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#5 Varsity Girls Basketball Team Takes Home the State Championship Title

#5 Varsity Girls Basketball Team Takes Home the State Championship Title

Emily Hawkins, Editor

March 13, 2019

The varsity girls basketball team had one goal this year: return to Gill Coliseum for a chance to play for a state championship title. They did that, and more. On Saturday, March 9, the #5 girls basketball team played against #3 Springfield in the finals and won 55-48, earning their third...

Winter Sports in Action: #5 Varsity Girls Basketball Team Conquers #1 Wilsonville in Semifinals

Winter Sports in Action: #5 Varsity Girls Basketball Team Conquers #1 Wilsonville in Semifinals

Samantha Kar, Editor in Chief

March 13, 2019

The #5 varsity girls basketball team advanced to the state championship game Friday night, March 8, after a 79-63 win over #1 Wilsonville in the semifinals. In the championship game, the girls defeated #3 Springfield, 55-48 to claim their third state title since 2015. Check out #5 Varsity Girls Basketball Team Takes Home the State Championship Title to read more about the playoffs and see photos f...

Winter Sports in Action: #5 Varsity Girls Basketball Team Defeats #12 Hillsboro

Winter Sports in Action: #5 Varsity Girls Basketball Team Defeats #12 Hillsboro

Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

February 28, 2019

Early last Friday night, Feb. 22, at home, the #5 varsity girls basketball team defeated #12 Hillsboro 67-51, securing their tenth consecutive victory this season for a league record of 12-1. Here are a few photos capturing the action from the game. The team then won against #22 St. Helens last night, Tuesday, Feb. 26, with a final score ...

Winter Sports in Action: #8 Boys Basketball Team Takes Down #18 Milwaukie

Winter Sports in Action: #8 Boys Basketball Team Takes Down #18 Milwaukie

Reilly Smith, Staff Photographer

February 20, 2019

The #8 varsity boys basketball team ended their game last Friday, Feb. 15 with a 10 point edge up against #18 Milwaukie and a final score of 62-52. Sophomore Ian Simmons sinks a basket from just inside the three-point line.   Norton (next to the referee) analyzes the court before passing in the ball.   Norton rushes past defen...

Winter Sports in Action: #6 Girls Basketball Team Defeats #24 Milwaukie

Winter Sports in Action: #6 Girls Basketball Team Defeats #24 Milwaukie

Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

February 20, 2019

Last Friday night, Feb. 15, the #6 varsity girls basketball team secured their eighth consecutive victory with an 83-26 win over #24 Milwaukie, moving to 10-1 in league play. Last night, Tuesday, Feb. 19, the girls took down #28 Scappoose, making the team's current league record 11-1. Here are eleven...

Winter Sports in Action: #8 Boys Basketball Team Falls Short 44-57 to #2 Wilsonville

Winter Sports in Action: #8 Boys Basketball Team Falls Short 44-57 to #2 Wilsonville

Samantha Kar, Editor in Chief

February 13, 2019

Last night, Feb. 12 the #8 boys basketball team fell short to one of their top competitors #2 Wilsonville, with a final score of 44-57. They now have a league record of 6-4 and an overall record of 13-8. Samantha Kar Senior Nolan Grogan, senior Rudy Massaad, and sophomore Ian Simmons get in place on defense.   Samantha Kar Senior Justin North lea...

Ten Decorations in Teacher’s Classrooms and the Stories Behind Them

Ten Decorations in Teacher’s Classrooms and the Stories Behind Them

Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

February 6, 2019

Whenever you walk into a teacher's classroom you probably notice all of the posters and pictures on the walls and all of the little knickknacks that seem to be carefully placed on their desks, but do you ever wonder what the story is behind these decorations? Probably not. Here are ten little things...

The Art That Brings Life to the Halls of La Salle

The Art That Brings Life to the Halls of La Salle

Reilly Nesen, Staff Photographer

February 6, 2019

The various art classes provided at La Salle have had a very successful and colorful first semester. Many amazing drawings, collages, and paintings have been produced by the hardworking artists in the art program. Here are some examples of the amazing artwork that was done. ...

Winter Sports in Action: #11 Varsity Boys Basketball Team Defeats #19 Milwaukie 65-50

Winter Sports in Action: #11 Varsity Boys Basketball Team Defeats #19 Milwaukie 65-50

Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

January 23, 2019

Last Friday, the #11 varsity boys basketball team secured a 65-50 victory over #19 Milwaukie at home. Here's a look back at the action from the game. Moments before tip off, the boys huddle together and get hyped for the game with a chant led by junior Liam Crowley.   Senior Justin North passes the ball to sophomore Ian Simmons...

Winter Sports in Action: Girls Basketball Game vs. Wilsonville

Winter Sports in Action: Girls Basketball Game vs. Wilsonville

Reilly Nesen, Staff Photographer

January 16, 2019

The varsity girls basketball team is off to a great start, winning their first two league games against Parkrose and Putnam. However, after a tough game last night, the girls fell short 59-71 to Wilsonville, bumping them down one rank into the #6 spot in 5A. Here are some photos that were captured at...

Photo Feature: La Salle’s Guitar Classes and Choir Perform at the Annual Christmas Concert

Photo Feature: La Salle’s Guitar Classes and Choir Perform at the Annual Christmas Concert

Tarn Bregman, Assistant Editor

December 14, 2018

Last night La Salle's Beginning and Advanced Guitar classes, alongside the choir, sang songs, carols, and danced at the Annual Christmas Drive. In case you missed it, here are some of last night's highlights. Beginning Guitar opened the show performing three traditional Christmas songs for a full house.   La Salle's Beginning Guitar members performing “...

Swim Teams Defeat Hillsboro in First Meet of the Season

Swim Teams Defeat Hillsboro in First Meet of the Season

Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

December 12, 2018

Last Friday, Dec. 7, both La Salle swim teams prevailed in their first meet of the season against Hillsboro at North Clackamas Aquatic Park. The girls won 87-81, while the boys won 88-80. Here are a few photos capturing the action from last week's competition.   The team waits at t...

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