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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

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 ...

#1 Varsity Boys Soccer Team Heads Into League Looking to “Win It All”

#1 Varsity Boys Soccer Team Heads Into League Looking to “Win It All”

Emily Hawkins, Assistant Editor

October 3, 2018

As they head into their second league game, the varsity boys soccer team has achieved a #1 ranking in the 5A Northwest Oregon Conference, as well as in the entire state. The Falcons won 3-0 against Hillsboro, one of their top competitors, last night in their first league game of the season, moving to 7-0-1 over...

Fall Sports in Action: Volleyball

Fall Sports in Action: Volleyball

Reilly Nesen, Staff Photographer

September 26, 2018

Coming off of a 3-1 win against St. Helens last night, La Salle's varsity girls volleyball team is currently ranked #10 in state with an overall record of 8-3. Here's a look at some photos from last night's game. Team gathering during a time out. Senior Trinity Pisarsky getting ready for a serve. Senior Emma Hibler and sophomore...

Tackling the Unknown: Football Looks Ahead After 3-1 Start

Tackling the Unknown: Football Looks Ahead After 3-1 Start

Jessica Loboy, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

Coming off of a win last Friday night, the Falcons are 3-1 so far this season and hoping to keep the winning streak going. However, students may notice that when they show up to the games, they might not recognize the opposing teams that the football team is playing. With changes in the 5A Oregon footba...

Athlete of the Week: James Menor

Athlete of the Week: James Menor

Maya Smith, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2018

James Menor is a sophomore who is dedicated to playing sports, staying on top of school work, and maintaining an active social life. He plays on both the varsity football and varsity track and field teams, and also played on the freshman basketball team last year. He started playing football in the third gra...

Athlete of the Week: Maria Smith

Athlete of the Week: Maria Smith

Samantha Kar, Editor

September 19, 2018

Senior Maria Smith is balancing four AP/Honors classes, volunteering at Providence Hospital on the weekends, and working at the aftercare program at Christ the King, all while being co-captain of the varsity girls soccer team. Maria has been playing soccer for twelve years, with seven of those years be...

Video Recap: Boys Soccer Game Versus Corvallis

Video Recap: Boys Soccer Game Versus Corvallis

Sam Hull, Staff Photographer

September 12, 2018

Here's a recap of Tuesday night's boys soccer game against Corvallis, that ended in a 3-3 tie: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjIfFP-YEQU&feature=youtu.be

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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