Beavers’ coach: ‘16 NCAA snub sparked championship run

Oregon State players and coaches celebrate with their mascot and the trophy after they beat Arkansas 5-0 in Game 3 to win the NCAA College World Series baseball finals, Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The popular narrative has been that Oregon State’s run to the national championship was fueled by the Beavers’ desire to redeem themselves for fizzling out in last year’s College World Series.

Police charge Iowa wrestler with lying about shooting

FILE - In this Feb. 18, 2018, file photo, Iowa's Sam Stoll, left, trips up Iowa State 's Marcus Harrington during a college wrestling meet in Ames, Iowa. Iowa All-American wrestler Sam Stoll has been hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries after he was accidentally shot in the knee early Tuesday, June 19, 2018. Iowa City police said that at 4:37 a.m. they responded to a report of a gunshot victim who showed up at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics.(Scott Morgan/The Des Moines Register via AP, File)

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa wrestler Sam Stoll has been charged with making a false police report for lying to them after being shot in the knee.

Oregon State wins College World Series, beats Arkansas 5-0

Oregon State players celebrate after they beat Arkansas 5-0 in Game 3 to win the NCAA College World Series baseball finals, Thursday, June 28, 2018, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — 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.

Oregon St. wins 5-3 to force Game 3

Oregon State's Cadyn Grenier, center left, and Adley Rutschman (35) celebrate with teammates after Trevor Larnach hit a two-run home run against Arkansas that scored Grenier during the ninth inning of Game 2 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals in Omaha, Neb., Wednesday, June 27, 2018. Oregon State won 5-3. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Oregon State hadn’t been able to catch a break in the College World Series finals. And then the ninth inning happened Wednesday night.

Arkansas beats Oregon State 4-1 in CWS finals opener

Arkansas pitcher Blaine Knight, left, celebrates with Matt Cronin (32) and teammates after Arkansas beat Oregon State 4-1 in Game 1 of the NCAA College World Series baseball finals in Omaha, Neb., Tuesday, June 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Arkansas didn’t hit much against Luke Heimlich and Christian Chamberlain in Game 1 of the College World Series finals. In fact, the Razorbacks struck out 16 times.

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