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Athlete of the Week: Megan Lamey

Athlete of the Week: Megan Lamey

Isaac Brown, Staff Reporter

April 1, 2020

Senior Megan Lamey has been playing tennis for four years now and has continued to be a part of a strong team of players on varsity tennis at La Salle. Lamey started playing her freshman year. “I [began] playing tennis because my sister, who was three years older than me, was on the team,” she said. ...

Girls Basketball Season Ends Early, Leaving Them No Shot at a State Title

Girls Basketball Season Ends Early, Leaving Them No Shot at a State Title

Carlie Weigel and Maddie Khaw

March 18, 2020

It was on the day of the girls varsity basketball team’s semifinal game that they learned that what they had been working for all season — a consecutive state title — had been taken away from them, all because of the coronavirus. After defeating Corvallis 65-46 on Tuesday, March 10, the team...

Athlete of the Week: Jake Wilson

Athlete of the Week: Jake Wilson

Avery Rush, Staff Reporter

March 18, 2020

Sophomore Jake Wilson has been playing lacrosse for almost a decade, and with college approaching, he has no plans of stopping.  While juggling two lacrosse teams, as well as school, family, and a social life, Wilson said the most important lesson he has learned playing the sport is “[being] a...

From Slopestyle to Halfpipe, the Snowboarding Team Is on Their Way to State

From Slopestyle to Halfpipe, the Snowboarding Team Is on Their Way to State

Kendall Whiteside, Assistant Editor

March 11, 2020

Though some people mistake this team for a club, the snowboarding team is a group of a dozen teammates who compete frequently, just like other sports teams at La Salle. Practices occur whenever they can arrange a bus to pick up the participants, coordinated by English teacher Mr. Matthew Shedlock....

Athlete of the Week: Cameron Irish

Athlete of the Week: Cameron Irish

Gretchen Shea, Staff Reporter

March 11, 2020

Cameron Irish started running at five years old. Now a senior, Irish still enjoys running and is on both the track and cross country teams at La Salle. Irish started running at a young age because of her dad. “I went to Christ the King, and they had a track team,” she said. “My dad was one of...

#2 Girls Basketball Advances to Semifinals After 65–46 Win Against #7 Corvallis

#2 Girls Basketball Advances to Semifinals After 65–46 Win Against #7 Corvallis

Reilly Smith, Julia Tran, and Hailey Reeves

March 11, 2020

The #2 Falcons won last night’s 5A girls basketball semifinal game against #7 Corvallis at Gill Coliseum with a score of 65-46. The team ended their regular season on March 3 with 13 wins and one loss, placing them in second place for 5A overall. They will play in the semifinal game tomorrow, March 12, at 3:15 p.m. at Gill Coliseum at Oregon State University against #3 Wilsonville, their biggest rival. The Falc...

Making History One Gallop At a Time

Making History One Gallop At a Time

Fia Cooper, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

On Friday, Feb. 6, the La Salle equestrian team competed in their first Oregon High School Equestrian Team (OHSET) meet, starting a legacy that will continue on for many more years.  After more than four years of planning and hard work from students and parents, the La Salle equestrian team was ...

Boys Basketball Finishes League Play 9-5, Advancing to Playoffs

Boys Basketball Finishes League Play 9-5, Advancing to Playoffs

Matthew Jayne, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

On Tuesday, March 3, the La Salle boys basketball team finished their regular season with a league record of 9-5. They closed out the season with a win over St. Helens High School with an ending score of 71-49, shattering their season record for most points in a single game. The team ranked #14 in...

Athlete of the Week: Colin Wong

Athlete of the Week: Colin Wong

Paige Baines, Staff Reporter

March 4, 2020

Put yourself in this moment: It's the beginning of May, freshman year. You’ve been training all season for this one match that will either bring you to the state finals, or stop you cold in your tracks. Everything is riding on this one match, and your nerves are definitely making this clear. Desp...

While Building Culture, JV Girls Basketball Finishes the Season Undefeated

While Building Culture, JV Girls Basketball Finishes the Season Undefeated

Brooklyn Chillemi, Assistant Editor

March 4, 2020

La Salle’s junior varsity girls basketball team has finished off the season undefeated, even in taking down their rival Wilsonville. “It feels amazing to be undefeated. We are playing our game and it’s paying off. It always feels good to get that dub,” freshman Allie Ball said.  “It’...

Varsity Girls Basketball Works Towards Yet Another State Title

Varsity Girls Basketball Works Towards Yet Another State Title

Brooklyn Chillemi, Assistant Editor

March 4, 2020

While being ranked #2 in OSAA along with an overall record of 21-3 this season, La Salle’s varsity girls basketball team is finishing strong after winning the state championship last season.  The winter basketball season only lasts for four months; however, a large majority of the girls varsity te...

Athlete of the Week: Sam Meyer

Athlete of the Week: Sam Meyer

Luke Thompson, Assistant Editor

February 26, 2020

Senior Sam Meyer strikes a precarious balance between school and his La Salle sports teams; he plays lacrosse, runs cross country as well as track, and participates in ski races, all while keeping his grade point average at a 3.9 so far this semester. Meyer has been skiing for most of his life. “When I [first...

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