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La Salle Football Finishes With Improved Season

La Salle Football Finishes With Improved Season

Sean Hamel, Staff Reporter

November 10, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

With all of their games played, the football squad finished off their season with a record of 3-6. The team improved its record from the previous season, after only winning one game in the first year in 5A competition. This season they won three, and had several very close games that were almost wins. The f...

Falcon Soccer Teams Advance to Play-in Games

Falcon Soccer Teams Advance to Play-in Games

Matt Duarte, Staff Reporter

October 30, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Both the boys and girls varsity soccer teams have had successful seasons, qualifying for State play-in games this weekend. The boys finished the season with a 5-2-1 league record and a 7-4-3 overall record, ranked 8th in state. The girls are ranked 7th in the state, finishing the season at 5-2-1 in league,...

Volleyball Heading to State

Volleyball Heading to State

Aleah Goodman and Matt Duarte

October 29, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

The La Salle girl’s volleyball team has made the school extremely proud for the second year in a row, going 15-1 in the Northwest Oregon Conference (NWOC), and securing a league co-championship. The team's only league defeat was in the second game of the season, to St. Helens, against whom they later...

Sean Richardson, Racing All The Way to State

Sean Richardson, Racing All The Way to State

Amanda Acker, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Sean Richardson, a La Salle senior, will be the only representative of La Salle cross country in the 5K at the OSAA 5A state championship meet on October 31, 2015. You probably recognize Sean as this year’s homecoming king, but you might not have known that he has also been La Salle’s #1 var...

Athlete of the Week: Emmerson Smith

Athlete of the Week: Emmerson Smith

Kacie Redmond, Staff Reporter

October 23, 2015


Filed under Athlete of the Week, Sports

With La Salle's volleyball team heading toward the postseason in great position, boasting a 19-3 record and ranked 5th in the state, junior Emmerson Smith has been one of the standout players and leaders for the team. As part of our ongoing Athlete of the Week feature, we interviewed Emmerson to get...

College Football Games to Watch, Week 7

College Football Games to Watch, Week 7

Matt Duarte, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2015


Filed under Sports

After a wild week of college football last week, here are the top 4 games to watch this Saturday. Saturday, October 17 10 Alabama at 9 Texas A&M (12:30 pm, CBS) Midway through each season, big games play a huge role in determining what teams will prevail in the playoffs, and this is one of them....

Volleyball Heads Towards Postseason in Great Position

Volleyball Heads Towards Postseason in Great Position

Colby Jansen and Matt Duarte

October 16, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Showcase, Sports

The La Salle varsity volleyball team is heading towards the postseason in great position: With two games left in the season, the Lady Falcons are 13-1 in conference and 15-2 overall, ranked 5th in the state in 5A. Varsity head coach Liz Banta has been happy with the success of her team, saying, “The...

La Salle Boys Soccer Team: On a Roll

La Salle Boys Soccer Team: On a Roll

Evans Brackenbrough, Staff Reporter

October 16, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The boys soccer team won last night 1-0 against Liberty on the road and improved their overall record to 6-3-3, while also moving into 8th place in state within the 5A division. This was an important victory against a division rival, and puts La Salle in good position for a critical next game. Last...

College Football Games to Watch, Week 6

College Football Games to Watch, Week 6

Matt Duarte, Staff Reporter

October 7, 2015


Filed under Sports

In a rather slow weekend of college football, here are the top three games to watch this weekend: Saturday, October 10 13 Northwestern @ 18 Michigan (12:30 pm, Big Ten Network) After holding the Stanford Cardinal to only 6 points in week one, the Northwestern Wildcats have been rolling to a 5-0...

NCAA Football Games to Watch, Week 5

NCAA Football Games to Watch, Week 5

Matt Duarte, Staff Reporter

October 1, 2015


Filed under Sports

Here’s our weekly look at the top NCAA football games worth watching this weekend: Saturday, Oct 3 13 Alabama at 8 Georgia (12:30 pm, CBS) In probably the most intriguing match-up of the weekend, the Alabama Crimson Tide will travel to Georgia to face the Bulldogs, who are a 2.5 point favor...

NCAA Football Games to Watch This Week

NCAA Football Games to Watch This Week

Matt Duarte, Staff Reporter

September 23, 2015


Filed under Sports

Here's our weekly look at the top NCAA football games worth watching this weekend: Friday, Sep 25 21 Stanford at Oregon State (7:00 pm, FOXS1) Stanford will be looking to continue their success this week against the Beavers after a huge win over the previously 9th ranked USC Trojans. Fifth year...

XC Takes a Running Start

XC Takes a Running Start

Sean Hamel, Staff Reporter

September 17, 2015


Filed under Fall Sports

Cross country is underway with 3 meets under their belt. La Salle's cross country team placed second in both boys and girls in the NWOC preview meet. Junior varsity placed second in girls and third in boys. Both the varsity and JV teams ran against Wilsonville, Parkrose, Hillsboro, Putnam, Milwaukie, S...

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