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The Linfield Review

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

Niche.com 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...

Addison Klindt, member of women's soccer and track and field.

Dual-sport athletes adapt to COVID changes

Riley Omonaka, Staff Writer October 12, 2020

Some things never change at Linfield in the fall. The way the leaves turn red. The bustle of Starbucks as students and faculty get their morning coffees. Student-athletes scurrying to practice from dawn...

President Miles K. Davis addresses the crowd.

New facility serves as an investment into future of Linfield athletics

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor October 10, 2020

“I believe in the character that is developed from playing a sport. So, rest assured, there is no plan to eliminate sports at Linfield,” President Miles K. Davis assured a crowd gathered to celebrate...

Ryan Carlson looks over as the Wildcats take a knee.

Capturing the ‘Cats

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor October 7, 2020

It’s a Saturday afternoon and the Catdome is filled with sights, sounds and smells. A few thousand fans settle in and over a hundred helmeted Linfield athletes storm the field. A coach clipboard is mid-air...

Masked-up players on the sideline during practice.

Young ‘Cats reflect on unusual rookie fall

JJ Anderson, Staff Writer October 1, 2020

“I know I'll be surrounded by great people that will push and demand excellence out of me,” freshman quarterback Max Campbell said. “I knew the minute that I stepped on campus that the family feel...

Memorial Field remains quiet under a blanket of smoke on Monday.

Athletes adapt as smoke spreads

Maddie Loverich , Sports Editor September 15, 2020

On Monday afternoon, Linfield cancelled all outdoor athletic practices until further notice to protect the health of student-athletes. Wildfires continue to burn around the state, creating smoky conditions...

Without the usual packed crowd of Wildcat fans, Memorial Stadium will stay quiet this fall.

NWC announces suspension of 2020 fall sports schedule

Maddie Loverich, Sports Editor September 10, 2020

In mid-August, the presidents of the Northwest Conference announced that fall seasons for football, soccer, volleyball, cross country, golf and tennis have been suspended. Schedules will be postponed until...

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