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Autumn Schmidlin

Autumn Schmidlin, Photography Editor

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Football Head Coach Jon Eagle has been coaching the football team for two years.

[Photo] What the Pac-12 separation means for the future of football in Oregon

October 27, 2023

Football Head Coach Jon Eagle has been coaching the football team for two years.

For the kill. During the second set, Cornell spiked the ball and scored a point for the team. The Lions won three out of four sets against the Pacers. “My best experience would be the team and the connection I have with the girls,” Haj said.

The volleyball team comes away with a victory on senior night

Autumn Schmidlin, Photography Editor
October 6, 2023

The varsity volleyball team had their senior night on Wednesday, Oct. 4, against the Lakeridge Pacers. That was the team's last home game, and they ended the game by winning three out of four sets....

If you are interested in joining NHS, reach out to one of these senior officers.

Do the honors

Autumn Schmidlin, Photography Editor
September 25, 2023

The National Honor Society (NHS) is a group of juniors and seniors who give back to their community through individual volunteering hours or group work parties. They not only focus on school and extracurricular...

To give a complete overview of the season, wlhsNOW staff hosted a mens soccer media day, which included portraits in the photo studio and individual interviews with the players. Scroll below to see each player’s profile, which explains each players’ backstory and individual outlook on the season.

Getting to know the 2023 mens soccer team

Fourteen players from last year’s roster are returning. After finishing last year losing in the first round, the mens soccer team believes continuity is the key to success. Miles Miller, junior, is a...

Charlotte Brooke, junior and catcher: “Wants and Needs” by Drake (featuring Lil Baby).

[Photo] Know the tunes

May 9, 2023

Charlotte Brooke, junior and catcher: “Wants and Needs” by Drake (featuring Lil Baby).

Look to score! While the games go on, the Associated Student Body (ASB) members keep track of the scores on the whiteboard that serves as a scoreboard. During the 24 minute games the members say how much time would be left while playing upbeat music during the games. The black team lost both games, the blue team won one game and lost the other, leaving pink winning both games. “The heat made it a lot better because it was pouring down rain last time we had powder puff,” Beatrice Gilroy, junior, said; who was a part of the blue team.

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Look to score! While the games go on, the Associated Student Body (ASB) members keep track of the scores on the whiteboard that serves as a scoreboard. During the 24 minute games the members say how much...

Touchdown! During the game between Pink and Blue, Hess scores a touchdown, earning six points for her team; Haines congratulates Hess after the play. This touchdown was their last one before they won the championship game. “It was really fun, and I really enjoyed getting to play with my friends. My favorite part was scoring touchdowns,” Devall said.

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Touchdown! During the game between Pink and Blue, Hess scores a touchdown, earning six points for her team; Haines congratulates Hess after the play. This touchdown was their last one before they won the...

Theres no I in team. Blue team gets ready for their offensive play, while their coach gives them instructions on what to do. The end of the game was near and the blue team had to catch up soon. “My favorite part was throwing a touchdown to Kennedy Hale and Brooke Melo (two separate plays). My arm felt really good while playing quarterback so that was fun.” said Gilroy.

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There's no I in team. Blue team gets ready for their offensive play, while their coach gives them instructions on what to do. The end of the game was near and the blue team had to catch up soon. “My...

Defend your ground. After the blue team scores a touchdown, Jillian Colarchik, junior, walks up to the girls to congratulate them. Bernice Wayland, junior, contributed to the blue team in a good way by faking plays and running touchdowns. “I had a fun experience with powderpuff this year. It’s a good way to get together with friends and my favorite part is competing with my peers,” said Charlotte Brooke, junior; who was a part of the blue team.

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Defend your ground. After the blue team scores a touchdown, Jillian Colarchik, junior, walks up to the girls to congratulate them. Bernice Wayland, junior, contributed to the blue team in a good way by...

Sideline crew. While all the teams played, the ASB members keep track of the score and time  a while, the other peers watched and cheered for the players. They encouraged the teams to play and fight hard during the heat.

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Sideline crew. While all the teams played, the ASB members keep track of the score and time a while, the other peers watched and cheered for the players. They encouraged the teams to play and fight hard...

Winner winner! After the pink teams victory, Calvin Reynolds, senior, walks over to the girls celebrating their victory. The pink team alongside their coaches, Philip Daswick, senior, and Reynolds defeated  the black and blue teams in the bracket. The entire pink team consisted of seniors and juniors including Megan Devall, senior, Kate Bucher, senior, Ava Hess, junior, and Olivia Haines, junior. “I was so excited to be able to play this year. We got a group of friends together and scheduled practices to learn plays and to learn how to work as a team. It was such a fun experience especially when it was a nice day out,” Bucher said.

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Winner winner! After the pink team's victory, Calvin Reynolds, senior, walks over to the girls celebrating their victory. The pink team alongside their coaches, Philip Daswick, senior, and Reynolds defeated...

Left in the dust. While an offensive play occurs, Kylee Shreck, freshman, runs the ball down the sideline with the pink team fresh on her heels. Schreck scored a touchdown before while playing against the blue team, proving herself a key addition to the black team.

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Left in the dust. While an offensive play occurs, Kylee Shreck, freshman, runs the ball down the sideline with the pink team fresh on her heels. Schreck scored a touchdown before while playing against...

Run for it! After catching the ball, Reece Jordan, freshman, makes a run while two pink members chase towards her. After the black teams loss to the blue team, they hoped to make a comeback against the pink team. Although the outcome of the game was not what black hoped it would be, they still gave the two other teams a good fight.

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Run for it! After catching the ball, Reece Jordan, freshman, makes a run while two pink members chase towards her. After the black team's loss to the blue team, they hoped to make a comeback against the...

Look to throw. During the offense play pink was playing, Haines tries to find another pink player to throw to. Haines was the quarterback for both games and made passes to her teammates.

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Look to throw. During the offense play pink was playing, Haines tries to find another pink player to throw to. Haines was the quarterback for both games and made passes to her teammates.

The Monoliers play and write predominantly rock music, and are set to perform at the 2023 May Day.

[Photo] The Monoliers look for redemption at May Day

April 26, 2023

The Monoliers play and write predominantly rock music, and are set to perform at the 2023 May Day.

Destiny Rodriguez, senior, at the state championship.

Lions pin down state: wrestling wins state for the first time in history

Autumn Schmidlin, Staff Reporter
April 25, 2023

Wrestling accomplished winning the 6A state championships this winter and this was the first time the team has won a state title. Only 13 out of 40 wrestlers on the team competed at the state championships,...

Make it happen. Holding a sign at the Portland Youth Climate Strike that reads “In the climate silence” in Spanish, Samuel Koehler, 11, protests with the crowd. As the group marches through the crowds, Koehler rests on an individuals shoulders to show off their sign. “We are all standing in front of the convention center getting ready to march,” Lucy Lotspeich said.

No Planet B

Autumn Schmidlin, Staff Reporter
April 20, 2023

As Earth Day is around the corner, on April 22, teenagers all across Portland come together for the annual Portland Climate Strike, with this year's protest landing on April 21. Every demonstration lands...

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[Photo] Baron Naone

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[Photo] Jake Holmes

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