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...