Fall 2020 Breakdown

October 29, 2020

The WLHSnow Broadcast Staff puts together the Fall Edition of The Breakdown, featuring Halloween costume ideas, Salt & Straw flavors, and our top 3 horror movies.

2020-2021 Athletics Update

September 25, 2020

New football coach promises a bright future

Associated Student Body members stir up the spirits of the crowd at the 6A football semifinals
May 24, 2020

As of late January 2020, West Linn announced the hiring of Keanon Lowe as a new football coach, following the retirement of Coach Chris Miller, which was announced earlier this school year. Lowe spoke...

Empty stadiums

The West Linn High School football stadium stands empty due to the cancellation of spring sports during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The impact of the loss of sports due to COVID-19 on student-athletes
May 23, 2020

Athletics are deeply ingrained in the American high school culture, so not being able to play and compete this year upended the goals of many students. “We wanted to win state, that was probably our...

OSAA no way

The stands will stay empty, no track or any other athletes until Mar. 31
Winter sports cancelled and spring sports postponed due to COVID-19
March 13, 2020

At first the boys and girls basketball tournaments were going to continue, but without fans or parents attending the games.  The game was canceled hours before tip-off, ending the season for basketball...

Referees and refugees

The winning team, Team Esqueda, poses with their prize: a $150 gift card to Lil' Cooperstown. Team Esqueda won the final 1-0.
Model UN holds a soccer tournament to raise money for Venezuelan refugees
March 4, 2020

On Feb. 5, the Model UN Club held a co-ed soccer tournament to raise money to support Venezuelan refugees. "We have six teams in the soccer tournament," Summer Tan, sophomore, said. "They each gave...

Unified as one

With the final score landing at 40-26 with the win going to Oregon City, both teams high-five after the game.
February 19, 2020

Death heard around the world

A purple and gold poster hanging in the gym for those who lost their lives during the helicopter crash.
January 31, 2020

Former NBA superstar Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna passed away Jan. 26, in a helicopter crash.  There were nine total victims of the crash including, Sarah and Payton Chester, Ara Zobayan, Christina...

Devastating boys soccer loss

Devastating boys soccer loss
December 12, 2019


Leading the lions through League

October 27, 2019

Varsity volleyball has a new head coach, Emilie Wilmes. Even though she’s new to her position, she has had experience working with the past two head coaches, Carl Neuburger and Michelle Hoover. “It’s...

Girls soccer kicks off season with 7-0 win

The floodlights illuminated the stadium on opening night, where the Lions would go on to beat McMinnville.
October 14, 2019

7-0 and 0-2 are the scores of the first two games of the season for the West Linn Lions girls soccer team. The Lions beat the McMinnville Grizzlies by a score of 7-0 to kick off the season  at home,...

A century of homecoming

Homecoming king and queen, Averi Fels and Dane Cava.
Missed all the homecoming action? Check it out here.
October 10, 2019

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