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The La Salle Falconer

The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.

The La Salle Falconer

The student news site of La Salle Catholic College Preparatory.

The La Salle Falconer

In addition to her athletic lifestyle, sophomore Malia Crimin is also interested in getting more experience in art after having taken Art Foundations taught by Ms. Lakshmi Cha Asokan.

Athlete of the Week: Malia Crimin

Bella Buss, Staff Reporter May 29, 2024

Sophomore Malia Crimin has been an athlete her whole life. From soccer, basketball, and track to swim, cross country, and even jiujitsu, Cimin has always been open to trying new sports.  Crimin began...

One of senior Milan Cieslak’s favorite things about track has been the community. “Everyone I’ve met in the sport is so awesome, he said. “It’s something special … It’s just been amazing.”

Next Level Seniors: Milan Cieslak Continues His Athletic Journey at Washington State University

Julia Hoesly, Staff Reporter May 29, 2024

Throughout his high school career, senior Milan Cieslak’s goals were to get a state championship, break school records, and to earn an offer to run track at Washington State University (WSU). He has...

The La Salle boys tennis team claimed the title of state champions on Saturday, May 25, gaining the title for the first time since 2011.

Taking Home the Crown — Varsity Boys Tennis Team Become the State Champions

Rita Tran, Staff Reporter May 29, 2024

On Friday, May 24, and Saturday, May 25, the La Salle boys tennis team competed in the OSAA Boys Tennis State Championship, with two of their doubles teams qualifying, seniors Aidan McBride and Ryder...

Looking ahead to college soccer, senior Sydney Spotts is excited to see how she will keep up with and thrive in the competitive environment.

Next Level Seniors: Sydney Spotts’ Love for the Game Continues as she Commits to Play Soccer for Portland State University

Clara Hudson, Editor May 29, 2024

Starting at the young age of six, senior Sydney Spotts’ passion for soccer bloomed, and hasn’t stopped growing since. Not only has she played at an extremely competitive level, but throughout her soccer...

“Football, even though its a rough sport, it teaches you a lot about life and how you just have to keep getting up,” senior Lucas El Youssef said.

Next Level Seniors: Taking the Brotherhood to the Next Level, Lucas El Youssef Commits To Play Football at Western Oregon University

Josephine Robinson, Editor in Chief May 29, 2024

For senior Lucas El Youssef, football is not just something he does to pass the time — it is a foundational part of his life.  While El Youssef did not always think himself capable of playing at...

Senior Gabby Matic is excited to continue playing sports at the collegiate level to make up for what she missed in the process of recovering from her injured ACL, as well as seeing where the next steps in her career will take her.

Next Level Seniors: Gabby Matic Takes Strides in Her “Long Journey,” Committing to Running Track at Linfield University

Kayah Cieslak, Assistant Editor May 29, 2024

From competitive gymnastics, club soccer, and track and field, sports have always played a significant role in the life of senior Gabby Matic. But in December of last year, an injury cut her soccer season...

Coming off of a district win, the girls varsity tennis team competed at West Hills Racquet Club and Tualatin Hills Tennis Center.

La Salle Varsity Girls Tennis Team Compete at State and Finish Second

River Nichols, Staff Reporter May 29, 2024

Over the weekend on Friday, May 24, and Saturday, May 25, the qualifying athletes of the girls varsity tennis team competed in the OSAA Girls Tennis State Championship.  Singles player junior Kennedy...

One of the biggest overall lessons Heytvelt has learned during her time playing volleyball is to stay confident among all else.

Next Level Seniors: From One Coast to Another — Hailey Heytvelt Commits to Campbell University

Lucy Loeb, Editor May 22, 2024

Senior Hailey Heytvelt has played volleyball seriously since the eighth grade and plays primarily as a middle blocker. Due to her height, as she is 6 feet, 1 inch tall, her coaches have seen potential...

With the end of her last highschool softball season fast approaching, Senior Katie Blau looks back with pride on her softball career thus-far.

Athlete of the Week: Katie Blau

Anne Rust, Staff Reporter May 22, 2024

During her first-ever softball game, Senior Katie Blau was hit in the face with the ball while playing as the catcher. Despite enduring the unforeseen and painful incident as a fourth-grader, she continued...

“Dance has definitely taught me to have a strong work ethic and a lot of dedication,” Hungerford said. “I feel like you can’t get anywhere unless you’re willing to put in the work.”

Next Level Seniors: Olivia Hungerford Leaps Into a New Beginning at the University of Oregon

Sofia Gonzalez, Assistant Editor May 22, 2024

Although senior Olivia Hungerford originally started dancing simply because her mom signed her up for it, dance has become one of her biggest passions. “At first I really liked the costumes and hair...

The La Salle varsity softball team, ranked 13 in 5A, takes down Parkrose High School, ranked 30 in 5A, with an 11-0 win.

Photo Story: La Salle’s Softball Senior Night Ends With Triumphant Victory Against Parkrose

Taryne Steinman, Staff Reporter May 22, 2024

On Friday, May 17, senior night was held to celebrate the seniors’ final softball season with La Salle. Before the game began the five seniors, Clara Hudson, Katie Blau, Liana Stover, Layne Portash,...

La Salle track athletes found great success this past weekend, driving down to Eugene to compete at the track state championship meet.

Records Broken and Memories Made: Track and Field Competes at State

Esme Ryznar, Staff Reporter May 22, 2024

On Thursday, May 16, the La Salle track and field team drove down to Eugene to compete in the OSAA State Championship meet. On Friday, under the clear and sunny skies at Hayward, 13 athletes from La Salle...

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