Ex-Thurston tackle joins Beavers’ OL & January sports notebook


Grant Starck, former Thurston Colt and son of Thurston head coach Justin Starck, decided to transfer from Nevada to Oregon State for next season. Starck was a three-star offensive tackle out of high school and started all 12 games for Nevada this season en route to being named to the All-Mountain West Honorable Mention team. Starck, who had transfer offers from at least 13 different schools and has two years of eligibility remaining, announced the decision on Twitter on Dec. 22, stating “I’M COMMITTED. Excited to be a . . .