Unvaccinated athletes will be required to COVID test weekly at personal cost 

Unvaccinated athletes will be required to COVID test weekly at personal cost 

Maddie Loverich, Editor-in-chief July 23, 2021

Linfield University’s athletic director, Garry Killgore, announced Friday that the Northwest Conference will require athletes who are not vaccinated against COVID-19 to test for the virus weekly. The...

Women's soccer, who played a shortened schedule in the spring, will return to the pitch for a full fall season starting on Aug. 24.

What to expect: fall athletics edition

Maddie Loverich, Editor-in-chief July 12, 2021

Athletes, coaches, and fans of Linfield University athletics can expect a return to normalcy in the fall, according to Linfield’s athletic director, Garry Killgore.  “We can't wait to be able to...

Freshman makes big impact for Linfield softball 

Freshman makes big impact for Linfield softball 

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor April 30, 2021

In an early exhibition matchup in March, Linfield softball found itself trailing to rival Whitworth University in the second game of the day. The Pirates had jumped to a quick 3-0 lead in the first inning...

Surprising injury suspends sprinter's season

Surprising injury suspends sprinter’s season

Kate Walkup, Staff Writer April 27, 2021

It took less than a second for Linfield freshman sprinter Daniel Olson’s conference-qualifying 200-meter dash to go from celebration to catastrophe. Finishing in 22.43 seconds—which at the time...

Sophomore Delaney Ragan scored a team-high 15 points against Bushnell on Tuesday evening.

Women’s basketball falls to Bushnell

JJ Anderson , Staff Writer April 17, 2021

Linfield women’s basketball played host for the Bushnell Beacons out of the Cascade Collegiate Conference in a non-conference game in Ted Wilson Gymnasium Tuesday evening. Following a second quarter...

Senior Haley Fujimori won 6-1, 6-0 in her singles match on Wednesday afternoon.

Women’s tennis undefeated after Wednesday win

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor April 15, 2021

Linfield women’s tennis bested University of Puget Sound 8-1 on a sunny afternoon matchup Wednesday. The victory was the team’s sixth consecutive Northwest Conference win, placing them atop the league...

Head coach Mitch Wilson looks on as freshman Riley Lynch tees off.

A unique mindset on the course

Wilson Sherman-Burton, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

It's a classic February day in McMinnville, Oregon: overcast with a steady downpour. Practice starts at 3 p.m. but players start showing up in the parking lot by 2:45. Today, the men are practicing, but...

Senior Max Lommen rises above defenders.

Basketball rides win streak to league-leading record

JJ Anderson , Staff Writer April 12, 2021

Riding a five game winning streak and seeking revenge for their lone loss of the season, Linfield men’s basketball took down rival George Fox on Friday and Saturday, winning 91-79 and 82-69, respectively.  After...

Senior Dempsey Roggenbuck won his third consecutive NWC Basketball Player of the Week award on April 6.

Basketball and swim take home conference honors

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor April 10, 2021

Linfield University’s winter sports have garnered recognition from the Northwest Conference in the past few weeks. On March 29, swimming and men’s basketball swept the NWC Player of the Week competitions.  Sophomore...

Sophomore and two-time NWC pitcher of the week Tayah Kelley will throw in front a crowd for the first time this season as Linfield softball faces Lewis and Clark University in a weekend series at Del Smith Stadium.

Linfield sports to allow limited spring spectators

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor April 8, 2021

Spectators will now be allowed at outdoor spring sporting events for Northwest Conference schools, as announced by the NWC on April 5. Linfield University, in accordance with state and local health guidelines,...

Freshman Emma Vande Brake fights off defenders.

Linfield lax drops comeback attempt

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor April 4, 2021

Despite outscoring the Bearcats in the second half, Linfield lacrosse lost their final home game 16-11 to Willamette University on Easter Sunday. The afternoon matchup was designated as senior day, honoring...

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A fifth year of eligibility should come with record restrictions

Kate Walkup, Staff Writer April 1, 2021

Five competitive seasons to dominate, along with five off-seasons to improve statistically, immediately give 2021 NCAA winter sport athletes the upper hand when chasing down records. While a typical...

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