Spring 2016 Spirit Tree Ceremony

 Not Pictured: Andrew Young, David Schoenhals, Helix Holman, Phillip Michael Dove, Richard Dixon, Ryan Westwood

Not Pictured: Andrew Young, David Schoenhals, Helix Holman, Phillip Michael Dove, Richard Dixon, Ryan Westwood

Each player of the Portland Lumberjacks who has played in a game and attends the end of season party receives a "Spirit Tree." The spirit trees complement the player's personality and the ceremony has become tradition to mark the brotherhood among the team.


The Spring 2016 Harvest

  • Albert Gapasin - Ficus Phillipinenses - The Balete tree
  • Alex McNally - Handroanthus Impetiginous - The pink trumpet
  • Andrew Young - Abies Procera - Noble Fir
  • Benjamin Whitcomb - Abies Alba - Silver Fir
  • Brian Gardes - Sequoiadendron Giganteum - Giant Sequoia
  • Brian Kosciesza - Ficus Citrifolia - Bearded Fig
  • Charles B. Steele - Picea Sitchensis - Sitka Spruce
  • Colin Matthew - Juniperus Virginiana - Pencil cedar
  • Dave Henzel - Populus Tremuloides - Quaking aspen
  • David Schoenhals - Populus Deltoides - Eastern Cottonwood
  • Helix Holman - Pinus Contorta - Twisted pine
  • Jonathan M Buford - Carya Cordiformis - Swamp hickory
  • Joseph Anderson - Bussiere- Hesperocyparis Goveniana - California cypress
  • Joseph Martinus - Acer Saccharum - Sugar maple
  • Kirben Fischer Smoody - Dracaena Draco - Dragonblood tree
  • Omar Casillas - Quercus Agrifolia - California live oak
  • Phillip Michael Dove - Salix Herbacea - Dwarf willow
  • Richard Dixon - Salix Nigra - Black willow
  • Ricky Lankford - Corylus maxima - Hazel (nut) tree
  • Ryan Westwood - Thuja Plicata - Western red cedar