West Linn topples rival Lakeridge in a thrilling rematch of the State Championship

Sam Dearborn, Videographer/Photographer

April 27, 2015

See video above. About half-way through the regular season, Thursday night was long awaited. Coined by many to be the best rivalry in the state, West Linn met Lakeridge for the first time this year, and it didn’t disappoint. The Lakeridge Pacers (10-4) still had a sour taste in their mouths after...

Stutznegger leads multitude of students to “do the Harlem Shake”

Elise Brown

February 22, 2013

“Do the Harlem Shake!” heralds the transition, in the hottest new YouTube meme, between a group of people statically standing around and bursting into the eccentric dance of their choice. Preston Stutznegger and Cole Schaffer, seniors, brought this meme to campus, organizing students in front of...

Junior recognized as rising star in the poetry world

Elise Brown

February 13, 2013

With her pieces “Peaceful World,” “My Protection” and “Thousand-Mile Walk,” Brandi Meyers, junior, has achieved recognition from the World Poetry Movement, who named her one of the best poets of the past year. Meyers heard about the WPM’s contest in an online writing forum she joined ...

Aftermath assessment of fire underway, school resumes tomorrow

Chrisann Kim and Chrisann Kim

October 9, 2012

After the Monday fire, contractors, fire crew and district personnel are still working on repairs and assessing damage caused to the roof and other areas of the school building. Despite a large school-wide evacuation, Lou Bailey, principal, comments on the student body successfully evacuating. “I...

Graduating Seniors’ Plans

June 11, 2012

Our recent graduates tell us in this video what they plan to do for college life and what was the best high school experience they had.

Ailish Duff, senior, lands $1,000 prize for writing contest

Ty Clarke

April 5, 2012

$1,000 check. A certificated signed by Oregon Governor John Kitzhaber. A one year membership in Oregon Physicians for Social Responsibility. Ailish Duff, senior, placed first in the Greenfield Peace Writing Contest. She was doing the typical activity for a senior preparing to graduate in a couple of...

West Linn Boys Lacrosse team stuns top ranked Lincoln in final seconds

Kenny Whitbey

March 23, 2012

The West Linn high School boys lacrosse team beat Lincoln 11-10 in a thrilling game that came down to the wire last Friday, March 23. Lincoln lacrosse is the defending state champion for the past two years and didn’t lose a game to an Oregon team at all last year. After a tough overtime loss to Lincoln...

West Linn Boys basketball team once again smells roses

Ben Jacobs

March 7, 2012

After two double digit playoff wins against the Roseburg Indians (9-16, 3-9 Southern Conference) and the Century Jaguars (22-4,12-2 Pacific Conference), the West Linn Lions (21-5,9-1 Three Rivers League) are once again playing at the Rose Garden for a shot at the State Championship. On March 3, the...

Survivor champion Evric Jenkins gives final rendition of LMFAO in a video interview

Survivor champion Evric Jenkins gives final rendition of LMFAO in a video interview

Ty Clarke

February 27, 2012

Evric Jenkins, senior, was crowned champion of Survior during a school wide assembly on Feb. 17. All nine contestants who were booted off throughout the week came back to make one last decision: who they would vote for as Survivor champion. Jenkins beat out fellow seniors Rachel Sliger and Sydney Herbst...

Survivor Departure Interview: Anders Otterlei

February 17, 2012

Anders Otterlei, senior, sits down with Ty Clarke to talk about his exit on Senior Survivor.

Survivor Departure Interview: Griffith Luehrs

February 17, 2012

Griffith Luehrs sits down with Ty Clarke to talk about his exit on Senior Survivor.

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