Team breaks six-game losing streak

February 22, 2008

Jordan JacoboReview staff writerWith 40 seconds left in the women’s basketball game last Friday, Pacific University guard Kalei Frank stood at the free throw line in the anxious silence of Ted Wilson Gymnasium. Sinking both shots comfortably, Frank left the Wildcats just six points ahead, 61-55. With full-court pressure requiring precision...

Track and Field poised for run at title repeat

February 22, 2008

Matt JonathanFor the ReviewThough last year’s season was brilliant for the Linfield track and field team, this year should be even brighter.After winning their first Northwest Conference Championship in 10 years, the Wildcat men will attempt to repeat the feat, while the Linfield women will fight for their own championship crown. The team ...

Men’s hoops in three-way fight for playoff berth

February 22, 2008

Tyler MorrillSports editorDuring winter break, the men’s basketball team turned some heads as it went 8-7, including a 4-1 start in the Northwest Conference.Before the season, the Wildcats were predicted to end up second to last after finishing last year 3-13 in the NWC. But with a strong start, the ’Cats found themselves at the top of t...

High expectations on deck for ’Cats baseball

February 22, 2008

Jake Peterson For the Review The Brosius legacy is off to a promising start. Predicted by coaches to win the Northwest Conference and taking the first two games of the season, Linfield baseball is armed for success as the season gets underway. "There are always concerns," first-year head...

Swimming excels with personal bests at NWI

Swimming excels with personal bests at NWI

January 31, 2008

On Dec. 1 and 2, the men’s and women’s swim teams competed at Linfield in the Northwest Invitational against nine teams that included Whitman College, Pacific Lutheran University and Lewis & Clark College. Pacific Lutheran won the men’s meet with a score of 610 points; second was Whitman with 649 ...

Students escape to the mountain for credit

January 31, 2008

Opportunities to ski or snowboard depend on transportation and students often have to be creative in finding ways to get up to the mountain. Senior Matt McGowan prefers to drive in his own vehicle, but for those who do not have access to transportation, the next best thing is the paracurricular downhill...

Senior all-star sent to international bowl

January 31, 2008

Linfield football’s senior cornerback Andrew Woods will snap up his chin strap one last time this Saturday as a member of the American Football Coaches Association’s Division III all-star team, playing the Mexican national team in the 11th annual Aztec Bowl. This year, the game will be held at Estadio...

Men’s basketball repeats defeat over Cavaliers

January 31, 2008

On Dec. 4, the men’s basketball team laced up its sneakers and aimed for its second win of the season against Concordia University. The ’Cats defeated the Cavaliers, 91-79, in the Nov. 24 matchup. Linfield won almost all across the board, outrebounding Concordia, 39-32 and matching Concordia’s...

Linfield coach knows battles on and off the field

January 31, 2008

In the midst of his high school wrestling season, bruises came to swallow young Doug Hire’s arms and legs. Wrestling is a grueling sport featuring a lot of contact, but he knew something just wasn’t right. His parents and coach agreed with his assessment. It was time to see a doctor. At age 16,...

Fans live and die as teams sink or swim

Fans live and die as teams sink or swim

January 11, 2008

Freshman Phil Vaglica’s most prized possession is an uncommon one: a piece of grass from the Pittsburgh Steelers’ Heinz Field that he stores in a glass case in his bedroom at home. Vaglica, whose father is a native of Pittsburgh, is the epitome of a die-hard sports fan. “My dad’s the reason...