Wet ‘Cats ranked third in preseason poll

Lexi Kerr, Sports Editor

November 8, 2018

The Northwest Conference preseason poll released Oct. 30 named both Linfield men’s and women’s swimming team third in the regular 2018-19 season. The women’s team received a total of 46 points in the poll, which puts the ‘Cats a 12-point-jump behind the second-ranked  Pacific Lutheran Lu...

Wildcat Football makes it three wins in a row

Wildcat Football makes it three wins in a row

Angel Rosas, News Editor

October 30, 2018

Although the Linfield football team had an uncharacteristically low scoring game, they still dominated as they won a road game against George Fox 14-0. The defense of both teams relegated the offenses to minimal yards on the ground and hardly anything in the air. Then, on the Wildcat’s thi...

Safety first, Linfield purchases $950 dollar helmets

Safety first, Linfield purchases $950 dollar helmets

Lexi Kerr, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

On a Monday before practice, the usual ebb and flow of football players came into the equipment room under the Catdome stadium to say hi to equipment manager Mack Farag, grab a handful of snacks or use the room as a shortcut—which Farag frequently scolded them for. Farag, who is in charge of managing and repa...

Wet ‘Cats host the first preseason meet

Athena Benjamin, Writer

October 30, 2018

Linfield is hosting the Northwest Conference Sprint Meet this year. The Wildcat swimmers will take on seven of the nine Northwest Conference schools in a large, preseason meet at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 27 at home. It is scheduled to last until 2 p.m. Lewis & Clark and Whitman will not be attending...

The final race for the 2018 cross country season

Lexi Kerr, Sports Editor

October 30, 2018

The Northwest Conference Championships are right around the corner for the Linfield men’s and women’s cross country teams. The meet will begin at 11 a.m. on Saturday on the McIver Park course where the team competed two weeks ago in the Lewis and Clark Invitational. Cross country coach Mike...

Volleyball coach Josh Davis under fire from players

Elin Johnson, Features Editor

October 23, 2018

At least eight players, including most of the starters, have quit the volleyball team following allegation of verbal and emotional abuse that have been levied at new head coach Josh Davis. Davis has been quoted by players describing them and the team as “an embarrassment,” “pathetic” and “stupid.” “...

Fall golf ends short of expectations, optimistic for spring

Fall golf ends short of expectations, optimistic for spring

Wilson Sherman, Writer

October 19, 2018

With nearly ideal weather conditions, the Linfield men’s and women’s golf teams hosted the Northwest Conference Fall Classic at Linfield’s home course, Michelbook Country Club, on Friday, Oct. 13 through Saturday, Oct. 14. While neither team saw the individual or team results they were h...

New volleyball coach accused of bullying players

Elin Johnson, Features Editor

October 17, 2018

At least six players, including most of the starters, have quit the volleyball team following allegation of verbal and emotional abuse that have been levied at new head coach Josh Davis. Davis has been quoted by players describing them and the team as “an embarrassment,” “pathetic” and “stu...

Uyeda secures seventh in the nation in ITA Fall Championship

Uyeda secures seventh in the nation in ITA Fall Championship

Livia Kokkino, Writer

October 17, 2018

Sophomore tennis player Michelle Uyeda placed seventh in the Division III women’s singles in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Fall Championship on Oct. 13. Uyeda qualified for nationals after being crowned champion in the west regionals singles on Linfield turf on Oct. 8. The Fall...

Volleyball stays at bottom, key players missing

Athena Benjamin, Writer

October 17, 2018

Linfield’s volleyball team struggles to come up on top against University of Puget Sound and Pacific Lutheran University on Oct. 12 and 13 after head coach returns from being absent the previous game. The ‘Cats had their first conference win on Oct. 6 against Whitman with former head coach Shane Ki...

Women’s soccer Double-header

Women’s soccer Double-header

Angel Rosas, News Editor

October 11, 2018

The Wildcats took on “the Whits”—Whitworth College and Whitman College-- for their doubleheader last weekend. Game one on Saturday, Sept. 28 against the Blues was all Linfield, with a final score of 5-0 to make the ‘Cats 2-1-2 in conference. The Wildcats showed their dominance early in the ...

Homecoming game: Then and now

Homecoming game: Then and now

Lexi Kerr, Sports Editor

October 11, 2018

Different year, same result. The Wildcats not only beat the Willamette Bearcats in the homecoming game this Saturday — they also beat them in the homecoming game of 1973.   The homecoming game 45 years ago also ended in a shutout, with a final score of 17-0. Linfield player Jay Bruse tackles ...