Lions crush Cavaliers, earn berth in quarterfinals

Lions crush Cavaliers, earn berth in quarterfinals

Big plays propel West Linn into a showdown with No. 1 Central Catholic The West Linn football...

Boys soccer drops heart-breaker in quarterfinals

Boys soccer drops heart-breaker in quarterfinals

The Lions rack up plenty of shots but a Grant goal late in OT seals their fate Soccer is one of...

Lions blow out Roosevelt in playoff opener

Lions blow out Roosevelt in playoff opener

West Linn can't be stopped on offense in a 49-15 victory West Linn put on a clinic of offensive...

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November 06, 2014

WL boys take second at state meet

by Matt Sherman
Roman and Grayson Ollar finish in the top-five as the Lions earn a state trophy The West Linn boys cross-country team put the finishing touches on one of its best seasons in school history last…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - Caleb Snapp, Jason Sandoval and Jake Bray celebrate Sandoval's first-half goal which put the Lions up 2-0. West Linn topped Century 4-1 to move into the second round of the playoffs.
November 06, 2014

Boys soccer team rolls in playoff opener

by Matt Sherman
The No. 3 Lions pound Century 4-1 to advance Last year, West Linn's boys soccer team squared off against Century in the quarterfinals, grinding out a 1-0 victory over the Jaguars in what would…
November 06, 2014

Lions dump Canby in regular season finale

by Matt Sherman
Tim Tawa throws five touchdown passes and the Lions move to No. 8 in the state West Linn's football team showed it may already be in playoff form in its season finale against Canby last week.…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Courtney Landis makes a play on the ball during the Lions' playoff game against Westivew on the road last Saturday.
November 06, 2014

Late rally not enough for girls soccer team

by Matt Sherman
The Lions cut into a 2-0 deficit but fall to strong Westview team The West Linn girls soccer team has been in the midst of an impressive comeback for the past three weeks, entering the playoffs…
Photo Credit: JON HOUSE - Members of the West Linn volleyball team celebrate a point during last week's second-round playoff match against Clackamas.
November 06, 2014

Volleyball team bows out in second round

by Matt Sherman
The Lions top Wilson but come up short against No. 6 Cavs The West Linn volleyball team came up just short or earning another trip to the state tournament at Liberty High School this year. The…
Photo Credit: VERN UYETAKE - Roman and Grayson Ollar surged to the front of the pack at last week's district cross-country meet, finishing 1-2 for the second year in a row.
October 30, 2014

WL boys dominate district cross-country meet

by Matt Sherman
The Lions finish 1-2-3 individually, Johanna Briscoe qualifies for girls After one of the driest and balmiest cross-country seasons in recent memory, fall showed up just in time for last week's…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Kamryn Baker makes a play on a ball during last week's regular season finale against Newberg. West Linn won the game 1-0 to take fourth place in the TRL.
October 30, 2014

Girls soccer passes Newberg for playoff berth

by Matt Sherman
The Lions win their fourth straight to crack the top-four The West Linn girls soccer team capped its impressive late-season rebound with an exciting 1-0 win over Newberg, its fourth victory in a…
October 30, 2014

Football team clinches playoff berth in rout

by Matt Sherman
The Lions snap a two-game skid with a lopsided victory over Tualatin The West Linn football team got back in the win column on Friday, easily handling winless Tualatin on the road 41-13. In the…
October 30, 2014

Volleyball team wins outright league title

by Matt Sherman
West Linn gets some help from LO before opening playoff run The West Linn volleyball team completed its regular season last week with a relatively easy three-set sweep against Sherwood. The…
October 30, 2014

Boys soccer wraps up prefect regular season

by Matt Sherman
The Lions move up to No. 3 in the state and open playoffs home vs. Century West Linn's boys soccer team put the finishing touches on another perfect regular season last week, downing Newberg 4-0…

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Photo Credit: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Cody Coppedge looks to shake a tackle after hauling in a pass in last week's game.
Oct 24, 2014

Lions start strong, but fall to Tigard

by Dan Brood
West Linn leads early, but the Tigers rally for 45-35 win Just a few plays. That might have been it. That might have been all that separated the West Linn High School football team and…
Photo Credit: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Jason Sandoval scored a goal in the Lions' recent 4-0 win over Sherwood. The Lions are now 6-0 in league with one game remaining
Oct 24, 2014

Boys soccer team clinches league title

by Matt Sherman
The No. 4 Lions outscore Canby and Sherwood by a combined score of 12-0 The West Linn boys soccer team ate its vegetables first in the Three Rivers League, grinding out difficult wins against…
Photo Credit: DAN BROOD - Elijah Molden finds some daylight in West Linn's game with Sherwood last week. Molden rushed for three touchdowns as the Lions nearly pulled off a comeback against the Bowmen.
Oct 16, 2014

Lions tipped in Three Rivers thriller

by Dan Brood
West Linn suffers first loss, falling to 34-32 at Sherwood For the 2014 West Linn High School football team, it was a new experience. It's safe to assume that the Lions didn't really enjoy that…
Oct 16, 2014

Girls soccer picks up big win over Pacers

by Matt Sherman
The Lions get over the hump in league, rallying to top Lakeridge 2-1 It's been a while since something has gone the West Linn girls soccer team's way this season but the Lions picked up a huge…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - Adrienne Hohensee ran a PR at the Sandelie meet last week to help the girls cross-country team to a strong finish.
Oct 16, 2014

Cross-country teams finish regular season on a high note

by Matt Sherman
The majority of the team PRs in meet at Sandelie The West Linn cross-country teams may be peaking at the right time. In its final race before districts next week, the Lions were impressive in a…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - Lucas Evans makes a run down the sideline in West Linn's victory over Lakeridge on Tuesday. West Linn is now 4-0 in the TRL and has given Lake Oswego and Tigard their only league losses so far.
Oct 16, 2014

Boys soccer team rallies twice to stay unbeaten

by Matt Sherman
The Lions edge Tigard and then get a goal in the final minutes to top Lakeridge The West Linn boys soccer team kept its TRL unbeaten streak intact Tuesday and remained in sole possession of…
Photo Credit: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn quarterback Tim Tawa avoids a pair of Lakeridge tacklers during last week's 35-7 victory. Tawa threw for three touchdown passes and ran for another in the game.
Oct 09, 2014

Lions ground Pacers to stay undefeated

by Matt Sherman
West Linn's defense is up to the challenge as the Lions rout Lakeridge 35-7 At this point, wins for the West Linn football team are no longer surprising. But the manner in which the Lions…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - Kaitlin Wattles makes a pass during the first half of West Linn's game against Lake Oswego on Tuesday.
Oct 09, 2014

Girls soccer settles for draw with Lake Oswego

by Matt Sherman
A Laker goal on a free kick in the final seconds denies West Linn its first TRL win The West Linn girls soccer team earned a draw with Lake Oswego Tuesday at home, but it was difficult for the…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Hannah Clarke looks to make a block in the Lions' four-set victory over Tigard on Monday.
Oct 09, 2014

Volleyball team keeps the pressure on with two more wins

by Matt Sherman
You'd be hard-pressed to find a much wilder or unpredictable year for volleyball in the Three Rivers League. The new league has made for exciting matches virtually every night and, with just a…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn freshman Isabella Bean elevates for a block during Tuesday's match against Newberg.
Oct 02, 2014

Lions extend their lead in TRL

by Matt Sherman
After dropping a five-setter to Tualatin, West Linn edges second-place Newberg at home In arguably its biggest match of the season to date, West Linn outlasted second-place Newberg at home…




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