Junior Abi Proffitt hit a grand slam Wednesday night against Bushnell, her first homerun of the year.

Softball bests Bushnell in high-scoring sweep

JJ Anderson, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

Linfield softball swept a double-header against Bushnell University Wednesday evening at Del Smith Stadium, winning 3-1 and 18-2, respectively.  Game 1 Senior Maddy Podnar threw a complete game...

Linfield softball swept Eastern Oregon in their home opener Saturday afternoon.

Saturday roundup: softball sweep, soccer and tennis fall short

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor February 20, 2021

Softball Linfield University softball swept Eastern Oregon University in a cloudy double-header Saturday afternoon, winning 3-0 and 11-0, respectively.  A strong offensive performance from senior...

Sophomore Laney Green celebrates her first goal of the season.

Women’s soccer dominates in win over Bushnell

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor February 16, 2021

Linfield University women’s soccer won 4-0 against Bushnell University on Tuesday night, setting the tone for a busy week of matches. The squad is set to play three more exhibition games this week before...

The ultimate Wildcat pregame playlist 

The ultimate Wildcat pregame playlist 

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor February 13, 2021

Listening to music is a common pre-game traditions for athletes. Whether it’s in the locker room before running onto the field, playing over the loud speakers to crowds in the gym or in the headphones...

Finding athletic stability through mental health guidance

Finding athletic stability through mental health guidance

Kate Walkup, Staff Writer February 13, 2021

Competing as a three-sport athlete in high school and continuing with track and field in college, counselor Lindsay Kandra has experienced the stress and anxiety that come with competing at a high level....

Each team group had a designated drop-off location for the can drive competition.

Athletes raise over 1,500 items in food drive

JJ Anderson, Staff Writer February 13, 2021

Linfield’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee partnered with Yamhill Community Action Partnership to hold a food drive that raised a total of 1,588 food items for low-income families in Yamhill County.  The...

Jordyn Feinauer communicates with her teammates on the court.

Senior basketball player balances school, sports and work  

Kate Walkup, Staff Writer February 6, 2021

Senior Linfield women’s basketball player Jordyn Feinauer has successfully navigated the school year balancing three jobs—full-time student, NCAA athlete and student teacher. In a normal year, her...

Crowded, mask-less dugouts are a thing of the past.

Linfield softball prepares to take advantage of 2021 season

JJ Anderson, Staff Writer February 6, 2021

“We learned quickly from last year that we cannot take anything for granted. We plan to take full advantage of the year we have been given,” fifth year senior outfielder Kelsey Wilkinson said about...

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Linfield’s first WildX of 2021 covers the transgender athlete experience

Ethan Myers, Managing Editor January 31, 2021

On Jan. 22, Linfield University Athletics kicked off their first WildX discussion of 2021 with a panel that focused on transgender athletes’ experiences and rights within the world of college sports. WildX...

A look back on women in sport in 2020

A look back on women in sport in 2020

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor January 30, 2021

When the San Francisco Giants took the field for their first exhibition game of 2020, fans experienced something they’d never seen before at a professional baseball game: a woman’s braid hanging out...

With spectators prohibited at athletic events due to COVID restrictions, a group of students parked outside the fence to get a view of the game.

Soccer breaks athletic hiatus with preseason win

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor January 23, 2021

Linfield men’s soccer bested the Multnomah Lions Friday night in Linfield’s first athletic competition since last March. The Wildcats outscored the Lions 3-0 in the first game played on Linfield’s...

Wildcat swimmers on the starting block.

Athletic director weighs in on potential spring competitions

Kate Walkup, Staff Writer December 2, 2020

At Linfield, student-athletes from all sports have been able to practice with their teammates and coaches. With spring just around the corner, Division III athletics across the country are looking to begin...

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