Nine wrestlers headed to state

Nine wrestlers headed to state

Five Lions win league titles as the team eyes another state trophy The West Linn wrestling team...

WL girls take fourth at state swim meet

WL girls take fourth at state swim meet

The Lions win state titles in the 200 medley relay and 100 breaststroke Another year, another...

Lions down LO, clinch share of league title

Lions down LO, clinch share of league title

West Linn dials up the defense to pull away from Lake Oswego The West Linn boys basketball team...

Swimmers set themselves up well for state

Swimmers set themselves up well for state

WL girls look for another trophy while the boys qualify two relay teams Fast times were rampant...

Wrestlers eke by Newberg, all but clinch league title

Wrestlers eke by Newberg, all but clinch league title

The Lions stay unbeaten with a 31-30 win in a thrilling dual The West Linn wrestling team all but...

Girls hoops team runs win streak to seven

Girls hoops team runs win streak to seven

The Lions set up a showdown for a share of the league title with St. Mary's Another strong second...

West Linn girls win fifth straight

West Linn girls win fifth straight

The Lions solidify their hold on second place in the TRL with wins over Lakeridge and Newberg The...

Wrestling team has league title in its sights

Wrestling team has league title in its sights

The dual meet title will come down to West Linn's meet with Newberg on Senior Night The West Linn...

Pacers snap Lions' league winning streak

Pacers snap Lions' league winning streak

A shot in the final seconds breaks a run of 35 straight wins over Oregon opponents The West Linn...


West Linn's Sports

Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Caitlin Malvar drives and looks to make a pass during the Lions' narrow win over Tualatin at home on Tuesday.
February 26, 2015

Girls hoops team edges Tualatin in league finale

by Matt Sherman
The Lions hold on in a wild finish as they advance to the postseason The West Linn girls survived a bizarre scare in its regular season finale on Tuesday, edging Tualatin 66-64 in a game the…
February 19, 2015

St. Mary's ends Lady Lions' win streak

by Matt Sherman
West Linn's bid for a share of the TRL title falls just short The West Linn girls basketball team came up just short in its attempt to move into a tie for first place in the Three Rivers League…
February 19, 2015

Wrestlers wrap up perfect league slate

by Matt Sherman
The Lions down Tigard with district meet looming The West Linn wrestling team made it official last week, wrapping up its second straight dual meet title with an easy victory over Tigard. It was…
February 12, 2015

Boys basketball team rebounds with pair of wins

by Matt Sherman
The Lions drub Canby and Newberg after suffering first league loss The West Linn boys basketball team rebounded impressively from its surprising loss to Lakeridge last week with a pair of…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Courteney Landis fends off a Lake Oswego defender during Tuesday's league game at home. Landis had 13 points in the second half as the Lions put the Lakers away.
January 29, 2015

WL girls win again, move within a game of first

by Matt Sherman
A 17-0 run in the fourth quarter keys West Linn's victory over Lake Oswego The West Linn girls basketball team won its third straight game on Tuesday, running away from Lake Oswego in the fourth…
Photo Credit: TRACIE KRELLWITZ - Cameron Broberg gets a leg lock on his opponent during last week's dual meet. Broberg scored a 10-0 victory at 145 pounds to help the Lions to an easy victory.
January 29, 2015

West Linn wrestlers drub Tualatin

by Matt Sherman
The Lions stay unbeaten in league with two important meets looming The West Linn wrestling team moved another step closer to its second straight league championship last week, knocking off…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Will Matthiessen finishes off a powerful alley-oop early in the first quarter of the team's win over Lake Oswego. Matthiessen had seven points in the opening period.
January 29, 2015

West Linn boys move to 6-0, No. 1 ranking

by Matt Sherman
The Lions cruise past LO and Tigard, lead by two games in the Three Rivers League The West Linn boys vaulted to the No. 1 ranking in the state by staying unbeaten in league this week. The Lions…
January 29, 2015

Swim teams score victories over Sherwood

by Matt Sherman
The boys team edges the Bowmen with a win in the final relay The West Linn swim teams each picked up victories over Sherwood last week as the light at the end of the tunnel of the regular season…
Photo Credit: VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Kennedy Fulcher battles for a rebound in Tuesday's victory over Sherwood at home. Fulcher led the Lions with 16 points as West Linn broke a mini shooting drought. The Lions moved to 5-2 in league with just one game remaining before the midway point of the regular season.
January 22, 2015

