Two men’s basketball teams struggling with consistency meet today when Oregon State visits Cal, which has lost three of its last five games to fall below .500 in Pac-12 Conference play.
The Beavers were unable to build on their surprising win over Washington last week and lost 71-68 to Washington State on Saturday. Read More
Oregon State defensive tackle Fred Thompson died Wednesday night after he collapsed while playing basketball at a campus recreation center.Thompson, just four days shy of his 20th birthday, was taken to Good Samaritan Hospital in Corvallis, where he was pronounced dead.Thompson, 6-foot-4 and 317 pounds, was a true freshman from Richmond, Calif., who played at Oakland Tech High School. Read More
Cal has not defeated Oregon State since 2006, but the Bears enter senior day at AT&T Park riding high after a convincing bounce-back win against Washington State last week.
“They’ve been a thorn in our side for years,” Cal coach Jeff Tedford said. “Our players understand they haven’t had success against Oregon State.” Read More
Along with all that flash and dash and those snazzy uniforms, No. 1 Oregon will bring a hefty dose of good old-fashioned grit to the BCS national title game.
Heisman Trophy contender LaMichael James, Kenjon Barner and the fast-paced Ducks negotiated the last speed bump on the way to Glendale, Ariz., grinding out a 37-20 victory against Oregon State in the Civil War on Saturday. Read More
The professor at Oregon State University’s College of Forestry specializes in Christmas trees. He is scheduled to speak at a Christmas tree workshop Saturday at the Whole Foods Market in Redwood City.What do you look for when you purchase a Christmas tree? The first thing I think about is bringing home a really good, fresh tree. If you bring home the right tree, it stays fresh longer in the home — assuming you take care of it. Read More