CORVALLIS (AP) — Gary Payton II tried to be aggressive from the start against No. 21 Southern California.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Jamie Weisner scored 23 points on Friday night and No. 11 Oregon State held off a late run to beat Utah 62-53.

Oregon State forward Jarmal Reid was suspended at least four games by the school on Monday, a day after sticking out his leg and tripping a referee late in a loss to Utah.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Gabriella Hanson scored 13 of her career-high 20 points in the first half and No. 12 Oregon State broke the game open in the third quarter Friday night, rolling to a 70-48 win over California.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Karlie Samuelson scored 18 points and Lili Thompson had 16, including two baskets in the last 35 seconds, to rally No. 11 Stanford to a 64-62 win over Oregon on Friday night.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The Oregon Ducks have struggled with slow starts on the road this season. If Utah was expecting that on Thursday night, they had another thing coming."We were really aggressive right from the start," Dillon Brooks said. "We just wanted to hit them first."Brooks had 21 p…

HOUSTON (AP) — Being born and raised in Pelham, Alabama, young Dabo Swinney watched "The 'Bear' Bryant Show" every Sunday morning and hoped to one day play for him and the Crimson Tide.

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — The last step toward making Alabama's run of championships under Nick Saban the greatest in college football history was the toughest.

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Alabama won its 10th Associated Press national championship following its 45-40 victory over Clemson in the College Football Playoff title game on Monday night.

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State coach Wayne Tinkle said that depth is one of the strengths of his team, and on Saturday, 10 players scored for the Beavers.

SCOTTSDALE, Arizona (AP) — Former Washington State offensive lineman Mike Utley, who suffered a spinal cord injury during an NFL game and was paralyzed, is one of 14 players to be selected for induction for the College Football Hall of Fame.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Up by three with less than a minute to play and the shot clock down to four seconds, Oregon looked to a freshman to make something happen.

LOS ANGELES — UCLA has played a tough schedule the last two seasons, and the Bruins never had a victory over a ranked team to show for it.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Vernon Adams Jr. had stepped into the shoes of a Heisman Trophy winner this season and was eager for his last chance to showcase what he could do.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Gary Patterson is like the fans. TCU's coach wanted to see the matchup of big-play quarterbacks in the Alamo Bowl, with Trevone Boykin for his No. 11 Horned Frogs and Vernon Davis Jr. for No. 15 Oregon.

PASADENA, Calif. — The first time Christian McCaffrey touched the ball in the 102nd Rose Bowl, he took it 75 yards for a spectacular touchdown. A few hundred yards later, Stanford's sophomore star had smashed the oldest bowl game's record for all-purpose yards while leading the Cardinal to a…

Jake Rudock threw for 278 yards and three touchdowns and Michigan's defense dominated throughout in the Wolverines' 41-7 victory over Florida in the Citrus Bowl.

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin was arrested early Thursday and charged with felony assault of a police officer after fans at a bar were allegedly heckling the one-time Heisman Trophy contender. He was swiftly suspended for the Alamo Bowl in an abrupt and inglorious end to …

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Oregon State coach Scott Rueck calls junior guard Gabriella Hanson the ultimate utility player. Hanson has played a number of positions in her career, and she added point guard to that list Monday night.

ANNAPOLIS, Md. (AP) — How appropriate that Keenan Reynolds' final touchdown at Navy thrust him into the NCAA record book and secured a milestone victory for the Midshipmen.

MOBILE, Ala. (AP) — Georgia Southern quarterback Favian Upshaw blew past Bowling Green's defensive line and linebackers and split two safeties, showing off impressive speed on his way to the end zone.

BOCA RATON, Fla. — Phillip Ely hit Cody Thompson with an 80-yard touchdown pass early in the fourth quarter Tuesday night, and Toledo won Jason Candle's first game as head coach, beating No. 24 Temple 32-17 in a soggy Boca Raton Bowl.

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — The resurgent Oregon Ducks cleaned up their act in the second half, and left with another win.

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Utah took advantage of a disastrous start by BYU in the Las Vegas Bowl, scoring five first-quarter touchdowns on turnovers — including two interceptions by Tevin Carter — before holding on to beat the Cougars 35-28 on Saturday.

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Gary Payton II had 19 points and Oregon State rallied in the second half to defeat Tulsa 76-71 to cap the revival of the Far West Classic on Saturday night.

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon's afternoon shoot-around showed coach Dana Altman exactly what to expect from his team against Long Beach State on Friday night.

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Marshfield’s boys basketball team completed a big week that included four wins in five days by beating visiting Tillamook 45-38 on Friday.

COOS BAY — The Marshfield and North Bend swim teams held their annual dual meet Tuesday at Mingus Park Pool, but it wasn’t nearly so much a competition as it was a celebration of their chance to have a joint season and the four seniors on each team.

The Bay Area has grown accustomed to hosting a state basketball tournament each year. In the pandemic-altered 2021 sports calendar, Marshfield and North Bend will be hosting two, albeit not in the regular format with eight boys and girls teams per classification.

