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College basketball has always been at the back of senior Jake Owens’ mind ever since he started playing at around the age of five.

Next Level Seniors: Jake Owens Fulfills His Goal of Playing Collegiate Basketball Through Commitment to Pacific University

John Pham, Staff Reporter June 2, 2021

As an overarching goal, college basketball has always been in senior Jake Owens’ mind since he started playing at age five. Basketball has been a big part of Owens’ life, as he has dedicated himself...

Next Level Seniors: After Three Years on Varsity at La Salle, Noa Taylor Takes His Soccer Talents to Whitman College

Mallory Middendorff, Editor June 2, 2021

Berkeley Park has become a staple in senior Noa Taylor’s soccer career because it was where he first started to play — it all started with a couple of neighborhood friends to compete against and a...

Matthew Aizawa said that he has discovered the importance of community while playing soccer at La Salle.

Senior Athletes Reflect on Their Last Sports Season

Avery Eldon, Staff Reporter June 2, 2021

For many of La Salle’s seniors, their final year of high school played out much different than they anticipated a few years ago. Some students returned to in-person learning during the second half of...

Senior Will Curran has been playing both baseball and football for almost a decade.

Next Level Seniors: Will Curran Overcomes Uncertainty and Commits To Play Football at University of Redlands

Avery Rush and Brooklyn Chillemi June 2, 2021

After years of balancing multiple sports, senior Will Curran wanted to direct his full attention to being scouted for baseball. But, in a somewhat sudden turn of events, Curran decided to commit to the...

Senior Sophia Breihof has played volleyball, baseball, and softball all four years at La Salle.

Athlete of the Week: Sophia Breihof

Olivia Galbraith, Editor June 2, 2021

For three-sport athlete senior Sophia Breihof, playing sports allows her to remove herself from anything overwhelming in the world, acting as a “destressor.” Breihof plays volleyball, softball,...

Senior Ryan Rosumny has been playing football since the fourth grade, and will be continuing his football career at Pomona College.

Next Level Seniors: Ryan Rosumny Prepares To Tackle Collegiate Football at Pomona College

Olivia Galbraith, Editor May 26, 2021

As a kid, senior Ryan Rosumny said he remembers heading to Eugene to watch the Oregon Ducks at football games with his family’s season tickets. Despite already being a soccer and basketball athlete,...

Encouraged by her parents who met playing volleyball, junior Mia McCaffrey has been playing since the first grade.

Athlete of the Week: Mia McCaffrey

John Pham, Staff Reporter May 26, 2021

Junior Mia McCaffrey has dedicated herself to volleyball, and said it has played a big part in making her who she is. Driven by the same determination, McCaffrey has also joined the girl’s tennis team...

Senior Victoria Azar began track and field in seventh grade. During her four years of high school, she has balanced participating in track and cross country for La Salle, while also participating in a club track program.

Next Level Seniors: Victoria Azar Plans to Hit the Ground Running Next Year at George Fox University

Mary Loeb, Editor May 26, 2021

It was senior Victoria Azar’s freshman year, and she was at the peak of her first track and field season with La Salle, competing in varsity events, with her relay team hitting their stride — and then...

Sisul will attend Central Washington University which is located in Ellensburg, Washington.

Next Level Seniors: Mandy Sisul Shoots for Optimism and Opportunity at Central Washington University

Avery Rush, Assistant Editor May 26, 2021

Whether she is conquering college basketball or working towards a communications career at NBC, senior Mandy Sisul said that she will approach her goals while paying gratitude to those who help her get...

Junior Jonathan Hortaleza runs track for both La Salle and a club team.

Athlete of the Week: Jonathan Hortaleza

Payton Horsch, Staff Reporter May 19, 2021

Junior Jonathan Hortaleza has been running track since the fourth grade, but he only joined a club track team last August because he was feeling “antsy during quarantine,” he said. Hortaleza joined...

The varsity baseball team lost to Grant High School with a score of 3-6.

Varsity Baseball Falls Short To Grant With a Score of 3–6

John Pham, Staff Reporter May 19, 2021

On Friday, May 14, La Salle’s varsity baseball team played at home against Grant High School, ending the game with a loss and a final score of 3-6.  Next up, the varsity team will play against Sandy...

The girls golf team made their second consecutive visit to play against Wilsonville on their home course.

Girls Golf Competes Against Wilsonville, Scappoose, and St. Helens

Alec Willard-Herr May 12, 2021

On Tuesday, May 11, the La Salle girls golf team made the trek out to the Charbonneau Golf Club in Wilsonville to compete in their fifth tournament of the season. They faced off against Wilsonville, Scappoose,...

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