The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


The independent student media site of West Linn High School


Nicholas Hull

Nicholas Hull, Sports Editor

A sports enthusiast, Nicholas Hull, sophomore, is currently participating in his first year on journalism staff. In addition to writing articles about sports, he enjoys running cross country, singing, reading, watching sports, writing poetry, and playing board games. Hull has wanted to be either a journalist or sports broadcaster since primary school and hopes the skills he gains in high school will help him become a sports journalist for ESPN.

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Iowa guard Caitlin Clark tore her way through the NCAA Womens Basketball Tournament, advancing to the title game while averaging a whopping 30 points per game.

The Caitlin Clark effect

Nicholas Hull, Sports Editor
April 22, 2024

With an 87—75 win over Iowa, the South Carolina womens basketball team capped off an undefeated season, finishing with a record of 38—0. However, this result wasn’t the biggest takeaway from this...

Despite not being able to play in certain games, Liam Jones, freshman, was still involved with the Unified Basketball team by doing things such as helping man the scoreboard. Here, he is being introduced to the crowd before a game.

How unified are unified sports?

Nicholas Hull and Henry Tabor
March 22, 2024

Unified Sports is defined by the Special Olympics as sports that join people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team. However, there have been evident limitations to the Unified criteria,...

Exit the King has already had two performances, but those interested can watch the play on March 7-9 at 7 p.m. in the Black Box Studio Theater.

What is ‘Exit the King?’

Nicholas Hull, Sports Editor
March 5, 2024

The theater department has been promoting their newest production, "Exit the King," with posters across the school and an announcement in the LiveROAR. The show will have five performances spanning from...

During an improv night practice from December, Ava Neudeck, senior, practices with theater teacher Steve Beckingham.

Theater performers compete at the Thespian Regional Competition

Nicholas Hull, Staff Reporter
February 19, 2024

The school sent performers to the Thespian Regional Competition at Barlow High School on Saturday, Feb. 3. Among those performers, ten people in five different entries advanced to the state competition. Among...

Super Bowl 58 will feature the Kansas City Chiefs and the San Francisco 49ers. The game kicks off at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday on CBS.

Preview: Super Bowl 58

Nicholas Hull, Staff Reporter
February 7, 2024

Four years ago, the San Francisco 49ers held a 20—10 lead over the Kansas City Chiefs with just over six minutes left in Super Bowl 54. But in those six minutes, the Chiefs had a comeback led by quarterback...

A National Letter of Intent (NLI) is a document used to indicate a student athletes commitment to participating in National Collegiate Athletic Association colleges and universities in the United States.

Signing the dotted line

Nicholas Hull, Staff Reporter
December 14, 2023

Beginning in November, senior athletes can set their commitments in stone by signing National Letters of Intent (NLI) with colleges. One athlete who has signed her NLI is Maeve DeYoung, senior. DeYoung...

Bernice Wayland, senior, is a captain on the womens varsity soccer team and was recognized as the Three Rivers League Player of the Year.

Bernice Wayland wins Three Rivers League Player of the Year award

Nicholas Hull, Staff Reporter
November 6, 2023

After the womens soccer team won their second-round playoff game on Oct. 31, it was announced that Bernice Wayland, senior, was the Three Rivers League (TRL) Player of the Year. “After our Tuesday...

Unified Soccer is open to all who would like to participate and is always looking for more people to help out.

Unifying the community through soccer

Nicholas Hull, Staff Reporter
October 10, 2023

On Sep. 26, the Unified Soccer team was scheduled to play their first home game of the season. Their opponents, however, didn’t show. Although their scheduled game was called off, they still got to play....

In their final game of the 2023 season, the Portland Trail Blazers lost by 56 points while their point guard, Damian Lillard, watched from the bench.

A new era in the Moda Center

Nicholas Hull, Staff Reporter
September 20, 2023

On June 22, NBA commissioner Adam Silver walked out onto the stage of the NBA draft and announced this bit of news: “With the third pick in the 2023 NBA draft, the Portland Trail Blazers select Scoot...

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