The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


Back on top

Collin Davis and Luke Ewert
September 22, 2022

Prior to this year, the girls varsity soccer team entered a rebuilding season and lost a coach. This year girls varsity soccer is back on top with a new coach, new players, and a new season awaiting them.

Spending a game on the bench will become a more common occurrence for student athletes under the districts new policy


Audrey Lippert, Print Editor-in-Chief
September 16, 2022

In the busy daily life of a high school student, for some after school activities are a constant. Everyday, when the bell rings at 3:05 pm students file out of class and into locker rooms to prepare for...

Spectators watch as Chris McCoy sets up for his next pass in the party bowl during his winning run.

It rolls in the family

Kaelyn Jones, Lifestyle Editor
September 12, 2022

This year marks Tanner Creek Skate Park’s 20 year anniversary. To celebrate, Kaleb Brusa, who organized and helped host the event, teamed up with multiple skate shops to host Skate Jam, an all-inclusive...

The Lions play their first home game on Sept. 8 at 7 p.m.

Soaring into a new season

Joseph Murphy, Photography Editor
September 8, 2022

The Lions lost to Tualatin in last year’s state semifinal. After previous Head Coach Chris Miller’s resignation, the Lions hired Jon Eagle, who coached quarterbacks at Portland State University...

Title IX is a civil rights law that prohibits sex-based discrimination for any educational program or activity that receives federal funding.

The Evolution Of Title IX

Mallory Cooper, Lifestyle Editor
April 22, 2022

2022 is the 50 year anniversary of the Title IX law. This law was created to address situations like sexual harassment, sexual violence, or any discrimination or gender biased comments on educational benefits...

Carla Khoury, senior, is the first Deb to make the team since 2015.

15 years in the making

Audrey Lippert, Print Editor-in-Chief
April 15, 2022

For the first time in seven years the Debutantes dance team, better known as the Debs, will be represented on the Oregon All-State dance team. The team was announced March 10, and Carla Khoury, senior,...

Everything you need to know about UNC-Duke’s Final Four matchup

Everything you need to know about UNC-Duke’s Final Four matchup

Joseph Murphy, Sports Editor
April 2, 2022

On Apr. 2, the Duke Blue Devils, 2nd seed of the West region, and the North Carolina Tar Heels, the 8th seed of the East region, will battle for a spot in the National Championship. Not only are these...

As of Mar. 17, March Madness 2022 has kicked off. The wlhsNOW staff will be producing live updates, following each game result.

Live updates: March Madness

March Madness is back, and so is the endless flipping between google classroom tabs and score updates as students monitor games while simultaneously completing assignments. To streamline the process, the...

David Tyree (85) performs the “helmet catch” to help defeat the previously undefeated New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLII.

The Super Bowl’s history

Joseph Murphy, Sports Editor
February 11, 2022

Originally called the AFL-NFL Championship, the Super Bowl debuted in 1967 between the AFL’s Kansas City Chiefs and the NFL’s Green Bay Packers. This was the only Super Bowl to not have a sold-out...

Quarterbacks Matthew Stafford (left) and Joe Burrow (right) look to complete their teams’ title runs in Super Bowl LVI after dismantling the 49ers and the Chiefs in the championship round.

Preview: Super Bowl LVI

Joseph Murphy, Sports Editor
February 10, 2022

Last year’s Super Bowl averaged 91.63 million viewers across the U.S. To put that in perspective, the 2021 Summer Olympics’ opening ceremony averaged 16.7 millions U.S viewers. Super Bowl Sunday has...

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