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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...

Boys Lacrosse: Sunset fails to shine against Ross Scott’s four goal outing

Boys Lacrosse: Sunset fails to shine against Ross Scott’s four goal outing

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

March 21, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Rainy weather provided sloppy conditions for Tuesday’s matchup, where boys lacrosse bussed to Sunset High School for their second matchup of the season. Led by sophomore Ross Scott, the offense seamlessly ran through the talented attackman. Scott has big shoes to fill after the graduation of Ryan Kl...

Race to the Chiles Center: Men’s and Women’s Basketball Second Round Recap

Race to the Chiles Center: Men’s and Women’s Basketball Second Round Recap

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

March 6, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Less than twenty four hours separated the men’s and women's basketball games both played at West Linn High School. Keishon Dawkins’ exhilarating 34 point performance led the boys past Lincoln 76-65. Lexie Pritchard, junior guard, battled  against Saint Mary's’ Bendu Yeaney, who is headed to ...

Cheerleading finds recent success due to dedication and decisive bond

Cheerleading finds recent success due to dedication and decisive bond

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

March 5, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Cheerleaders sporting green and gold finished strong in taking fifth place at the Oregon Varsity State Competition, then coming out on top weeks later in the Junior Varsity division. Vanessa Nidy, junior cheerleader, battled a knee injury all season long but still stayed active in support of her teamma...

Sophomore Sean Harman wins first state title

Sophomore Sean Harman wins first state title

Connor Maloney, Sports Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under Athletics

When someone prepares for something their entire life, the feeling of achieving it is something that can’t be described. For sophomore Sean Harman, a state title in wrestling was that thing. Being the youngest in one of the most well-known wrestling families in the entire state of Oregon, the sport...

Falcons blew a 28-3 lead

Falcons blew a 28-3 lead

Caleb Franzen, Assistant Sports Editor

February 15, 2017


Filed under Athletics

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Newfound identity leads to recent success: Boys Basketball midseason evaluation

Newfound identity leads to recent success: Boys Basketball midseason evaluation

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

February 4, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories, Winter Sports

A record tying fourth consecutive state championship led by superstar Payton Pritchard took the state by storm last season. After Pritchard’s graduation, along with eight seniors, the team was left searching for a new identity. Four  impactful players joined the team Khalid Thomas, Nolan Berta...

VIDEO – National Signing Day

VIDEO – National Signing Day

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

February 2, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Video

Student athletes at West Linn High School commit to play sports at the college level on National Signing Day, February 1, 2017.

Super Bowl LI: What to Expect?

Super Bowl LI: What to Expect?

Caleb Franzen, Assistant Sports Editor

February 1, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Opinions

Starting off with the Patriots, this will be their third Super Bowl appearance in the last six years, which means they have experience and a team that knows how to win. Led by quarterback Tom Brady, who has led the team on a tear since returning from suspension (12-2), the Pats are looking for their ...

Men’s Basketball pulls away late from Lakers by a score of 72-61

Men’s Basketball pulls away late from Lakers by a score of 72-61

Connor Maloney, Sports Editor

January 24, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Emotions were riding high at West Linn High School on Monday night. With this game being played early on a day that the players usually had practice,there was already a weird vibe to how pregame felt. To add on to that, this game was already a historic league rivalry game and both teams are attempti...

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