Boys lacrosse team looks to recapture 2013 success

Boys lacrosse team looks to recapture 2013 success

The Lions have reloaded and hope to make a return to the state title game West Linn's boys...

Baseball team looks to take big step forward

Baseball team looks to take big step forward

Joe Monahan takes over a young team loaded with potential West Linn's baseball team is turning to...

Girls lacrosse team set to defend title

Girls lacrosse team set to defend title

Lions return plenty of talent from last years championship team West Linn's girls lacrosse team...

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West Linn's Sports

April 03, 2014

Girls tennis returns district champion

by Matt Sherman
Ella Riddle and a group of strong freshmen lead the Lions this season West Linn's girls tennis team returns its No. 1 singles player and will be propped up by a bumper crop of talented freshmen…
by: MATTHEW SHERMAN - Mitch Tingey is one of West Linn's most experienced varsity players. He returns to the Lions as the squad's No. 2 singles player this year.
April 03, 2014

New faces highlight boys tennis team

by Matt Sherman
A freshman No. 1 singles player leads a solid Lions team West Linn's boys tennis team experienced a lot of turnover in the off-season, but the Lions still expect to be competitive in the…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: DAVID BALL - West Linns McKenzie Hartdegen prepares to make a play from her spot at third base during Tuesdays 8-6 home loss to Barlow.
April 02, 2014

Lions turned away in the seventh

by David Ball
West Linn overcomes an early 6-1 deficit only to fall to Barlow by two West Linn’s softball team gave reigning Mount Hood Conference champion Barlow all it could handle Tuesday night, but…
by: VERN UYETAKE - Kristin Elich is a top returning senior for West Linn's girls golf team this year. She finished in a tie for 10th at state last season.
April 03, 2014

Girls golf team focuses on another title

by Matt Sherman
Lions hope for their third state championship in the last five years The West Linn girls golf team finished second in state last year and coach Bob Turnquist hopes for an improvement this…
by: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's CJ Sitton qualified for state as an individual last year. This season the Lions hope to make an appearance at the state tournament in Emerald Valley as a team.
April 03, 2014

Experienced boys golf team eyes trip to state

by Matt Sherman
Lions return four golfers from last years varsity team West Linn's boys golf team has lofty expectations this year and with good reason. The Lions return four varsity players from last year's…
Kerry McCarthy, Alli Sloop, Isaac Wilkinson and Trent Wilkinson all performed well in their individual events at the team's second equestrian competition of the year.
April 03, 2014

Equestrian team posts strong results

by Matt Sherman
West Linn's equestrian team recently completely its second competition of the year had and had some very strong results. The Lions are eyeing a return trip to state this spring and have done…
by: VERN UYETAKE - Kevin Edwards and other members of the West LInn boys basketball team jump into the arms of the student section after the Lions captured their second state title in a row.
March 20, 2014

Back-to-back!

by Matt Sherman
West Linn repeats as state champions, winning three games in impressive fashion and bringing home another trophy With a 67-56 win over Sheldon Saturday, the Lions officially confirmed what most…
March 20, 2014

Dominant Lions accomplish season-long mission

by Matt Sherman
Superlatives abound when describing how talented this years team was In his postgame interview after guiding his team to its second straight state championship, coach Eric Viuhkola stated…
by: PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: MATT SHERMAN - West Linn Lions players celebrate their repeat Class 6A title after Saturday night's win at Moda Center.
March 16, 2014

EGGERS: It's back-to-back state titles, and basketball mecca,…

by Kerry Eggers
As he took his turn at snipping a piece of the net that was barely hanging from one basket at the Moda Center Saturday night, Payton Pritchard inadvertently let it slip to the floor. It was…
by: VERN UYETAKE - The West Linn boys basketball team mobs each other on the floor of the Moda Center after winning it second straight state championship.
March 15, 2014

Never a doubt!

