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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


Filed under Sports

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


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Sports

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...

Next Level Seniors: Brendan Dexter Continues His Soccer Career at the University of Memphis

Next Level Seniors: Brendan Dexter Continues His Soccer Career at the University of Memphis

Ryan Shaw, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Sports

Playing soccer has been a part of senior Brendan Dexter’s life since he was born. He has been playing the game since he was four years old and now he will be playing the game at the collegiate level. Dexter signed his letter of National Letter of Intent to play soccer at the University of Memphis...

Athlete of the Week: Mary Gach

Athlete of the Week: Mary Gach

Jane Elle, Staff Reporter

May 22, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Wake up, go to school, go to practice, finish homework, and repeat. This is what a typical day for junior Mary Gach looks like. She devotes most of her time to track and volleyball and has been a member of both teams for three years so far. Gach has been competing as a varsity athlete since her s...

Spring Sports In Action: Varsity Baseball Wins 5–0 in Their First of Three Games Against Milwaukie

Spring Sports In Action: Varsity Baseball Wins 5–0 in Their First of Three Games Against Milwaukie

Reilly Smith, Staff Photographer

May 15, 2019


Filed under Photos, Spring Sports In Action

The #11 varsity baseball team won their first of three games against #30 Milwaukie on Tuesday night, May 14, with a final score of 5-0. Tonight, the baseball team is playing Milwaukie at home at 5 pm. On Friday, the team will travel to Milwaukie for their final regular season game, which will begin at...

Next Level Seniors: Allison Warta Commits to Regis University to Continue Her Soccer Career

Next Level Seniors: Allison Warta Commits to Regis University to Continue Her Soccer Career

Olivia Galbraith, Staff Reporter

May 8, 2019


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Sports

Allison Warta has been playing soccer since she was three years old, and in the fall, she will be continuing her athletic career at Regis University in Denver, Colorado. Warta verbally committed to play Division II soccer at Regis in January of her junior year, and then signed her National Letter of ...

Next Level Seniors: Alyson Miura Chooses USC, Continuing Her 13 Year Long Basketball Career

Next Level Seniors: Alyson Miura Chooses USC, Continuing Her 13 Year Long Basketball Career

Emily Hawkins, Editor

May 1, 2019


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Sports

Playing basketball has been an important part of Alyson Miura’s life for a long time, beginning when she was five years old, and now she will be moving on to compete at the collegiate level. Miura signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for the University of Southern California (USC) on Wednesday, Nov. 14. She is a part ...

Next Level Seniors: Lucas Van Wagner Takes His Football Talent to Pacific University

Next Level Seniors: Lucas Van Wagner Takes His Football Talent to Pacific University

Jacob Wolf, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Sports

This fall, Lucas Van Wagner will continue his football career at Pacific University, a Division III school in Forest Grove, Oregon. He is a part of a small group of seniors who have signed to play at the collegiate level, students we are profiling in our Next Level Seniors series. Van Wagner sign...

Athlete of the Week: Alexis Kemp

Athlete of the Week: Alexis Kemp

Emily Hawkins, Editor

April 17, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Despite a sophomore season that didn’t live up to her expectations, Alexis Kemp is optimistic about her junior softball season. “I had a rough preseason and we had two other pitchers, so I didn’t get to throw a lot [my sophomore season], but this year I’m able to come back and prove myself,” Ke...

Test Your Portland Trail Blazers Knowledge With This Trivia Quiz

Test Your Portland Trail Blazers Knowledge With This Trivia Quiz

Ryan Shaw, Staff Reporter

April 17, 2019


Filed under Sports

The Portland Trail Blazers ended a season full of ups and downs with an impressive 53-29 record. The Blazers ended the season as the third seed in the west. They are now off to a very good start in the playoffs, up 2-0 against the sixth seed Oklahoma City Thunder. You can watch the Blazers try to cl...

A Look Back at Last Wednesday’s Track Meet Versus Wilsonville

A Look Back at Last Wednesday’s Track Meet Versus Wilsonville

Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

April 10, 2019


Filed under Photos, Showcase, Sports, Spring Sports, Spring Sports In Action

Last Wednesday, April 3, the La Salle track team competed on the road against Wilsonville. Even though both the girls and boys teams fell to the Wildcats in overall tallied points for the meet, many athletes set personal records and ran impressive times for their first meet of the season. Here are...

Athlete of the Week: Isaac Kersey-Bronec

Athlete of the Week: Isaac Kersey-Bronec

Ryan Shaw, Staff Reporter

April 10, 2019


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Senior Isaac Kersey-Bronec’s baseball career started all the way back in the third grade playing for the Whiskey Hill youth team in Canby. He grew up watching baseball with his family and wanted to learn how to play and gave it a shot. “I idolized some of the players," he said. “My dad j...

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