The Daily News - Dec. 25

The Daily News - Dec. 25

An Insight bowl prediction, faith and football, and Bill Swancutt.


Beavers DE saves season
There seemed to be little doubt, at least among outsiders, that when Oregon State took a 1-4 record into an off week that it was a season to forget.

Defensive end Bill Swancutt had other ideas following a 49-7 loss to California...more from


Notre Dame (6-5) Vs. Oregon State (6-5)
The Notre Dame Fighting Irish and Oregon State Beavers will travel to Phoenix to participate in the Insight Bowl on December 28th. Notre Dame gained plenty of attention recently, much of it negative, for the decision to fire head coach Tyrone Willingham before his contract was complete...more from | additional notes from the Portland Tribune


Game at BOB just what Irish snapper wanted - sort of
When J.J. Jansen played baseball for Brophy, he imagined taking the field at Bank One Ballpark one day.

That dream comes true Tuesday, but with a couple of twists. First, Jansen will be wearing football pads. Second, he might not actually get to play in the Insight Bowl...more from


Faith & football
When Sam Paulescu wakes up this morning, it will be unlike any other Christmas Day.

For the junior punter on the Oregon State football team, Christmas is more than presents and Santa Claus...more from the Gazette Times.


A little home cooking
For three players on the Oregon State football team, a trip to the Insight Bowl allowed them to spend Christmas in their hometown.

And all of them plan to make the most of the opportunity...more from the Gazette Times.


Come to Sac State Game, Stay for Insight Bowl
Not going to the Insight Bowl and looking for a last-minute present for your favorite Oregon State fan? Tickets to the Dec. 28th OSU-Sacramento State men's basketball game are still available, and fans are welcome to stay afterward to watch the Insight Bowl on big-screen televisions in Gill Coliseum...more from Recommended Stories

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