeated Michigan State 196.800-191.350. Yanish likes to see her family and spend time with them over the summer, but strives to also make time for training.

Taking a look at what summer is like for OSU student-athletes

July 6, 2021

For many Oregon State students, summer is a time to relax. They go home to see friends and family, maybe go on a couple of vacation trips and rest their minds in preparation for the upcoming school year. Students...

Jade Carey (right) poses for a photo at the US Olympic Team trials. Carey, a Team USA gymnast since 2017, earned a spot on the gymnastics team as a vault specialist and will enter the Olympics as one of two individual competitors. 

Beaver Gym’s Jade Carey to represent USA at Tokyo Olympics

July 4, 2021

Oregon State athletics will officially have a representative in the Tokyo Olympics taking place this summer, as gymnast Jade Carey, a Beaver signee, will be a member of the six-person Team USA for gymnastics.The...

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Lauren Sinacola announced as new women’s soccer head coach

July 4, 2021

The Oregon State Beavers Women’s Soccer team has announced Lauren Sinacola as the new head coach of the team following former Coach Matt Kagan’s resignation in May. Sinacola joins the Beavers from...

The Oregon State Gymnastics team reacting to their teams performance on the floor at the NCAA Regional Finals at Gill Coliseum on April 6, 2019. Due to new NCAA policy, student-athletes can now profit from their name, image and likeness.

Student-athletes to have ability to make money off their names starting July

July 1, 2021

Oregon State University student athletes will be able to make money off of their fame without losing NCAA eligibility following the signing of a bill in Oregon and the NCAA’s interim NIL—name, image,...

Oregon State Mens Basketball senior guard Ethan Thompson steps onto the court for a game against the Oregon Ducks on March 7, 2021. Thompson was a key player for the Beavers Elite Eight run

What will the Elite Eight Run mean for Oregon State’s future, on and off the court?

April 15, 2021

The Oregon State Beavers are fresh off of an unprecedented March Madness run, stealing a bid by winning the PAC-12 and running with it until the Elite Eight. But now that the dust has settled, what’s...

The OSU Womens Cross Country team competes in the PAC-12 Championships in this photo from 2019. The Beavers finished fourth in the 2021 conference championship, a program best finish, and finished 16th in the NCAA Championship on March 15.

Beavers impress on the national Stage in Cross Country

March 17, 2021

The Oregon State Beavers Cross Country hit a program-best by finishing 16th in the NCAA National Championship race on March 15.  The Beavers were selected as one of the 31 teams that participated in...

In this photo from Nov. 21, 2020, Oregon State University running back Jermar Jefferson looking back while breaking open a 75 yard touchdown for the opening play. With Jefferson declaring for the NFL draft early, new running backs coach AJ Steward will look to replace the NFL hopeful in the Beavers offense.

New coach AJ Steward hopes to continue OSU’s running game success

March 16, 2021

Steven Jackson, Jacquizz Rodgers, Ryan Nall, Jermar Jefferson, all Oregon State Beavers running backs that have wound up as program legends. But for running backs to succeed, they often need a skilled...

In this file photo from 2019, freshman midfielder Abby Schwartz battles against an Oregon defender on Nov. 7 at Paul Lorenz Field. Schwartz earned Offensive Player of the Week honors in the PAC-12 for her efforts in Oregon States victory then third-ranked Stanford Cardinal.

Oregon State Women’s Soccer’s historic win has given team, players lasting confidence

March 7, 2021

The Oregon State Women’s Soccer team had only beat Stanford once before in their history, yet, on Feb. 28, the Beavers took down the third-ranked, defending national champion Cardinal, by a score of...

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Oregon State runs past previous best in PAC-12 Cross Country championships

March 5, 2021

This story has been updated to reflect Oregon State's selection to the NCAA Cross Country ChampionshipsThe 2021 PAC-12 Cross Country Championships took place in Chambers Creek Park in Washington on Mar....

In this file photo from Nov. 7, 2020, Oregon State plays against Washington State while an empty Reser Stadium looms over them. During the 2020 football season, Oregon State students were unable to attend the games typically accessible via the athletics fee due to COVID-19 regulations on attendance. 

SFC Members weigh in on student athletics fees

March 2, 2021

This year’s election for the Associated Students of Oregon State University had three students running for Student Fee Committee at-large and one student for SFC chair, each with their own opinions...

A banner is displayed in the outfield of Goss Stadium at the rally welcoming back the OSU Baseball team after their 2018 College World Series win in Omaha, Nebraska. The Beavers will be looking to use the momentum earned through their four-game stretch in Surprise, Arizona to return back to the CWS in 2021.

Strong start in Surprise sets tone for 2021 Beavers baseball

March 2, 2021

The first pitch has been tossed, the first dingers have been slammed. Baseball season is here, and the Oregon State Beavers opened by winning three of four in Surprise, Arizona over the weekend of Feb....

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.

A rivalry without a name, but a big history

March 1, 2021

Students at Oregon State University know they’re supposed to hate the Oregon Ducks, that’s just how things are, the natural order of things. But why is that the case? Where does the hate come from?...

Oregon State punter and running back Dave Mann sprints away from a tackler. Mann played for the Beavers from 1951-1954, and was the first Black athlete to play for the Beavers football team.

Remembering Dave Mann, Oregon State Football’s trailblazer

February 27, 2021

With Black History Month coming to a close soon, it’s time to look back at the story of Dave Mann, the first athlete at Oregon State to break the color barrier and play for Oregon State’s football...

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Oregon State working to provide access to athletic opportunities for all

January 29, 2021

Picture this: the COVID-19 pandemic doesn’t exist, you need to exercise and you’re itching for an opportunity to get together with your friends. So, you all make a team and join the intramural basketball...

