Lions roll in first two league games

Lions roll in first two league games

West Linn knocks off young challengers in Lake Oswego and Lakeridge Despite an abbreviated...

Wrestlers finish eighth at Rose City

Wrestlers finish eighth at Rose City

Tim Harman wins his bracket for the second year in a row The West Linn wrestling team continues...

Plenty of talent returns for WL swim team

Plenty of talent returns for WL swim team

The West Linn girls return their entire state championship medley relay team The calling card for...

Small wrestling team formidable once again

Small wrestling team formidable once again

The Lions have the talent to earn another state trophy this season The West Linn wrestling team...

Girls team hopes to contend in new-look TRL

Girls team hopes to contend in new-look TRL

The Lions have top-10 talent in coach Lisa Griffith's second season A strong mix of experience...

Younger WL boys team set to defend another title

Younger WL boys team set to defend another title

A pair of Division I guards leads a team that could challenge for another championship The West...

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West Linn's Sports

December 18, 2014

Swimmers open season with tough dual

by Matt Sherman
Shorthanded Lions battle Lake Oswego and St. Mary's The West Linn swim teams got a tough early test to open their season last week. The Lions took on Lake Oswego and St. Mary's while the girls…
December 12, 2014

Lions start 0-2 against tough competition

by Matt Sherman
The West Linn girls fall to No. 5 Beaverton after giving up a late run The West Linn girls basketball team isn't shying away from taking on some of the state's top teams early in the year. But,…
Photo Credit: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Cody Coppedge and Gabe Sullwood attempt to make a tackle on Central Catholic's Tyson Cooper in last week's quarterfinal game against the Rams.
November 28, 2014

No. 1 Rams, injuries end Lions' season

by Matt Sherman
West Linn loses Tim Tawa and Elijah Molden early in a quarterfinal loss After what was, in many ways, a magical season for the West Linn football team, bad breaks caught up to the squad at the…
Photo Credit: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Elijah Molden and Hayden Bell celebrate after a touchdown as the Lions rolled over Clackamas in the playoffs.
November 20, 2014

Lions crush Cavaliers, earn berth in quarterfinals

by Matt Sherman
Big plays propel West Linn into a showdown with No. 1 Central Catholic The West Linn football team picked up its first playoff victory in four years two weeks ago. Now, with a resounding 47-7…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn football coach Chris Miller addresses the team after picking up his first playoff win for the Lions. West Linn advanced past the first round for the first time in four years on Friday.
November 15, 2014

Lions blow out Roosevelt in playoff opener

by Matt Sherman
West Linn can't be stopped on offense in a 49-15 victory West Linn put on a clinic of offensive efficiency to open its playoff run last week, scoring on every one of its possessions not…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Caleb Snapp is fouled by a Grant defender during the Lions' quarterfinal game against the Generals at home last week.
November 15, 2014

Boys soccer drops heart-breaker in quarterfinals

by Matt Sherman
The Lions rack up plenty of shots but a Grant goal late in OT seals their fate Soccer is one of the few sports in the world where you can dominate a game and still come out on the losing end of…
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…

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Photo Credit: JON HOUSE - Members of the West Linn volleyball team celebrate a point during last week's second-round playoff match against Clackamas.
Nov 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.
Oct 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.
Oct 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…
Oct 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…
Oct 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…
Oct 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…
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…




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