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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


Filed under Photos, Sports, Winter Sports, Winter Sports in Action

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


Filed under Photos, Sports, Winter Sports, Winter Sports in Action

Last Friday night, Feb. 15, the #6 varsity girls basketball team secured their eighth consecutive victory with an 83-26 win over #24 Milwuakie, 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


Filed under Photos, Sports, Winter Sports, Winter Sports in Action

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...

Athlete of the Week: Addi Wedin

Athlete of the Week: Addi Wedin

Cassie Hauck, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Sophomore Addi Wedin is starting her second year of varsity basketball at La Salle and plans to take it all the way to state. Addi first became involved with basketball through her mom and sister. “My mom has always been a coach, and then my older sister has always played,” Addi said. At age t...

A Look Back at 11 of This Year’s Freshmen Athletes on Fall Varsity Teams

A Look Back at 11 of This Year’s Freshmen Athletes on Fall Varsity Teams

Olivia Galbraith, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2019


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

With winter sports in full swing, it’s time to look back at the fall season and the athletes who made an impact on La Salle’s varsity teams. This year, there were many freshman athletes on La Salle’s fall varsity teams. Here’s a look back on 11 of those athletes who show promise and made an im...

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


Filed under Photos, Sports, Winter Sports, Winter Sports in Action

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...

#6 Girls Basketball Team Hopes to Return to Gill Coliseum

#6 Girls Basketball Team Hopes to Return to Gill Coliseum

Emily Hawkins, Assistant Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The #6 girls basketball team is 2-1 in league and has an overall record of 10-4, with hopes of returning to Gill Coliseum for a chance to win the state championship title again, just like they did in 2015 and 2017. The girls fell short last night, Jan. 15, to their top competitor, #1 Wilsonville, ...

#10 Boys Basketball Team Looks To Improve Current League Record

#10 Boys Basketball Team Looks To Improve Current League Record

Samantha Kar, Editor

January 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

More than halfway into the season, and with only eleven league games now remaining, the #10 varsity boys basketball team has achieved an overall record of 7-7 and a league record of 0-3. Over winter break, the team traveled to tournaments in Coos Bay and Salem. In Coos Bay, the boys took home the...

Athlete of the Week: Hanna Nguyen

Athlete of the Week: Hanna Nguyen

Mary Tamashiro, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Hanna Nguyen has participated in both swimming and cross country during her three years at La Salle. She has been on the varsity swim team since freshman year and the varsity cross country team since sophomore year. “I’ve been swimming since I was three, so swimming has always been a big par...

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


Filed under Photos, Sports, Winter Sports, Winter Sports in Action

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...

Winter Sports Update: Teams Fight Hard Over Break

Winter Sports Update: Teams Fight Hard Over Break

Emily Hawkins, Assistant Editor

January 9, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

La Salle’s winter sports teams continued to compete over winter break. Here is a look back at the action and highlights from break. Girls Basketball The #8 girls basketball team played in the Nike Tournament of Champions in Phoenix, Arizona. The team went 3-1 from Dec. 19 to Dec. 22. Th...

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


Filed under Photos, Sports, Winter Sports, Winter Sports in Action

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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