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Winter Sports Preview

Winter Sports Preview

Craig Wright

December 3, 2012

As fall sports finish in the postseason, winter sports prepare to steal the spotlight. Winter sports include boys and girls basketball, swimming and wrestling. Last year’s teams were very successful: both basketball teams competed at the state competition, the Swim Team won two individual state medals,...

Oliver Muggli goes to Africa to fulfill lifelong dream of service

Oliver Muggli goes to Africa to fulfill lifelong dream of service

Charlie Craft

November 30, 2012

Africa: a continent of unimaginable beauty and sorrow, the birthplace of the human race, and a place with some of the lowest life expectancies on the planet. Oliver Muggli, senior, experienced the continent of contradictions earlier this fall when he travelled to Africa. Muggli journeyed to Tanzania, ...

Students chosen from WLHS to participate in local art show

Students chosen from WLHS to participate in local art show

Mary Earp

November 14, 2012

In a show that was open to the entire Portland Metro Area, 17 of West Linn’s own students were selected to be featured. The show is called “Artist Statement” and will run from Nov. 29-Dec. 2 at Pioneer Place, with the opening ceremony on Dec. 1 from from 5 to 9 p.m. “Artist Statement” is...

Girls Soccer ends with a loss to Clackamas

Girls Soccer ends with a loss to Clackamas

Ben Jacobs

November 9, 2012

Experience across a field can lead to great things, and this year’s West Linn Lions  features veterans at almost every position. One of the most notable is Arizona State Sun Devils commit and scoring expert Madison Leek, senior. The team has a shot at winning its third Three Rivers League title i...

Powder Tuff date change

Lenaya LeBlanc

November 9, 2012

As fall sports are wrapping up, it is time for our annual Powder Tuff volleyball tournament. A fun and competitive event, Powder Tuff gives guys a break from their organized sports teams. Due to playoffs, many of the football players were not able to participate in the Powder Tuff event. In order to a...

West Linn Lions Football earns bid to 2012 Playoffs with win over Mckay

Walker McCrae

November 9, 2012

After a disappointing regular season, West Linn (4-6, 1-4 Three Rivers League) took on the Mckay Royal Scots (3-7, 1-4 Central Valley Conference) in a play-in game for a chance to play in the OSAA state football playoffs. Helped by a 34-6 lead at the end of the first quarter, the Lions easily ran over...

Hurricane Sandy: a first hand perspective of being stranded in New York

Hurricane Sandy: a first hand perspective of being stranded in New York

Mary Earp

November 5, 2012

Watching the news it looked horrible—massive floods, thousands without power and damage beyond the hopes of repair. While Hurricane Sandy hit land, I sat with the Mock Trial Team watching the news, awaiting what was to come next. We were supposed to go home on Monday, Oct. 29, but Sandy had other...

West Linn cross country team wrap up the season in strong fashion

West Linn cross country team wrap up the season in strong fashion

Ben Jacobs

October 31, 2012

The West Linn cross country team finished its 2012 campaign at Clackamas Community College at the Three Rivers League district meet. The boys cross country team is sending seven runners to the state meet on November 3 at Lane Community College in Eugene. Those runners are: Connor Cushman,senior, John...

Missing hikers found Monday afternoon

Christian Marvin

October 30, 2012

Hikers Jackson Chandler, senior, Bradley Nelson, junior, were found safely at 2 p.m. on Monday after the two had been missing near Molalla since Saturday, Oct. 27th. The school made the announcement over the intercom at 2:15 p.m. to inform students and staff that the hikers had been found safely. ...

West Linn girls soccer prepare for playoffs

West Linn girls soccer prepare for playoffs

Kara Ghorbani-Elizeh

October 29, 2012

As the girls soccer season comes to an end, the West Linn Lions, 7-4-1, are looking ahead to a spot in the State playoffs. After a disappointing loss in the first round of playoffs last season, the team is hoping for a better outcome, especially since they are a more united team this year. "I think...

Two students reported missing, last seen leaving for Molalla

October 29, 2012

Jackson Chandler, senior, and Bradley Nelson, junior, were reported missing on Saturday, Oct. 27, after not returning from a hike at Table Rock. They left for the site, which is near Molalla, on Saturday afternoon and have not been seen since. The two were driving a gold 1999 Mazda truck, which was found by Clackam...

West Linn Mock Trial Team stuck in New York City

West Linn Mock Trial Team stuck in New York City

Derek Fieldhouse

October 29, 2012

The West Linn Mock Trial team recently competed at Empire in New York City this past weekend. They were scheduled to return early this week, but disaster struck in the form of Sandy, a category-1 hurricane. "We were in the optimal spot so the hurricane barely hit us." Mary Earp, Senior, said. The...

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