The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


Tom Bradys journey with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Tom Brady’s journey with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Justine Pashley, Staff Reporter
December 13, 2022

It seemed like no one saw it coming when Tom Brady, who had played with the New England Patriots for 20 seasons, left and signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. His first two seasons with the Buccaneers...

The Schreck twins hold hands as they chase the ball against Barlow on Nov. 2, 2022.

Freshman twins make waves on varsity soccer

Lillian Gottschling, Copy Editor-in-Chief
December 12, 2022

Not lacking in talent or experience, the 2022 varsity team was chock full of players of all ages, with a notable duo making their way on the field. Twins Caitlyn and Kylee Schreck, freshmen, were fresh...

Rebuilding season is over for girls soccer

Luke Ewert, Staff Reporter
October 28, 2022

Exiting a rebuilding season with a new coach, girls varsity soccer is continuing to beat the competition and heading to playoffs. Luke Ewert gives a short stand-up on the girls soccer season so far.

The cheer team takes the sidelines at football games to encourage the team and rile up the fans.

Is there more to cheer than pom poms?

Justine Pashley, Staff Reporter
October 7, 2022

Often when shows and movies have a cheerleader character they are portrayed as the bully or villain of the story. These are stereotypical and preconceived ideas of cheerleaders. People outside the sport...

During halftime of the football game, Sky Gomes, senior and ASB president, crowns Ajani White, senior, for Homecoming royalty. Out of six seniors, three were elected to be royal. Among elected were White, Angie Nelson, and Drew Ness. “I was in shock,” White said. “I really did not expect it. I feel great. I feel like its a great group and I feel honored to be a part of it.”

A prideful Homecoming

Joseph Murphy, Photography Editor
October 4, 2022

Coming home to Homecoming

Coming home to Homecoming

Ben Williams, Staff Reporter
September 28, 2022

“There is two ways to lead,” Earl Ingle, senior, said. “There’s one by force and there’s one by love and coming together.” The stands were full, with the seniors leading the student...

Back on top

Collin Davis and Luke Ewert
September 22, 2022

Prior to this year, the girls varsity soccer team entered a rebuilding season and lost a coach. This year girls varsity soccer is back on top with a new coach, new players, and a new season awaiting them.

The Lions play their first home game on Sept. 8 at 7 p.m.

Soaring into a new season

Joseph Murphy, Photography Editor
September 8, 2022

The Lions lost to Tualatin in last year’s state semifinal. After previous Head Coach Chris Miller’s resignation, the Lions hired Jon Eagle, who coached quarterbacks at Portland State University...

After a season of ups and downs for both teams, this match up is sure to spark conversation.

Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers preview

Joseph Murphy, Sports Editor
October 14, 2021

The Seattle Seahawks (two-three) face off against the Pittsburgh Steelers (two-three) on Sunday, Oct. 17 , 5:25 P.T. The game will be held at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, PA. Without star quarterback...

For the last three months the football stadium has been closed due to ongoing construction.

Home games away from home

Audrey Lippert, Co-Editor-in-Chief
September 22, 2021

As a result of ongoing construction, athletes will not be playing fall sports games in their home stadium. The football stadium, which was officially closed on June 1, is receiving upgrades, including...

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