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Kids Day coming Aug. 24 - August 7th 2014
First- through eight-grade boys and girls are invited to take part in an informal skills clinic hosted by Linfield players

Video board segment draws national praise - June 10th 2014
The National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators presents Linfield the Silver Award in Orlando, Fla. Watch the Video Board Segment

The Man of Steele - May 28th 2014
Toughness, determination and superior skill set make Tyler Steele the the 2013-14 male recipient of the Vern Marshall Award Vern Marshall Award Winners

Deep and Wide - May 22nd 2014
Linfield coach Joseph Smith reveals a 2014 recruiting class abundant in talent and rich in character 2014 Schedule

Linfield mourns loss of Bruce Assily - January 28th 2014
The four-time all-conference defensive end accidently drowns while spearfishing off the shore of Waikiki Catdomealumni Tribute

Forrest playing in USA Football Bowl - January 19th 2014
Senior Dominique Forrest is representing Linfield in Monday's USA Football Bowl, which blends All-America players from NCAA Division II, III and FCS Listen Live (Jan. 20, 11 a.m. PST) | USA Football Bowl Rosters

Senior trio tops All-America list - December 20th 2013
Linfield places a Division III-best three players on the D3football.com All-America first team Complete All-America Team | Linfield's All-Americans

Super Six: Half Dozen 'Cats are All-Region - December 10th 2013
Joining Defensive Player of the Year Dominique Forrest are Steven Schultz, Tyler Steele, Josh Repp, Kyle Wright, and Josh Yoder

Purple Pain - December 7th 2013
Wisconsin-Whitewater wins a battle of unbeaten powerhouse programs, rallying from a 17-point deficit to knock off Linfield 28-17 at frigid Perkins Stadium | Audio Highlights | Post Game News Conference |

Wildcats, Warhawks collide in quarterfinals - December 5th 2013
Linfield packs its Division III-leading offense to Wisconsin-Whitewater to face the nation's top-rated defense with a berth in the NCAA semifinals riding on the outcome Listen Live | Watch Live | Attend a Watch Party |

Academic All-America team tabs Priester - December 4th 2013
Sporting a spotless 4.0 grade point average, senior tight end Jacob Priester is appointed to the Capital One Academic All-America team as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America Linfield's Academic All-Stars

Wildcats take playoff show on the road - December 1st 2013
The NCAA confirmed Sunday that Wisconsin-Whitewater will host Linfield in a quarterfinal pairing Saturday at noon CST

Dominique dominates, 'Cats move to next round - November 30th 2013
Linebacker Dominique Forrest fuels a second-half comeback as Linfield overcomes a 21-3 deficit to beat Hampden-Sydney 31-21 | Audio Highlights | Postgame Press Conference |

Wildcats dominate all-star balloting - November 25th 2013
Nineteen Wildcats plus Coach Joseph Smith are lauded for outstanding seasons with appointments to the Northwest Conference all-star list

Linfield to host Hampden-Sydney Saturday - November 24th 2013
The NCAA on Sunday confirmed Maxwell Field as a host site for the second round of the NCAA Division III playoffs Online Ticket Portal

'Cats thump Lutes 42-21, advance to second round - November 23rd 2013
Dominique Forrest keys a smothering defense that scores three sacks, two interceptions and a fumble recovery in Linfield's first-round NCAA playoff victory over NWC rival Pacific Lutheran | Audio Highlights | Postgame Press Conference |

Linfield rematched with PLU in NCAA's first round - November 17th 2013
Old playoff adversaries Linfield and Pacific Lutheran have been paired together in Saturday's first round of the NCAA Division III playoffs at McMinnville's Maxwell Field Interactive Playoff Bracket | Online Ticket Portal | Linfield Football Playoff History |

Fourth quarter TDs send Boxers to the mat - November 16th 2013
Josh Yoder runs for three scores and Linfield fends off an upset bid by Pacific to complete its fourth unbeaten regular season in five years | Audio Highlights | NCAA Selection Show (3 p.m. PST Sunday) |

A Piece of the Prize - November 9th 2013
With freshman Spencer Payne piling up 212 all-purpose yards and senior Tyler Robitaille making plays all over the field, Linfield clinches a share of its fifth straight Northwest Conference title | Audio Highlights

Linfield clobbers Willamette 56-15, closes in on NWC crown - November 2nd 2013
Josh Yoder runs for four TDs and passes for two more, Josh Hill gains a season-high 164 yards rushing, and Dominique Forrest has seven tackles | Audio Highlights | |

Wildcats drub Pioneers 84-7 in highest scoring game in Linfield history - October 26th 2013
Unbeaten Linfield piles up 12 touchdowns on defenseless Lewis & Clark, eclipsing a team scoring record of 83 set in 1927 | Audio Highlights

