Men’s soccer gets first conference win

Men’s soccer gets first conference win

Angel Rosas, News Editor

October 11, 2018

The men’s soccer team were still seeking their first conference win coming into their home double-headers last weekend. Their first test of the weekend was to try and beat Whitman College. The Whitman Blues scored the first goal of the match came in first 4 minutes of the match. But the game ha...

Life after sports doesn’t mean life without sports

Life after sports doesn’t mean life without sports

Lexi Kerr, Sports Editor

October 11, 2018

What happens when the one consistent activity in your life comes to an end? College is often the last time athletes play a sport competitively and the end is always bittersweet. Fall sports are mid-way through the season, which means that some graduated athletes are experiencing their first fall without a spor...

Wildcats feed the streak with blow-out win against Willamette

Wildcats feed the streak with blow-out win against Willamette

Angel Rosas, News Editor

October 11, 2018

The Linfield football team put on a show for the crowd of Linfield alumni, current students and other lovers of this small college. The Wildcats walked onto Maxwell Field with something to prove after their close loss to Whitworth 14-19. Willamette had the ball first and started their drive on their own 30-yard-line. The first drive was the indication...

Men’s basketball team scores a new assistant coach.

Men’s basketball team scores a new assistant coach.

Alexandra Feller, Writer

October 11, 2018

The men’s basketball team announced a new lead assistant coach on Sept. 24. John Willis, previous assistant coach at Willamette University, has great admiration for the ‘Cats and cannot wait for the season to start so he can start working with the basketball team. Players are confident in their...

Athletes say rituals help boost performance

Anne Walkup, Opinions Editor

October 11, 2018

Many of the top athletes in the world follow a pre-game or -meet ritual, which studies have shown to improve their performance. Likewise, several Linfield athletes share that they feel following a routine can help better prepare them for competition.  Cameron Dole, ’20: Men’s Swimming Cameron Dole is a tr...

Home opener ends with ‘Cats on top

Angel Rosas, News Editor

September 25, 2018

Linfield football is back on display as our Wildcats hosted the University of Redlands on Sept. 15.   A boisterous crowd of supporters witnessed the Linfield defense deny the Redlands Bulldogs any points during the ‘Cats’ first home game.   Although the ‘Cats took the win, it was not a...

Heartbreak at home for women’s volleyball

Lexi Kerr, Sports Editor

September 25, 2018

After two losses on the road, the ‘Cats battled the Willamette Bearcats and the Lewis & Clark for their first games at home, but were unable to take the win. The Bearcats won 3-0 on Friday night and the Pioneers won 3-1 on Saturday night. Linfield fans packed the home side of the bleachers during the ...

Freshmen to watch this season

Elin Johnson and Lexi Kerr

September 25, 2018

MEN’S SOCCER - CONNOR HEINTZ #21 Connor Heintz has played in all eight games this fall and started in five, putting him in the top ten for leading minutes played on the team. He also has one assist, which he gave to freshman Gerardo Perez in the team’s away game against Walla Walla University. H...

Soccer Coach returns with ‘unfinished business’

Soccer Coach returns with ‘unfinished business’

Angel Rosas, News Editor

September 19, 2018

In 2001, Steve Simmons left Linfield College but not without leaving an enduring mark on the campus, the culture, and players he coached. He returns 17 years later as the new director of soccer and assistant athletic director to complete some unfinished business. When Simmons arrived to campus in 1996, he c...

NWC names Linfield linebacker Student-Athlete of the week

NWC names Linfield linebacker Student-Athlete of the week

Melanie Johnson, Writer

September 19, 2018

The Northwest Conference named a Linfield student the football defensive student-athlete of the week on Sept. 11. Linebacker Patrick Pipitone ‘19 was picked after his performance in the Wildcat’s first game of the season, against the Carroll College Fighting Saints in Montana. He led the ‘Cat...

Wildcats knock regional tournament out of the park

Wildcats knock regional tournament out of the park

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

May 13, 2018

The Linfield dugout swarmed the field falling over one another curtailing into a doggy pile on the pitchers’ circle. The Wildcats have done it. They have just become regional champs sweeping the tournament with a 2-1 win over the Claremont-Mudd-Scripps Athens and a 9-1 win against the George Fox Bruins. Juni...

Wildcats advance to championship round

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

May 12, 2018

Linfield softball advances to the championship round after defeating the George Fox Bruins 9-1 in the regional tournament game three Sunday evening. Linfield was first on the board after a hit by senior Cheyenne Fletcher that brought senior Jacinda Swiger home. Swiger got on base after a hit to left...