Trinkle leads Oregon St to 94-62 win over Washington St

Washington State's Malachi Flynn center, tries to protect the ball from Oregon State's Zach Reichle (11) and Drew Eubanks, right, in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Corvallis, Ore., Thursday, Feb. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Timothy J. Gonzalez)

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State was on a four-game losing skid and facing heavy criticism on social media and elsewhere, said coach Wayne Tinkle.

Coaches wonder if most prospects will keep signing early

Patrick Surtain Jr., a defensive back from the football team at American Heritage High School, announces he is signing with Alabama during national signing day, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, in Plantation, Fla. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

The first year with an early signing period transformed the recruiting landscape and diminished the importance of the first Wednesday of February, a day that had become a virtual holiday in some college football hotbeds.

No. 4 Louisville overcomes slow start to beat Clemson 65-46

Louisville coach Jeff Walz argues a call during the first half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Clemson, Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Timothy D. Easley)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — In its final tune-up before a big non-conference game against top-ranked UConn, No. 4 Louisville looked shaky against Clemson.

Six local athletes sign National Letters of Intent Wednesday

Rigby’s Bradley Hahn (left) signs to Montana Western, Tanner Clayton (center) signs to Snow College and Braden Erickson signs to MacMurray College on Wednesday at Rigby High School. Luke O’Roark /

Three local athletes signed to continue their football careers while another signed to play soccer.



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