senior sendoff

Seniors Say Goodbye to their Beloved Sports


Lewis & Clark student-athletes have displayed true determination, resilience and joy through the love of their respective sports. When their seasons come to an end, many find themselves missing it and eagerly awaiting the next one to come. Yet what happens when there is no next season? For many seniors, there are no more practices

The seniors walk off into the spring sunset


Baseball and Softball’s seniors reflect on their time with the Pioneers and their future plans By Peter Melling /// Sports Editor The curtain has fallen on the 2016 season for Pioneer Baseball and Softball. They played their last series this past weekend, wrapping up long campaigns for both teams. Following their final series of games, the

Tennis seniors leave it all on the clay court


The seniors reflect on the four years they have spent on the Pioneer Tennis team By Peter Melling /// Sports Editor With the semester winding down, both the men’s and women’s Tennis teams wrapped up historic regular seasons. The women Pioneers finished 12-0 in the Northwest Conference (#18 in the Intercollegiate Tennis Association’s national rankings

The final great splashdown


The seniors wrap up their season at the Northwest Conference Championship By Peter Melling /// Sports Editor  The last act in the Pioneer’s swimming season has ended, along with the college careers of the six seniors of the men’s and women’s team. Their mentorship was invaluable to the young talent on both teams, guiding their

LC Basketball seniors say farewell


Seniors reflect on their time on the basketball court as members of the Pioneers By Abe Field /// Senior Staff Writer The Pioneers will end their seasons this weekend, closing out the season against Pacific. These will be the last games of a strong group of seniors, putting the finishing touches on their time within the

Volleyball seniors wrap up their final season


By PETER MELLING The curtain fallen on the 2015 volleyball season. Finishing with a 10-13 overall record and a 7-9 conference record, this young team has taken significant steps towards ensuring their contention in the future. This would not have been possible without the participation of the seniors, who mentored the squad’s young players throughout

Graduating women’s soccer players reminisce


By ABE FIELD MEGAN RATFIELD ’16 1. What was your fondest memory of LC soccer? Besides beating Linfield my sophomore year at home, I would have to say it was our second-to-last game this year, coming from behind to beat Whitworth 4-2! 2. What legacy do you hope to leave behind? I hope to leave

Gridiron goodbye: The football seniors look back on their years at Lewis & Clark


By ABE FIELD As the football season comes to a close this weekend, the football seniors took time to reflect on their time on the team over the past four (or more) seasons. They responded to a series of questions on what their yearbook quote would be, their favorite moment on the team, what NFL player

Speeding into the Sunset


The cross-country teams wrap up their 2015 season at the Northwest Conference Championship Meet By PETER MELLING The final act is approaching for the men’s and women’s cross-country teams for the 2015 season. They race in the NWC Championship Meet on Oct. 31 at Pacific Lutheran University’s South Field in Parkland, Washington. In preparation for the

The sun sets on the speedway stars


Cross-country seniors share their insights as their season wraps up Compiled by Peter Melling /// Sports Editor Following their final season of Lewis & Clark cross-country, the eight seniors reflect on yearbook quotes, favorite memories, their legacies and post-graduation plans. Kory Andersen (’15) “The Trial of Miles; Miles of Trials.” Learn to appreciate every moment,

Bon Voyage Volleyball Seniors


Kat Milan, Vanessa Hall and Brigitte Russo share insights, before playing the final game of their careers Compiled by Maddie Lee /// Sports Editor Vanessa Hall What is one of your fondest memories from LC volleyball? For our 2014 breakaway we went to our friend Mary ’s parents house and spent all day together competing