OSU has played a number of games over the years against local professional nines. The most frequent of these opponents were the Salem Senators, against whom the Beavers posted a6-10 mark between 1924 and 1955. In 1983, OSU won it's only contest with the Portland Beavers. It also played and lost games againstthe Eugene Emeralds in 1957 and 1959.They also lost to the Portland Colts in 1913, which was a farm team of the Portland Beavers.
First Row: Morice Fredrick Winter, William Graf, Ross Ewing Gearhart, Don B. Malmberg, John Henry Kilbuck, Robert Edward Stevens, and Robert Ervin Reiman. Second row: Floyd Franklin Runyan, Alvin Leroy Flake, Jesse J. Truax, William Bradford Waterman, Jack Albert Dudrey, Dean Karl Olson, Ralph Preston Hassman, and William Robert Shinn. Third row: Donald Grahm Findlay, Frank Clair Brown, Robert James Blaine, Donald Allen Samuel, Donald Sheldon Grosh, Arthur Lyne Hobart, William Hughes, Cromwell Stewart Norene, Robert Joe, and Coach Grant Swan.
The Associated Women Students (AWS) organization was established in 1924 for the purpose of furthering the educational, social and cultural aims of women. It served as an umbrella group for Oregon State’s women’s living groups, honorary societies and clubs. AWS sponsored a variety of activities, such as war bond and stamp fundraising drives during World War II. The Dean of Women served as the organization’s adviser and liaison to the college’s administration. The AWS became inactive in June 1970.