58 Great Winning Seasons - October 19th 2013
No. 2 Linfield rolls past Whitworth 51-17 to secure the program's 58th consecutive winning season, extending the Wildcats' own national all-divisions record | |

Doing Things the Wright Way - October 7th 2013
A steady sparkplug in the secondary, senior Kyle Wright shares his love of snow, football coaches and the Linfield defensive line

Fourth-quarter explosion buries Lutes - October 5th 2013
Second-ranked Linfield rides its defense to a convincing victory over Northwest Conference challenger Pacific Lutheran, beating the Lutes 29-0 with 22 unanswered points in the fourth quarter | Audio Highlights | |

Making A Case - September 28th 2013
Traveling 2,500 miles and three times zones, Linfield fashions a 45-0 shutout of Case Western Reserve to improve to 3-0 for the season | Audio Highlights | |

Yoder applying farm work ethic to new role as starting quarterback - September 25th 2013
The senior business management major is busy developing his own farm, not to mention leading the Linfield offense

'Cats crown Kingsmen 52-14 - September 21st 2013
Linfield does what it pleases offensively while holding 22nd-ranked Cal Lutheran to a pair of harmless touchdowns while scoring the widest margin of victory in the eight-game series | Audio Highlights

New Sheriff in Town - September 14th 2013
New quarterback Josh Yoder passes for 350 yards and three scores and runs for another touchdown, leading third-ranked Linfield to a 71-21 demolition of Hardin-Simmons in Abilene, Texas

Video board segment receives NACMA award - June 14th 2013
Linfield's moving game-day scoreboard introduction video receives a Bronze Award during the annual gathering of the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators in Orlando, Fla. Watch the Video Board Segment

More recruits heading to Linfield - May 7th 2013
With its strong winning tradition, Linfield can afford to be selective about the quality and character of players intending to enroll Future Wildcats Video Package | Initial List of Recruits | 2013 Schedule |

Newest recruits revealed - April 25th 2013
Geographically diverse, Linfield's football Class of 2017 is heavy on offensive and defensive linemen and brings a combined grade point average of 3.51 2013 Schedule

Remembering Frosty Westering - April 16th 2013
Linfield's battles with Frosty's Pacific Lutheran football teams are legendary but Westering's legacy will always be as a class act who always accentuated the positive Frosty's career summary

Four 'Cats are All-Americans - December 27th 2012
Brynnan Hyland, Dominique Forrest, Drew Wert and Mickey Inns are considered among the finest players in Division III with appointments to the All-America teams 2012 All-America Teams | Linfield's All-Americans

Five Linfield gridders gain regional acclaim - December 6th 2012
Joining Defensive Player of the Year Dominique Forrest on the West Region all-star team are guard Drew Wert, end Brynnan Hyland, tackle Steven Schultz and quarterback Mickey Inns Complete All-Region Team

Titanic Upset - December 1st 2012
Playoff newcomer UW-Oshkosh rallies from a 15-point, third-quarter deficit to shock Linfield 31-24 in overtime | Audio Highlights | Press Conference |

Linfield to host UW-Oshkosh, tickets on sale Tuesday - November 25th 2012
Linfield hosts Wisconsin-Oshkosh Saturday at Maxwell Field in the quarterfinals of the NCAA Division III playoffs; reserved seat tickets go on sale Tuesday at 1 p.m.

'Cats pounce on Cards, snatch 30-14 win - November 24th 2012
Michael Link picks off two passes deep in Linfield territory, helping the Wildcats defeat North Central to reach the NCAA quarterfinals for the fifth time in 10 years | Press Conference | Audio Highlights |

Turnover's Fair Play - November 17th 2012
Though Linfield struggles on offense, the Wildcats force five Pacific Lutheran turnovers to win a wild 27-24 first-round NCAA playoff game | Postgame Interview (.mv4) | Audio Highlights (.mp3) |

Inns, Forrest, Smith headline NWC all-stars - November 13th 2012
Linfield quarterback Mickey Inns and linebacker Dominique Forrest are the Northwest Conference's top players, and Joseph Smith is saluted as Coach of the Year

Linfield rematched with PLU in first round - November 11th 2012
Linfield is one of four top seeds in the NCAA Division III playoffs and hosts Northwest Conference rival Pacific Lutheran Saturday at Maxwell Field at noon Complete Bracket | Linfield in the Playoffs

'Cats clobber Pacific, head to playoffs on a roll - November 10th 2012
Four touchdown passes by Mickey Inns and three sacks from Brynnan Hyland enable Linfield to wrap up its eighth unbeaten regular season since 2000 | Audio Highlights (.mp3) | NCAA Playoff Show (3 p.m. Sunday) |

