Monthly Archives: January 2017

La Salle in the News!

This week, La Salle was featured prominently in The Tablet, the Diocese of Brooklyn's weekly newspaper. The article covered our Advent Mass with Bishop DiMarzio (see article below).
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JV Basketball Edges Sacred Heart 77-72

The JV Basketball team (8-7,5-2) fought hard to secure a 77-72 league game victory over Sacred Heart. Down by 3 points to start the 4th quarter, the team stuck together to out-score Sacred Heart 21-13 to end the game.  The Cardinals were led by James Felton(28 points) followed by Jaden Ault(19 points) and Jamari Watts(16…
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La Salle Varsity with Victory over Sacred Heart

La Salle's Varsity(16-2, 6-0) sprinted to a 67-39 victory over Sacred Heart on Tuesday night. The Cardinals used an 18-2 run at the beginning of the game to set the tone for the evening.With the win, the Cardinals claim sole possession of first place in the CHSAA 'B' division.The team was led by James Bouknight(27 points),…
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2017 CHSAA BQ/NY Indoor Track Freshman Sectional Championships

The La Salle Academy Track team ran in the CHSAA BQ/NY Freshman Sectional Championships on Monday, January 16th at Ocean Breeze in Staten Island. This was the first time the Cardinals ran in their new uniforms, giving the team confidence and school-pride!       Individual Events 800 Meter Run   - Amador Mossa             - 2:48 1600…
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Bloomingdale’s Honors MLK Day with Service at La Salle

This year, Bloomingdale’s chose La Salle as one of their partner sites for their annual MLK Day of Service. Nearly 30 of Bloomingdale’s Corporate Staff spent the day doing service with 10 of our students at La Salle Academy, painting and cleaning in both the school building and La Salle’s Annex building on 2nd Street.…
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La Salle Basketball Wins 2 of 3 against Xavier HS

Playing the first triple header of the 2016-2017 Basketball season on Friday evening, La Salle would win 2 of 3 non-league games versus cross-town rival Xavier High School. Freshman Fall to Xavier 59-45 A back & forth game throughout, the young Cardinals would have 5 point halftime lead before a late run in the fourth…
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LaSalle Bowling @ CHSAA City Championships

Thursday evening, the LaSalle Cardinals Varsity and Junior Varsity faced Archbishop Molloy High School for the CHSAA City Championship. The Varsity fell to Molloy 2-1 for a 2nd place finish. Freshman Devin Flowers led all scores with a 290 game, a  716 three game series and a 214 playoff high average. Devin also walked away…
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Triple Header vs. Salesian High School

On Wednesday evening LaSalle Academy Basketball faced Salesian HS on all three levels: Freshman: Despite leading at halftime by 3 points, the young Cardinals were unable to sustain the effort and fell to Salesian by a of 61-48. The Freshmen were led by Theo Noble with 14 points while Isaiah Brown added 9 points. JV:…
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In Memoriam: Jim Prendergast ‘48

The La Salle Academy family has lost one of its very best--Jim Prendergast from the class of 1948 passed away on Friday, January 13. After a stellar career in marketing/advertising on Madison Avenue and as a professor at Baruch College, Jim spent decades as La Salle's expert point man for our ad and direct mail…
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Bowling Headed to the City Championship!

Varsity and JV bowling teams competed in the first round of the bowling CHSAA Championship on Monday January 9, 2017. The top two teams in Bronx north division competed against the top two teams in The Brooklyn/Queens division. Varsity defeated Stepinac High School as freshman Devin Flowers led all scores with games of 245, 246…
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La Salle Senior Enters Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition

Nelson Millwood '17 will be competing in the Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition January 31, 2017! After taking 2nd place as a Junior in La Salle Academy English Department's Poetry Out Loud Competition in April 2016, Millwood moves on to the Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition at the end of this month. He will be…
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La Salle With Two Wins On First Day In Miami

After arriving safely late Wednesday night, the Varsity basketball team started their Thursday with a service project at WOW, a community residential center for disabled adults. While there, the team demonstrated several basic skills before teaching some of the patients how to dribble and shoot. The team did a short intrasquad scrimmage before La Salle’s…
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JV and Varsity Basketball Earn Victories over Cathedral Prep

Playing in their first games of the new year and looking to rebound from Championship game losses in their respective Christmas tournaments, both the JV and Varsity Basketball teams defeated Cathedral Prep on Tuesday evening. The JV Basketball team(6-5,4-1)cruised to a comfortable 60-30 win for their fourth league win of the season. Team work and…
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La Salle Stumbles in Championship of Msgr. King Tournament

Saturday, December 31, 2016 - Facing Msgr. McClancy in the Championship game of the Msgr. King Tournament LaSalle was was unable to recover from a a slow start and eventually would fall 54-53. Trailing 38-24 at halftime, the Cardinals would use a renewed defense effort out scoring McClancy 30-13 in the 2nd half. The Cardinals…
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