Recognize Unified Spirit

Anna Strobbe, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2017

Royalty. At the Homecoming Assembly on October 20, Freshmen Payton Shelstad, and Gabe Lee get ready to walk into the gym as their names get called for homecoming court. “I had a blast to get to be a part of this,” Shelstad said.    Student Line up. Students strut to the ce...

Football Podcast #2: Tigard game preview, WR/KR James Marshall and HC Chris Miller

Rory Bialostosky (left) interviews Chris Miller postgame.

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Reporter

October 6, 2017

Sports reporter Rory Bialostosky sat down with James Marshall, senior in studio to preview the Tigard football game tonight, the football season as a whole and more. Also, the weekly segment "Coach's Corner" with the head coach, former NFL quarterback Chris Miller.   Listen by clicking...

Smoke descends as Tuesday night athletic events loom

Fire blazes across the Columbia River Gorge. Smoke from the fires is a hazard to health of people living in the surrounding area, causing sports and other outdoor activities to be postponed.

Rory Bialostosky, Sports Editor

September 5, 2017

As the Eagle Creek Fire quickly advanced 12 miles through the Ore. side of the Columbia River Gorge and threatened the famed Multnomah Falls Lodge overnight, the massive plume of smoke created by the blaze travelled aloft into the Willamette Valley, blanketing the surrounding area. Air quality quickly b...

Should Kevin Durant’s first Championship be celebrated? Or is it confirmation of a league wide dilemma?

In Kevin Durant’s return to Oklahoma City, fans heckle Durant with ‘Cupcake’ signs and ‘Trader’ chants from the stands.

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

June 13, 2017

Steph Curry dribbled near half court after an impressive win to clinch a title, a Western Conference Title back on May 30th of 2016. Number 35 was stitched in white lettering contrasting a blue Oklahoma City jersey, with the six lettered name ‘Durant’ on the back. Here’s three reasons Durant's...

An athlete’s senior season

After running one last play as a team, all of the Lions’ offensive starters walked off the field together for the last time. West Linn’s offensive unit put up historic numbers all season en route to the Lions’ first state championship in school history.

Connor Maloney, Sports Editor

June 12, 2017

Right as us seniors were getting ready to enter high school for the first time as freshman, everyone around our incoming class who had been through the whole high school experience before would always say to us “it goes by fast, it will be over before you know it.” Now of course, us being young a...

Who do you want your favorite team to take?

At 5:00 (Pacific Time) One college star will have his dreams come true and hear his named called as the first overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft. With no real consistency among mock drafts, no one will really know who’s going to be picked until the commissioner walks up to the stage.

Connor Maloney, Sports Editor

April 27, 2017

For the last 81 years, the NFL Draft has been a widely celebrated event in which some of the top players in the ranks of college football go through one last step in their “coming of age” process and find out where they will be playing their first few years of professional football. And the 82nd year wil...

Boys Lacrosse passes test of Lake Oswego with flying colors

Looking towards the sidelines, Cregan McGovern, Senior Goalkeeper, finds time between possessions to communicate with coaches.

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

April 24, 2017

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

Facing off at midfield Adina Mollusky, senior midfielder, goes up against Sunset in a Lions loss.

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

April 12, 2017

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

Dodging past defenders Ross Scott, sophmore attackman, looks up the field to teammates in 12-7 win against Oregon Episcopal School.

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

April 12, 2017

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

A grounds crew member surveys the field conditions at Newberg High School before going to work.

Rory Bialostosky, Staff Writer

April 10, 2017

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 ...

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