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The Linfield Review

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...

Freshman Frances Remmick celebrates on the ninth green Saturday after sinking a 20-foot putt for par.

Promising performances for Linfield golf in NWC Classic

JJ Anderson, Staff Writer March 29, 2021

Linfield men’s and women’s golf teams traveled to Aloha, Ore. this past weekend to compete in the Northwest Conference Fall Classic at the Reserve Vineyards and Golf Club.  After the two-day tournament,...

Sophomore Lexie Matsunaga swept Saturday's singles match 6-3, 6-2.

Women’s tennis triumphs 9-0 over Whitman

Kendall Harrison, Staff Writer March 21, 2021

Linfield Wildcats women’s tennis team secured a 9-0 win over the Whitman College Blues Saturday at the Linfield Tennis Center clenching the No. 1 spot in the NWC next to George Fox University.  This...

Sophomore Raelynn Hammock jumps to embrace teammates.

Volleyball comes up short against Pacific

JJ Anderson, Staff Writer March 21, 2021

Linfield volleyball fell Friday night in three straight sets to Pacific University in Ted Wilson Gym, by scores of 25-22, 25-10, 25-21. The Boxers improved their record to a league-leading 5-0 after their...

Junior Delaney Ragan communicates on the court.

Men win, women fall in Linfield basketball home openers

Kate Walkup and Maddie Loverich March 21, 2021

Men's basketball  The Linfield men’s basketball team soared past George Fox University in a dominant 100-74 win on Saturday night in the Ted Wilson Gym.  After falling to the Bruins 106-102 in...

Junior Jacob Campos received his CrossFit Level-1 training certificate last summer.

Ask a trainer

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor March 20, 2021

For years, junior Wildcat athlete Jacob Campos has aspired to a career as a personal trainer. Over the past summer, he took the first step toward his goals by obtaining his CrossFit Level-1 training certificate.  This...

Freshman Daniel Olson won the 50-yard freestyle in Saturday morning's meet against Willamette.

Linfield swim picks up two wins over Willamette

JJ Anderson, Staff Writer March 14, 2021

Linfield men’s and women’s swim teams defeated the visiting Willamette Bearcats in the lone home meet at the Linfield Aquatics Center this spring. The men cruised to an easy 115-51 victory, while the...

Softball wins first two in Whitworth series

Softball wins first two in Whitworth series

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor March 13, 2021

Linfield secured two wins against Whitworth University on a sunny Saturday afternoon in McMinnville. Senior Maddy Podnar picked up her third win on the mound, throwing a career-best nine strikeouts in...

Portland Trailblazer coach P.J. Carlissimo speaks to the media in the upper gym.

A moment in Linfield sports history: Portland Trailblazers take over Ted Wilson Gym

Kate Walkup, Staff Writer March 13, 2021

Blacked out gym windows, mysteriously closed gym doors and luxury vehicles. This was what Linfield looked like for a brief time in October of 1996.  The Portland Trail Blazers used to travel around...

Saturday roundup: Wildcat comebacks, losses and sweeps

Saturday roundup: Wildcat comebacks, losses and sweeps

JJ Anderson and Maddie Loverich March 7, 2021

Baseball Linfield baseball traveled south to play Willamette University in a double header at John Lewis Field, losing both games 2-5 and 2-3, respectively.  In game one of the double header, junior...

Coach Dan Spencer communicates with players on the field during Linfield baseball's home opener last weekend.

Head coach brings new perspective to Linfield baseball 

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor March 6, 2021

Tucked behind the visitor’s dugout at Roy Helser field sits Dan Spencer’s office. Inside, the decor is kept to the essentials. Wood bats are stacked in the corner and a couple shelves against the wall...

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