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#10 Girls Varsity Soccer Team Aims for a League Title

#10 Girls Varsity Soccer Team Aims for a League Title

Mia Skoro, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

With the preseason having just concluded, the La Salle girls varsity soccer team now holds a 2-2-3 record and a #10 ranking in 5A. With league season beginning, the team has been putting in a lot of time to prepare. Junior captain Mackenzie Greenslade explained the team’s goals for the rest of the...

Athlete of the Week: Olivia Maulding

Athlete of the Week: Olivia Maulding

Ava Whalon, Staff Reporter

October 9, 2019

Freshman Olivia Maulding has high hopes for her athletic future this year, as a starter on the varsity volleyball team for La Salle, a member of Athena Volleyball Academy, and potentially trying out for USA Volleyball for the second year in a row. Maulding has been playing volleyball since first grade when her ...

Varsity Boys Soccer Ties 1-1 in Their Game Against Glencoe

Varsity Boys Soccer Ties 1-1 in Their Game Against Glencoe

Julia Tran and Reilly Smith

October 4, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team tied at their game 1-1 Oct. 3 against Glencoe with a point scored by Noa Taylor. Here are some photos from their game: Their next game and first league game will be held at La Salle on Oct. 9 at 7 pm against Hillsboro....

Athlete of the Week: Kate Collins

Athlete of the Week: Kate Collins

Brooke Heth, Staff Reporter

October 2, 2019

From a young age, sophomore Kate Collins has spent numerous hours on the soccer field and the basketball court. She has played soccer since she was in kindergarten and basketball since third grade. According to Collins, sports have always been a part of her life. “Everybody in my family plays sports,...

Photos: Varsity Football Wins 42-21 Against Putnam

Photos: Varsity Football Wins 42-21 Against Putnam

Reilly Smith and Julia Tran

September 30, 2019

On Friday, #14 La Salle finished up their second home game of the season with a winning score of 42-21 against #27 Putnam. With the win, La Salle is now ranked #10, and Putnam is now ranked #30. Here are some highlights from the game: Their next home game will take place on Thursday, Oct. 10 at 7:00 pm....

Boys Varsity Soccer Team Goes 5-0 to Start the Season

Boys Varsity Soccer Team Goes 5-0 to Start the Season

Addi Wedin, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2019

The La Salle boys varsity soccer team has had a strong start to their preseason, with a 5-0 winning streak, earning them a #1 OSAA ranking. On Tuesday, Sept. 24, in the team’s most recent game, they took down Hood River. The final score was 4-0, with 3 of the goals coming from junior captain No...

Athlete of the Week: Riley Peterson

Athlete of the Week: Riley Peterson

Mandy Sisul, Staff Reporter

September 25, 2019

Since he was in second grade, sophomore Riley Peterson has been passionate about playing football. Now, he is a starter for the La Salle varsity team.  Peterson began his career when he was seven years old playing flag football. “After that, I just started playing a bunch,” he said. During t...

Athlete of the Week: Erin McGinnis

Athlete of the Week: Erin McGinnis

Mia Kritzer, Staff Reporter

September 18, 2019

Erin McGinnis, now a sophomore on the cross country team, was thrilled when she made varsity cross country and track her freshman year.  She fell in love with running after being encouraged by her mother to run a half marathon. At only thirteen, she ended up placing second in her age group during ...

After Losing Eight Seniors and Hiring New Coaching Staff, Varsity Volleyball Begins the Season With Two Wins

After Losing Eight Seniors and Hiring New Coaching Staff, Varsity Volleyball Begins the Season With Two Wins

Carlie Weigel, Assistant Editor

September 11, 2019

Despite the absence of eight seniors who graduated last year, as well as the loss of much of last year's coaching staff, the varsity volleyball team is starting the season on a strong note, winning their first two games. This has earned them a #5 ranking in all of 5A. On Thursday, September 5, the team...

Varsity Boys Soccer Wins 10–0 in Their Game Against Central

Varsity Boys Soccer Wins 10–0 in Their Game Against Central

Reilly Smith, Staff Photographer

September 11, 2019

The varsity boys soccer team won last Thursday's game 10-0 against Central. Here are some photos from their first home game of the school year: Their next home game is on Thursday, September 12 against Newberg, and their first league game is on Wednesday, October 9 against Hillsboro....

Dance: From a Club to a Team at La Salle

Dance: From a Club to a Team at La Salle

Olivia Aragon, Staff Reporter

June 5, 2019

You may notice the loud music playing after school in the cafeteria, the sound of the dance team hard at work. The dance team will be transitioning from a club to an official dance team and will be heading into next year as a team. Previously, the club was unable to become a team due to the f...

Next Level Seniors: Maggie Choate Chooses to Continue Her Soccer Career at George Fox University

Next Level Seniors: Maggie Choate Chooses to Continue Her Soccer Career at George Fox University

Kendall Whiteside, Staff Reporter

May 29, 2019

One of La Salle’s varsity soccer players, Maggie Choate, has been playing soccer since she was three years old. But she isn’t anywhere close to fulfilling all of the goals she has for her career yet. Choate signed her National Letter of Intent on Thursday, Jan. 3, and will be continuing her soccer care...

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