Check out everything posted to Miles Vance Sports Journal over the past week.
Since Aug. 25, we’ve shared 289 unique posts, including team previews, game stories, features, slideshows, the Photo of the Day, the Play of the Day, the ICYMI Monday post, weekly football stats and more.
And readers have responded, in the thousands, by coming to the site every day. In case you missed it — thus “ICYMI Monday” — here’s what’s been featured on the site over the past week.
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The Lions hold Sheldon to 33 points below their season average. The 2022 West Linn football team was an offensive powerhouse. The Lions — who won the Class 6A state championship game by beating Sheldon 23-14 at Hillsboro Stadium on Friday, Nov. 25 — were the state’s highest-scoring team and a unit well known for its many prodigious offensive weapons. But West Linn was … [Read more…]about West Linn ‘D’ proves itself big-time
The Lions’ receiving corps pays dividends from start to finish in 2022. The West Linn football team beat opponents in every way possible in 2022. The Lions, who won the Class 6A state championship by beating Sheldon 23-14 at Hillsboro Stadium on Friday, Nov. 25, beat teams with their powerful running game. They beat teams with their muscular defense. And they dominated … [Read more…]about West Linn receivers end their year on top
Initially considered a liability, West Linn’s ‘O’ line turns into a strength. The 2022 West Linn football team was known for its explosive offense. The Lions — who beat Sheldon 23-14 to win the Class 6A state championship at Hillsboro Stadium on Friday, Nov. 25 — were the state’s highest scoring offense, a crew that racked up 47 points per game en route to the second … [Read more…]about West Linn line paves the way to championship
The Lions’ senior QB makes the most of his lone season at the Lions’ helm. When Sam Leavitt came to West Linn for the 2022 football season, everybody knew he was just a hired gun brought in to enhance the Lions’ title chances. But by the end of West Linn’s 2022 campaign — which culminated with a 23-14 win over Sheldon in the Class 6A state championship game at Hillsboro … [Read more…]about Sam Leavitt caps his West Linn career with a title
The Lions avenge their lone loss of 2022 and win their second state crown. It was a day for defense. It was a day for the ground game. It was a day to be physical. And it was a day for West Linn. The West Linn football team, facing Sheldon in the Class 6A state championship game at Hillsboro Stadium on Friday, Nov. 25, raced out to a three-touchdown lead early in … [Read more…]
See the best images from the Lions’ state championship. Big events make for lifelong memories and — hopefully — great photos, so here’s a slideshow of the best images from the West Linn football team’s 23-14 win over Sheldon in the Class 6A state championship on Friday, Nov. 25, at Hillsboro Stadium. See the complete game story from this contest by clicking here. See … [Read more…]about Slideshow: West Linn-Sheldon Football
Miles Vance Sports Journal has all your Three Rivers League all-stars in one place. You want Three Rivers League all-stars? YOU WANT THREE RIVERS LEAGUE ALL-STARS? We got your all-stars, all of them, collected in one easy to access place — Miles Vance Sports Journal. See all of the Three Rivers League’s 2022 fall all-star teams listed below, and click on the red … [Read more…]about See all your Three Rivers League all-stars here
Lions and Irish play for 6A state championship at 3 p.m. Friday at Hillsboro Stadium. Something’s gotta give. It’s No. 1 vs. No. 2. It’s the state’s highest scoring offense against the state’s stingiest defense. It’s a high-stakes rematch with everything on the line. It’s the 2022 Class 6A state football championship between West Linn and Sheldon, with the Lions … [Read more…]about West Linn, Sheldon ready to go again
I’m thankful for Miles Vance Sports Journal and the chance to do what I love. I’m thankful. I am. It may be cliche to offer thanks on — you guessed it — Thanksgiving, but I don’t care. Some traditions are good and worth preserving and this is one of them. For me, like many other people, it starts with the basics. I am thankful for (and to) my wife of 30 years, … [Read more…]about Vance: Why I’m thankful
The 2022 Three Rivers League district champions lead a talented field of XC stars. They were the fastest. They won the most. And they came through when it counted. “They” are the 2022 Three Rivers League cross country all-stars, a group led by Lake Oswego junior TRL district champion Leo Cook on the boys side and LO sophomore district champ Ana Peters on the girls … [Read more…]
If you like West Linn football, you should also like Miles Vance Sports Journal. So you like West Linn football, right? If you don’t, you should. The Lions are the state’s top-ranked Class 6A team and they’re getting ready to play for the state championship against Sheldon at 3 p.m. Friday, Nov. 25, at Hillsboro Stadium. If you want to know how the Lions got there — … [Read more…]about Check out everything West Linn football
The Pacers rally late, but lose in the Columbia Cup semifinals. The second season was just that for the Lakeridge football team. The Pacers, after struggling mightily during the 2022 regular season, closed their ‘22 campaign with a flourish. First, they won the annual Battle of the Lake in their regular-season finale. After that, Lakeridge won two consecutive games in … [Read more…]