Category Archives: La Salle News

Rain Can’t Stop A Lasallian

Saturday, June 24, 2017 - La Salle Academy's full-time Lasallian Volunteer, Mr. Matt Billings, did not let the rain stop him on Saturday, placing 9th overall and 1st in his age group in the NYC Pride Run. It was pouring rain in Central Park, but there were plenty of runners like Mr. Billings who were…
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Students Attend Seminar at La Salle University

Saturday, June 10, 2017 - Eight rising juniors and seniors were invited to La Salle University's Inaugural Summer Seminars. Some students participated in the Entrepreneurial Path to Success and others participated in The Power of Media. Students in the Entrepreneurial seminar ended the day-long session by presenting an innovative product or service to solve an educational…
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La Salle Welcomes the Class of 2021

La Salle welcomed 95 of the 106 students in the class of 2021 to La Salle Academy last night at the Freshmen Welcome Dinner. The incoming freshmen attended the dinner last night in the 6th Street gymnasium along with their families. Many incoming freshmen brought their younger siblings, future La Salle students. After receiving their…
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In Memoriam: Louis Corso ’60

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Louis Corso from La Salle Academy’s class of 1960. Mr. Corso was an active member of the La Salle community for decades. Under the leadership of La Salle Board Trustee, Brother Carl Malacalza, FSC, Mr. Corso and his wife, Luba, helped launch La Salle’s…
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Class of 2017 Graduates with Stellar Numbers

June 6, 2017 – La Salle Academy’s Class of 2017 exceeded expectations this year by achieving a nearly 100% graduation rate, 100% college acceptance rate, and to top it all off, the 74 students who make up La Salle’s senior class received approximately $15.2 million in scholarships and grants, which is over quadruple the amount of…
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Congratulations Class of 2017!

The La Salle Academy family welcomes 74 new alumni into the fold. La Salle congratulates the Class of 2017 on their many achievements including a nearly 100% graduation rate, a 100% college acceptance rate, and over $15 million in scholarship awards, more than quadruple the scholarships earned last year. What an astounding testament to their ability and work ethic! Special recognition goes to…
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CARDINALS DOMINATE FROM START TO FINISH TO CAPTURE CITY CHAMPIONSHIP

Friday, June 2, 2017 – For the first time in over 10 years, the La Salle Academy Cardinals Varsity baseball team are Champions of the CHSAA (Catholic High School Athletic Association) Varsity “A” Division.  The Cardinals offense, with the aid of a couple errors, once again erupted taking a 5-1 lead after 2 innings, enroute…
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La Salle Baseball Forces Deciding Game for City Championship

Wednesday, May 31, 2017 – With their backs against the wall, the La Salle Cardinals baseball team came out with their claws sharp to force a deciding game by way of an 8-3 victory over Nazareth at Fordham University.  With the win, La Salle will get a shot to win our first Varsity Championship in…
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CARDINALS STORM INTO CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND

Tuesday, May 30, 2017 – The La Salle Academy Cardinals varsity baseball team are headed to the CHSAA “A” Division Championship round thanks to stout pitching and an opportunistic offense that lead to a 10-0 five inning victory over St. John’s Prep at Salesian High School. Junior Julian Nieves had a strong performance on the mound…
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Varsity Baseball Playoff Update

Saturday, May 27, 2017 – There is a playoff saying, “survive and move on,” and the La Salle Academy Cardinals did just that on Saturday with a 10-6 victory over the Sacred Heart Irish at Randall’s Island to move into the “Winners” bracket of the CHSAA 2017 Varsity “A” Championship Baseball Tournament. The win set up…
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LSA Varsity Baseball: Cardinals Drop a close one to divisional rival

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 – In a battle for division supremacy, the La Salle Cardinals fell short 7-5 against Monsignor Scanlan in the Bronx.  The loss dropped the Cards to 9-4 in league play and creates a 3-way logjam on the top of the division with Scanlan and Nazareth.  However, La Salle holds the tiebreaker…
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JV Baseball Claims 3rd Straight City Championship

Friday, May 19, 2017 – La Salle’s JV Baseball team was dominant with a 10-0 five inning knockout over Monsignor Scanlan to capture the 2017 CHSAA “A” Division JV Championship in front of a lively home crowd at East River Park.  The win gives the JV Cardinals back-to back to back City Championships (2015, 2016,…
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JV Baseball Clinches Division with Victory

Thursday, May 11, 2017 – The La Salle Academy JV Cardinals clinched first place in the CHSAA A Division and a bye to the Championship Game with a 17-2 victory over St. John’s Prep JV at American Legion Field in Brooklyn.  With the win the Cardinals improve their record to 7-4 overall and 7-1 in…
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LSA JV Baseball Recap: Cardinals win high-scoring affair

Monday, May 8, 2017 – The La Salle Academy JV Cardinals played another high- scoring game, but held tight for a 12-8 victory of St. John’s Prep at Elmjack Little League in Queens.  The Cardinals are now 6-0 in CHSAA A division league play and 6-3 overall. Franklin Olivares went the first five innings to…
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Varsity Baseball Recap: Cardinals Caught in the Storm

