Forsyth a quiet leader on a talented line

Forsyth a quiet leader on a talented line

Oregon-bound Alex Forsyth is one of the top offensive linemen in the state In the West Linn...

Girls hoops coach DeBruhl departs after one season

Girls hoops coach DeBruhl departs after one season

Joel DeBruhl takes a full-time job in Seattle The West Linn girls basketball program is looking...

Expectations sky high in Miller's third year

Expectations sky high in Miller's third year

The WL coach has embraced the community and turned the Lions around Two years ago, West...

Elijah Molden keeps cool head in recruiting process

Elijah Molden keeps cool head in recruiting process

The coveted cornerback narrows college choice to four Pac-12 schools Being one of the most...

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West Linn's Sports

August 25, 2016

West Linn/Oregon City football breakfast set for Aug. 30

by Raymond Rendleman
The annual West Linn/Oregon City football breakfast has been scheduled for 6:30 a.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 30, at the Oregon City Elks Lodge. Guest speaking at the event will be Juston Fisher,…
The West Linn 14U team capped a historic season with a dramatic run through its regional tournament and an appearance in the World Series in Massachusetts.
August 19, 2016

WL 14U team's run ends at World Series

by Matt Sherman
Weather and tough competition can't quell West Linn's spirit Heading into the 14U Babe Ruth World Series, West Linn’s players knew they already made history, becoming the first team from West…
MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn players pose for a team photo following Saturday's game against Oregon City.
August 13, 2016

Lions come up just short in Battle for the Bridge

by Matt Sherman
In the annual alumni fundraising event, Oregon City rallies for a 21-20 victory West Linn gave Oregon City everything it could handle in the sixth annual Battle for the Bridge football game,…


JOHN DENNY - Sofia Giammanco, daughter of West Linn graduate Ian Giammanco is living with cystic fibrosis and the annual Battle for the Bridge alumni football game is raising money to try and find a cure.
August 04, 2016

Remembering what they're battling for

by John Denny
West Linn's Sophia Giammanco was the impetus for the popular, annual alumni game Six years ago, West Linn High School graduate Ian Giammanco and his close friend and classmate Trent Tribou came…
August 04, 2016

Travis Roth takes over boys soccer program

by Matt Sherman
The 2005 WLHS graduate hopes to continue Greg Bean's winning tradition West Linn’s boys soccer program has a new head coach and he is eager to continue the team’s recent run of success. Just a…
West Linn recently purchased new five-star rated helmets for every player in its youth program following a fundraiser two years ago.
July 28, 2016

Youth football program increasing player safety

by Matt Sherman
New helmets and certification procedures for coaches are among changes this year Despite still being by far the most popular sport in the country with no significant signs of slowing down, much…
West Linn's OIBA team went on a tear late in the summer, advancing all the way to the state championship game against Clackamas.
July 28, 2016

West Linn OIBA team takes second in state

by Matt Sherman
The Lions finish on a positive note, losing only to Clackamas in the final tourney A rough start to the summer season ultimately led to a berth in the OIBA state championship game for West Linn.…
JOHN DENNY - Rivals Trevor Dye (left), a 2012 graduate of Oregon City High School, and Mitch Hoveke (right), a 2012 graduate of West Linn High School, were ready to do battle when they met last week at Rosemont Middle School. Fortunately Battle For The Bridge honorary team captain Sophia Giammanco was there to get the two recent graduates to shake hands.
July 21, 2016

Battle for the Bridge continues to make a difference

by Matt Sherman
The annual charity game to benefit cystic fibrosis research is scheduled for Aug. 6 The sixth annual Battle For The Bridge Oregon City versus West Linn Alumni Football Game is fast approaching…
OGA - Incoming West Linn High School 14-year-old Brady Turnquist proved herself one of the top young golfers in the state at the recent Oregon Junior Amateur, placing second in the intermediate age division.
July 14, 2016

Incoming freshman golfer already turning heads

by John Denny
Brady Turnquist, daughter of girls golf coach Bob Turnquist, took second at the Oregon Junior Amateur One young lady from Oregon City has fallen in love with the game of golf, and her passion…
VERN UYETAKE - Former head coach and current player safety coach Ron Chappell will lead a Heads Up Tackling clinic at the high school next week, focusing on helping youth players learn proper fundamentals of tackling.
July 14, 2016

West Linn holds Heads Up Tackling clinic

by Matt Sherman
Ron Chappell will host the event for the second year next week For the second year a in a row, West Linn High School will host the Heads Up Tackling Academy, running July 18-21. Ron Chappell,…

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VERN UYETAKE - Jonathan Kelly delivers to the plate during the Lions' opening game of last week's Firecracker Tournament at Lakeridge. Kelly has been one of  a handful of talented young pitchers who have been impressive this summer.
Jul 08, 2016

WL summer ball team heating up

by Matt Sherman
The Lions take second at Lakeridge tournament and have won six of seven West Linn’s baseball team got off to an understandably slow start to its summer league season. The Lions are replacing…