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OSU Sports broadcaster Mike Parker pauses while covering a Mens Basketball game in Gill Coliseum during the 2017-18 season. 

The Voice of the Beavers

Picture this: It’s a warm spring Friday evening at Goss Stadium, a soft breeze blowing in from the east, and the ever so alluring smells of hot dogs and buttered popcorn, with just over 3,000 people...

OSU Football head coach Jonathan Smith speaks prior to 2019 season on July 31 at Reser Stadium. The team finished the season with a record of 5-7. 

OSU Football’s Smith gets contract extension

Brady Akins, Sports Contributor
January 27, 2020

When Oregon State Beavers’ head football coach Jonathan Smith took over the program in 2018, the first head coaching job of his career, he was inheriting a team that had finished 1-11 the year before...


Opinion: Beavers not ready for Civil War win

Jarred Bierbrauer, OMN Sports Chief
November 19, 2018

As the Beavers are poised to tally yet a fifth consecutive losing season, and another season without a home conference win, the 122nd Civil War matchup lacks the drama and sense of importance seen in years...

Freshman running back Jermar Jefferson sprints down the sideline for a 62-yard touchdown. Jefferson rushed for 238 years and four touchdowns on Saturday. 

OSU Football defeats Southern Utah in home-opener

Jarred Bierbrauer, Sports Chief
September 8, 2018

Oregon State Football hosted Southern Utah at Reser Stadium on Saturday as the Beavers took down the Thunderbirds 48-25 giving OSU an even record of 1-1.In Jonathan Smith’s first home game as the head...

Senior wide receiver Jordan Villamin running down the field after catching a 30 yard pass from quarterback Jake Luton. Villamin finished with three catches for 55 yards and one touchdown in Oregon States 48-14 loss to Minnesota.

Beaver football blown out by Minnesota Golden Gophers at home

Riley Youngman, Sports Chief
September 9, 2017

For 37 seconds Saturday night, the Oregon State Beavers and the 35,206 fans at Reser Stadium had a lot to cheer about. For the remaining 59:23 of their game against the Minnesota Golden Gophers however,...

OSU Head Football Coach Gary Andersen enters Reser stadium on Nov. 26. This is Andersens second year at OSU and he just won his first Civil War game defeating in state rival Oregon 34 to 24.

Andersen is cooking in Corvallis

Josh Worden Senior Beat Reporter
November 28, 2016

The vision of Beaver’s head coach led to successful seasonThe 2016 Oregon State football team had one of the best 4-8 seasons you’ll ever see.OK sure, winning four games overall and going 3-6 in the...

The Beavers take on the Ducks in the 120th meeting of the Civil War on Nov. 26 at Reser Stadium.

Despite team statuses, the Civil War pushes new records

Josh Worden Senior Beat Reporters
November 21, 2016

Yeah, sure. Oregon State is not a great team this year.Yeah! Sure! Oregon also is not a great team this year!I think that’s the best way to characterize OSU fans’ assessment of the in-state teams in...

The Beavers take on the Ducks in the 120th meeting of the Civil War on Nov. 26 at Reser Stadium.

OSU and UO standings decrease Civil War excitement

Brian Rathbone News/Sports Chief
November 21, 2016

Too often during the past eight years I would lay in bed thinking, dreaming about the day when Oregon State would finally defeat Oregon in the Civil War.For several years I would think that Mike Riley...

Sophomore defensive lineman Summer Houston plays during the University of Washington game. After redshirting in 2014, he made 21 tackle last season and has five starts this year.

Sumner Houston doesn’t let any obstacle get in his way—and he has the nickname to prove it

Josh Worden, Senior Beat Reporter
November 6, 2016

Sumner Houston took the ball, looked to the rim and rose up for the dunk.Houston, who is better known as a sophomore defensive lineman on the Oregon State football team than for his pickup basketball skills,...

Chappell shows up

Josh Worden Senior Beat Reporter
October 10, 2016

Former walk-on-turned-team captain is now OSU's defensive leaderDevin Chappell’s first career interception on Saturday in the upset win over California was a play long in the making.The senior safety...

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Beyond the Box: Boise State

Josh Worden, Senior Beat Reporter
September 26, 2016

The Oregon State football team (1-2) lost 38-24 to Boise State on Saturday, ending a four-year streak of winning nonconference seasons. Head coach Gary Andersen lost his first nonconference home game in...

Despite scoring 37 points against Idaho State, OSU offense knows they can perform better

Cassidy Wood, Multimedia Contributor
September 23, 2016

Beaver offense worked to fix technical errors leading up to Boise StateThe Oregon State football team is set to host Boise State this Saturday, following a 30-point victory over Idaho State.  The victory...

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