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Twelve La Salle Seniors Reflect on Their Opportunity to Play College Sports

Twelve La Salle Seniors Reflect on Their Opportunity to Play College Sports

Hannah Sisul, Staff Reporter
June 7, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports

There is no doubt that the class of 2017 is a very talented group both in the classroom and on the field, and in this year's graduating class, there are a number of students who will be continuing their athletic careers in college. La Salle will have student athletes represented at the Division I, II,...

Athlete of the Week: Sophomore Sophia Hines Explores Boxing

Athlete of the Week: Sophomore Sophia Hines Explores Boxing

Isadora Colpo, Assistant Editor
May 31, 2017
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Sophia Hines is a sophomore who has been playing basketball for six years, but she’s recently decided to shake up her life in a unique way: learning how to box. Sophia has only been boxing at Alive MMA for a few months, but enjoyed it from the beginning. "I started because there's a lot of stress...

Spring Sports Coming to a Close, With Postseason Now Underway

Spring Sports Coming to a Close, With Postseason Now Underway

Hannah Sisul, Staff Reporter
May 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

With spring sports coming to a close and the postseason now underway, the Falconer checked in to all of our teams to see how the regular season went and how things are looking getting ready for the playoffs. Softball After having their best season in 5A, the Falcons look forward to heading to the state playoffs after losing in their play-in game last season....

Athlete of the Week: Ashley Smith

Athlete of the Week: Ashley Smith

Peyton Hedges, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Freshman Ashley Smith has a busy schedule, participating in not one, but two varsity sports. Ashley is a member of both the varsity track team and the varsity tennis team, and has proved her exceptional abilities in each sport throughout the season. Ashley started the tennis season out as the number 4 ...

Track Star Philicia Robinson Sets Her Eyes on State

Track Star Philicia Robinson Sets Her Eyes on State

Kendal Shride, Staff Reporter
May 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

There is no doubt that Philicia Robinson was born to run. The junior track star is a devoted athlete with an impressive record. Now in her third year on varsity, Philicia continues to devour the competition, and once again is gearing up to compete at her third state meet. Closing up her junior track season,...

Senior Ole Arnston Looks Ahead to Future Playing Division 1 Baseball

Senior Ole Arnston Looks Ahead to Future Playing Division 1 Baseball

Hannah Sisul, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Four-time varsity baseball player Ole Arnston will be attending The University of the Pacific this fall to achieve a dream of his since he’s been six years old: to play Division 1 baseball. In the fall of 2016, Arnston signed his National Letter of Intent earning a partial scholarship to continue his bas...

Athlete of the Week: Matthew Werner

Athlete of the Week: Matthew Werner

Ben Wease, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

Between playing golf every day, maintaining his impressive grades, and making time to hang out with friends, junior Matthew Werner, one of the top high school golfers in the state, has a very busy schedule. In addition to his regular classes, Matt is currently taking AP U.S. History, Honors Spanish 3 and ...

Sports Update: Tennis and Golf Teams Start Strong, Despite Rain

Sports Update: Tennis and Golf Teams Start Strong, Despite Rain

Hannah Sisul, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2017
Filed under Sports

With spring sports already well underway, the Falconer decided to check in on both boys and girls golf and tennis. Tennis Tennis has been having the same struggle that all spring sports are having: rain. The girls tennis team has not played all of their scheduled league games this year because of ...

Six Game Winning Streak Propels Softball to Second in League

Six Game Winning Streak Propels Softball to Second in League

Maddie Pfeifer, Editor
April 26, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

Currently second in league, the softball team is looking forward to finishing the season strong. With a record of 6-2 in league play and 10-6 overall, the team is hopeful for their postseason run. “We have done really well so far. On Friday (April 21st), we beat Putnam, the number one ranked tea...

Baseball Has Sights Set High with a Strong 3-0 Start in League

Baseball Has Sights Set High with a Strong 3-0 Start in League

Hannah Sisul, Staff Reporter
April 12, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

With three dominating performances in their first league games against Sandy, La Salle baseball has improved to 5-4 on the season, 3-0 in league, and is currently ranked #8 in the state. With a total of eight returning starters on varsity, the team is confident they will be able to make it far into the...

Eyes on Home Plate, Rylee Maben Embraces Last Season

Eyes on Home Plate, Rylee Maben Embraces Last Season

Emrie Good, Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

For the past four years senior Rylee Maben has been on the varsity girls softball team. Her passion for the game has only grown from the time she started playing, to now, her last high school season. Maben says that the sport has “been in the family” her whole life. She’s been able to use ...

Spring Sports Vault, Run, and Score Their Way into the New Season

Spring Sports Vault, Run, and Score Their Way into the New Season

Hannah Sisul and Shak Saidjanov
March 15, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports

With spring sports practices already well underway, the Falconer decided to talk to the sports teams about how they are feeling about the upcoming season. Softball is looking forward to a successful season and hopefully making it to the playoffs. After only graduating two seniors and with nine re...

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