West Linn runs over McMinnville, advances in playoffs

Walker McCrae

February 27, 2013

The West Linn Lions (18-6, 8-2 Three Rivers League, #2 seed) battled the McMinnville Grizzlies (13-10, 8-5 Pacific Conference, #7 seed) in a win-or-go home playoff game the Lions dominated The Grizzlies in all four quarters and...

West Linn wins season finale on senior night, turns focus to playoffs

Walker McCrae

February 20, 2013

The West Linn Lions (18-6, 8-2 Three Rivers League) battled the Oregon City Pioneers (11-12, 1-9 TRL) on senior night and concluded their season with a hard-fought 69-55 victory over the rival Pioneers. The Lions had a low scoring...

Late game scoring propels West Linn over Clackamas

Walker McCrae

February 7, 2013

The West Linn Lions (15-5, 5-1 Three Rivers League) took on the Clackamas Cavaliers (9-10, 2-4 TRL) on a night when the West Linn Survivor challenges took the crowd’s attention during halftime. The Lions sputtered on offense...

West Linn controls fourth quarter, defeats Canby

Walker McCrae

January 30, 2013

    The Lions (13-5, 3-1 Three Rivers League) beat the Canby Cougars (6-11, 1-3 TRL) with a late 76-69 victory. The crowd was fired up after the girls basketball comeback overtime victory and helped fuel the boys to victory at the...

Lake Oswego crushes West Linn to extend undefeated season

Walker McCrae

January 25, 2013

The West Linn Lions (12-5, 2-1 Three Rivers League) battled the visiting Lake Oswego Lakers (17-0, 3-0 TRL) on a night when the West Linn community honored Steve Forsyth, who was killed in the Clackamas Town Center shooting on...

Little sleep affects students health and learning ability

Raina Schutz

December 6, 2012

Kids need sleep, and lots of it. So why do schools make them wake up early the one day in the year that they have stayed up until 12 eating candy? Thanksgiving Break we have an entire week off, for Winter Break we have two weeks...

Kiss Me Kate debuts at West Linn High School

Raina Schutz, Julia Mogen

November 9, 2012

Romance and drama are in store for the production of “Kiss Me Kate”, which began its run on Thursday, Nov. 8, and ends on Saturday, Nov. 17. A conflict between two ex-spouses, played by Keeley Anderson, junior, and Dane ...

Misunderstanding surrounds females not being allowed to play tackle football

Derek Fieldhouse

November 9, 2012

It isn’t uncommon for someone to misunderstand something simply because they don’t know enough on the subject. Girls playing football at West Linn High School is a perfect example of this gap. Many people believe that girls...

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....

JV Boys soccer finish season undefeated

Colin Squires

October 30, 2012

JV boys soccer finished off the season undefeated with a 13-0-2 record. The team is powered by a strong freshman class, eight freshman players either made varsity or JV. The JV boys immediately started strong; the Lions refused...

Todd Jones returns to West Linn High School

Christian Marvin

October 11, 2012

After a year of working for the governor’s office on a team of five to improve public education, Todd Jones, social sciences and history teacher, has returned to West Linn for his eighth year. Jones is very involved at West...

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