Monthly Archives: March 2017

La Salle Drops Opening Day Doubleheader

Thursday, March 23, 2017 – La Salle Academy varsity and junior varsity Cardinals suffered losses on their opening-day games 6-0 on Varsity and 11-2 to non-conference, cross-town rival Xavier on a cold and blustery day at American Legion Field in Brooklyn. Final scores notwithstanding, both games were close.  Varsity was down 0-1 going into the…
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Our Tipping Point

This past Saturday, La Salle Academy’s basketball team made school history. We captured the New York State Federation (Catholic, Public and Private) B Division Basketball Championship for the first time in school history. Led by a never-say-die bunch of overmatched, under-estimated La Salle boys and an intense Coach (doesn’t this all sound familiar?) La Salle…
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LA SALLE ADVANCES TO FEDERATION CHAMPIONSHIP FINAL

  East Village, N.Y., March 24, 2017 – In a thrilling matchup between two New York City teams, La Salle Academy varsity basketball defeated Fannie Lou Hamer High School 61-47 to advance to the Federation Tournament Final. With today’s win, the Cardinals will face Westhill High School in the Championship Game at 5pm on Saturday,…
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La Salle Marches in the NYC Saint Patrick’s Day Parade!

La Salle Academy marched 300 strong – 100 more than last year - in New York City’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade, the oldest and largest parade of its kind in the United States. Over 220 of our student body, 25 staff and faculty, and over 50 alumni and family marched along 5th Avenue on Friday…
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Snow Day: Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Due to the forecast of inclement weather, La Salle Academy will be closed on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. There will be no school and offices will be closed. Stay safe and warm. Happy snow day!
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Varsity Basketball Wins State Catholic Championship

La Salle Academy's varsity basketball team defeated St. Mary’s of Lancaster 80-52 to win the State Catholic “B” Division Championship on Saturday at Fordham University. Getting off to a slow start that had the team down 4 points at the end of the first quarter, Justin Rivera led the way with his strong defensive effort…
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Students Attend NY Red Bulls Home Opener

A group of La Salle students, including most of the Cardinal soccer team, attended the home opener of the New York Red Bulls match on Saturday, March 11th! It was a cold day for soccer, but the boys were all smiles as they cheered on the Red Bulls to victory over the Colorado Rapids. The…
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Alumni Gather In Florida

La Salle Academy alumni are spread all over the country and the world. These men are a big part of La Salle's history and legacy, which is why La Salle's President and Vice President try their best to visit our alumni, nationwide. Recently, President Dr. Guerriero and Vice President Ismini Scouras visited West Palm Beach,…
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Cardinal Soccer Trains With The New York Red Bulls

Bouna Coundoul, a former New York Red Bulls player and current trainer for the professional team, ran a two-hour clinic on Friday afternoon for twenty-five La Salle young men, most of whom are part of La Salle's soccer team. The clinic was held in the school gym on 6th Street. Joined by La Salle Coach…
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Varsity Basketball Captures First City Championship Since 2004

La Salle Academy captured the CHSAA Class B City Championship with a 78-64 victory over Sacred Heart at Fordham University on Friday night.  CHSAA Class B Most Valuable Player James Bouknight would score all 21 of his points in the second half to help secure the victory. A tremendous team effort, Reggie Outlaw had 19 points and Korey Williams added 16 points as…
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