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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...

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

Thomas Salgado De Almeida Leme, Sports Contributor
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...

OSU Baseball junior infielder/outfielder Tyler Malone takes the plate in the NCAA Regionals in June 2019 at Goss Stadium. 

Sports Breakdown: Baseball and Softball

Baseball and softball are bat-and-ball games played between two opposing teams who take turns between batting and fielding. While both sports are enjoyed worldwide, they are most popular in the United...

Oregon State Softball head coach Laura Berg is an Olympian champion who enjoys playing pranks, has bees and served as a Los Angeles police officer. Berg is in her eight season as head coach. 

Berg is “just like everybody else”

When you hear the word “Olympian,” what comes to mind?Perhaps it’s Michael Phelps’ 2008 performance in Beijing, Tommie Smith and John Carlos raising a fist in 1968, or even Simone Biles’ performance...

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UPDATE: NCAA cancels winter and spring tournaments, PAC-12 suspends play

The NCAA announced this afternoon on March 12 that it has cancelled all men's and women's basketball tournaments as part of their cancellation of all spring and winter championships for the remainder of...

Oregon State Softball Head Coach Laura Berg has an Olympic medal from four separate Olympic games, along with multiple other accolades.  

OSU Softball Coach in running to coach Olympic team

Jada Krening, News Reporter
May 6, 2019

Oregon State University softball head coach and Olympian Laura Berg has recently been called up for a chance to coach the 2020 Olympic softball team. Berg, who played softball for Fresno State, first...

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Softball swept by UCLA

Claire Nelson, News Contributor
April 22, 2019

Oregon State University Softball suffered a 7-0 loss against the UCLA Bruins on a sunny Saturday afternoon at the OSU Softball Complex, losing the series 3-0. UCLA is currently ranked No. 2 in the Pac-12,...

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Oregon State softball begins conference play

Lillian Nomie, Sports Contributor
March 11, 2019

The Oregon State University Softball team, who currently has an overall record of 12-4, begins their Pac-12 season on March 15 against Arizona State in Tempe AZ. Last year, the softball team had a conference...

Members of the Beaver softball team watch this weekends series from the dugout. 

Beaver softball opens conference play, wins series against California

Emmanuel Goicochea, Sports Reporter
March 19, 2018

Next game on the road against UCLA.The No. 25 Oregon State University softball team (19-10) swung open their Pac-12 conference with a three-game series win against the No. 16 University of California,...

Beavers fall into cruise control against Stanford

Amy Schwartz, Multimedia Contributor
April 23, 2017

The Oregon State softball team fell in extra innings to the Stanford Cardinal 8-6 in the final game of the weekend series.The Beavers (24-19, 6-9 Pac-12) led the game 5-0 after two innings, but a six-run...

Four sports you don’t know about, but should

Softball: Softball is coming off of  a trip to NCAA tournament, head coach Laura Berg has continued to build a successful program. Gymnastics: The most underrated sport at Oregon State. The meets are...

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