Lady Lions find shooting touch against Sherwood

by Matt Sherman
West Linn cracks the tough Bowmen defense for an important victory The West Linn girls basketball team picked up a huge win on Tuesday and it did so in convincing fashion, downing Sherwood 47-28…
Photo Credit: TRACIE KRELLWITZ - Jaxson Severson searches for a way to turn his opponent during last week's league meet against Lakeridge. The Lions won the meet handily, only losing two of 14 matches.
January 22, 2015

Wrestlers take 8th at Oregon Classic

by Matt Sherman
Without four of its top wrestlers, the Lions compete well, stay unbeaten in TRL The West Linn wrestling team is hoping to get some of its bumps out of the way at the midway point of the season…

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Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Jaydon Grant came off the bench to make an impact for West Linn against Newberg last week. He finished with 10 points in the game.
Jan 22, 2015

West Linn boys alone in first in TRL

by Matt Sherman
The Lions bury Newberg and Tualatin to stay perfect in league The West Linn boys basketball team continues to make quick work of league opponents as it solidifies its grip on first place in the…
Jan 22, 2015

West Linn swimmers head down the stretch with league meets

by Matt Sherman
The Lions battle Tualatin and the boys nearly pull out a narrow victory The West Linn swim teams took on a very strong Tualatin squad last week, seeing what figures to be some of their top…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Tate Hoffman had eight points in an explosive first half for the Lions. West Linn built a 31-7 lead over Lakeridge after the first quarter, putting their league opener away early.
Jan 15, 2015

WL boys cruise in first two league games

by Matt Sherman
The Lions go up 31-7 on Lakeridge after first quarter and also beat Canby The West Linn boys basketball team started league play last week and, after it's difficult preseason schedule, found it…
Photo Credit: DAN BROOD - West Linn's Sidney Kolasinski skirts the sideline on a fast break in West Linn's game against Tigard last week. The Lions fell to the Tigers before giving St. Mary's a battle on Tuesday.
Jan 15, 2015

Lady Lions hit a rough patch

by Matt Sherman
West Linn is competitive with first-place St. Mary's but drops its fifth game in six tries Virtually everyone knew how much a grind the new Three Rivers League could be this year in girls…
Photo Credit: TRACIE KRELLWITZ - Kane Snapp went undefeated last week, winning his match against Sherwood and all three of his matches at the Newberg tournament.
Jan 15, 2015

Wrestlers down Sherwood, take second in Newberg tourney

by Matt Sherman
West Linn tops Sandy and McMinnville before falling to David Douglas The West Linn wrestling team continues to look formidable early in the season. One year after taking second in state and…
Photo Credit: DAN BROOD - Peyton Willis swims to a victory in the 500 freestyle by more than 40 seconds.
Jan 15, 2015

Swim teams battle Tigard in close meets

by Matt Sherman
The Lions win their share of races but fall in team scores The West Linn swim teams simply don't have the numbers to match up with many teams in dual meets this year but the team's primary goals…
Photo Credit: VERN UYETAKE - Anthony Mathis followed up his big game against Wheeler with 18 points and five rebounds in the title game of the Les Schwab Invitational agianst Monteverde.
Jan 08, 2015

Schwab Invite instills Lions with confidence

by Matt Sherman
West Linn finishes as runners up and gear up to defend their TRL title The West Linn boys basketball is ready to start defending its league title and may be playing with as much confidence as it…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn freshman Kennedi Byram saves a ball along the baseline during the Lions' overtime victory over Canby on Tuesday. Byram started the game and had her team's first two baskets.
Jan 08, 2015

West Linn rallies to down Canby in OT

by Matt Sherman
Taylor Enders wins it with a three-pointer in the closing seconds The relatively new rivalry between the West Linn and Canby girls basketball teams is perhaps one of the state's most underrated.…
West Linn's Jacob Taylor and Tim Harman stand with coach Doug Samarron after each winning their brackets at the competitive Pac Coast Championships. West Linn took sixth as a team in the tournament.
Jan 08, 2015

Lions take sixth at Pac Coast Championships

by Matt Sherman
Tim Harman and Jacob Taylor each win their brackets The West Linn wrestling team narrowly missed out on placing in the top-five at last week's Pacific Coast Championships, finishing in sixth out…
Photo Credit: MATTHEW SHERMAN - West Linn's Will Matthiessen makes a strong move to the hoop in the Lions' second-round game at the Les Schwab Invitational against Jefferson. Matthiessen had a team-high 17 points in the winning effort.
Jan 02, 2015

Lions break out on the big stage

by Matt Sherman
West Linn knocks off Jefferson and stuns national power Wheeler to make the finals at the Schwab Most basketball enthusiasts who packed Liberty High School after Christmas for the annual…




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