Bandon’s girls basketball team continued marching toward the Sunset Conference title with a pair of big wins this week.

COOS BAY — The Pirate Palace wasn’t as full as it usually is for games between Marshfield and rival North Bend, but the home students were into the game vocally from the start as the Pirates topped the Bulldogs 72-53 Monday night.

COOS BAY — Many basketball coaches will say that practice time is invaluable, especially after the games start. In this extra-short season, compact with multiple games every week, practice time also is hard to come by.

Marshfield’s boys basketball team bounced back from a tough loss to Junction City with a 61-44 win at Cottage Grove on Saturday.

BANDON — The Bandon girls basketball team keeps rolling along, with a 48-20 win over visiting Coquille on Saturday morning the Tigers’ third in three days and eighth straight to start the season.

BANDON — Score another one for Bandon’s defense. And for resilience.

North Bend’s cheer team earned a rating of outstanding during the state cheerleading competition sponsored by the Oregon School Activities Association.

COOS BAY — A pair of women picked up main event victories in a rare Sunday afternoon of racing on the dirt oval at Coos Bay Speedway over the weekend.

Marshfield’s girls basketball team bounced back from a tough loss to Marist Catholic over the weekend by doubling up visiting Elmira 42-21 on Tuesday.

COOS BAY — North Bend and Marshfield both had multiple winners during the second swim meet of the high school season at Mingus Park on Friday.

Marshfield’s boys basketball team bounced back from a loss to Siuslaw two days earlier with a big overtime win at home Saturday against Marist Catholic.

Marshfield’s boys basketball team opened the Sky-Em League season with an all-around team effort in a 62-38 win over Cottage Grove.

MYRTLE POINT — Coquille is coming off one of the school’s best boys basketball seasons in recent years.

MYRTLE POINT — The Myrtle Point girls basketball team has quickly made a habit of breaking losing streaks in the new season.

BANDON — The Bandon girls basketball team is coming off a third-place finish in the Class 2A state tournament, albeit with only two players back who had extensive minutes during the tournament run and with three freshmen getting major time this year.

COOS BAY — Marshfield and North Bend have spent the young swimming season training together in the same pool, with practice times based on when the kids were in school rather than which school they attend.

COOS BAY — A visit by the Beast Jet Car on Saturday and dwarf cars and micos highlight two days of racing on the oval dirt track at Coos Bay Speedway this weekend.

BANDON — The Bandon boys basketball team is loaded with experience and riding the momentum from a successful playoff run during the 2019-20 season. North Bend has just one returning player with extensive varsity experience.

LA GRANDE — Trinidy Blanton became a state champion for Powers, winning the javelin in the Class 1A state meet at Eastern Oregon University on Saturday.

The Coquille boys basketball team picked up right where it left off after its first trip to the state tournament in nearly 20 years last season, beating visiting Waldport 56-44 in the season and Sunset Conference opener Thursday.

FLORENCE — Trenton Summers continued Marshfield’s tradition in the pole vault by winning the boys title in the Class 4A state meet at Florence, while Roxy Day nearly duplicated the feat the next day for the girls, finishing second.

WILSONVILLE — North Bend had a trio of third-place finishers and a number of others make the podium in the Class 5A Invitational at Wilsonville on Friday and Saturday.

COOS BAY — Sutherlin has one of the top girls basketball teams in Class 3A — the Bulldogs were runners-up in last year’s state tournament at Marshfield High School.

COOS BAY — Marshfield’s boys basketball team beat visiting Sutherlin 51-46 last Thursday night in the coaching debut of Casey McCCord, but he was quick to keep things in perspective while being congratulated for his first win.

NORTH BEND — North Bend’s Brylee Anderson and Bandon’s Colton Siewell put on a classic pitching duel Monday May 17 as both teams got a chance for another game in the final week of the season.

NORTH BEND — After Marshfield’s softball team fell to Marist Catholic in the Sky-Em League finale on Friday May 14, senior Cedar Ward was left with an unsettled feeling of disappointment.

Bandon freshman Cassie Kennon finished second in the Southern Oregon Championship Golf Tournament at Running Y Ranch in Klamath Falls on Wednesday.

NORTH BEND — Basketball season opened on the first day possible for the North Bend girls basketball team, when the Bulldogs hosted Powers on Monday, the first day allowable for contests in the traditional winter sports.

North Bend’s softball team had a big weekend, picking up a sweep over Douglas on senior day and then holding a ribbon cutting for its new softball building Saturday.

FLORENCE — Marshfield’s girls won the Sky-Em League district track title Saturday at Siuslaw High School as the Pirates advanced a number of athletes to this week’s Class 4A state meet, which also will be at Siuslaw.

COOS BAY — Marshfield’s baseball team entered Friday’s doubleheader with visiting Marist Catholic knowing it needed to sweep the Sky-Em League champion Spartans to have a shot at the Class 4A Showcase.

Bandon’s track and field teams swept the team titles in the Class 2A District 4 championships and qualified a bunch of athletes for the upcoming Class 2A state meet in Eastern Oregon.