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Next Level Seniors: Kiley Russell, Soccer Star, Commits to Centralia

Next Level Seniors: Kiley Russell, Soccer Star, Commits to Centralia

Kendal Shride, Editor

May 2, 2018


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Showcase, Sports

For Kiley Russell, soccer has been a part of her life ever since she can remember. La Salle’s star goalie is now on her way to play at the college level, proving to others and herself that she could do it. She is in a small group of La Salle students who have committed to play college sports, who we...

Next Level Seniors: Jake Brumbaugh Heads to the University of San Diego

Next Level Seniors: Jake Brumbaugh Heads to the University of San Diego

Kendal Shride, Editor

April 25, 2018


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Showcase, Sports

Nearly a decade after joining his third grade football team, senior Jake Brumbaugh is finally seeing his dream of playing at the college level come true. He is one of a handful of talented La Salle seniors who are moving on to play a collegiate sport, who we are profiling as part of our series, Next Level Seniors. In the fall, Brumbaugh will be attending the University...

Boys Lacrosse Defeats Cleveland Warriors in Double Overtime

Boys Lacrosse Defeats Cleveland Warriors in Double Overtime

Maggie Rasch, Staff Reporter

April 18, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

La Salle’s boys lacrosse team won a huge victory Monday night against the Cleveland Warriors in a hard-fought battle that ended in double overtime. Taking the win was a big comeback for the team, and they expect to keep the momentum going. The lacrosse season is more than halfway done since they’ve pl...

Next Level Seniors: Matthew Werner Chooses La Salle

Next Level Seniors: Matthew Werner Chooses La Salle

Kendal Shride, Editor

April 11, 2018


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Showcase, Sports

Matthew Werner, La Salle’s standout golf player, is seeing his drive and determination to become a Division 1 student athlete now paying off. He is one of a number of La Salle seniors who are moving on to play sports at the college level, students we are profiling as part of our Next Level Seniors ...

Girls Tennis Springs Into The Season

Girls Tennis Springs Into The Season

Stephen Leeb III, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Spring Sports

Girls tennis has had a strong opening this season, winning two pre-season matches in the last week, with their most recent victory, over Stayton, occurring yesterday. The girls on the team say that they feel very confident this year. Senior Lauren Berry states that “both singles and doubles have...

Athlete of the Week: Caitlynn Young

Athlete of the Week: Caitlynn Young

Samantha Kar, Assistant Editor

March 21, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

Junior Caitlynn Young has demonstrated a great work ethic throughout her time at La Salle so far, thriving academically while dominating on the volleyball court and softball field. The Falconer interviewed Caitlynn to find out more about her achievements and how she is able to successfully balan...

Busted Brackets and a Second Chance

Busted Brackets and a Second Chance

Dakota Canzano, Staff Reporter

March 21, 2018


Filed under Sports

Every March, the hype heightens as people begin to fill out their March Madness brackets. Everyone dreams of the perfect bracket so they can gain full bragging rights and a possible pot of money. But what do you do when your potential “dream bracket” gets busted by upsets? You get frustrated. ...

Spring Sports in Action: Girls Tennis

Spring Sports in Action: Girls Tennis

Kendal Shride, Editor

March 14, 2018


Filed under Photos, Sports, Spring Sports, Spring Sports In Action

In the second edition of our photo series, "Spring Sports in Action", we captured girls tennis practice on Monday of this week. You can catch them in action tomorrow at their next home match versus Madison at 4:00 pm.   The girls huddle, and discuss their plan of attack for practice.   S...

Spring Sports in Action: Track and Field

Spring Sports in Action: Track and Field

Kendal Shride, Editor

March 7, 2018


Filed under Photos, Sports, Spring Sports, Spring Sports In Action

Spring sports are well underway, with athletes now into their second week of practices. In the first edition of an ongoing feature that we're calling "Spring Sports in Action", here's a look at what it's like to be an athlete on La Salle's Track and Field team, with these photos capturing the team's...

Next Level Seniors: Hannah Sisul, Upcoming Collegiate Athlete

Next Level Seniors: Hannah Sisul, Upcoming Collegiate Athlete

Kendal Shride, Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Next Level Seniors, Showcase, Sports

Hannah Sisul is not only outstanding in the classroom, but on the court and field as well. Her immense work ethic and drive for her sport of softball have resulted in great accomplishments. She is in a small club, along with a handful of other La Salle students, who have committed to play college...

Overcoming the Bad Weather, La Salle Ski and Snowboard Teams Look Forward to State

Overcoming the Bad Weather, La Salle Ski and Snowboard Teams Look Forward to State

Kierra Young, Assistant Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Despite a difficult season, the La Salle ski and snowboard teams are preparing to compete at state. One main problem of the season has been the lack of snow. Several competitions and many practices have been cancelled due to the bad conditions. Despite this, members of both teams are motivated and...

Boys Basketball Heads Into Playoffs Feeling Confident

Boys Basketball Heads Into Playoffs Feeling Confident

Sam Hull, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Having finished second in the 5A Northwest Oregon Conference, the #13 ranked varsity boys basketball team is headed to the playoffs driven to take down their hardest opponent and league rival, the #4 Wilsonville Wildcats. With a 11-3 league record the boys have secured a spot in the playoffs, wit...

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