NWC championships past repeats itself

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

April 22, 2018

The Wildcats suffered a defeat echoing the past, falling once again to the Whitman Blues in the NWC championship final round on their home court. Last season, the Blues nudged their way past the Wildcats 5-3 and unfortunately, they reigned again 5-3. Linfield was off to a sweeping start at the...

‘Cats top charts at Lewis & Clark invitational

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018

The Linfield women’s track and field team took first place with 158 points and the men’s team finished fourth out of five teams on Saturday at the Lewis and Clark Invitational. The Wildcats topped the charts in the women’s 800m, all three were seniors. Kaelia Neal led the pack crossing first...

Seniors weekend ends in smash

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

April 16, 2018

The women’s tennis team blew out the Willamette Bearcats 9-0 and the Lewis and Clark Pio’s 7-2 over the weekend. The Wildcats played at home on Saturday and then in Portland on Sunday. The Bearcats double and single competitors were no match for the Wildcats. The doubles team made up off senior’s...

’Cat lax drops ball in last home game of season

Kaelia Neal, Editor-in-chief

April 16, 2018

Linfield women’s lacrosse battled No. 2 ranked Whitman in hopes to secure its third straight win. However, the Blues’ defense was an unstoppable force for the Wildcats, closing out the game 4-18 in Whitman’s favor on Saturday. “Whitman’s defense was very good at high pressuring us on attack,...

Softball sweeps Saturday double-header

Gabriel Nair, Staff Writer

April 15, 2018

This past weekend, the Wildcats played a double header on Saturday against Lewis and Clark. In both games, the Wildcats picked up the won with a score of 8-5. With these wins, the ‘Cats record goes up to 30-8. As senior night weekend, the coaches honored Melanie Oord, Cheyenne Fletcher, Jessica...

Women’s tennis takes two, men’s tennis falls one

Braelyn Swan, Staff writer

April 9, 2018

The women’s tennis team took two wins against Pacific and George Fox while playing away matches at the respective schools. The men's team played one match against George Fox on Sunday and took a loss of 1-8 In the women's match on Saturday Linfield swept the court against Pacific with a final score...

’Cat Lax crushes opponents in weekend games

Kaelia Neal, Editor-in-chief

April 9, 2018

It was a rewarding weekend for women’s lacrosse as the team crushed Puget Sound 13-7 and Pacific 18-8. “Our goal for this weekend was to play as a team. We came out and did just that,” head coach Brittany Hartmann said. Genna Hughes, ’18, Maya Peterson, ’20, and Gabriella Moe, ’21,...

Softball drowns out Boxers late at night

Softball drowns out Boxers late at night

Gabriel Nair, Staff writer

April 9, 2018

After a weekend where Saturday’s double header got cancelled due to weather, softball finally got to play a game on Sunday against Pacific. In the first game, Linfield hammered Pacific, winning 7-2. Cheyenne Fletcher, ’18, started the attack early, hitting a homer to left field. From there, Linfield...

Linfield storms Whitworth field for winning weekend

Linfield storms Whitworth field for winning weekend

Angel Rosas, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018

The weather was less than great this weekend, but good enough for the men’s baseball team to sweep Whitworth. In game one, the Whitworth Pirates scored first in the fourth inning. But thanks to the pitching talents of juniors Cason Cunningham, Dylan Peters, and Liam Herlihy, the Pirates wouldn’t...

Wildcats stride past opponents; embrace strong winds, rain

Wildcats stride past opponents; embrace strong winds, rain

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

April 9, 2018

The Wildcats strode past adverse weather conditions to multiple first and secondary honors over the weekend at the Linfield Jenn Boyman Memorial. The meet brought more than three dozen track and field alumni. Some competed in the alumni mile. Linfield swept the top three spots in the women’s...

Wildcats earn secondary honors at George Fox invitational

Wildcats earn secondary honors at George Fox invitational

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

March 19, 2018

The Wildcats men’s and women’s track and field teams earned secondary honors at the Rich Allen Classic on Saturday. The women’s team finished the night with 203 points and the men’s team pulled together 110 points. George Fox won the meet earning 307 points on the women’s side and 293 points...

Swimmer prioritizes health for nationals

Swimmer prioritizes health for nationals

Kaelia Neal, Editor-in-chief

March 19, 2018

When Noah Cutting went to nationals last year as a freshman, he went based on talent. This year, he upped his game by focusing on healthy eating, sleeping more, and doing all of the little things to ensure his body was competition ready. Now he believes he’s in contention for a national title. “Just...