YAKIMA — Twice, the Walla Walla Griz jumped out to an early lead before winding up with a lopsided loss to the West Valley Bees in an American Legion baseball doubleheader here on Tuesday.

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CORVALLIS — Oregon State’s leading scorer and rebounder was injured and out for the game, so other players were challenged by the coaching staff to step up.

OMAHA, Neb. — Arkansas missed a chance to win the College World Series when a foul pop dropped between three infielders. Oregon State made the Razorbacks pay for it behind one of the best pitching performances in a title game.

OMAHA, Neb. — Oregon State has won 109 of 127 baseball games over two seasons with mostly the same cast of players. The Beavers see winning a national championship as the only way to validate their body of work.

OMAHA, Neb. — Kevin Abel and Jake Mulholland combined on a four-hitter, Tyler Malone hit his third home run of the College World Series, and Oregon State survived some ninth-inning drama to beat Mississippi State 5-2 on Saturday night to reach the best-of-three finals against Arkansas.

CORVALLIS — Kyle Nobach had three hits and four RBIs, and the No. 3 national seed Oregon State beat LSU 12-0 Sunday in the NCAA Corvallis Regional.

CORVALLIS — Headed to the line with Arizona down two points late in the game, Rawle Alkins thought about his mechanics, as he’d uncharacteristically missed half his free throws on the night.

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — Linebacker Tre Thomas scored on a 44-yard interception return to lead a Colorado State defense that forced five turnovers, Nick Stevens threw three TD passes and the Rams opened their new on-campus stadium with a 58-27 win over Oregon State on a steamy Saturday.