Article Photos: Scott Verplank seeing the benefits of sticking with OSU through thick and thin 89/89

<p>In this Dec. 7, 2011 photo, Tina VanPelt and her son Soloman, 4, shop at a Costco store, in, Portland, Ore. Wholesale prices rose modestly last month as companies paid more for such items as food and pharmaceuticals. But energy prices barely rose, keeping inflation in check.(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)</p>