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As Ben has developed as an athlete and person has become a leader, with a team first attitude. He takes the most pride in supporting the younger generation. Ben, second from left, is pictured during a workout this year.

Fly as a Falcon: Seattle Pacific edition

Bryan A. Rector, Sports Editor February 4, 2021

One of the all time treasures known to Wilsonville High School has realized a transcendent opportunity which has bestowed upon him recently. After years of dedication to the craft and taking care of his...

 Kellen Hartford, a junior at Wilsonville High School, seen catching a football, masked up on the field.
Photo belongs Ava Stenstrom.

Sports seasons reinstated!

Alexis McIlmoil, Staff Writer January 30, 2021

The long-awaited news you have been waiting for, sports seasons are starting again, according to the OSAA as of the most recent committee meeting,  “Season 1 is an “open” season – wrestling,...

A look inside Hillsboro Stadium, the host of the state championships in football and soccer. Wilsonville sports are 2-5 in their last 7 appearances here.

Is home field truly advantageous?

Bryan A. Rector, Sports Editor January 28, 2021

The biggest events in sports are connected to the venue they are held at forever. The location adds to the lore, to the pageantry, and makes the chance to play in the biggest games even more special. The...

Wilsonville's facilities are rated highly. A sure draw for a more cut throat sporting environment.

The dawn of the super team

Bryan A. Rector, Sports Editor January 20, 2021

College and professional sports are deeply rooted in the concept of giving themselves the best chance to compete and win. Each team has a fundamental value of the "spirit of competition and utilizing tactical...

A look inside the stadium that played host to the National Championship. The capacity was limited to 1/5 of the normal standard.

For all of the marbles: National Championship recap

Bryan A. Rector, Sports Editor January 14, 2021

January 11, 2021, MIAMI, FL- After a tumultuous 15 weeks of the college football season, it in fact all came down to a blip of time in the grand scheme of things. A 3 hour contest on the gridiron that...

Pictured above is the Heisman Trophy of 1966, which was awarded to Steve Spurrier. As the most prestigious award given to college football players, it holds a certain amount of fame and awe in itself.

The small but mighty DeVonta Smith

Fiona Dunn, Student Life Editor January 9, 2021

The 82nd Heisman Trophy was awarded to DeVonta Smith of Alabama, via screen, just this past Tuesday.  The Heisman Trophy represents the best football player who colleges across the nation have to offer....

No matter what happens in terms of rulings and decisions, our Wildcats will be ready to play. Even if it calls for outdoor games!

March Madness to be held at the true mecca of basketball

Bryan A. Rector, Sports Editor January 8, 2021

The NCAA Tournament, a culminating event for college basketball, is a staple of the spring season. Last year it was canceled for the first time in the post-war era which ruffled some feathers of fans,...

Senior Keira McNamee on her signing day. She will play basketball at Hope International University.

Keira McNamee signs to Hope International University

Emilia Bishop, Head of Video Production December 15, 2020

Many athletes work their entire lives for the opportunity to play college sports, however few are successful. It takes drive, heart, and enjoyment of the game which can be difficult to maintain. Still,...

Karina Borgen in a soccer game last season. Borgen represents one of the class of 2022 who are looking for college opportunities.

Recruiting for class of 2022 athletes

Emilia Bishop, Head of Video Production December 14, 2020

Following in the footsteps of many Wilsonville athletes, the class of 2022 are looking to have the option to play in college. However, due to COVID restrictions, these athletes have had to work twice as...

A view of Randall Stadium in recent months. Pictured here is girls soccer. The hope is activity will return to campus any time.

Newly released plan devised by OSAA pushes sports back

Bryan A. Rector, Sports Editor December 7, 2020

After much adjudication by the board members and much anticipation from communities across the state, the OSAA has announced a relatively expected move to push sports and activities back into the Spring....

Burns (13) in offensive play against Hillsboro.

The COVID crisis affects signing seniors of 2021

Hunter McIlmoil, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

From the start of 2020, COVID-19 has been a dark cloud thundering across the face of our planet. Beginning with overflowing hospitals and quarantine to the passing of loved ones and unemployment, this...

The OSAA has provided a grace period to students once already. The next meeting will be held on 12/7.

The not too distant future of Wildcat sports

Bryan A. Rector, Sports Editor December 3, 2020

At the outset of this academic year, the soul of the community was revitalized after being granted an initial season by the Oregon School Activities Association. No two ways about it. But then, as quickly...

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