Girls lacrosse cruises into another title game

Girls lacrosse cruises into another title game

A 16-1 run helps West Linn shake off some early rust against Jesuit The Jesuit girls lacrosse...

Boys lacrosse avenges earlier loss, advances to quarters

Boys lacrosse avenges earlier loss, advances to quarters

Young players step up to help lead West Linn to a 6-4 win over Lake Oswego The West Linn boys...

Matthiessen's arm, glove, bat propels Lions

Matthiessen's arm, glove, bat propels Lions

The Lions' pitcher gets the win, hits a three-run home run and ends a late rally with a sterling...

Roman Ollar captures first state title in dramatic fashion

Roman Ollar captures first state title in dramatic fashion

After a narrow defeat in the 3000, the WL senior wins the 1500 by a fraction of a second...

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TIMES PHOTO: MATT SINGLEDECKER - Westview senior rightfielder Donovan Baldocchi and the Wildcat baseball team celebrate Rey Gonzalez's game-winning run against West Salem in the Class 6A quarterfinals on Friday.
May 28, 2016

Check out our best high school baseball and softball photos from…

by Miles Vance
Powerful pitching. Clutch hitting. Game-saving defensive plays and wild celebrations. Welcome to the playoffs. Friday's high school aseball and softball playoff games had all that and more. So…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Jesuit  second baseman Griffin Brandt loses the ball on a steal by McMinnville's Kade Mechals during Jesuit's 7-1 victory in the Class 6A state quarterfinals at Jesuit High School on Friday.
May 27, 2016

High school playoff baseball and softball scores are here for…

by Miles Vance
The biggest, the best, the most important. Friday's baseball and softball playoff games — all of them state quarterfinals — were all that and more as the state's best teams battled through the…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Westview's Luke Pilat and the second-ranked Wildcats host No. 10 West Salem in the Class 6A state quarterfinals at 5 p.m. Friday at Westview High School on Friday.
May 27, 2016

Check out the baseball and softball playoff games we'll cover…

by Miles Vance
Now it gets real. With the state's best high school baseball and softball teams moving into state quarterfinals today, it really is the best of the best playing for the biggest stakes of the…


TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard High School sophomore Lauren Paven looks up at the scoreboard after winning a state title in the 400-meter dash on Saturday.
May 26, 2016

Check out this huge collection of Pamplin Media Group's state…

by Miles Vance
Some newspapers might tell you that one or two state track stories is good enough. Some might give you even three or four. But for us here at Pamplin Media Group, that sounds just wrong. We sent…
VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Matt Perkins hits a backhand in a quarterfinal match at Tualatin Hills Recreation Center last week. Perkins made it to the state semifinals and finished in fourth place.
May 26, 2016

Matt Perkins takes fourth at state tennis

by Matt Sherman
The eight-seeded singles player advances to the semifinals West Linn’s Matt Perkins turned in a heroic performance at last week’s state tennis tournament. Perkins has battled injuries for much…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - May 26, 2016
May 24, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - May 26, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Matt Perkins of West Linn High School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings's Athlete of the Week. The Tidings's Athlete of the Week program is a community service…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - May 26, 2016
May 24, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - May 26, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Ellen Rowan of West Linn High School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings's Athlete of the Week. The Tidings's Athlete of the Week program is a community service…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jesuit's Julian Body clears a hurdle during his win in the 110-meter high hurdles at the Class 6A state track and field meet at Hayward Field in Eugene on Saturday.
May 23, 2016

Sheldon boys edge Jesuit for Class 6A track crown

by Miles Vance
Check out a list of all the event winners here Jesuit's boys track and field team wanted to get back into the winner's circle. Sheldon's boys wanted that, too, along with a bit of revenge. In…
TIMES PHOTO: JONATHAN HOUSE - Jesuit's Lena Colson runs to fourth place in the girls 200-meter dash at the Class 6A state track and field meet at Hayward Field in Eugene on Saturday.
May 23, 2016

Jesuit girls win Metro League rematch at state track

by Miles Vance
Other winners listed from Class 6A girls state track The Metro League's best girls track and field teams turned out to be pretty good at the state level, too. OK, “pretty good” is a mass…
May 23, 2016

PREPS: Baseball, softball playoff schedule

by Portland Tribune
BASEBALL CLASS 6A FIRST ROUND Monday Century at Sheldon, 5 p.m. Lakeridge at Barlow, 5 p.m. South Medford at West Linn, 5 p.m. Sprague at Gresham, 5 p.m. Grants Pass at Beaverton, 4:30 p.m.…

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NEWS-TIMES PHOTO: AMANDA MILES - Alyssa Villalobos of Forest Grove competes in the Class 6A girls long jump on Friday at Hayward Field in Eugene.
May 21, 2016

Photo Gallery: See the best of state track photos from May 19-20

by Pamplin Media Group
The best athletes shine the brightest on the state's biggest stage Each day, every race, every minute seemed to make another big performances at the 2016 state track and field meets in Eugene.…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - May 19, 2016
May 20, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - May 19, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Meghan Carbiener of West Linn High School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings's Athlete of the Week. The Tidings's Athlete of the Week program is a community service…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - May 19, 2016
May 20, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - May 19, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Roman Ollar from West Linn High School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings's Athlete of the Week. The Tidings's Athlete of the Week program is a community service…
West Linn's Amanda Elich, Chloe Barnes, Maggie Peters, Katie Williams and Summer Marshall stand with their coaches and another state championsnip trophy at Quail Valley in Banks.
May 20, 2016

Girls golf team captures another state title

by Matt Sherman
The Lions win for the fourth time since 2010, rallying with a 315 on Tuesday The West Linn girls golf team took a lot of the drama out of what was supposed to be a thrilling finish to the state…
MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn seniors Roman and Grayson Ollar easily finished 1-2 in the 1500 and the 3000 at this year's district meet and have the top two times in those events heading into state.
May 20, 2016

State meet marks last chance for Ollar twins

by Matt Sherman
Roman and Grayson Ollar have the fastest times in the 1500 and 3000 as they look for a state title West Linn’s track teams are sending another small group to state but one with plenty of…
May 20, 2016

Baseball team ramps up for playoffs

by Matt Sherman
The Lions top Liberty in a tune-up and host South Medford on Monday The West Linn baseball team opens up the playoffs on Monday at home against South Medford and is spending this week trying to…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - May 12, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Alex Rees of West Linn High School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings's Athlete of the Week. The Tidings's Athlete of the Week program is a community service…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - May 12, 2016
May 12, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - May 12, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Amanda Elich of West Linn High School for being selected as the West Linn Tidings's Athlete of the Week. The Tidings's Athlete of the Week program is a community service…
MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Jacob Taylor fires a shot toward the Lakeridge goal during Tuesday's rematch with the Pacers on the road.
May 12, 2016

Boys lacrosse falls to Lake Oswego, Lakeridge

by Matt Sherman
The Lions look to rebound after two close defeats West Linn’s boys lacrosse team has hit a significant bump in the road as the regular season winds down. After its dramatic victory over…
VERN UYETAKE - Eric Viuhkola cut down the nets for the fourth year in a row this spring at the Chiles Center. He recently stepped down as head coach of the boys basketball team.
May 12, 2016

Eric Viuhkola steps down as boys basketball coach

by Matt Sherman
The four-time state champion coach is excited to watch his kids compete West Linn boys basketball coach Eric Viuhkola, fresh off leading West Linn to its fourth consecutive state championship,…