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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...

Coaches and School Administration take exception to claims of ‘transfer epidemic’

Coaches and School Administration take exception to claims of ‘transfer epidemic’

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

January 9, 2017


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Within West Linn city limits lies a high school whose accomplishments don’t stop at academic excellence, artistic expression, and athletic achievement. With controversy spreading statewide, Oregonian journalist John Canzano wrote a piece on Oregonlive.com on the so called “transfer epidemic” that...

Boys basketball defeats Grant in first outing

Boys basketball defeats Grant in first outing

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories, Winter Sports

As the final buzzer sounded, West Linn dunked their way to victory in a 84-74 performance against Grant. Khalid Thomas, senior forward, finished with an outstanding 20 points while fighting for 12 rebounds. Thomas’s efforts were complemented by Braden Olsen, senior point guard, who set up teammates for...

Take your mark, attention, go!

Take your mark, attention, go!

Grace Nickas, Current Events Editor

December 14, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Even though the temperature is dropping, people are just now starting to hit the pool. The 2016-17 swim team has officially began, hoping to go farther this year than last year. The swim team has placed fourth at state for the past two years and the team is hoping to go farther this year. The tea...

Historic Win

Historic Win

Caleb Franzen

December 13, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Current Events, Football, Top Stories

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