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Should Kevin Durant’s first Championship be celebrated? Or is it confirmation of a league wide dilemma?

Should Kevin Durant’s first Championship be celebrated? Or is it confirmation of a league wide dilemma?

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor
June 13, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Uncategorized

Steph Curry dribbled near half court after an impressive win to clinch a title, a Western Conference Title back on May 30th of 2016. Number 35 was stitched in white lettering contrasting a blue Oklahoma City jersey, with the six lettered name ‘Durant’ on the back. Here’s three reasons Durant's...

An athlete’s senior season

An athlete’s senior season

Connor Maloney, Sports Editor
June 12, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Graduating Class, Top Stories

Right as us seniors were getting ready to enter high school for the first time as freshman, everyone around our incoming class who had been through the whole high school experience before would always say to us “it goes by fast, it will be over before you know it.” Now of course, us being young a...

Who do you want your favorite team to take?

Who do you want your favorite team to take?

Connor Maloney, Sports Editor
April 27, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Current Events

For the last 81 years, the NFL Draft has been a widely celebrated event in which some of the top players in the ranks of college football go through one last step in their “coming of age” process and find out where they will be playing their first few years of professional football. And the 82nd year wil...

Boys Lacrosse passes test of Lake Oswego with flying colors

Boys Lacrosse passes test of Lake Oswego with flying colors

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Spring Sports

Pace of play gave both West Linn and Lake Oswego multiple fast break chances throughout the game. Down the stretch Laker turnovers allowed for multiple runs from players such as junior midfielders Cody Fretwell and Max Michelon. Balanced scoring and ball movement proved as a catalyst in what many beli...

Women’s Lacrosse: Players remaining optimistic in regards to season

Women’s Lacrosse: Players remaining optimistic in regards to season

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Three consecutive seasons for women’s lacrosse have ended with a state championship appearance, all against Three Rivers League rival Lake Oswego. Hailey Davis, junior attack, spoke more on the improvement of the team and bouncing back from adversity. “We’re constantly practicing to improve our f...

Boys Lacrosse looks to #shakenbake to state

Boys Lacrosse looks to #shakenbake to state

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Potential is a word that has been used when talking about the boys lacrosse team this season. Elijah Gaunt, senior midfielder, spoke about the depth of this year’s team compared to previous seasons. “We don’t have two superstars. We have a bunch of solid players on this team,” Elijah Gaunt,...

Delay due to poor field conditions at Newberg doesn’t rattle Lions

Delay due to poor field conditions at Newberg doesn’t rattle Lions

Rory Bialostosky, Staff Writer
April 10, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Spring Sports

All 19 baseball players on the roster got at-bats, 14 players got hits and the West Linn Lions shellacked the Newberg Tigers on Monday to remain at the top of the Three Rivers League standings. First pitch was originally set for 5 o’clock, but West Linn discovered an unplayable baseball field upon ...

Boys Lacrosse stays unbeaten; defeats former undefeated OES 12-7

Boys Lacrosse stays unbeaten; defeats former undefeated OES 12-7

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor
April 8, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Sports Score, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Multiple times West Linn has been in the final four along with OES, just not on the same side of the bracket. Saturday both teams traded scores back and forth, the fourth quarter cluttered with goals from the green and gold; balanced scoring allowed several players to get their hands free for shots....

Boys Lacrosse drops Lincoln 10-5 in first game back from break

Boys Lacrosse drops Lincoln 10-5 in first game back from break

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor
April 5, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Sports Score, Spring Sports

An undefeated 5-0 start to the season for Boys Lacrosse was put to the test against the Lincoln Cardinals Tuesday evening. Three impressive wins while facing top teams in Arizona, pushed the Lions towards the top in numerous polls, ranked consistently as a top 50 team nation wide.   First...

Parents of graduating athletes reflect on their children’s athletic accomplishments

Parents of graduating athletes reflect on their children’s athletic accomplishments

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor
March 24, 2017
Filed under Athletics, Winter Sports

Recently basketball season ended, and for some varsity player their high school athletic careers are over. According to the NCAA, less than 4% of men’s basketball players get to play college ball, and for the rest, basketball will become something to do in recreation with friends. Some of our seniors...

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