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Student Athletic Leadership Team Aims to Empower Student Athletes

Student Athletic Leadership Team Aims to Empower Student Athletes

Liam Rinehart, Staff Reporter

June 6, 2018


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On a recent late start Friday morning, you may have seen a large group of students leaving the library early in the morning with doughnuts and apple juice, and found yourself wondering what they were doing, and maybe even ‘how can I get doughnuts too’? These students are members of La Salle’s S...

Next Level Seniors: Taycee Wedin Defies the Odds On Her Way to Play at Saint Mary’s

Next Level Seniors: Taycee Wedin Defies the Odds On Her Way to Play at Saint Mary’s

Kendal Shride, Editor

June 6, 2018


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La Salle’s star basketball player Taycee Wedin has been playing the sport for over a decade, but she is nowhere near finished with her basketball journey just yet. Despite challenges along the way, all of her hard work and dedication she has put into the sport has resulted in outstanding accomplishments ...

Next Level Seniors: Kendal Shride Joins Azusa Pacific University’s Acro & Tumbling Team

Next Level Seniors: Kendal Shride Joins Azusa Pacific University’s Acro & Tumbling Team

Emily Hawkins and Samantha Kar

June 6, 2018


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Kendal Shride has spent countless hours in the gym training as a gymnast since she was three years old. She is now preparing to head off to Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, California to fulfill her childhood dream of becoming a collegiate athlete. Shride is in a small group of La Salle seniors who have committe...

Next Level Seniors: Andy Krueger to Compete in Triathlon for Queens University

Next Level Seniors: Andy Krueger to Compete in Triathlon for Queens University

Kierra Young, Assistant Editor

June 6, 2018


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Sports

Next fall, Andy Krueger will be competing in triathlon for Queens University of Charlotte in North Carolina. Krueger is a part of several seniors committed to playing college sports that we are profiling for our Next Level Seniors series. He has competed in triathlons since he was 10 years old, taking part in more than 60 races since then. “At the ag...

Next Level Seniors: Equestrian Izzy Ierulli Goes to Chapman University

Next Level Seniors: Equestrian Izzy Ierulli Goes to Chapman University

Emily Hawkins, Staff Reporter

May 30, 2018


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Riding on an equestrian team has been a part of Izzy Ierulli’s life since she was eight years old, and she is going to continue riding this fall at Chapman University, in Orange, California. She is in a select group of seniors who will be continuing their journey as a student athlete at the c...

Next Level Seniors: Sydney Nakagawa Dives Into Her Next Adventure as a Collegiate Athlete

Next Level Seniors: Sydney Nakagawa Dives Into Her Next Adventure as a Collegiate Athlete

Kendal Shride, Editor

May 30, 2018


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Sydney Nakagawa, La Salle’s standout swimmer, is now on her way to swim at the collegiate level after a remarkable high school career, not only seeing her hard work pay off in the pool, but in the classroom as well.  She is in a small group of La Salle seniors who have committed to play colleg...

Next Level Seniors: Tony Huynh, La Salle Football Star, Takes His Talent to Redlands

Next Level Seniors: Tony Huynh, La Salle Football Star, Takes His Talent to Redlands

Kendal Shride, Editor

May 23, 2018


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Tony Huynh, La Salle's star defensive end, is summed up by his fellow d-line members by their motto: "alofa tele lava", a Samoan phrase that translates to "love you much". Tony, an embodiment of leadership, passion, and pure love for the game of football, will take these qualities with him and share th...

Next Level Seniors: Tennis Commit Michaela Pinto Continues On to Coe College

Next Level Seniors: Tennis Commit Michaela Pinto Continues On to Coe College

Samantha Kar, Assistant Editor

May 23, 2018


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Sports

Michaela Pinto began competitively playing tennis freshman year, and she is now preparing to play at Coe College in Cedar Rapids, Iowa next spring. She is the only senior committed to play tennis at the collegiate level this year. Michaela is one of a select number of seniors who are leveling up to a...

Spring Sports in Action: Softball

Spring Sports in Action: Softball

Kendal Shride, Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Spring Sports, Spring Sports In Action

Coming off of a 10-8 victory against West Linn, the girls softball team is currently ranked third in league, with a record of 12-5. As they head into their next game against Bend on Friday at 5pm at La Salle, here is a photo slideshow looking back at last week's game against Hillsboro. ...

Boys Tennis Wins Districts, Sending Five Players to State

Boys Tennis Wins Districts, Sending Five Players to State

Alexis Han, Staff Reporter

May 16, 2018


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Last Monday and Wednesday, the boys tennis team competed in and won the 5A Northwest Oregon Conference Districts. Coming off a successful district tournament, five players qualified for the state tournament: Nico Hey, Kyle Schraner, Tony Le, Colin Wong, and Leland Wong. Both singles players and do...

Next Level Seniors: Tae Brooks, NFL Dreamer

Next Level Seniors: Tae Brooks, NFL Dreamer

Kendal Shride, Editor

May 16, 2018


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Showcase, Sports

Tae Brooks has been playing football since he was only a little boy in his front yard. Over the years, the sport of football has stuck with him, and by moving on from La Salle to play collegiate football, he will now be on the path to living his dream of eventually playing in the NFL. He is in a smal...

Next Level Seniors: Isaac Bridgeman Becomes a Logger

Next Level Seniors: Isaac Bridgeman Becomes a Logger

Kendal Shride, Editor

May 9, 2018


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Isaac Bridgeman, only having played football for four years, has made great progressions in the sport, and is now taking his football career to the college level. He is one in a group of La Salle seniors who are committed to play college sports, who we are profiling as part of our series, Next Level ...

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