Girls lacrosse team upended by Lakers

Girls lacrosse team upended by Lakers

The Lions rally from a four-goal deficit but fall to the defending champs There will be no down...

Boys track team takes third at Wilsonville Invite

Boys track team takes third at Wilsonville Invite

Roman and Grayson Ollar break meet record in the 1500 The West Linn track teams saw some of the...


West Linn's Sports

April 25, 2015

Tough pitching hands Lions first league losses

by Matt Sherman
West Linn has its win streak snapped as it falls to 5-2 in the TRL The West Linn baseball team saw firsthand how good the pitching in the Three Rivers League can be this year as the Lions were…
April 25, 2015

Tennis teams score hard-fought wins

by Matt Sherman
Matt Perkins bests Newberg's top player while the girls team edges the Tigers and St. Mary's The West Linn boys tennis team knocked off Newberg and gave Lakeridge another fight in its two most…
April 25, 2015

West Linn golfers post strong results

by Matt Sherman
The girls edge St. Mary's for a win while the boys move back into second in league The West Linn boys golf team stayed consistent on Monday, finishing in second place at Tualatin Country Club…
April 16, 2015

Boys lacrosse overcoming early injuries

by Matt Sherman
The Lions handle OES while playing shorthanded The West Linn boys lacrosse team is banged up early in the season but that hasn't prevented it from racking up wins. The Lions were able to take…
April 16, 2015

Track teams split with Sherwood

by Matt Sherman
The West Linn boys eke out a win against the talented Bowmen The West Linn boys track team slipped past Sherwood in a meet last week, winning a close battle 74-71. The Lions got strong…
April 18, 2015

Golfers continue to post strong scores

by Matt Sherman
The girls edge St. Mary's for first while the boys takes third at Oswego Lake The West Linn boys golf team finished third at Monday's league tournament, keeping the pressure on in the balanced…
BRAD CANTOR - Jordan Dailey picked up a pair of wins out of the bullpen for West Linn last week. He threw two scoreless frames in extra innings in a 1-0 win over Lake Oswego and then escaped a late jam to preserve a 5-4 win over Canby.
April 18, 2015

Baseball team stays perfect in league

by Matt Sherman
The Lions sweep Lake Oswego and Canby and move to 4-0 in the TRL The West Linn baseball team stayed hot this past week, moving to 4-0 in league with a pair of shutout victories and a rally…
MATTHEW SHERMAN - Logan Scott-Deeter and Sam Watt rallied for a three-set victory against Lake Oswego last week, helping the Lions to a 7-1 victory.
April 16, 2015

Boys tennis downs Lakers after giving Pacers a scare

by Matt Sherman
West Linn starts to hit its stride with a 7-1 win over Lake Oswego The West Linn boys tennis team handled Lake Oswego 7-1 last Friday after nearly upended heaving TRL favorite Lakeridge a few…
VERN UYETAKE - West Linn ace Karsen Lindell fires a pitch in Monday's league game with Lake Oswego. Lindell gave up a run in the first inning but kept Lake Oswego off the board the rest of the way in an 11-1 victory.
April 10, 2015

Lions drub Lake Oswego in league opener

by Matt Sherman
Will Matthiessen drives in four as West Linn wins its sixth game in a row The West Linn baseball team started its league campaign in impressive fashion on Monday, drubbing league power Lake…
SETH GORDON - West Linn's Ellen Rowan moves up to the No. 1 singles spot for the Lions this year. All four of West Linn's singles players are either freshmen or sophomores.
April 10, 2015

Girls tennis team is young but deep

by Matt Sherman
Lions feature one senior but a strong sophomore and freshman class The West Linn girls tennis team is set up for the future with just one senior on this year's squad. The Lions feature a…

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MATTHEW SHERMAN - Matt Perkins was the Lions' top singles player as a freshman last spring. He returns to anchor West Linn's singles bracket again on a senior-laden team.
Apr 10, 2015

Returners lead boys tennis team

by Matt Sherman
A sophomore standout and seven seniors guide the Lions this year The West Linn boys tennis team is one of the most experienced in the league with seven seniors and a varsity line-up that is…
VERN UYETAKE - Senior Ryan Kelly tied for medalist honors at Willamette Valley Country Club with a round of 70 and helped the Lions to a narrow second place finish as a team.
Apr 10, 2015

Boys golfers rebound, take second at Willamette Valley

by Matt Sherman
Ryan Kelly ties for medalist honors as the Lions top the Pacers by a stroke The West Linn boys golf team made up some ground in the Three Rivers League on Monday, firing a team score of 307 at…
Apr 10, 2015

Lion track teams split in first league meet

by Matt Sherman
The boys knock off Tualatin while the girls battled the Timberwolves and St. Mary's Bolstered by a strong performance in the distance events, the West Linn boys track team knocked off Tualatin…
MATTHEW SHERMAN - Caroline Freiling is a returning all-state catcher and also has one of the most powerful bats in the league.
Apr 04, 2015

Young softball team should contend in TRL

by Matt Sherman
The Lions have just one starting senior but return their pitcher and a host of young talent The West Linn softball team is coming off a league title last year and features just one starting…
DAN BROOD - Amanda Elich fired a 71 at Tualatin Country Club on Monday, earning medalist honors in the event and helping the Lions to a victory. She is West Linn's top returner on a team that hopes to contend for another state championship.
Apr 04, 2015

Girls golf team looks to continue historic run

by Matt Sherman
The Lions have three state titles in five years and should contend again It speaks to the depth of West Linn's program that its girls golf team can graduate a pair of its top players, both of…
VERN UYETAKE - West Linn junior point guard Payton Pritchard has been named as Oregon's boys basketball player of the year by both Gatorade and USA Today.
Apr 04, 2015

Pritchard, Viuhkola pick up postseason awards

by Matt Sherman
Pritchard is named Gatorade player of the year for Oregon and both earn USA Today's honor The season may be officially over for the West Linn boys basketball team but the accolades keep pouring…
VERN UYETAKE - Dylan Tuor returns to West Linn this year as one of the best face-off players in the state. He and a young nucleus look to defend last year's state title.
Apr 04, 2015

Boys lacrosse team set to defend title

by Matt Sherman
A young Lions team figures to be among the best in the state It's been a while but the West Linn boys lacrosse team enters this year as the defending state champions and it's a title that the…
VERN UYETAKE - West Linn's Natalie Byrne is one of the top returning players in the state this year and will look to help get the Lions back into the state title game this year.
Apr 04, 2015

Girls lacrosse team hopes for return to winner's circle

by Matt Sherman
The Lions have their eye on unseating Lake Oswego as the rivalry renews The rest of the state still hasn't entirely caught up with West Linn and Lake Oswego in the girls lacrosse landscape as…
PARKER LEE - West Linn shortstop Tim Tawa slides in safely during a preseason game against Gresham.
Mar 26, 2015

Baseball team on upward trajectory

by Matt Sherman
The Lions return nearly everyone from last year's league championship team The West Linn baseball team likely won't catch many teams by surprise this year. Last season, new head coach Joe…
VERN UYETAKE - Jaydon Grant, Brooks DeBisschop, Ben Baldwin, Ryan Kelley and Anthony Mathis hoist the trophy and celebrate their most recent state championship win over Jesuit.
Mar 19, 2015

Three-peat!

by Matt Sherman
West Linn rolls to history with three convincing wins at the Chiles Center, becoming just the second big school team in Oregon history to win three straight boys basketball state titles There…




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