New Wildcat tennis coach brings first-hand experience

New Wildcat tennis coach brings first-hand experience

Sierra Bodle, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

Tennis is one of the more “COVID-friendly” sports. Players are on opposite sides of a net, spaced much more than six feet apart, and the Linfield tennis team is often able to play outside. When indoors,...

Precaution and wide-open courses allow Wildcat golf to maintain a decently normal training schedule

Young Wildcat golfers adapt to challenges, look toward season

JJ Anderson, Staff Writer November 17, 2020

As a naturally socially-distanced sport, golf was hardly impacted by COVID-19 restrictions. Therefore, Linfield’s golf programs didn’t skip a beat this past summer in preparation for the upcoming spring...

Donaldson glides through the water.

Young swimmer back at it after promising rookie season

Riley Omonaka, Staff Writer November 11, 2020

It was obvious early in Edan Donaldson's career that he had a natural affinity for water. He blew through swimming lessons at the age of eight.  Young Donaldson had two options to pursue his swim career:...

Linfield's record-breaking video board dominates the view from Memorial Stadium.

Linfield unveils record-breaking scoreboard

Ethan Myers, Managing Editor November 10, 2020

Another Division III record has been shattered by Linfield’s football program, but this one didn’t come on the field. Instead, it looks down at it. Construction was completed last week on Linfield’s...

Wrestling gear lying in wait for practices to begin.

Wrestling club returns to campus

JJ Anderson, Staff Writer November 4, 2020

After a near four-decade long hiatus, wrestling is back at Linfield.  Freshman Abram Nelson came to Linfield with 14 years of wrestling experience. Although he loved Linfield from day one, he felt...

The Clean Up interviews Mariners broadcast personality Dave Sims.

Now up to the plate: Linfield baseball players start new podcast

Ethan Myers, Managing Editor October 27, 2020

“Talking baseball with some dudes and a nerd” is the catchphrase of The Clean Up, a new baseball podcast. Who are the dudes? Linfield senior outfielder Ben Ranieri and Linfield alumnus Eli Konsker....

The pool remains calm in between practices sessions.

Single lane motivation

Charlotte Abramson, Features Editor October 21, 2020

The building echoes with sounds of splashing, bodies moving at high speeds within the water and the smell of chlorine permeates the air. Standing at the edge of the pool littered with water bottles and...

Linfield Athletic Program receives rankings

Linfield Athletic Program receives rankings

Emma Inge, Staff Writer October 20, 2020 ratings ranked Linfield University #1 for athletic programs for Oregon private colleges and #8 for Division III’s "Best College Athletics In America.” Athletics are a large part of Linfield’s...

Kaison Uehara prepares to begin his lift.

New weightlifting club to focus on student well-being

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor October 20, 2020

“Your fitness, your journey, we will help you get there” is the motto of Linfield’s new weightlifting club. Freshman president and club founder Kaison Uehara created the organization to build a safe,...

Softball's Kira Sneddon and Lydia Goss

Concordia transfers welcomed to Linfield

Kate Walkup , Staff Writer October 15, 2020

The abrupt closure of Concordia University in Portland left students stunned on a Monday morning last February. For a few, not only their academic career but also their athletic career seemed like it had...

Baseball scrimmage to allow student attendance

Baseball scrimmage to allow student attendance

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor October 15, 2020

Linfield baseball will play a three-game intersquad series this weekend, making it the first athletic competition that students will be allowed to attend this fall. The “Fall World Series” will be...

Get to know new Wildcat coaches

Get to know new Wildcat coaches

David Gray, Staff Writer October 13, 2020

Linfield’s athletic department announced the hiring of new head coaches for the volleyball and men’s soccer teams in early 2020. Although COVID has impacted nearly all collegiate athletics across the...

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