Women’s basketball open NWC with split

Kaho Akau, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

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The Linfield women’s basketball team began conference play Friday night with a tough 83-75 loss to George Fox. They bounced back on Saturday and squeezed out a 70-65 win at Pacific. Linfield fought for three quarters against t...

Wildcats bruise Bruins

Wildcats bruise Bruins

December 4, 2017

Wetcats swim fast at Husky Invite, prepare for conference meets

Leina Panui, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

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The Wildcats traveled to Federal Way, Washington for the 69th Annual Husky Invitational over the weekend. The Husky Invitational consisted of every event that will be at conference, and it included an array of club teams from ...

National meet concludes, Neal earns All-American, Beard places 77th

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

November 20, 2017

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The Wildcats finished in the top 100 at the NCAA National Competition. Senior Kaelia Neal and Junior Courtney Beard gave up the beginning of their Thanksgiving break to fly to Illinois to compete against 279 of the best cross-country...

Wildcats stun Cowboys, set up rematch with Crusaders

Kaho Akau, Staff Writer

November 18, 2017

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Linfield’s 27-13 win over Hardin-Simmons on Saturday sets up a much-anticipated rematch with defending national champion, Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders. The Crusaders handed the Wildcats their only loss of the regular season...

Another perfect conference record

Kaho Akau, Staff writer

November 13, 2017

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With a Northwest Conference title and a spot in the playoffs already reserved, the Wildcats concluded their regular season with a 35-7 win over Pacific. The Wildcats dominated the Boxers on both sides of the ball. Wyatt...

XC women take third; Beard, Neal head to nationals

Alex Jensen, Sports editor

November 13, 2017

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Linfield’s women’s cross country team ranked third in the west region at the NCAA Regional Championship. Head Coach Mike Blackmore said it’s the highest NCAA regionals team finish in Linfield history. “I was extremely...

Volleyball season had bittersweet final note

Kaelia Neal, Editor-in-chief

November 13, 2017

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The Linfield volleyball team concluded its season to place seventh in the Northwest Conference with a 5-11 record. “I feel that this season was definitely a learning experience,” junior Taylor Peterson said. “Growing...

Head coach Kimura ends 40-year career

Kaelia Neal, Editor-in-chief

November 13, 2017

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It took just $300 to induce first-year Linfield College student Shane Kimura to take over as head volleyball coach in 1974. At first, he didn't get much respect from the upperclassmen players. But he developed a love for coaching...

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