Battle for the Bridge continues to make a difference

Battle for the Bridge continues to make a difference

The annual charity game to benefit cystic fibrosis research is scheduled for Aug. 6 The sixth...

West Linn holds Heads Up Tackling clinic

West Linn holds Heads Up Tackling clinic

Ron Chappell will host the event for the second year next week For the second year a in a row,...

Incoming freshman golfer already turning heads

Incoming freshman golfer already turning heads

Brady Turnquist, daughter of girls golf coach Bob Turnquist, took second at the Oregon Junior...

WL summer ball team heating up

WL summer ball team heating up

The Lions take second at Lakeridge tournament and have won six of seven West Linn’s baseball...

Baseball team's season end at No. 1 Sheldon

Baseball team's season end at No. 1 Sheldon

The Lions nearly pull off a six-run rally in the seventh inning but fall to the Irish The West...

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...


West Linn's Sports

MATTHTEW SHERMAN - Linemen, Garrett Keizur, Tom Laverde and Hayden Bell stand with coach Eric Mahlum following Saturday's game in Hillsboro.
June 30, 2016

North squad falls in dramatic Schwab Bowl

by Matt Sherman
The North rallies from 10 points down but a late field goal gives South the win Last Saturday saw one of the most competitive Les Schwab Bowls in recent years at Hillsboro Stadium and history…
COURTESY: UCSB - UC Santa Barbara coach Andrew Checketts (second from left), from West Linn High and Oregon State, has guided the Gauchos to a surprise appearance in the College World Series.
June 23, 2016

Checketts takes UC Santa Barbara on 'magical' ride to College…

by Kerry Eggers
Two days into his first visit to Omaha, Nebraska, for the College World Series, Andrew Checketts was having the time of his life. “It’s been just great,” the UC Santa Barbara coach said as he…
Coppedge
June 23, 2016

Three Lions get ready for Les Schwab Bowl

by Matt Sherman
Hayden Bell, Cody Coppedge and Garrett Keizur will represent the North squad Saturday Three Lions will represent West Linn at the annual Les Schwab Bowl this Saturday evening at Hillsboro…


(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 16, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Jake Porter 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 - June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 16, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to West Linn Lions Girls Golf Team 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 sponsored…
Tyler Toney is a former head coach at Portland Christian High School and an assistant for Warner Pacific College.
June 13, 2016

West Linn hires Tyler Toney as new boys basketball coach

by Matt Sherman
Toney is a WLHS graduate who has assisted with the team for five years West Linn turned to a familiar face to fill its position for varsity boys basketball coach after Eric Viuhkola resigned…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - June 9, 2016
June 09, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 9, 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 - June 9, 2016
June 09, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 9, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Hunter Johnson 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 - June 2, 2016
June 03, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 2, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Hope Murray 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 - June 2, 2016
June 03, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 2, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Ross Scott 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…

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Jun 03, 2016

Boys lacrosse drops heart breaker at Summit

by Matt Sherman
The Lions lead throughout regulation but fall to the No. 2 Storm 11-10 in overtime West Linn’s boys lacrosse team came inches away from another dramatic and emotional playoff victory last week,…
VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Natalie Byrne gives a hug to Lake Oswego's Rowan Anderson following last week's state championship game at Wilsonville High School. The Lions fell 12-8 in the contest.
Jun 03, 2016

Girls lacrosse can't rally against Lake Oswego

by Matt Sherman
The Lions come up a little short in a tough finale at Wilsonville For the past four years, the West Linn and Lake Oswego girls lacrosse teams have been trading state championships but the Lions…
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…
MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's K.T. Seth gets past a Lake Oswego defender during Tuesday's playoff game. The Lions advanced to the quarterfinals with a 6-4 victory over the No. 10 Lakers.
May 26, 2016

Boys lacrosse avenges earlier loss, advances to quarters

by Matt Sherman
Young players step up to help lead West Linn to a 6-4 win over Lake Oswego The West Linn boys lacrosse team pulled off one of its more emotional victories in recent memory on Tuesday night,…
MATTHEW SHERMAN - Ragen Finklea finds space in transition during last week's playoff game. Finklea had a hat trick in the game.
May 26, 2016

Girls lacrosse cruises into another title game

by Matt Sherman
A 16-1 run helps West Linn shake off some early rust against Jesuit The Jesuit girls lacrosse team had West Linn scrambling. For about five minutes. The Crusaders, ranked No. 4 in the state,…
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…
MATTHEW SHERMAN - Will Matthiessen, center, is greeted at home plate after hitting a three-run home run that gave West Linn a lead it wouldn't surrender in a 4-3 victory over South Medford on Monday.
May 26, 2016

Matthiessen's arm, glove, bat propels Lions

by Matt Sherman
The Lions' pitcher gets the win, hits a three-run home run and ends a late rally with a sterling play at third base The West Linn baseball team survived and advanced in its playoff opener on…