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Anderson throws no-hitter, sweep of Lakeridge complete

Anderson throws no-hitter, sweep of Lakeridge complete

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

April 28, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories

It was never close, but it sure was exciting. For the first time in his career, Zach Anderson, senior, threw a complete game no-hitter on Friday. He was the first Lions pitcher to throw a no-hitter this season. "All my pitches were working, I was feeling good," Anderson said following the game. Slowly...

The Breakdown – April 2018

The Breakdown – April 2018

Keaton Straub, Editor-In-Chief

April 25, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Current Events, Gun Control, Gun Violence, May Day, THE BREAKDOWN, Top Stories, Video

Features stories by Nolan Lampson, Cameron Massey, Jenna Koepke, Sam Misa, Alecs Brooks, Caden Kesselring, Keaton Straub, Rory Cheevers, and Andrew Callaghan. Anchored by Cameron Massey and Andrew Callaghan. Video credit to Back to the Future (1985)

Six seniors sign to colleges

Six seniors sign to colleges

Grace Nickas, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018


Filed under Athletics

Playing college sports is a dream for many athletes. Six seniors signed their National Letters of Intent (NLI) to continue their sports in college April 11. The NLI is a binding document used to indicate a student athlete's commitment to participating National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) c...

Girls basketball prepares for North Medford in first state tournament appearance since 2012

Girls basketball prepares for North Medford in first state tournament appearance since 2012

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Two girls basketball programs with similar storylines, the No. 4 West Linn Lions (23-3, 14-2 Three Rivers League) and the No. 5 North Medford Black Tornadoes (18-8, 10-2 Southwest Conference), will collide in the third round of the OSAA state playoffs Wednesday. The Lions hadn't made it to the state tourna...

Snow likely on the way to our area Tuesday and Wednesday

Snow likely on the way to our area Tuesday and Wednesday

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

February 19, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Current Events, Top Stories

8:30 AM UPDATE: The National Weather Service Portland has upgraded the Winter Weather Advisory to a Winter Storm Warning for West Linn and the surrounding area. A Winter Storm Warning is issued when forecasted snow amounts exceed four inches. The projected snow accumulation for our area is now three...

Lions down Timberwolves, avenge losses in 83-76 Friday night hoops victory

Lions down Timberwolves, avenge losses in 83-76 Friday night hoops victory

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

February 10, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Redemption. The West Linn boys basketball team got just that on Friday night with a gutsy win over the Tualatin Timberwolves. After dropping a critical Three Rivers League conference game versus Lake Oswego in a blowout just days earlier, they bounced back in somewhat stunning fashion. “This o...

Girls basketball pulls away from Canby in fourth quarter to win 40-33

Girls basketball pulls away from Canby in fourth quarter to win 40-33

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

February 3, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories, Winter Sports

It definitely wasn’t pretty, but somehow, someway, Lexie Pritchard, senior point guard, and company willed their way to victory down the stretch against Canby to improve to 10-2 in Three Rivers League conference play and 17-3 overall. “We played with a lot of heart and we never gave up,” Pritch...

Lions shoot past Bowmen, 79-44

Lions shoot past Bowmen, 79-44

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

January 20, 2018


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories

For the first time in a few games, West Linn head coach Tyler Toney was all smiles following a near wire-to-wire victory by his team.  “I thought we played really, really hard and we really shared the ball. Those are two things that we really haven’t been doing as of late,” Toney said. Afte...

College football championship recap

College football championship recap

Lauren Terry, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Athletics

The College Football Championship truly held its standards for what to expect on game day. With two extremely successful teams, the University of Alabama took home the win with a close score of 26-23. This is Alabama's fifth national championship in the last nine seasons, which created a competitive...

Why you should watch the college football championship – even if you hate football

Why you should watch the college football championship – even if you hate football

Lauren Terry, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under Arts and Culture, Athletics, Media, Top Stories

Get ready: the 2018 college football championship will take place today, January 8th, at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, at 5 pm. The University of Alabama and the University of Georgia will be fighting to take home the championship title. Make sure to turn on your TV and tune in for kick off at...

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