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La Salle’s Ski and Snowboard Teams Look for New Members as the Season Approaches

La Salle’s Ski and Snowboard Teams Look for New Members as the Season Approaches

Gina Roland, Staff Reporter

December 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

La Salle’s ski and snowboard teams have flown under the radar for many students here at La Salle. Both teams are small, with only a handful of members on each team, but they take part in regular competitions and practice on the slopes frequently. According to the coaches, these two teams are a great...

Winter Sports in Action: Boys Basketball Game vs. Churchill

Winter Sports in Action: Boys Basketball Game vs. Churchill

Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

December 5, 2018


Filed under Photos, Showcase, Sports, Winter Sports, Winter Sports in Action

The varsity boys basketball team looked promising after winning both of their games against Liberty and Oregon City in the preseason jamboree last week. However, after an intensely fought game last night, the boys fell 56-77 to Churchill in their first preseason game. With wins against North Salem...

Preseason Preview: Girls Basketball Looks to Return to Gill

Preseason Preview: Girls Basketball Looks to Return to Gill

Mallory Middendorff, Staff Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

As basketball season starts up again, the varsity girls are ready to fight and hoping to make another appearance at state this year. This year’s team consists of nine players: four seniors, two juniors, two sophomores, and one freshman. The girls basketball team has played in the state tournament eve...

Mizael Harris: Freshman Soccer Phenomenon

Mizael Harris: Freshman Soccer Phenomenon

Carson Redmond, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Features, Sports

As the #1 ranked boys varsity soccer team heads to the state playoffs this Saturday, one of the only freshmen on the team is Mizael Harris, who has played a significant role in helping the team achieve their current success. One of Harris’s favorite moments from the season is when he scored his fir...

Fall Sports in Action: #1 Falcons Defeat #4 Central in the Semifinals

Fall Sports in Action: #1 Falcons Defeat #4 Central in the Semifinals

Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

November 7, 2018


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

Last night, head coach Seth Altshuler's undefeated #1 varsity boys soccer team took home a thrilling 3-2 victory in the semifinals vs #4 Central. The game was emotional as the clock ticked down to the last few minutes with a score of 2-2, following senior captain Justin North's goal. It appeared th...

With Thrilling 3-0 Win, Portland Timbers Clinch Playoff Spot and Break Curse

With Thrilling 3-0 Win, Portland Timbers Clinch Playoff Spot and Break Curse

Luke Strange, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Sports

Timbers in the playoffs? In an even year?! It simply just hasn’t happened. With all the odds against the Portland Timbers, they finally managed to secure a spot in the 2018 MLS Cup Playoffs. Ever since the Timbers first made the playoffs in 2013, the curse of the even year always haunted the team. In 201...

Varsity Girls Soccer Hopes to Score a Spot in the Playoffs

Varsity Girls Soccer Hopes to Score a Spot in the Playoffs

Reilly Smith, Staff Reporter

October 24, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

With only one game left in the season, the La Salle varsity girls soccer team is feeling good about their chance of making it to the playoffs. With an overall record of 7-5-1, they are currently ranked #10 in the state for 5A, and #3 in the 5A Northwest Oregon Conference. The team consists of six freshman, five soph...

Fall Sports in Action: Girls Soccer Defeats St. Helens 2-1

Fall Sports in Action: Girls Soccer Defeats St. Helens 2-1

Reilly Nesen, Staff Photographer

October 17, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Fall Sports In Action, Photos, Sports

Coming off of a 2-1 victory against St. Helens on Monday night, the girls soccer team is currently ranked #15 in state and #3 in league. They have achieved a league record of 3-1 and an overall record of 5-5-1. Here's a look back at the action from Monday night's game. Freshmen Abbie Reddick and Gretchen Shea ...

Queens of the Court: #12 Girls Varsity Volleyball Team Heads Towards the Playoffs

Queens of the Court: #12 Girls Varsity Volleyball Team Heads Towards the Playoffs

Anna McClow, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

  As the volleyball team prepares to head into their final two league games, the #2 in league and #12 in state Lady Falcons have achieved an overall record of 11-6 and a league record of 10-2 in the 5A Northwest Oregon Conference. This year the team consists of eight seniors, two juniors...

Athlete of the Week: Sophomore Victoria Azar

Athlete of the Week: Sophomore Victoria Azar

Olivia Aragon, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Victoria Azar is a sophomore at La Salle who is in the middle of her second year of cross country and is already one of the top runners on the team. According to La Salle's athletic.net leaderboard for the girls 5,000 meters, she is in 12th place for the best overall time with 20:50.5. She also participates in ...

Fall Sports in Action: #1 Boys Soccer Team Takes Down #15 Wilsonville

Fall Sports in Action: #1 Boys Soccer Team Takes Down #15 Wilsonville

Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Fall Sports In Action, Photos, Sports

This Tuesday head coach Seth Altshuler's #1 ranked varsity boys soccer team defeated the #15 Wilsonville Wildcats with a 2-0 victory. The boys have achieved an impressive 9-1 overall record and a 3-0 league record. Here's a look at the action from Tuesday night's game.     &nbs...

Sophomore Mackenzie Greenslade Dreams of a Big Future On The Slopes and On The Field

Sophomore Mackenzie Greenslade Dreams of a Big Future On The Slopes and On The Field

Carlie Weigel, Staff Reporter

October 11, 2018


Filed under Showcase, Sports

While maintaining a 3.8 GPA so far this semester, playing soccer with the Eastside Timbers club, and starting for the girls varsity soccer team here at La Salle, sophomore Mackenzie Greenslade also competitively skis for five months during the school year. With the help of her grandfather, Mackenzie ...

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