by Matt Sherman
West Linn wins its second straight boys basketball state title, topping Sheldon 67-56 Saturday Where do you start when describing the West Linn boys basketball team's season? The Lions, ranked…

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by: VERN UYETAKE - Ryan Shearmire wrestles away a rebound in the Lions' second-round playoff victory over Grant.
Mar 13, 2014

WL boys roll into the Moda Center

by Matt Sherman
Lions blow out Century and Grant in second half to make the quarters The West Linn boys cleared their first significant hurdle in their quest for a second-straight state title last week and they…
West Linn's boys ski team captured the state title for the fourth year in a row. The team is, front row from left: Trevor Maxwell, state champion in the giant slalom, Grant McDonald and Dylan Tuor. Back row: Colin Maxwell, Jordan Riesterer, Chris McNabb, Kyle Larson and Carson Pike.
Mar 13, 2014

WL boys claim fourth-straight state skiing title

by Matt Sherman
Trevor Maxwell wins giant slalom crown as West Linn caps an undefeated season Not even some nasty weather could prevent the West Linn boys ski team from capping off another near-perfect season…
by: MATTHEW SHERMAN - Sidney Kolasinski dishes off a pass on a drive during the Lions' playoff game against South Salem. Kolasinski led West Linn with 15 points in the game.
Mar 13, 2014

Girls basketball season ends in Salem

by Matt Sherman
Lions cant rally from first-half blitz in a playoff loss The West Linn girls basketball team ran into a South Salem team on a mission Friday and saw its season fall one win shy of a berth in the…
by: MATTHEW SHERMAN - Tim Harman celebrates his state championship at 145 pounds at the Memorial Coliseum Saturday. Harman became the first wrestler in West Linn history to complete an undefeated season.
Mar 06, 2014

Grapplers cap year taking second at state

by Matt Sherman
Tim Harman wraps up an undefeated season, Lions match their best-ever state showing The West Linn wrestling team had one final goal it wanted to achieve in order to cap an all-around stellar…
by: VERN UYETAKE - Taylor Enders-Smith tries to avoid contact while putting up a shot in the Lions' playoff win over Barlow Tuesday.
Mar 06, 2014

WL girls stifle Barlow in playoff opener

by Matt Sherman
Lions hold the Bruins to 12 points in a team effort The West Linn girls basketball team made quick work of Barlow Tuesday to open its playoff run. The Lions played swarming defense and utilized…
Mar 06, 2014

Former NFL QB Chris Miller takes over football program

by Matt Sherman
Miller comes to WLHS after six years with South Eugene West Linn High School has hired former Oregon Ducks and NFL quarterback Chris Miller as its new head football coach, replacing Mike Fanger,…
by: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's swim team stands with its second-place trophy following last week's state meet at Mount Hood Community College.
Feb 27, 2014

Girls swimmers take second in state

by Matt Sherman
Lions win medley relay and Laura Laderoute wins state in the individual medley The West Linn girls swim team finished a strong second in state at Mount Hood Community College last week, an…
by: MATTHEW SHERMAN - Ian Snapp gets a lock on his opponent during the championship match at 113 pounds. Snapp won the regional title at that weight with a 5-2 decision.
Feb 27, 2014

Ten wrestlers head to state, look to trophy

by Matt Sherman
Tim Harman and Ian Snapp win regional titles and Lions take second as a team West Linn did just about as well as could have been expected at last week's regional wrestling meet, culminating with…
by: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Caitlin Malvar had a game-high 12 points in the Lions' loss to Canby last week.
Feb 27, 2014

WL girls drop final two TRL games

by Matt Sherman
Lions still clinch the 3-seed and await their first-round opponent The West Linn girls basketball team will open the playoffs after dropping back-to-back games for the first time all season. But…
Feb 27, 2014

WL boys finish 10-0 in league

by Matt Sherman
The Lions run the table and now prepare for the postseason The West Linn boys basketball team put a bow on a perfect run through the Three Rivers League with a convincing 68-48 win over Oregon…




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