Baseball takes on Whitworth

Kaelia Neal and Alex Jensen

February 18, 2018

Linfield baseball is ranked in a familiar place at the start of the 2018 season as the team is in the top half of the Northwest Conference. The Wildcats are ranked third behind No. 1 George Fox University and No. 2 Pacific University. With their win against Willamette on Saturday and Sunday, the Wildcats...

Wildcats break records NWC championships

Wildcats break records NWC championships

Gabriel Nair, staff writer

February 12, 2018

This past weekend has been one of breaking records for the Linfield Wildcats Swim Team. The Men’s Swim team ended up in 3rd place and the Women’s Swim team ended up in 4th. On the first day of conference, Noah Cutting, ’20, broke the school record in the 200-yard medley, which he previously s...

Hartmann steps in as head Wildcat lacrosse coach

Kaelia Neal, Editor-in-chief

February 6, 2018

With a only week left before the season began, women’s lacrosse coach Sean Hansen resigned after one year as a Wildcat. “Sean left to pursue other opportunities that might provide a better fit for her,” said athletic director Garry Killgore. The assistant coach, Brittany Hartmann, has stepped i...

Men’s basketball shoots for second consecutive playoff tournament

Alex Jensen, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

The men’s basketball season is dwindling down with only four more conference games to go until playoffs. The Wildcats are ranked third in conference just under Whitman and Whitworth. The top four ranked teams in the conference move into the playoffs. Last year was the first time in seven years that ...

Swim team glides toward championships

Alex Jensen, Staff Writer

February 6, 2018

The Wildcats’ season has gone swimmingly. The men’s and women’s swim teams have beaten the majority of their conference competitors during the regular season. The Northwest Conference Championships are Feb. 9-12 in Federal Way, Wash. “We are all really excited to show what we can do but als...

Phi Sigma Sigma throws teddy bears

Phi Sigma Sigma throws teddy bears

Malia Riggs, Opinion and Photo Editor

December 4, 2017

Phi Sigma Sigma throws stuffed animals to give back to the Yamhill County Sheriffs Department. The Linfield sorority put on its first ever teddy bear toss Friday night during halftime of the men’s basketball game against George Fox. Phi Sigma Sigma’s philanthropy committee head Abi Nelson, sophomore, said ...

Women’s basketball open NWC with split

Kaho Akau, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

The Linfield women’s basketball team began conference play Friday night with a tough 83-75 loss to George Fox. They bounced back on Saturday and squeezed out a 70-65 win at Pacific. Linfield fought for three quarters against the No. 21 Bruins, but was unable to hang on. The Bruins ran away in the...

Wildcats bruise Bruins

Wildcats bruise Bruins

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

December 4, 2017

The Wildcats had a stunning win over the George Fox Bruins Friday night but had an upset against the Pacific Boxers Saturday. After neck and neck play on Friday, the Wildcats prevailed 94-78. But unfortunately the ‘Cats could not keep up with the 10 point lead the Boxers left at the half and ended 73-...

Wetcats swim fast at Husky Invite, prepare for conference meets

Leina Panui, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

The Wildcats traveled to Federal Way, Washington for the 69th Annual Husky Invitational over the weekend. The Husky Invitational consisted of every event that will be at conference, and it included an array of club teams from the Northwest, division I schools, other division III and NAIA schools, ...

UMHB spoils quarterfinal hopes, ’Cats plan to rebuild

UMHB spoils quarterfinal hopes, ’Cats plan to rebuild

Kaho Akau, Staff Writer

December 4, 2017

The Linfield football season concluded on Nov. 25 after a 24-0 loss to defending national champion and No. 1 Mary Hardin-Baylor in the second round of the playoffs. Linfield ended the season with an overall record of 9-2. UMHB handed the Wildcats both of those losses. The first meeting between the ...

National meet concludes, Neal earns All-American, Beard places 77th

Alex Jensen, Sports Editor

November 20, 2017

The Wildcats finished in the top 100 at the NCAA National Competition. Senior Kaelia Neal and Junior Courtney Beard gave up the beginning of their Thanksgiving break to fly to Illinois to compete against 279 of the best cross-country runners in the nation. Neal’s outstanding 39th place finish ear...

Wildcats stun Cowboys, set up rematch with Crusaders

Kaho Akau, Staff Writer

November 18, 2017

Linfield’s 27-13 win over Hardin-Simmons on Saturday sets up a much-anticipated rematch with defending national champion, Mary Hardin-Baylor Crusaders. The Crusaders handed the Wildcats their only loss of the regular season when the two teams met at Maxwell Field on Sept. 16. Linfield and Hardin-Simmons...