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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

Athletic Trainer Stephanie Morgan’s favorite part of her job is the kids, she said, and being able to be a part of the sports world.

Athletic Trainer Stephanie Morgan Shares Her Journey to Becoming a Mentor and Friend to Student Athletes

Natalia Gonzalez, Assistant Editor May 17, 2022

La Salle’s athletic trainer Stephanie Morgan started her journey with sports by playing softball and volleyball at Pleasant Hill High School. She played for four years as a left-handed pitcher there....

The La Salle girls tennis team stood collectively for a photo with their newly-won quarterfinals plaque. Yet, “it’s not all about winning,” junior Cassie Rameriez said. “We have a lot of fun out there.”

Girls Tennis Celebrates This Season’s Successes

Nicholas Hounton, Staff Reporter May 17, 2022

On Thursday, the La Salle girls tennis team celebrated the victories they earned in the quarterfinals at the district tournament as their season comes to a close.  La Salle had three doubles teams...

During sophomore Violet Sheehan’s tennis matches, “everything gets really quiet and the only sounds you’re hearing are the rackets smacking the ball,” she said.

Athlete of the Week: Violet Sheehan

Nicholas Hounton, Staff Reporter May 17, 2022

During her elementary and middle school years, sophomore Violet Sheehan had hardly picked up a tennis racket. Now, as a high school sophomore, she’s on the JV team for La Salle. Previously, Sheehan...

“My brother inspires me because he goes up [to the mountain] a lot and always wants to go up and Im always lazy, but he makes me go,” sophomore Gianlucca Gang said.

Athlete of the Week: Gianlucca Gang

Kathleen Waldron, Staff Reporter May 11, 2022

For sophomore Gianlucca Gang, it was his brother who led him to take up snowboarding. Since both were already involved in skateboarding, snowboarding naturally felt like the next hobby they could enjoy. Gang...

The team huddles before the game, led by seniors and captains Elsie Buczkowski, Olivia Oglesby, and Ryley Vickroy.

#21 La Salle Varsity Softball Falls to #2 Wilsonville, 7-0

Lukas Werner and Fia Cooper May 10, 2022

On Tuesday, the #21 La Salle varsity softball team went against #2 Wilsonville at La Salle. La Salle fell with a final score of 7-0.  Junior Mallorie Taylor, who plays as a third base and outfielder...

Sophomore Lauren Baker waits next to the timer before the 4x100 meter race.

La Salle Track Team Beats Rex Putnam During Senior Night

Lukas Werner and Fia Cooper May 4, 2022

On Tuesday, May 3, the La Salle track team went head to head against Putnam High School. It was also senior night where seniors were recognized for what they had achieved in high school.  Members...

Junior Veronika Gunther views her softball team as almost a family away from home. “Were a tight knit community at this point, we’re practically a family, she said. I feel like that makes me want to play and just have fun.”

Athlete of the Week: Veronika Gunther

Megan Snyder, Assistant Editor May 4, 2022

Ever since elementary school, junior Veronika Gunther has maintained a love for softball, continuing the sport to play on La Salle’s JV team through this season. She still recalls her first time ever...

“I really like the team community [of] cross country, track, and swim,” De Leon said. “We are really big on being a community and working together.”

Athlete of the Week: Raphael De Leon

Clare Daudelin, Staff Reporter April 27, 2022

Junior Raphael De Leon is no stranger to the experience of high school sports, as he has participated in cross country, swim, and track and field since his freshman year. “I really like the team community...

“Ever since I was little, I would just be all about different sports,” senior Ryley Vickroy said. “I just learned to love it, and I’ve been doing it since.”

Next Level Seniors: Twice Varsity Softball Captain Ryley Vickroy Commits To Pacific University

Brooklyn Chillemi, Editor in Chief April 27, 2022

For senior Ryley Vickroy’s entire life, two things have been consistent. The first is her childhood home, where she has lived all her life with her two siblings and at least six young children at...

The team played tic-tac-toe on a softball against St. Helens.

A Flooded Field Caused the Varsity Softball Team To Get Creative

Fia Cooper, Assistant Media Editor April 27, 2022

On Tuesday, April 26, the La Salle varsity softball team had planned to compete against St. Helens at home. However, due to extensive hail, the game was canceled.  While the players waited for...

At La Salle, junior Halia Richter enjoys Ms. Carie Coleman’s Intro to Design Thinking & Tools class. “It’s a lot of fun, and it’s nice to have a creative outlet when you have a lot of other harder classes [like] Honors French III,” Richter said.

Athlete of the Week: Halia Richter

Maiyan Job, Staff Reporter April 20, 2022

Junior Halia Richter has been playing softball for 10 years. Currently, she plays competitively as a catcher for the La Salle varsity softball team and the Northwest Mayhem club team.  Richter was...

Hurdling Towards Success: Seth Wobigs Track Journey

Hurdling Towards Success: Seth Wobig’s Track Journey

Lukas Werner, Media Editor April 13, 2022

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ed68WqXcmBw Senior Seth Wobig has participated in track at La Salle since he was a freshman, but before that, he ran for track in middle school. “I’ve thoroughly...

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