Boys soccer team rallies twice to stay unbeaten

Boys soccer team rallies twice to stay unbeaten

The Lions edge Tigard and then get a goal in the final minutes to top Lakeridge The West Linn...

Lions tipped in Three Rivers thriller

Lions tipped in Three Rivers thriller

West Linn suffers first loss, falling to 34-32 at Sherwood For the 2014 West Linn High School...

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October 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.
October 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: 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.
October 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.
October 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.
October 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.
October 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…
October 02, 2014

Lions steamroll Newberg to stay unbeaten

by Matt Sherman
Tim Tawa throws six touchdown passes and West Linn vaults to a No. 6 ranking in the state by OSAA The West Linn football team calmly and efficiently dismantled Newberg last week, jumping out to…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - Colton Hefty looks to win possession against Woodburn last week. Hefty scored the team's first goal to tie the game and would finish with a hat trick in a 4-1 victory.
October 02, 2014

Boys soccer team opens league after big win

by Matt Sherman
The Lions pull away from Woodburn behind Colton Hefty's hat trick The West Linn boys soccer team appears to be playing its best soccer of the year at the right time as it opens up league play…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - Connor Berggren celebrates after scoring West Linn's first touchdown on its opening drive. Berggren would catch three touchdown passes from quarterback Tim Tawa in the 20-6 win.
September 25, 2014

Lions shut down Lake Oswego in league opener

by Matt Sherman
West Linn holds the Lakers to 89 yards passing and gets 3 TD catches from Connor Berggren When West Linn stormed out of the gates with a season-opening victory over favored Oregon City, it put…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - Elle Dyrdahl elevates for a spike during West Linn's win over Lakeridge last week. The Lions rolled in the first two sets but had to hang on for a five-set win to stay unbeaten in the TRL.
September 25, 2014

V-ball team stays unbeaten in league

by Matt Sherman
The Lions are 7-0 after wins over Lakeridge and St. Mary's In many ways, predictions that Three Rivers League volleyball was going to be wide open and unpredictable this year have been proven…

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Sep 25, 2014

Soccer teams fine tune as TRL play approaches

by Matt Sherman
The WL boys rally from a disappointing loss with a pair of strong games With just one non-league game remaining before next week's league opener against Tualatin, the West Linn boys soccer team…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Emily Jordan finished the race strong at Mary S. Young State Park last week and finished second behind teammate Johanna Briscoe.
Sep 25, 2014

Roman Ollar wins Northwest Classic

by Matt Sherman
The West Linn boys take fifth at the event after both teams win their home duel meet Roman Ollar captured the prestigious Northwest Classic last weekend at the state meet course in Eugene. Ollar…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Lauren Adleman, left, tries to find some space against a Wilsonville defender during Tuesday's 1-1 tie with the Wildcats.
Sep 18, 2014

Girls soccer settles for draw with Wildcats

by Matt Sherman
Wilsonville rallies for a goal with 10 minutes left, earning a 1-1 tie In an evenly matched contest on the road, the West Linn girls soccer team played Wilsonville to a draw on Tuesday. After…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Jake Bray shields the ball from a Wilsonville defender in the first half of Tuesday's 3-2 loss on the road to Wilsonville.
Sep 18, 2014

Boys soccer team's comeback falls just short

by Matt Sherman
The Lions give up three first-half goals in a loss to Wilsonville A late rally wasn't quite enough for the Lions against a Wilsonville team that has become a formidable rival in recent years.…
Sep 18, 2014

Boys cross-country team downs Tigard

by Matt Sherman
Johanna Briscoe scores a narrow win in the girls race West Linn's cross-country teams had their first dual meet of the season last week, battling Tigard and St. Mary's at Westmoreland Park. West…
Photo Credit: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Rudy Hughes steps in front of a David Douglas receiver to record an interception in last week's game. Hughes would return the pick for a touchdown, his second score of the game, whcih gave the Lions a 21-0 lead.
Sep 18, 2014

Lions pull away from Scots, move to 2-0

by Matt Sherman
Rudy Hughes scores a pair of defensive touchdowns as West Linn wins again West Linn proved to be too much to handle for David Douglas last week as the Lions ran away in the second half for a…
Photo Credit: PAMPLIN MEDIA: DAVID BALL - Cody Coppedge checks his place at the line of scrimmage during Fridays 49-26 win at David Douglas.
Sep 15, 2014

Lions come up big in two-minute drill

by David Ball
West Linn turns away David Douglas comeback at end of the first half 6A FOOTBALLNonleague game Team Score West Linn49David Douglas26 PORTLAND — West Linn raced to a quick lead Friday night and…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Kennedy Fulcher hits a ball through the St. Mary's block during last week's league opener. The Lions bested the Blues in straight sets.
Sep 13, 2014

Volleyball team bests two league contenders

by Matt Sherman
The Lions get off to a hot start with wins over St. Mary's and Lake Oswego West Linn' volleyball team may be cashing in on some of its raw potential just a little earlier than expected. The…
Sep 13, 2014

Confidence growing for boys soccer team

by Matt Sherman
The Lions hang with Jesuit and pick up their first win 2-1 over Clackamas The gauntlet has begun for West Linn's boys soccer team. The Lions will square off against some of the best teams the…
Sep 13, 2014

WL runners looks strong in early meets

by Matt Sherman
Both teams now prepare for the start of duel races West Linn's cross-country team is off to a strong start this season, putting up strong times at the Tualatin Invite and the Ultimook Race in…



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