Photo Story – Track Meet

Rory Cheevers, WLHSnow Staff

May 14, 2018

Anderson throws no-hitter, sweep of Lakeridge complete

Zach Anderson delivers a pitch in the seventh inning of his no-hitter.

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

April 28, 2018

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

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 senior athletes sign their National Letters of Intent to play college sports on April 11. The NLI is a binding document that requires one full year of athletic participation.

Grace Nickas, Co-Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2018

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

Lexie Pritchard communicates to her teammates on defense during the Lions' playoff game versus Oregon City.  Communication on defense will be a key versus North Medford.

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

March 6, 2018

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

Several inches of snow blanketed the area multiple times last winter. The first real measurable snow event appears to be heading our way Tuesday into Wednesday. (Photo by Rory Bialostosky)

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

February 19, 2018

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

Micah Garrett tracks down a loose ball versus Tualatin on Feb. 9. Garrett scored 18 points in the game. (Photo by Rory Bialostosky)

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

February 10, 2018

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...

Signing commitments span the country

Matilda Milner, Opinions Editor

February 8, 2018

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

Lexie Pritchard prepares to shoot a free throw after making a layup and drawing a foul in the fourth quarter. (Photo by Rory Bialostosky)

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

February 3, 2018

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

Jalen Thompson, senior, draws a foul as he shoots a three-point field goal on Jan. 19 versus Sherwood. (Photo by Rory Bialostosky)

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

January 20, 2018

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

photo courtesy of Kory Kinslow (SEC Football)

Lauren Terry, Staff Reporter

January 12, 2018

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


Lauren Terry, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2018

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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