The La Salle Falconer

Athlete of the Week: Natalia Gonzalez

For freshman Natalia Gonzalez, her goal is to make the girls varsity soccer team at La Salle.
January 13, 2021

Since kindergarten, freshman Natalia Gonzalez has developed a passion for soccer, one that she plans to pursue at the high school level alongside her twin sister Sofia Gonzalez. Gonzalez and her sister...

Athlete of The Week: Ryley Vickroy

Junior Ryley Vickroy wants to pursue a career in special education.
January 6, 2021

One of junior Ryley Vickroy’s most difficult experiences took place over a year ago when she shattered her middle finger playing softball.  This injury required Vickroy to have surgery and attend...

Collegiate Athlete Sarah Fuller Inspires Conversation Surrounding Gender Equality in Athletics

December 16, 2020

Over the years, women have gained authority over their existence, advocating for gender equality and the same rights, opportunities, and responsibilities as men.  However, in the realm of sports, the...

Athlete of the Week: Kate Sunderland

Sophomore Kate Sunderland enjoys the community aspect of La Salle's cross country team.
December 16, 2020

Bored from the seemingly endless months in quarantine, sophomore Kate Sunderland looks forward to cross country practices with her teammates. She joined both the cross country and track team her freshman...

Athlete of the Week: Allie Ball

Ball looks up to WNBA player Diana Taurasi and American soccer player Megan Rapinoe.
December 9, 2020

For over a decade, sophomore Allie Ball has been playing soccer and softball, setting her up for success on the La Salle teams.  Last fall, Ball tried out for La Salle’s girls soccer team, making...

Athlete of the Week: Abby Sheets

Joining the track and field team has allowed senior Abby Sheets to compete with her friends and have an “overall good time,” she said.
December 2, 2020

Senior Abby Sheets has been playing volleyball since her early elementary school years, helping her to build longstanding friendships along with teaching her valuable life skills that she will take into...

Athlete of the Week: Brody Crowley

Encouraged by his older brother, junior Brody Crowley has been playing football from a young age.
November 18, 2020

Junior Brody Crowley, a running back and linebacker, has been playing football since a young age. “I started playing tackle football in first grade and I've been playing flag football since kindergarten,”...

Athlete of the Week: Molly Schmidt

Talking about soccer, junior Molly Schmidt said,
November 11, 2020

For junior Molly Schmidt, soccer is the perfect way to stay connected with her family. As a young child, she picked up the sport through her parents’ encouragement, and today, is inspired to keep improving...

Athlete of the Week: MaryEmma Hanley

Aside from her participation in cross country, Hanley also swims and plays tennis on the La Salle teams.
November 4, 2020

Although junior MaryEmma Hanley had never been active in any sport like cross country before high school, with the support of her sister, alumni Brigid Hanley, she decided to try it out.  With the...

COVID-19 Prompts the Community to Navigate Major Changes to Athletics

“One great thing that we've seen from a lot of our kids and a lot of our coaches in our community is just a tolerance — a level of acceptance of just the new conditions,
“Everything in this pandemic is in pencil as we go forward.”
October 28, 2020

After several athletic seasons were cut short and others completely cancelled last school year, the rampant coronavirus prevailed, and with sports now underway again, those involved in the athletic community...

Athlete of the Week: Mizael Harris

One of junior Mizael Harris' favorite memories was winning the 5A state championship in 2019.
October 28, 2020

Junior and varsity midfielder Mizael Harris has been playing soccer, his favorite thing to do, for 13 years. Harris spends the majority of his time on the field, playing small games with his friends, and...

“We’re Going to Stay Ready”: Athletes Find Alternatives To Keeping Fit During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, athletes have discovered new ways to work out and stay in shape.
October 21, 2020

Because sporting events have been postponed this school year due to COVID-19, athletes and coaches have had to adapt in order to stay prepared for when they are able to play again. From cell phone applications...

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