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Athlete of the Week: Caitlynn Young

Athlete of the Week: Caitlynn Young

Samantha Kar, Assistant Editor

March 21, 2018

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

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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

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

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

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

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

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...

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