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St. Francis High School Football Series Starts Family Rivalry

St. Francis High School Football Series Starts Family Rivalry

Emrie Good, Editor
June 1, 2016
Filed under Sports

La Salle’s varsity boys football team will be traveling next season down to Watsonville, California to face off in a 2-year game series against St. Francis High School. The St. Francis Sharks are led by Coach Hazel’s brother, Adam Hazel, adding a component of a family rivalry. The unique nature...

Spring Sports Wrap Up

Spring Sports Wrap Up

Caitlin Lee
May 25, 2016
Filed under Sports

With spring sports finishing up, here's a look back at how each of the teams did, as well as what to look forward to next year. Track According to: Regan Russell What is the most popular event? The 4x100 and the 4x400 relays because they are fun to watch and they are at the beginning and en...

Track and Field Raced to a Strong Finish

Track and Field Raced to a Strong Finish

Virginia Jacobs, Editor
May 24, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The track and field team had an extremely successful season this year, resulting in 13 athletes going to state and multiple school records being broken. Mr. Baertlein says that the team is so successful because, “We have great athletes that are dedicated to the sport. These athletes show up every...

Boys Tennis Cleared the Courts at Districts

Boys Tennis Cleared the Courts at Districts

Jordan Yeager, Staff Reporter
May 12, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The boys tennis team ended their season on a high note with a long fought victory at districts. The team placed first at this week's district competition, and is sending two players to the now approaching 5A State Championships. Concerning the boys and their accomplishments this season, head coach, Mike Stone state...

Boys Golf: Living on the Greens All the Way to State

Boys Golf: Living on the Greens All the Way to State

Emrie Good, Editor
May 12, 2016
Filed under Sports

The boys varsity golf team is headed off to state. After a successful finish at the district competition, the boys will compete in the state championships next week. Individual success has shown in the numbers. Matt Werner, sophomore, is individually ranked in the top ten with an average score of...

Athlete of the Week: Jordan Gloden

Athlete of the Week: Jordan Gloden

Emma Herder, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2016
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Jordan Gloden is not your typical high school athlete. While others may play two sports throughout the course of the year, Jordan Gloden plays two sports throughout the spring season: track and lacrosse. While it must be challenging to take on this stressful schedule, Jordan has done so since last year. G...

Athlete of the Week: Jacob Lyver

Athlete of the Week: Jacob Lyver

Tori Rohlfing, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2016
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

With the baseball season now well underway, catcher Jacob Lyver, senior, has many hopes for success along with his teammates. Jake has been a varsity player for the Falcons two years of his high school career, and has been playing 13 years overall. As part of our ongoing Athlete of the Week feature,...

La Salle’s Lacrosse Team Moves on From Recent Losses

La Salle’s Lacrosse Team Moves on From Recent Losses

Katie Kell, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

La Salle’s boys lacrosse team has had a rocky start with a current record of 3-6. However, they won their last game 14-4 against Forest Grove on April 26th, and are currently ranked 37th in the Oregon High School Lacrosse Association Roster. The boys have four games left, only one of them at home, as they...

Girls Tennis: Serving Up a Racket

Girls Tennis: Serving Up a Racket

Ashtin Gohman, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The La Salle varsity girls tennis team has had a good start to their season, obtaining a respectable record of 2-3. Their next match is this Friday, April 15th at home vs. Liberty, and then they will participate in the first ever Milwaukie City Tennis Tournament taking place this Saturday, April 16t...

Kiana Christensen Dominates USASA National Snowboard Competition

Kiana Christensen Dominates USASA National Snowboard Competition

Olivia Kiesz, Staff Reporter
April 13, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Junior Kiana Christensen has just finished a tremendously successful snowboarding season in both her high school and USASA league competitions. Most recently, Christensen competed in the USASA Snowboarding Nationals on April 1-8 in Copper Mountain, Colorado. She ended up coming home with a gold meda...

Falcon Baseball: Swinging for the Fences

Falcon Baseball: Swinging for the Fences

Jordan Kersten, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2016
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

The La Salle boy’s baseball team had an exciting game Tuesday night with a commanding 10-5 win against St. Helens to conclude their 11th game this season. With seven games completed and a four game tournament in Arizona the La Salle baseball team is off to a running start. The team has four wi...

Athlete of the Week: Teresa Olarte

Athlete of the Week: Teresa Olarte

Olivia Kiesz, Staff Reporter
April 6, 2016
Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports, Spring Sports

Tennis season is underway and La Salle  is looking forward to seeing the Varsity Girls Team dominate the competition. So far, the team has played pre season matches against Lake Oswego and Estacada. The official season starts this Friday, April 8, with a match at St. Helens. Senior Teresa Olart...

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