West Linn's offensive line earns its moment in the spotlight

West Linn's offensive line earns its moment in the spotlight

The Lions' front line made all of the team's offensive fireworks possible If you know West Linn...

Slideshow: West Linn 67, Central Catholic 7

Slideshow: West Linn 67, Central Catholic 7

The West Linn football team left no doubt. The Lions left no doubt, took no prisoners, left...

West Linn leaves no doubt in 62-7 state title win

West Linn leaves no doubt in 62-7 state title win

The Lions claim their first championship in dominating fashion It turned out to be a coronation...

In tweets: West Linn routs Central Catholic 62-7 in title game

In tweets: West Linn routs Central Catholic 62-7 in title game

The Lions win their first-ever state title in historic fashion West Linn's players wanted to win....

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TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - The West Linn (right) and Central Catholic football teams prepare for today's Class 6A state championship football game at Providence Park.
December 03, 2016

West Linn football team readies for a shot at its first state crown

by Miles Vance
The Lions play in the state championship for a second straight year When you've got a big game — such as today's Class 6A state championship game between West Linn and Central Catholic — what else do you need? How about a big…
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn football coach Chris Miller is hoping again that his team 'Marinates in Greatness'again  when it faces Central Catholic in the Class 6A state championship game at Providence Park at noon Saturday.
December 24, 2016

West Linn football: A look back through 2016

by Miles Vance
The Lions have already made the 2016 season one to remember Look — 2015 was great for the West Linn football team. But 2016, 2016 is a whole different matter. The Lions — who battled all the way to the state championship game a…
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn senior running back Elijah Molden battles for yardage during his team's 62-7 win over Central Catholic in the Class 6A state championship game at Providence Park.
December 04, 2016

West Linn star Elijah Molden finishes his high school career on top

by Miles Vance
Molden rushes for 186 yards and three TDs in the state championship game The end of Elijah Molden’s career could not have turned out any better for West Linn’s star cornerback and running back. And given the hurdles he’s had to…


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December 01, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - Dec. 1, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Kenney McElroy 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 sponsored by Lil' Cooperstown Bar and…
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December 01, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - Dec. 1, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Emma McCurry 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 sponsored by West Linn Paper Co.
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Elijah Molden (here celebrating a touchdown during his team's 41-20 win over Clackamas in last week's Class 6A state semifinals) and the Lions will try to win their school's first state championship over Central Catholic at noon Saturday at Providence Park.
November 29, 2016

West Linn preps for Central Catholic test in Class 6A football finale

by Miles Vance
The top-ranked Lions are favored to win their first title against No. 7 Central Catholic
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Tim Tawa throws for some of his 352 yards during the Lions' 41-20 win over Clackamas in the Class 6A state semifinals at Providence Park on Friday.
November 28, 2016

Lions' second-half scoring burst powers semifinal victory

by Miles Vance
West Linn outscores Clackamas 28-6 in the game's final 17:25
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Jake Meisen makes the second of his two touchdown catches during his team's 41-20 win over Clackamas in the Class 6A state semifinals at Providence Park on Friday.
November 28, 2016

Numbers add up to a West Linn victory on Friday

by Miles Vance
Take a look inside the stats that sent the Lions back to the Class 6A title contest
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Jake Meisen (left) and Keishon Dawkins celebrate one of Meisen's two touchdown catches during their team's 41-20 victory over Clackamas in the Class 6A state semifinals on Friday at Providence Park.
November 25, 2016

Slideshow: West Linn 41, Clackamas 20

by Miles Vance
Check out our best images from West Linn's semifinal victory over Clackamas
TIDINGS PHOTO: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Jake Meisen and the Lions will try to beat Clackamas today and win a second straight berth in the Class 6A state championship game. West Linn and Clackamas meet at 4 p.m. today at Providence Park.
November 25, 2016

A look back at how we got to today's Class 6A football semifinals

by Miles Vance
Quarterfinal winners included Tigard, Clackamas, West Linn and Central Catholic

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TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Jake Meisen, who scored two touchdowns in his team's 41-20 win over Clackamas in the Class 6A state semifinals at Providence Park, tries for a third on Friday.
Nov 26, 2016

West Linn beats Clackamas 41-20, gets another shot at state championship

by Miles Vance
There was a moment, four minutes into the third quarter of Friday’s Class 6A state semifinal at Providence Park, when it looked like the Clackamas football team might just notch the upset of the season. The Cavaliers had just…
TIDINGS PHOTO: MILES VANCE - West Linn's Tim Tawa passed for 352 yards and three touchdowns to lead his team past Clackamas 41-20 at Providence Park in the Class 6A state semifinals on Friday.
Nov 25, 2016

In tweets: West Linn beats Clackamas 41-20 in Class 6A state semifinals

by Miles Vance
The Lions win their way back to the state championship game to face Central Catholic on Saturday
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Nov 23, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - Nov. 23, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Oliver Tufte 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 sponsored by Hidden Springs Family…
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Nov 23, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - Nov. 23, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Kamryn Baker 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 sponsored by Mark Hanson Agency, Inc.
SPOKESMAN PHOTO: COREY BUCHANAN  - Wilsonville running back Trevor Antonson scampers toward the sideline on a pass play.
Nov 21, 2016

Week 12's top five: A look back at the five biggest football games from Nov. 18-19

by Miles Vance
Class 6A winners include West Linn, Clackamas, Tigard and Central Catholic
TIMES PHOTO: DAN BROOD - Tigard senior linebacker Justin Lyons puts his arms in the air following the Tigers' 27-0 win over Sheldonon Friday in the Class 6A state quarterfinals.
Nov 19, 2016

Check out our best photos from Week 12 of the 2016 high school football season

by Miles Vance
The Class 6A state quarterfinals yielded some amazing results and photos
VERN UYETAKE - Elijah Molden makes a cut during a run in West LInn's quarterfinal victory over Sprague at home on Friday.
Nov 19, 2016

Lions overcome penalties, top Olympians 56-20

by Matt Sherman
West Linn runs away from Sprague in the second half to advance to the semifinals So far, the only team that has been able to significantly slow West Linn during its playoff run this year has been itself. For the second week in a…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Central Catholic's Ethan Gallant (No. 54) points downfield after Michael Abraham's fumble recovery at the end of his team's 21-9 victory at Jesuit High School in the Class 6A state quarterfinals on Friday night.
Nov 18, 2016

Week 12 high school football scores are here

by Miles Vance
Upsets by Tigard and Central Catholic highlight the Friday results
PAMPLIN MEDIA GROUP: MILES VANCE - Central Catholic's Cesar Rojas celebrates at the end of his team's 21-9 victory at Jesuit in the Class 6A  quarterfinals on Friday night.
Nov 18, 2016

Central Catholic upsets Jesuit 21-9 in state quarterfinals

by Miles Vance
The Central Catholic football team had waited a long time for this one. After ending up on the wrong end of a 56-19 shellacking at the hands of Jesuit back on Sept. 9, the Rams just kept working, just kept playing and just kept…
TIMES PHOTO: MILES VANCE - Beaverton's Carson Crawford, the Metro League's Offensive Player of the Year, leads the Beavers into action at Clackamas at 7 p.m. tonight.
Nov 18, 2016

High school football even bigger in Week 12 of the 2016 season

by Miles Vance
Class 6A's top teams teams roll into the state quarterfinals tonight