Oregon State Women’s Basketball mid-season recap

January 20, 2021

Oregon State Beavers Women’s Basketball resumed their season on Jan. 17, after missing nearly a full month of play with the team being on pause due to COVID-19 concerns within the program.A 67-51 loss...

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Oregon State Women’s Basketball mid-season recap

January 20, 2021

Oregon State Beavers Women’s Basketball resumed their season on Jan. 17, after missing nearly a full month of play with the team being on pause due to COVID-19 concerns within the program.A 67-51 loss...

In this file photo from 2015, OSU Men’s Basketball Head Coach Wayne Tinkle talks with one of the referees during the 344th meeting between the Beavers and the rival Oregon Ducks in Gill Coliseum on March 4. This season, Oregon State is 5-4, and has yet to play a game since Jan. 4 due to COVID-19 safety restrictions.

Checking in on Oregon State Men’s Basketball during regular season pause

January 11, 2021

The Oregon State Beavers Men’s Basketball program has paused team activity since Jan. 6, 2021 due to COVID-19 concerns within the program, leaving the chance to review how their season has gone thus...

In this file photo from 2016, senior guard Gary Payton II looks to set up the offense against sophomore forward Dillon Brooks. 

Oregon State Basketball’s great father-son duo

January 7, 2021

Sports are full of famous father-son duos who made history together, but not every familial pair found as much success through the years at the collegiate and professional level as Oregon State’s own...

In this file photo from 2019, OSU Football players prepare for their matchup versus #15 Utah on Oct. 13. The Beavers fell short against Utah in their 2020 rematch, 30-24.

Injury Riddled Beavers Fail to Complete Comeback against the Utah Utes

December 7, 2020

Coming off a two-game win streak but riddled with unavailable players, the Oregon State Beavers failed to finish off a late comeback against the then-winless Utah Utes on Dec. 5 in Salt Lake City. The...

In this file photo from 2019, OSU Football redshirt sophomore wide receiver Tyjon Lindsey battles to gain ground against the Utah Utes defense on Oct. 12 in Reser Stadium. On Dec. 5, 2020, these two teams met once again, this time in Salt Lake City, with the Beavers falling short 30-24

Oregon State loses 30-24 to Utah Utes

December 6, 2020

The Utah Utes defeated the Oregon State Beavers by a score of 30-24 on Dec. 5 in Salt Lake City to get their first win of the season, while keeping the Beavers from getting their third straight win.Oregon...

In this file photo from 2014, Oregon State head coach Craig Robinson patrols the sideline in a February game against Washington State at Gill Coliseum. Robinson is now the Executive Director of the National Association of Basketball Coaches.

Throwback Wednesday: The Craig Robinson era of Oregon State Men’s Basketball

November 25, 2020

Former United States Vice President Joe Biden was recently elected into the White House, reminding Oregon State of its connection to his previous running mate Barack Obama: his brother-in-law used to be...

In this file photo from October 2019, OSU alumni and mascot Benny Beaver line up to welcome the Beavers to the field at the Homecoming football game. While the Beavers dont currently have any football games scheduled for the early morning, the PAC-12 Conference has begun scheduling a handful of games for 9 a.m. for the first time since the conference expanded to 12 teams.

PAC-12 is testing the waters on 9 a.m. kickoffs for the 2020 season

November 11, 2020

Football game days for Oregon State junior David Mallery consist of getting up, shopping and getting lunch with family, and then watching the game. Sophomore Miguel Lugo, however, gets up early in the...

Jermar Jefferson scores a touchdown against Washington State on November 7th in Reser Stadium.

Tale of the box score: Oregon State Beavers vs Washington State Cougars

November 9, 2020

The Oregon State Beavers showed their strength but left plenty of room for improvement in their 38-28 opening week home loss to the Washington State Cougars, giving them plenty to work on in order to bounce...

Fans support the OSU Women’s Basketball team in their home Civil War matchup versus Oregon on Jan. 26. Gill Coliseum hosted over 9,000 fans for the game, including an experimental student section for approximately 400 students. All other students sat in general admission designated sections.Photo from Orange Media Network Archives

A breakdown of the Oregon State athletics budget, how much comes from student fees

October 27, 2020

For the 2020-21 academic year, Oregon State University has estimated the cost of tuition for a resident undergraduate student at $12,165-- an increase of over $400 from 2019, leaving some to look for ways...

The Oregon State offense lines up against the Oregon defense in their annual Civil War game. Photo from Orange Media Network archives.

Throwback Wednesday: The story of the Platypus Trophy, Oregon State/Oregon rivalry

October 21, 2020

With sports now officially returning for the PAC-12, the Oregon State Beavers and Oregon Ducks will renew their rivalry soon, and the football game between the two teams will decide who gets to house the...

Former Oregon State quarterback Terry Baker. Baker would go on to win a Heisman Trophy with the Beavers in 1962, as well as making an appearance in the Final Four with the mens basketball team a few months later.Photo contributed by Oregon State Athletics

Throwback Wednesday: Terry Baker, Oregon State’s historic two-sport star

October 14, 2020

Only one highly-accomplished college football player wins a Heisman each year. Only four highly-accomplished teams of talented basketball players make it to the Final Four of the NCAA Tournament in basketball....

Derek Anderson looks over his line at the Notre Dame defense before taking a snap during the Insight Bowl. Anderson was a Pac-10 second team selection in 2004 and second on Oregon States career passing leaders list.Photo from OMN Archives

Throwback Wednesday: Oregon State Football’s history versus Notre Dame

October 7, 2020

The Notre Dame Fighting Irish are a blue blood of college football, and with 11 national championships, seven Heisman winners and over 100 All-Americans, few others in the sport match their prestigeCollege...

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