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Oregon State QB job still up for grabs

Apr. 20, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State senior quarterback Jake Luton smiled when he was informed that second-year head coach Jonathan Smith did not name a starting quarterback after Saturday's annual spring game at Reser Stadium. Luton passed for a team-high 1,660 yards and 10 touchdowns last season. "It's my...

Group urges federal action to protect Oregon river fish

Apr. 17, 2019 4:44 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The federal government should take action to protect fish runs in the Willamette River, according to a national conservation group. American Rivers named the Willamette in northwest Oregon to its annual list of "America's Most Endangered Rivers," released Tuesday, The Corvallis...

Animal rights group files complaint against OSU

Mar. 30, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — An Ohio-based animal rights group has filed a complaint against Oregon State University with the U.S. Department of Agriculture over seven animal deaths. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports Stop Animal Exploitation Now! filed the complaint in late March contending the university...

Oregon St. advances to Sweet 16 with 76-70 win over Gonzaga

Mar. 26, 2019 12:34 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Katie McWilliams is going to the Sweet 16 for the fourth straight year. The senior guard for Oregon State marveled at the four-peat after the fourth-seeded Beavers secured a trip to Albany with a 76-70 victory over fifth-seeded Gonzaga on Monday night in the second round of the NCAA...

Gonzaga has experience when it comes to winning at Gill

Mar. 24, 2019 7:40 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Gonzaga has pulled off an NCAA Tournament upset at Gill Coliseum before, stunning home team Oregon State back in 2015. The Bulldogs can find inspiration in that victory, while for the Beavers it's more of a cautionary tale, when the two teams meet Monday in a second-round match....

Oregon State survives in OT over Boise State 80-75.

Mar. 23, 2019 9:35 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Following Oregon State's nail-biting overtime win against Boise State to open the NCAA Tournament, Beavers coach Scott Rueck stuck around on the court for a few moments to sign a ball passed to him by a pair of kids. "Did you think we would win?" Rueck asked them. The boys said yes...

Gonzaga downs Little Rock 68-51 in opening round game

Mar. 23, 2019 8:26 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Katie Campbell's play showed how pumped she was for the NCAA Tournament. Campbell had 15 points, hitting five 3-pointers, and fifth-seeded Gonzaga downed No. 12 seed Little Rock 68-51 on Saturday in a first-round game. "My mindset, I was really excited and pumped up for this game,"...

Boise State faces challenge in Oregon State to open NCAAs

Mar. 23, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

There's something somewhat encouraging Boise State can point to when it comes to facing Oregon State in its opening game of the NCAA Tournament: The Broncos beat Washington 73-69 in December at the Husky Classic in Seattle. Washington is the team that eliminated Oregon State 68-67 in the quarterfinals of the...

Correction: Student Hate Crime-New Charge story

Mar. 22, 2019 11:12 AM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — In a story March 20 about a man facing misdemeanor criminal mischief charges, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the suspect was an Oregon State University graduate student. He is a former student. A corrected version of the story is below: Man convicted of hate crime...

Gonzaga navigating tough road heading into NCAA Tournament

Mar. 19, 2019 7:47 PM EDT

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga has never faced a more difficult week leading into the NCAA Tournament. For both the team and coach Lisa Fortier. Instead of celebrating the highest seeding in school history, the Bulldogs have been dealing with sadness off the court and regrouping after two major injuries on...