The Linfield Review

Promising new baseball members

Colton Meyer, '22

Athena Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

The baseball team is excited for the new players, Colton Meyer and Brian Cromwell. Meyer is freshman pitcher from Silverton, Oregon and Cromwell is a junior second baseman that transferred from Santa Ana College. Head Coach Stan Manley said that Meyer’s velocity and command of his pitches have gotten...

Whitman upset rocks Linfield

Cameron Fox (#10) ‘19, being congratulated by fellow teammates for scoring a home run for the team.

Angel Rosas and Athena Benjamin

February 25, 2019

The Wildcats started the baseball season with a three-game series at home against the Whitman Blues.  The series started with a doubleheader where the Wildcats fell short in both games. The home opener saw a cool 47-degree breeze fill the seats of the Jim Wright Stadium.  The Blues started the...

Whitworth pirated playoff ambitions

Elijah O'Bryant, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

The Wildcats have sadly tapped out early during the men’s basketball Northwest Conference Tournament. The team came home from their game against Whitworth in Spokane with a score of 88-69. “It was if we were punched in the mouth and just couldn’t recover fast enough,” sophomore Sandor Rodriguez...

Fresh faces turn Wildcats athletics heads

Fresh faces turn Wildcats athletics heads

Athena Benjamin, Staff Writer

February 25, 2019

With the new season of sports getting underway, there are many new athletes joining the Linfield teams. These athletes have been suggested by their teammates and coaches for potentially making a big impact in their sport. The lacrosse team introduces two strong midfield freshmen Bethany Shade and...

Weekend Swimming Recap

Livia Kokkino, Writer

November 27, 2018

The men’s and women’s swim teams both found success this past weekend at home where they took on Whitworth University Friday evening and Whitman College Saturday afternoon. In Friday’s meet against Whitworth, the women’s team powered through, beating the Pirates 112-93. On the other hand, Whitw...

Linfield basketball, back at it again

Athena Benjamin and Wilson Sherman

November 8, 2018

Fall sports have ended, which means winter sports are starting up again. Both the Linfield men’s and women’s basketball team have clear goals looking toward the season. For the preseason, the the men’s basketball team has a weight lifting coach who gives them three to four workouts for each ...

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

Linfield wide receiver J.D. Lasswell makes a first-quarter catch for eight yards and a first down as the No. 24-ranked Wildcats defeated the George Fox Bruins 14-0 Saturday in Newberg for the team’s third consecutive win. Lasswell led Linfield’s receivers with five receptions for 36 yards.

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

The VICIS ZERO1 is just one of the helmets Linfield football players have to choose from. There are only 6 VICIS available, but Coach Smith and Vaughan hope to add more to their inventory

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.” “...