Forman named to academic all-district team - November 9th 2012
Junior business major and defensive standout Colin Forman is a CoSIDA/Capital One Academic All-District honoree for the first time in his career Complete Academic All-District Teams

Linfield passes Puget Sound dizzy - November 3rd 2012
Setting a single-game passing record the third-ranked Wildcats clinch a share of a fourth straight NWC title and an automatic berth to the NCAA playoffs | Audio Highlights (.mp3) | |

Forman and Hyland harass Bearcats, get NWC spotlight - October 31st 2012
Junior stalwarts Colin Forman and Brynnan Hyland are recognized as the league's top special teams and defensive performers of the week

Jepson runs the right route to Linfield - October 27th 2012
Senior wide receiver Lucas Jepson has had quite a journey on the way to landing squarely in the middle of a championship-contending Wildcats team

Linfield's perfect storm leaves Willamette all wet - October 27th 2012
Third-ranked Linfield holds high-flying Willamette to 108 yards and just five first downs in a 45-10 downpour at Maxwell Field | Audio Highlights (.mp3)

Wright's big return turns heads - October 24th 2012
Kyle Wright is the NWC Football Special Teams Student-Athlete of the Week after recording the program's third-longest punt return, scoring on a 75-yard run against Lewis & Clark

History in the Making - October 20th 2012
John Shaffer scores three rushing touchdowns and Linfield drubs Lewis & Clark 63-0 for the widest margin in series history | Audio Highlights (.mp3) | |

Inns tabbed as NWC offensive weapon of the week - October 18th 2012
For the third time in his career, senior Mickey Inns has been honored as the NWC Football Offensive Student-Athlete of the Week after quarterbacking a Linfield offense that hung 54 points on Whitworth

Linfield punter Josh Repp among nation's best - October 15th 2012
Combining great technical ability with genuine leadership, Josh Repp has evolved into a well-rounded and well-respected role model

57th consecutive winning season assured - October 13th 2012
Led by Mickey Inns' five TD passes, and John Shaffer's 108 yards rushing, Linfield pounds Whitworth 54-14 to move to 5-0 for the season, extending Linfield's all-divisions record for sustained success

Alumni football players invited to join Walk of Honor - October 11th 2012
Prior to Saturday's game, graduated players from all eras are introduced and form a gauntlet that welcomes current players to the field

Kay among nation's best kickers in September - October 2nd 2012
The Linfield senior is one of 31 place-kickers to be lauded by the Fred Mitchell Award committee for their performance on and off the football field The Fred Mitchell Award

Shaffer, Wildcats spoil Lutes' upset bid - September 29th 2012
Freshman John Shaffer rushes for 83 yards and the winning touchdown in the fourth quarter and Linfield registers seven sacks as Linfield twice recovers from two-touchdown deficits | Second-Half Highlights (.mp3) | |

Kay's clutch play earns NWC recognition - September 18th 2012
Josh Kay is honored as the top special teams player of the past week after scoring 15 points in Linfield's big nonconference win over Cal Lutheran D3football.com Poll | AFCA Poll

Kay's kick boots Cal Lutheran - September 15th 2012
Josh Kay boots four field goals, including a game-winning 39-yarder with five seconds to play, carrying Linfield past West Coast nemesis Cal Lutheran 33-30 at Thousand Oaks | | 2nd Half Highlights (.mp3) |

28-point barrage buries Cowboys - September 8th 2012
Fifth-ranked Linfield scores four straight touchdowns on winless Hardin-Simmons in the second half, turning a close game into a rout |

Drew Wert's emotional style fuels team - September 8th 2012
Second-generation Wildcat following the examples set by his father and an older teammate to forge a leadership role all his own

Videos

2013 Postseason Press Conference 01/09/2014
Football Postgame News Conference 12/09/2013
Football Press Conference (12/3) 12/03/2013
Football Postgame Press Conference (11/30) 11/30/2013
Football Press Conference (11/26) 11/26/2013
Football Postgame Press Conference 11/23/2013
Football Press Conference (11/20) 11/20/2013
Football Press Conference (11/12) 11/12/2013
Football Press Conference (10/29) 10/30/2013
Cat Chat with Tyler Steele 10/28/2013
Football Press Conference (10/22) 10/22/2013
Football Press Conference (10/15) 10/16/2013
Pacific Lutheran Game Highlights 10/10/2013
Football Press Conference (10/8) 10/09/2013
Football Press Conference (10/1) 10/02/2013
Football Press Conference (9/25) 09/25/2013
Cal Lutheran Game Highlights 09/22/2013
Football Press Conference (9/17) 09/19/2013
Football Press Conference (9/17) 09/18/2013