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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

Hayward Field at sunset.

Photo Story: Track Team Takes on Hayward

Jasmine McIntosh, Assistant Editor of Media June 2, 2023

The La Salle track and field team traveled to Eugene for the state championship that spanned two days, starting on Friday, May 26, and ending on Saturday evening.   Junior Natalia Gonzalez...

Senior Luke Warner used the word “exploration” to summarize his time at La Salle. At La Salle, Warner has been “finding more about myself and more about life — exploring different aspects of life,” he said.

Next Level Seniors: After Four Years in the La Salle Soccer “Brotherhood,” Luke Warner Commits to Southern Oregon University

Brooks Coleman, Staff Reporter May 31, 2023

As far back as the age of three, senior Luke Warner has always had a soccer ball at his feet, whether it was in a match, a practice, or a pickup game with his dad. “I have a lot of love for [soccer],”...

The La Salle Falcons competed in 18 different sports within three seasons.

Approaching the Finish Line: A Look Back at the 2022–2023 Sports Seasons

Maddy Lafollette, Staff Reporter May 31, 2023

La Salle offers anything from soccer to equestrian, from volleyball to skiing and snowboarding. Over the course of the fall, winter, and spring seasons our Falcons have been competing to the best of their...

Freshman Sydney Trapp has played softball since she was four years old and looks forward to the rest of her high school career playing for the Falcons.

Athlete of the Week: Sydney Trapp

Caitlin Keeler, Staff Reporter May 31, 2023

Freshman Sydney Trapp made the winning catch against the No. 8, Corvallis Spartans, which led the No. 9 ranked La Salle Falcons to the next round of playoffs. Being a freshman on a team that is predominantly...

In her final game, the points were not always easy. “Sometimes there were really long points and really long games where I just had to stay in it and get the ball back,” she said.

For the Second Year in a Row, Kennedy Harris Brings Home First Place

Clara Hudson, Staff Reporter May 31, 2023

In a match that lasted multiple hours and two sets, sophomore Kennedy Harris came out on top, winning the singles state championship for the second year in a row.  On Saturday, May 20, Harris faced...

Sophomore Kennedy Harris and coach Matthew Lane shared a quick fist bump.

Serving at State: La Salle Tennis Competes for 5A Glory

Brooks Coleman, Staff Reporter May 24, 2023

La Salle’s boys and girls tennis programs headed to the OSAA 5A state championships over the weekend, with both teams sending both singles and doubles players to compete in their respective tournaments. The...

Although Matic has played five sports during her athletic career, soccer and track are the two that have stuck with her.

Athlete of the Week: Gabby Matic

Brooks Coleman and Stefan Spielvogel May 24, 2023

For junior Gabby Matic, her current varsity sports — track and soccer — weren’t always her main focus. Before track and soccer, Matic participated in volleyball, swim, and gymnastics at different...

 Obuchowski hopes to have a productive summer, aiming to break both school and personal records before heading off to college.

Next Level Seniors: Madeline Obuchowski Vaults Into Collegiate Sports at Colorado School of Mines

Seychelle Marks-Bienen, Staff Reporter May 24, 2023

Unlike some collegiate athletes, senior Madeline Obuchowski didn’t always dream of pursuing her sport in college. Being a dedicated gymnast throughout her younger years, she was always a natural athlete,...

Mr. Owen feels that his love for Liverpool is “really embedded into who I am and my personality.”

Mr. Owen’s Longtime Love for Liverpool FC

Brett Lundgren, Staff Reporter May 24, 2023

Science teacher Mr. Matthew Owen has been a supporter of Liverpool FC for nearly his entire life.  One of his earliest Liverpool memories was watching a game with his dad. “I remember a team in red...

The boys and girls golf teams won third place this week at their State Tournaments after two sweltering days in the heat.

Bringing Home Bronze: Girls and Boys Golf Win Third at State

Mackenzie Torres, Assistant Editor May 17, 2023

After their first-place win at districts last Monday, the La Salle girls golf team competed at Quail Valley Golf Course against seven other 5A schools during the two-day State Tournament.  After...

Sophomore Max Bishop began playing baseball in kindergarten and is looking forward to heading into his junior year.

Athlete of the Week: Max Bishop

Zachary Shields, Staff Reporter May 17, 2023

Beginning to play baseball in kindergarten, sophomore Max Bishop played for Northwest Futures Baseball until transitioning over to playing for La Salle as he went into high school.   Throughout Bishop's...

Senior Nikola Jelusic came to La Salle due to its smaller size and the academic programs it offered.

Next Level Seniors: Nikola Jelusic Commits to Swim at Linfield University

Sofia Gonzalez, Assistant Editor May 17, 2023

Senior Nikola Jelusic has thought about swimming in college since he first started the sport around the age of nine. “I guess through swim lessons I found out I just loved swim,” he said. “So I tried...

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