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Historic Win

Historic Win

Caleb Franzen

December 13, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Current Events, Football, Top Stories

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Leave a legacy: West Linn takes State Championship in historic fashion

Leave a legacy: West Linn takes State Championship in historic fashion

Parker Edwards, Sports Editor

December 7, 2016


Filed under Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

     Legacies are often created in moments that are relished within the minds of fans, coaches, and players alike. West Linn’s 2016 football team captured their legacy Saturday at Providence Park, when they earned their program's first State Championship. In a rematch of the 2014 quarterfinals, West...

A State Title game victory, from the perspective of a player

A State Title game victory, from the perspective of a player

Connor Maloney, Sports Editor

December 6, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports, Football

If you have dreamed about something and worked for it for just about your whole life, the feeling of achieving it is surreal. For many of us on the team, bringing the first ever state title to the city of West Linn is something that we have all been thinking about since third and fourth grade. All of ...

Flash Against Smash

Flash Against Smash

Parker Edwards

October 7, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Football, Top Stories

Two powerhouses, first ranked West Linn (5-0, 3-0 Three Rivers League) and fourth ranked Tigard (5-0, 3-0 Three Rivers League) will clash under a statewide spotlight.  Both teams are riding high after strong starts to their season, however last week both showed room for improvement. Many evaluated West L...

Once the Claws Come Out

Once the Claws Come Out

Parker Edwards

September 29, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports, Football, Top Stories

Come Friday evening when West Linn takes the field, Coach Miller will try for West Linn's third straight win against the Newberg High School Tigers. Starting out with an impressive 4-0 record (2-0 Three Rivers League), the Lions look confident and composed as they are putting themselves in a positio...

Tim Tawa breaks record as Lions roar against Timberwolves

Tim Tawa breaks record as Lions roar against Timberwolves

Connor Maloney, Sports Editor

September 27, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Fall Sports, Football

Not everything in life is fair. For the Tualatin Timberwolves, nothing about this season so far has been fair. No team should lose their head coach only three weeks before the first game of the season, no team without an identity should have to try to compete in arguably the best league in all of Orego...

Dominant West Linn football team shuts down struggling Sherwood Bowmen.

Dominant West Linn football team shuts down struggling Sherwood Bowmen.

Connor Maloney, Athletics Editor

September 21, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Football, Top Stories

Everyone remembers what happened last year. Aside from the 51-7 beat down in the playoffs, West Linn had not defeated Sherwood in a regular season game in both of head coach Chris Miller’s years coaching the team. With last year’s regular season defeat coming after West Linn blew an 11 point lead in ...

West Linn vs. Sherwood Game Preview

Parker Edwards

September 16, 2016


Filed under Athletics, Football, Top Stories

Last year, down 35 to 39, 4th and 14, West Linn ball was on the Sherwood 19 yard line. 36 seconds left in the fourth quarter, and record breaking quarterback Tim Tawa, senior, stepped up in the pocket and threw the ball to the right corner of the end zone; incomplete. While this was the last ti...

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