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No. 12 Oregon State holds off No. 2 Oregon 67-62

Feb. 19, 2019 12:31 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The outcome of that first game against the Ducks didn't sit so well with the Beavers. Following a loss to Oregon in Eugene on Friday night, Aleah Goodman had 22 points and No. 12 Oregon State snapped the No. 2 Ducks' 17-game winning streak with a 67-62 victory before a sellout crowd...

Oregon State sweeps series with 72-57 win over Oregon

Feb. 17, 2019 1:44 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — For the Beavers, it was more about the league than the rivalry. Stephen Thompson Jr. had 22 points and Oregon State swept the Civil War series for the first time in nine seasons with a 72-57 victory over Oregon on Saturday night. Tres Tinkle got off to a slow start but added 13...

Thompson scores 20 as Oregon State holds off Cal, 79-71

Feb. 9, 2019 9:17 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle said that sophomore guard Ethan Thompson has taken his game to another level this season. "He's making really good decisions. We put the ball in his hands primarily this year. We know that he can erupt and score for us when we need it. He's a great...

Da Silva scores 23, Stanford overwhelms Oregon State 83-60

Feb. 8, 2019 2:31 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A key component of Stanford's game plan was to come out confident and attack the basket, Oscar da Silva said. "I tried to be aggressive right from the get-go. I tried to take it at their bigs, get into their zone from the high post, and that worked really well," da Silva said. The...

Oregon cities sue over stormwater rules

Feb. 8, 2019 12:35 PM EST

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Six Oregon cities are suing the state Department of Environmental Quality over new stormwater discharge requirements they say will be too expensive for ratepayers and will drive up home prices. The Statesman Journal reports Friday the cities say the new stormwater permit, for small...

Parents sue for $56M after son, 5, drowns at camp

Feb. 7, 2019 3:22 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The parents of a 5-year-old boy who drowned at a Corvallis summer camp are suing the athletic club that hosted the camp for more than $56 million. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Thursday that the lawsuit alleges the Timberhill Athletic Club didn't have a lifeguard on duty when...

Oregon man pleads not guilty to child sex abuse charges

Feb. 7, 2019 12:20 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man has pleaded not guilty to charges alleging he raped and sexually abused an infant girl. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports 30-year-old Edd Sterling Lahar was arraigned last week in Benton County Circuit Court on 25 felony counts, including sex abuse, rape, sodomy, and...

Slocum lifts No. 9 Oregon State over No. 14 Utah 71-63

Feb. 3, 2019 6:11 PM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — With her team struggling on offense, Oregon State guard Destiny Slocum took over. Slocum scored 20 points and No. 9 Oregon State used a strong fourth quarter to beat 14th-ranked Utah 71-63 on Sunday. The Beavers were trailing in the second quarter when Slocum was extra aggressive,...

Quran instructor sentenced to prison for sex abuse

Feb. 2, 2019 12:13 PM EST

TIGARD, Ore. (AP) — A Quran instructor has been sentenced to four years in prison for sexually abusing two children while at the helm of an Islamic educational institution. Muhammad Laftah Hasan, of Corvallis, was sentenced Friday after pleading guilty to attempted sexual abuse and sexual abuse for crimes...

Goodman shines as No. 9 Oregon State women beat Colorado

Feb. 2, 2019 1:51 AM EST

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Aleah Goodman had already seen her playing time with Oregon State increase due to injury. When she learned Friday that she would get an emergency start due to a teammate's illness, she changed her mindset from her regular role of coming off the bench. "I don't really get that time to...