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Amidst possible change to NCAA marijuana rules, athletes share thoughts

Amidst possible change to NCAA marijuana rules, athletes share thoughts

Riley LeCocq, News Reporter
August 7, 2023

As the National Collegiate Athletic Association looks at the possibility of removing marijuana from the banned substances list in the fall, Oregon State University athletes share their thoughts on what...

Laura Berg, head coach of the OSU Softball team, can be seen on the field. In Tokyo in July, Berg won silver in the 2020 Olympics—her fifth Olympic medal. 

Beaver Softball head coach, signees have successful Olympic run

Isabelle Taylor, Sports Contributor
August 14, 2021

Oregon State Softball Head Coach Laura Berg earned her fifth Olympic medal during the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games (delayed to 2021 due to the pandemic), while 2021 Beaver signee Tarni Stepto made her Olympic...

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

Thomas Salgado de Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
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,...

In this file photo from 2014, Oregon State Mens Basketball Head Coach Wayne Tinkle poses for a photo at his introductory press conference. Tinkle recently received a contract extension, keeping him as the Beavers head coach through the 2027 season.

Beavers’ Men’s Basketball Coach Wayne Tinkle can’t wait for the return of PAC-12 basketball

Andres De Los Santos, Sports Contributor
November 10, 2020

If there's someone who can’t contain their excitement about PAC-12 basketball returning, it’s Oregon State head basketball coach Wayne Tinkle. At one point not long ago, however, Tinkle could be found...

In this file photo from January 2020, OSU senior guard Mikayla Pivec (#0) looks to find a teammate while running a play against Stanford sophomore guard Lexie Hull (#12) at Gill Coliseum on Jan. 19. Pivec has since graduated from Oregon State, was drafted 25th overall by the Atlanta Dream in the 2020 WNBA Draft, and is nominated for the 2020 NCAA Woman of the Year award.

Former Oregon State guard Mikayla Pivec named a finalist for NCAA Woman of the Year

Laura Galceran, Sports Contributor
November 10, 2020

Former Oregon State Women’s Basketball guard Mikayla Pivec has been named one of the nine finalists for the NCAA Woman of the Year award-- an honor given to recognize excellence in academics, athletics,...

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...

In this 2017 file photo, a cloudy day casts a shadow over an empty Reser Stadium. When the Beavers football team takes the field on Nov. 7, 2020, they will be playing in a similarly empty stadium populated only by members of the teams and a series of cardboard cutouts.

Oregon State selling fan cutouts to be on display at football games

Michael Eubanks, Sports Contributor
November 3, 2020

The year 2020 has been anything but normal, but fortunately, one fall tradition at Oregon State returns this weekend. The Beavers are set to open their 2020 football season at Reser Stadium on Saturday,...

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

Thomas Salgado De Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
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...

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

Thomas Salgado De Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
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....

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...

The OSU Mens Soccer team celebrates with each other in their senior night matchup versus Washington on Nov. 15, 2019 in Corvallis, Ore. 

Oregon State Men’s Soccer recruiting roundup

Brady Akins, Sports Editor
August 31, 2020

From college transfers to high school graduates, true freshmen to redshirt seniors, goalkeepers to forwards, the Oregon State Beavers Men’s Soccer Team will be bringing in a wide-ranging cast of ten...

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...

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