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Boys Basketball tops Westview en route to a matchup against Grant

Kenney Whitbey, Editor-in-Chief

January 14, 2014

Filed under Athletics

The West Linn Boys’ Varsity Basketball team improved its record to 8-4 on Friday Jan. 10 as they beat Westview (4-3) by a score of 76-61. The Lions outscored the Wildcats in all but the second quarter. The Lions were down 34-...

Head coach Glen Lee resigns from girls basketball team

Walker McCrae

May 10, 2013

Filed under Athletics

Glen Lee, the varsity head coach for the girls basketball team, resigned on Friday May 2, after a reign of 12 years. Lee has been a varsity head coach for over 20 years and coached the Central Catholic Rams before leading the ...

Eric Viuhkola named Oregon class 6A state basketball head coach of the year

Walker McCrae

April 1, 2013

Filed under Athletics

Over Spring Break, the boys varsity coach, Eric Viuhkola, was awarded the 6A Coach of the Year after guiding the Lions to their first state title since 1997. “It’s nice to win this award, but winning the state title was a...

Destination: Atlanta

Walker McCrae

March 19, 2013

Filed under Athletics

The 2013 Men’s NCAA Basketball Tournament is about to commence and it’s another year of March Madness. Last year’s national champion, the Kentucky Wildcats, failed to make the tournament this year, ending with a dismal 21...

West Linn advances to Rose Garden with win over Westview

Walker McCrae

March 5, 2013

Filed under Athletics, Graduating Class

Next stop: the Rose Garden. The West Linn Lions (18-6, 8-2 Three Rivers League) battled tooth and nail with the Westview Wildcats (13-11, 6-4 Metro League) and emerged victorious 69-54 to advance to the Rose Garden for the OSAA...

Girls Basketball advances to second round to face familiar foe

Ben Jacobs

March 1, 2013

Filed under Athletics, Graduating Class

In an OSAA first round girls basketball game, the West Linn Lions (11-13, 5-5 Three Rivers League) defeated the Grants Pass Cavers (10-13, 5-7 Southern Oregon Conference), 60-52 behind 21 points and 8 rebounds from Genna Hughes,...

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