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Now Six Time League Champions, Girls Basketball Team Seeks Third State Title in Five Years

Now Six Time League Champions, Girls Basketball Team Seeks Third State Title in Five Years

Samantha Kar, Assistant Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The girls basketball team finished 14-0 in league this season, bumping up La Salle’s streak to the sixth year in a row of being the undefeated league champions. All that’s in their sight now is winning another state title. Ranked #2 in state and #1 in the 5A Northwest Oregon Conference, t...

Athlete of the Week: Colby Jansen

Athlete of the Week: Colby Jansen

Dakota Canzano, Staff Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Features, Sports

Colby Jansen has been playing basketball for most of her life. She’s a 17-year-old senior at La Salle and is the tallest player on her team. Colby is a whopping 5-foot-10, plays center-forward, and is one of the team captains along with senior Taycee Wedin. Colby said she learned to lead her...

After a Strong Performance at Districts, La Salle Swimmers Prepare for State

After a Strong Performance at Districts, La Salle Swimmers Prepare for State

Kierra Young, Assistant Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

After an impressive performance at districts, eight La Salle swimmers will be competing at the OSAA state championships this Friday and Saturday at Mount Hood Community College. The girls swim team took second place at districts behind Wilsonville, qualifying for state with the 200 medley relay,...

Video: Checking In With Falcon Winter Sports Players and Fans

Video: Checking In With Falcon Winter Sports Players and Fans

Shak Saidjanov, Editor

January 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Video, Winter Sports

With the winter sports season well underway, we checked in with some of our players (and a couple fans) for a quick update.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBy_iCGLf6c Stay tuned to the Falconer for more winter sports coverage coming soon!

Girls Basketball Looks to Continue String of State Tournament Appearances

Samantha Kar, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under Sports

Defeating Sandy and Milwaukie in their first two league games of the season, the #3-ranked La Salle girls basketball team is off to a strong start to the season, with the team hoping to once again return to the state championships. In the first league game of the season, the girls defeated Sa...

Swim Team Dives In To A New Season

Swim Team Dives In To A New Season

Katie Moreland, Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Now well into their season, the swim team has had a strong start with wins from their two meets so far, in addition to participating in one meet that was not scored. The team continues to work hard almost every day as they prepare for upcoming meets and ultimately for the district and state meets. ...

Boys Basketball Begins League Play with 2-0 Start

Boys Basketball Begins League Play with 2-0 Start

Michaela Carter, Staff Reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

With the boys basketball season well underway, the team is off to a 2-0 start in league play, moving to a 5-7 overall record. The team started the season off with non-league games against a number of teams, and during Christmas Break went to a tournament in Las Vegas, where they did not perform as well...

Girls Basketball Going for a Third State Championship This Season

Girls Basketball Going for a Third State Championship This Season

Samantha Kar, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Sports

After taking home the state championship two of the last three years, the varsity girls basketball team is looking forward to this upcoming season. Starting tonight at the Jamboree at 6pm here at La Salle, the team is eager to get back on the court to shoot for great games this season and hopefully anoth...

Falcon Cross Country Takes Flight Toward Districts and State

Falcon Cross Country Takes Flight Toward Districts and State

Natalie Sherrill, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The cross country season is well underway with seven meets completed; the boys’ record stands at 5-2 and the girls’ at 4-3. Although at the beginning of the season the teams had to cancel several practices and one meet due to air quality, they have continued to practice and improve their times so t...

Volleyball Team, Ranked #10 in State, Looks Ahead Toward Playoffs

Volleyball Team, Ranked #10 in State, Looks Ahead Toward Playoffs

Samantha Kar, Staff Reporter

October 18, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Currently ranked 10th in state, La Salle’s varsity volleyball team is in a good position to confidently enter the playoffs, coming off of a 3-0 win on the road against Milwaukie yesterday. Consisting of four freshmen, two sophomores, seven juniors, and two seniors, the team has achieved a record of 12-6...

After Strong 3-2 Start, Varsity Football Looks Toward Milwaukie, Playoffs

After Strong 3-2 Start, Varsity Football Looks Toward Milwaukie, Playoffs

Michaela Carter, Staff Reporter

October 4, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Despite a loss on Friday night against Sandy, the La Salle varsity football team has started the season off with their best record in several years. Five games into the season, the Falcons are 3-2 overall and 2-1 in NWOC league competition, and are ranked 13th in the state. Varsity head coach Aaron...

New and Young Varsity Boys Soccer Team Hits the Ground Running

New and Young Varsity Boys Soccer Team Hits the Ground Running

Sam Hull, Staff Reporter

September 20, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

A promising 2017 season appears to be on its way for coach Seth Altshuler's varsity boys soccer program, with a solid 1-1-2 start to the season. With one hard fought victory against Hermiston, a disappointing tie against Reynolds, and two heartbreaking and almost unfair losses against Woodburn and Hoo...

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