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Boys Lacrosse passes test of Lake Oswego with flying colors

Boys Lacrosse passes test of Lake Oswego with flying colors

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

April 24, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Spring Sports

Pace of play gave both West Linn and Lake Oswego multiple fast break chances throughout the game. Down the stretch Laker turnovers allowed for multiple runs from players such as junior midfielders Cody Fretwell and Max Michelon. Balanced scoring and ball movement proved as a catalyst in what many beli...

Women’s Lacrosse: Players remaining optimistic in regards to season

Women’s Lacrosse: Players remaining optimistic in regards to season

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

April 12, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Three consecutive seasons for women’s lacrosse have ended with a state championship appearance, all against Three Rivers League rival Lake Oswego. Hailey Davis, junior attack, spoke more on the improvement of the team and bouncing back from adversity. “We’re constantly practicing to improve our f...

Boys Lacrosse looks to #shakenbake to state

Boys Lacrosse looks to #shakenbake to state

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

April 12, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Potential is a word that has been used when talking about the boys lacrosse team this season. Elijah Gaunt, senior midfielder, spoke about the depth of this year’s team compared to previous seasons. “We don’t have two superstars. We have a bunch of solid players on this team,” Elijah Gaunt,...

Delay due to poor field conditions at Newberg doesn’t rattle Lions

Delay due to poor field conditions at Newberg doesn’t rattle Lions

Rory Bialostosky, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Spring Sports

All 19 baseball players on the roster got at-bats, 14 players got hits and the West Linn Lions shellacked the Newberg Tigers on Monday to remain at the top of the Three Rivers League standings. First pitch was originally set for 5 o’clock, but West Linn discovered an unplayable baseball field upon ...

Boys Lacrosse stays unbeaten; defeats former undefeated OES 12-7

Boys Lacrosse stays unbeaten; defeats former undefeated OES 12-7

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

April 8, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Sports Score, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Multiple times West Linn has been in the final four along with OES, just not on the same side of the bracket. Saturday both teams traded scores back and forth, the fourth quarter cluttered with goals from the green and gold; balanced scoring allowed several players to get their hands free for shots....

Boys Lacrosse drops Lincoln 10-5 in first game back from break

Boys Lacrosse drops Lincoln 10-5 in first game back from break

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

April 5, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Sports Score, Spring Sports

An undefeated 5-0 start to the season for Boys Lacrosse was put to the test against the Lincoln Cardinals Tuesday evening. Three impressive wins while facing top teams in Arizona, pushed the Lions towards the top in numerous polls, ranked consistently as a top 50 team nation wide.   First...

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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