Oregon State’s Attitude: “Nothing to Lose”

Pat Pannu History 1 Comment

On a chilly but sunny afternoon in Eugene, the Oregon State Beavers came calling and gave the Oregon Ducks a game like no one was expecting. The Beavers, who went into Autzen Stadium 34 point underdogs while looking for their first conference win in their last game of the season, fought the Ducks for every point the teams scored and whittled …

The Beavers Still Have Some Bite

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Two weeks ago OSU pulled off a huge upset against then sixth-ranked ASU. Then the Beavers quickly turned around and lost to a Washington team that Oregon easily handled in October. So which Beaver team will we see take the field on Saturday night? The Ducks would be thankful to see the same team that went down to Washington, but …

Three Unforgettable Moments in Oregon Civil War History

Jordan Ingram History 4 Comments

In 1894, the biggest football games were played on the East Coast between a handful of Ivy League teams. A few thousand miles away, in the middle of seemingly endless Oregon farmland, two teams were preparing for their first football game, lacing up their shoes on a field best described as a “cross between a duck pond and a hog …

The Road to the Natty: Civil War Edition

Michael Bigham FishWrap, FishWrap Archive 1 Comment

Just before the 2012 Civil War, a drunk Oregon State fan stood by Reser Stadium jeering Oregon players as they entered the stadium. Maybe you’ve seen the popular No Natty You Tube video. “Son of a Bitch!” the fan yells. “No Natty! Is there a Natty up in here? Is there a Natty?” Oregon had just lost to Stanford the …