West Linn OIBA team takes second in state

West Linn OIBA team takes second in state

The Lions finish on a positive note, losing only to Clackamas in the final tourney A rough start...

Youth football program increasing player safety

Youth football program increasing player safety

New helmets and certification procedures for coaches are among changes this year Despite still...

Battle for the Bridge continues to make a difference

Battle for the Bridge continues to make a difference

The annual charity game to benefit cystic fibrosis research is scheduled for Aug. 6 The sixth...

West Linn holds Heads Up Tackling clinic

West Linn holds Heads Up Tackling clinic

Ron Chappell will host the event for the second year next week For the second year a in a row,...

Baseball team's season end at No. 1 Sheldon

Baseball team's season end at No. 1 Sheldon

The Lions nearly pull off a six-run rally in the seventh inning but fall to the Irish The West...

Roman Ollar captures first state title in dramatic fashion

Roman Ollar captures first state title in dramatic fashion

After a narrow defeat in the 3000, the WL senior wins the 1500 by a fraction of a second...

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West Linn's Sports

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 - 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.
July 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…
MATTHTEW SHERMAN - Linemen, Garrett Keizur, Tom Laverde and Hayden Bell stand with coach Eric Mahlum following Saturday's game in Hillsboro.
June 30, 2016

North squad falls in dramatic Schwab Bowl

by Matt Sherman
The North rallies from 10 points down but a late field goal gives South the win Last Saturday saw one of the most competitive Les Schwab Bowls in recent years at Hillsboro Stadium and history…


COURTESY: UCSB - UC Santa Barbara coach Andrew Checketts (second from left), from West Linn High and Oregon State, has guided the Gauchos to a surprise appearance in the College World Series.
June 23, 2016

Checketts takes UC Santa Barbara on 'magical' ride to College…

by Kerry Eggers
Two days into his first visit to Omaha, Nebraska, for the College World Series, Andrew Checketts was having the time of his life. “It’s been just great,” the UC Santa Barbara coach said as he…
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June 23, 2016

Three Lions get ready for Les Schwab Bowl

by Matt Sherman
Hayden Bell, Cody Coppedge and Garrett Keizur will represent the North squad Saturday Three Lions will represent West Linn at the annual Les Schwab Bowl this Saturday evening at Hillsboro…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 16, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Jake Porter 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…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - June 16, 2016
June 16, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 16, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to West Linn Lions Girls Golf Team 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…
Tyler Toney is a former head coach at Portland Christian High School and an assistant for Warner Pacific College.
June 13, 2016

West Linn hires Tyler Toney as new boys basketball coach

by Matt Sherman
Toney is a WLHS graduate who has assisted with the team for five years West Linn turned to a familiar face to fill its position for varsity boys basketball coach after Eric Viuhkola resigned…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - June 9, 2016
June 09, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 9, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Alex Rees 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…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - June 9, 2016
June 09, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 9, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Hunter Johnson 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…

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(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - June 2, 2016
Jun 03, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 2, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Hope Murray 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…
(Image is Clickable Link) WEST LINN TIDINGS - June 2, 2016
Jun 03, 2016

West Linn Lions - Athlete of the Week - June 2, 2016

by Kendra McGowan
Congratulations to Ross Scott 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…
Jun 03, 2016

Boys lacrosse drops heart breaker at Summit

by Matt Sherman
The Lions lead throughout regulation but fall to the No. 2 Storm 11-10 in overtime West Linn’s boys lacrosse team came inches away from another dramatic and emotional playoff victory last week,…
VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Natalie Byrne gives a hug to Lake Oswego's Rowan Anderson following last week's state championship game at Wilsonville High School. The Lions fell 12-8 in the contest.
Jun 03, 2016

Girls lacrosse can't rally against Lake Oswego

by Matt Sherman
The Lions come up a little short in a tough finale at Wilsonville For the past four years, the West Linn and Lake Oswego girls lacrosse teams have been trading state championships but the Lions…