Oregon State releases new brand, & cool uniforms

Oregon State's new logo. (Eugenedailynews.com)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Oregon State’s recent rebranding efforts that occurred this week. While there have been mixed reviews about the uniforms, Chris notes that there are both good and bad aspects to the new brand at Oregon State. And while the logo and football uniforms receive decent marks, the new basketball uniforms nail it with their modern and bold look.

Who will emerge as the 2012 king of northwest football?

Rose Bowl Champion Oregon Ducks

NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson predicts every game between northwest football teams covered by NWSB. The Oregon Ducks, Washington Huskies, Oregon State Beavers, and Washington State Cougars all have a few things in common; they are all part of the Pac-12 conference, they each occupy a spot in the listed conference’s North Division, and all four compete for northwest bragging rights year-in and year-out in a wide variety of sports.

NCAA Projections: Five Oregon St. Beavers 2012 football stats predictions

Sean Mannion

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on stat projections for 5 OSU Beaver football stars heading into 2012. With Sean Mannion and a corp of wide receivers, the Beavers offense will certainly be strong. That doesn’t mean they don’t have some standouts on defense as well. Markus Wheaton and Jordan Poyer should do great in 2012 as well.

Beaver Nation gameday – Things to love about the Reser Stadium experience

Reser Stadium

NWSB Insider and Blogger Jon Irwin talks about the gameday experience at OSU’s Reser Stadium. Home of the Oregon State Beavers football team. For a football program as old as OSU’s, there are surprisingly few stadium traditions. What Oregon State does have thought is some of the best football weather in the country. OOOOO, SSSSS, UUUUU, OREGON STATE, FIGHT FIGHT FIGHT!

Predicting the OSU Beavers 2012 strengths & weaknesses

Move over Derek Anderson, there's a new gun slinger in town! (photo buildthedam.com

NWSB Insider and Blogger Jon Irwin breaks down the strengths and weaknesses of the 2012 Oregon State Beavers football team. With red shirt freshman QB Sean Mannion coming off an excellent year where he completed nearly 65% of his passes, the OSU air assault should be gunning at full speed this year. The defense remains the Beavers biggest weakness, even with new recruits coming in, the Beavs will need to improve.

OSU’s Mike Riley continues to transform the Beavers into a threat

Mike Riley

NWSB Writer Blair Thomas talks about Mike Riley, head coach of the Oregon State Beavers football program. Upon his first arrival in 1997-98, Riley went 8-14 in a pair of seasons, and went 5-6 in just his second season as head coach in 1998, before leaving to coach the San Diego Chargers in 1999. The significance of a five-win season cannot be lost in the defense of Riley because of the inability to get one in Corvallis during a quarter-century before his arrival.

Top 5 games on the OSU Beavers schedule in 2012

Civil War

NWSB Insider and Oregon St. Beavers blogger Jon Irwin tells us his top 5 matchups on the Beavers schedule for the 2012 season. September 8th, versus Wisconsin in 2012 represents OSU’s biggest out of conference stage, and another chance to prove they’re a strong football team. The last game of the season is always the biggest for OSU. The 2012 Civil War vs. Chip Kelly’s Oregon Ducks.

The five players I wish still played football for my OSU Beavers

Dwan Edwards

NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers blogger Jonathan Irwin tells us If the Beavs ever need to dip into the PAST to grab players for their future the five guys he’d call upon would be. Steven Jackson, Richard Seigler, Dwan Edwards, Stephen Paea, and Sammie Stroughter. He does have faith though with the likes of Sean Mannion, Marcus Wheaton and Brandin Cooks the Beavers can be unstoppable!

Northwest Sports Update: Oregon State Football

Sean Mannion is looking to help Oregon State get back into the bowl scene

NWSB Insider — brings us an update of sorts out of Corvallis, Oregon. The Oregon State Beavers, behind QB Sean Mannion, will be looking to return to prime for next year and make a run in the Pac-12. With 8 returning starters, the leadership on this team might just tip the scale and get the Beavers into a much yearned for bowl game next season.

Oregon Ducks vs Oregon St. Beavers Preview

Ducks Basketball

Oregon Ducks (19-8) vs Oregon State Beavers (15-12) Sunday February 26 Gill Coliseum – Corvallis, OR 7:30PM Oregon The Oregon Ducks split last weekend on a difficult trip to Northern California. This surprising team is tied for fourth in the PAC 12 standings and is just one win away from 20 – a number that […]