RECAPS: What they're saying...OSU at UW

Here's what the Oregon and Washington media are saying about the Beavers wild 29-23 win over UW Nov. 10.

| From an Oregon State perpective |

Beavers hold of Huskies
Nightmares can happen, and Oregon State’s nearly became reality near the witching hour Saturday night at Reser Stadium.

But the OSU defense – rising to the occasion as usual – made one final stand in front of the home fans, preserving the Beavers’ 29-23 victory over Washington ... more from The Portland Tribune.

 

Knockout punch
No matter how the season concludes now, it must be considered a success.

The Oregon State football team overcame several obstacles that started coming its way before training camp opened. Most teams would have crumbled in the face of the turmoil. Not the Beavers ... more from the Gazette Times | Report card

 

Seniors have a special night at Reser
One by one, they took the field at Reser Stadium for the last time.

Twenty-three Beavers made their final appearance Saturday in Oregon State’s fds-fdsa win over Washington ... more from the Gazette Times | Sideline report

 

Beavers battle for bowl eligibility
The Beavers tried their hardest to implode Saturday.

They turned the football over. They threw punches and had three players ejected. They struggled to move the ball against the Pac-10’s worst defense ... more from the Register Guard.

 

OSU beats UW in wild game
Oregon State is bowl-eligible, finally, after a bizarre 29-23 win over the Washington Huskies on Saturday night at Reser Stadium.

The Beavers (6-4, 4-3 Pacific-10 Conference) saw a 19-point fourth-quarter lead almost disappear when UW backup quarterback Carl Bonnell threw two late touchdown passes ... more from The Oregonian.

 

OSU seniors find double satisfaction
For Kyle DeVan and the other Oregon State seniors, the end of the 2005 season remains strong motivation. That year, the Beavers lost their final two games and missed making a bowl game -- ending a three-year postseason run.

"That's a feeling none of us want to have again," the Beavers' center said ... more from The Oregonian.

 

Bernard, 13 other starters honored at Reser
It was last hurrah time Saturday for 23 Oregon State seniors who played in their final game at Reser Stadium.

Coach Mike Riley greeted the players with a hug before they jogged onto the field during pregame ceremonies. The loudest ovations were reserved for place-kicker Alexis Serna and tailback Yvenson Bernard ... more from the Statesman Journal.

 

| From a Washington perspective |

 

A lost night for UW as Locker goes down
After it was over, Jake Locker told them he was sorry.

"He felt like he let the team down," said Washington quarterback Carl Bonnell ... more from the Seattle Times.

 

Washington has new rival in dominant Oregon State
If it wasn't abundantly clear college football is hearing extraterrestrial signals this year, they came through loud and clear on a chill November evening in the Willamette Valley.

Oh, and say hi to your new rival, Washington ... more from the Seattle Times | Two minute drill

 

Walk-on has special impact on Washington
One of the Washington Huskies' big concerns entering their game against Oregon State on Saturday night was improving its kickoff coverage.

The Huskies ranked last in the Pac-10 in that category this week, allowing 25.9 yards per return, with opponents' average drive after a kickoff starting on the 34-yard line ... more from the Seattle Times.

 

Locker injured; Huskies lose 29-23
As the final minutes of a Washington loss ticked off the clock Saturday night, the Huskies had a feel-good moment that took some sting out of a 29-23 defeat to Oregon State.

Quarterback Jake Locker, who earlier in the evening left Reser Stadium in an ambulance, walked back onto the Washington sideline wearing a neck brace, receiving a standing ovation from the Oregon State crowd ... more from the Kitsap Sun.

 

Huskies' loss to Beavers has a bright side
As the final minutes of a Washington loss ticked off the clock Saturday night, the Huskies had a feel-good moment that took some sting out of a 29-23 defeat to Oregon State.

Quarterback Jake Locker, who earlier in the evening left Reser Stadium in an ambulance, walked back onto the Washington sideline wearing a neck brace, receiving a standing ovation from the Oregon State crowd ... more from the Hearld.

 

Insult to injury
The Washington Huskies lost a football game at Oregon State on Saturday night, 29-23, that dooms them to another losing season and costs them any chance of a bowl appearance.

However, the Huskies’ disappointment was lightened with a sense of relief that star quarterback Jake Locker was OK ... more from the News Tribune.


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