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Athlete of the Week: David Jensen

Athlete of the Week: David Jensen

Mia Skoro, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2020

Junior David Jensen manages a packed schedule filled with his school responsibilities and three sports: soccer, swimming, and baseball.  During Jensen’s time at La Salle so far, he’s played JV and JV2 soccer, varsity baseball, and varsity swimming. Even though Jensen plays a lot of sports, he sai...

Precision, Dedication, and Friendship: The Dance Team Grows as One

Precision, Dedication, and Friendship: The Dance Team Grows as One

Mia Kritzer, Staff Reporter

January 15, 2020

This year, La Salle dance has officially transitioned from being a club to something even greater, a team. After placing sixth in their most recent competition at Reynolds High School, the La Salle dance team is hoping to bounce back. “We would like to show [our competitors] that we are fighters ...

#3 Girls Basketball Team Defeats #32 Parkrose 88-20

#3 Girls Basketball Team Defeats #32 Parkrose 88-20

Reilly Smith, Staff Photographer

January 15, 2020

After last week's winning game against #12 Southridge (6A), the #3 varsity girls basketball team defeated #32 Parkrose with a final score of 88-20 last night, Jan. 14. Here are some highlights from the game: Join the girls for their next game, which will be against Putnam, at home on Friday, Jan. 17 at...

5A Girls Basketball La Salle Defeats 6A Southridge 51-41

5A Girls Basketball La Salle Defeats 6A Southridge 51-41

Julia Tran, Staff Photographer

January 15, 2020

On Jan. 10, the 2019 5A varsity girls basketball state champions, La Salle, defeated the 2018 6A varsity girls basketball state champions, Southridge. Here are some photos from last week's game: After their victory against Southridge, the Falcons went on to play their first league game of the sea...

Varsity Boys Basketball Team Takes on Oregon City

Varsity Boys Basketball Team Takes on Oregon City

Hailey Reeves, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2020

On Tuesday, Jan. 7, the varsity boys basketball team finished their fifth home game of the season with a final score of 33-44. Here are some photos from the game: The next game will be on Tuesday, Jan. 14 against Parkrose at 7:30 pm....

Athlete of the Week: Eliza Buerk

Athlete of the Week: Eliza Buerk

Brennan Kelly, Staff Reporter

January 8, 2020

Varsity basketball player Eliza Buerk is one of only four freshmen on the girls varsity basketball squad. However, with the talent, hard work, and height she possesses, it comes as no surprise. Both Buerk’s older siblings and Buerk’s parents are veteran basketball players. Buerk’s dad pursue...

La Salle Swim Team Takes On Milwaukie and Scappoose in Their Second Meet of the Season

La Salle Swim Team Takes On Milwaukie and Scappoose in Their Second Meet of the Season

Hailey Reeves, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2019

On Tuesday, Dec. 17, the La Salle swim team traveled to St. Helens to compete against Milwaukie and Scappoose in their second meet of the season. The team won 181-151 against Scappoose, and 271-22 against Milwaukie. The team’s next meet is Thursday, Jan. 9 at Parkrose High School. ...

Athlete of the Week: Aislinn McCarthy

Athlete of the Week: Aislinn McCarthy

Hailey Reeves, Staff Reporter

December 18, 2019

Two swim teams, two dance teams, theater, theater troupe, choir, Girl Scouts, homework, and family time consume Junior Aislinn McCarthy’s life. However, being constantly busy is something she has always enjoyed. McCarthy is on La Salle’s varsity swim team. She began swimming at only six months ...

Athlete of the Week: Jake Owens

Athlete of the Week: Jake Owens

Luke Thompson, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2019

Junior Jake Owens not only juggles the responsibility of school, but he also plays basketball for La Salle in the winter and on a club team during the spring and summer, all while maintaining a 3.6 GPA so far this semester. Owens dedicates all his time to basketball and currently doesn’t play any ...

Varsity Girls Basketball Wins Against Roosevelt and Grant in Tonight’s Jamboree

Varsity Girls Basketball Wins Against Roosevelt and Grant in Tonight’s Jamboree

Reilly Smith

December 4, 2019

This evening, the varsity girls basketball team played their first two games of the season in a jamboree against Roosevelt and Grant. They won their first game against Roosevelt with a final score of 44-10, and won their second game against Grant with a final score of 33-21. The team won the 5A state championship last March. They will play their next game in Cali...

Athlete of the Week: Abby Baines

Athlete of the Week: Abby Baines

Kiran Vogt, Staff Reporter

December 4, 2019

Senior Abby Baines has been snowboarding since sixth grade, but only joined La Salle’s snowboard team her junior year. She said that she now hopes to continue snowboarding recreationally in college, keep improving, and snowboard for as long as she can. “Snowboard team is one of my favorite pa...

After Falling Short in the Playoffs For Several Years, the Boys Varsity Soccer Team Finds Redemption

After Falling Short in the Playoffs For Several Years, the Boys Varsity Soccer Team Finds Redemption

Carlie Weigel and Maddie Khaw

November 19, 2019

In 2016, the La Salle boys soccer team lost in the semifinals in penalty kicks against Wilsonville, which advanced to earn second place in state. In 2017, the Falcons lost in penalty kicks in the semifinals for the second year in a row, this time to Woodburn, which went on to claim the state titl...

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