2020-2021 Athletics Update

September 25, 2020

New football coach promises a bright future

Associated Student Body members stir up the spirits of the crowd at the 6A football semifinals
May 24, 2020

As of late January 2020, West Linn announced the hiring of Keanon Lowe as a new football coach, following the retirement of Coach Chris Miller, which was announced earlier this school year. Lowe spoke...

“No ill will”

Parked on the track, the Chick-fil-A vendor makes its first reappearance at the game against Lake Oswego, after an accident kept it from being present at two consecutive home games.
Administration clarifies response to concerns about Chick-fil-A food carts at school events
November 8, 2019

Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) club’s Oct. 30 Instagram post began conversations about the appropriateness of a vendor present at home football games. The comment section of the post served as grounds...

A century of homecoming

Homecoming king and queen, Averi Fels and Dane Cava.
Missed all the homecoming action? Check it out here.
October 10, 2019

Lions defeated at home by Central Catholic Rams

The sun sets over the football field as the Lions line up for a play in the first quarter.
October 5, 2019

Pep bands, excited students, energetic cheerleaders and determined players. The first game of the season on Sept. 6 was a close game with the Central Catholic Rams, who ended up winning 35-27.  With...

Historically problematic Chick-fil-A comes to West Linn

At the first football game of the season, students, parents, and staff alike wait in line at the Chick-fil-A food truck.
September 18, 2019

Football games are a cultural staple for high schools. Hundreds of students gather to hang with friends, cheer on their team, and of course, get a bite to eat. On Sept. 6, Chick-fil-A was served at...

Everything you need to know about the upcoming football season

The West Linn lions during their first game against Central Catholic.
September 13, 2019

Football season is back. The West Linn Lions came out roaring in their first game but came up short against Central Catholic in the blackout game this past Friday. Don’t worry though, the Lions are not...

West Linn football kicks off a century of pride

Players break through the  West Linn banner to start the game.
West Linn played Central Catholic on Friday, Sept. 6, for the first home game of the season.
September 11, 2019


The issue college athletes face without pay

The issue college athletes face without pay
HBO documentary “Student Athlete” highlights injustice in college sports
May 3, 2019

An HBO special “Student Athlete” highlights common misconceptions about college athletes. Although their lives are viewed by the public as idyllic and many aspire to emulate the semi-pro athletes,...

The helmet or the game?

The helmet or the game?
How concussion treatment has changed over time
December 4, 2018

Football is a rather dangerous sport: there were 281 concussions in the NFL in the 2018 season alone. This raises the question of if players are being well protected by the pads and helmets they are provided....

Football injuries and prevention

November 13, 2018

When it comes to football, injuries are just something that comes with it. Coachad.com states that “there are at least 118,886 football injuries per year.” The constant contact poses a real threat...


Homecoming Queen, Aubrey Wagy and King, Clint Berggren got crowned.
November 9, 2018

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