Monday, May 8, 2017 – The La Salle Cardinals went on the road and dropped their first game in nearly a month with a lethargic 1-2 loss to St. John’s Prep at Elmjack Little League in Queens.  The loss drops La Salle to 8-4 overall and 8-2 in league play. John Michael Silvers took the…
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2017 CHSAA BQ/NY FRESHMAN SECTIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

Monday night at the CHSAA Freshman Sectional Track Championships held at Ichan Stadium, the Cardinals had a phenomenal turn out. Every single freshman recorded a personal best each time they lined up to take the track.    Individual Events 800 Meter Run   - Michael Carrea                            - 2:31 - PR 800 Meter Run   - Kughan…
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LSA Varsity Baseball Recap vs Sacred Heart

Wednesday, May 3, 2017 – The La Salle Cardinals rolled up 11 runs to complete the five-inning shutout against Sacred Heart on a breezy afternoon on field #6 in East River Park.  The Cardinals, extended their winning streak to six and improved to 8-1 in the CHSAA “A” division and 8-3 overall. Angel Fernandez-Diaz (W,…
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JV Baseball Downs Nazareth

Tuesday, May 2, 2017 – The La Salle Academy JV Cardinals added to their division lead with a 13-2 five inning victory over Nazareth JV at American Legion Fields in Brooklyn. The win improved their record to 4-3 overall and 4-0 in the CHSAA “A” Division. Franklin Olivares picked up his second win of the…
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La Salle Varsity Picks Off Nazareth

Monday, May 1, 2017 – It wasn’t the prettiest game in the world with a combined nine errors but it may have been the 7-5 victory over Nazareth at American Legion Fields may have just been the win La Salle needed as they begin the back half of the season. Danny Maria (W, 3-0) went six…
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La Salle Rolls Past Bishop Loughlin

Monday, April 24, 2017 – John Michael Silvers went the distance for the win on five hits, three walks and four strikeouts, while Julian Nieves went 3 for 4 with a triple and three RBIs as the La Salle Academy varsity baseball team racked up 11 hits enroot to an 11-0 five inning victory against…
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La Salle Baseball Soars to 14-1 Victory at Msgr. Scanlan

Wednesday, April 26, 2017 – The La Salle Academy varsity baseball team used a balanced attack, crafty pitching and solid defense to soar past Monsignor Scanlan 14-1 in five innings at Scanlan Field.  Julian Nieves pitched a complete game 2-hitter with five strikeouts. Franddy Rodriguez (3 RBIs) & Adrian Santos (4 RBIs) each went 2…
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Varsity Baseball Defeats St. John’s Prep 3-1

Friday, April 21, 2017 – Jervon Warlick (W, 1-0) pitched five innings for the win while Cesar Santana (SV 2) picked up his second save of the year and Nicholas Brito(2 for 3, 2B, R, RBI)  to lead La Salle past St. John’s Prep 3-1 at East River Park. La Salle jumped out to the…
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Olivares Leads the Way in JV Baseball Victory over Scanlan

Thursday, April 20, 2017 - Franklin Olivares threw a complete game 2-hit shutout and went 2 for 3 at the plate with a double, triple and 2 RBIs to lead the La Salle Academy JV Cardinals to a 10-0 win over Scanlan High School in 5 innings at East River Park. With the win the…
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Maria’s 1-Hitter Leads Varsity Baseball Past Cathedral Prep

   Wednesday, April 19, 2017 -  Danny Maria was efficient and quick, needing just 77 pitches to lead the La Salle Cardinals to a 6-1 CHSAA ‘A’ division victory over Cathedral Prep at East River Park. With the win, La Salle improves to 3-3 overall and 3-1 in the division. The Cardinals jumped out to…
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La Salle JV Baseball Erupts for 20 Hits in Win

Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - The 20-hits was easily the JV Cardinals highest output in two years using them to fuel the 19-7 victory. The Cardinals needed all 20 of those hits as Scanlan kept the game in reach with seven of their own hits, until LSA posted nine runs in the top of the seventh for…
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La Salle Rallies Late for Victory over Sacred Heart

Monday, April 17, 2017 -  What began as a pitchers duel early broke open late and the La Salle Cardinals used a little small ball for four runs in the top of the seventh inning to pick up the 8-4 victory over Sacred Heart at Welty Park in Yonkers.  La Salle improved its record to…
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JV Cardinals Fall against Packer Pelicans

Wednesday, April 12, 2017 – On a day right for baseball the La Salle Academy JV Cardinals (1-3 Overall; 1-0 League) did all the wrong things including making 12 errors in a lopsided 5-15 lost to non-league Packer Collegiate at American Legion Fields in Brooklyn, NY. A day after their hard-fought win against league rival…
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Cardinals Fall to Nazareth Late

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - It was the first meeting of the two teams since last year's playoffs but the outcome was the same as the La Salle Varsity Cardinals lost 5-3 to the defending champions, the Nazareth Kingsmen during a noon showdown at East River Park. Nicholas Brito took the loss in relief as…
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JV Cardinals Score Late for Victory over Nazareth

Tuesday, April 11, 2017 – In their first meeting since last year’s CHSAA A Division JV Championship game, the La Salle JV Cardinals (1-2 Overall; 1-0 League) scored an 8-6 victory over Nazareth in their first league game of the year at American Legion Field in Brooklyn, NY. After jumping to a 2-0 lead in…
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Cardinals Notch First Win of the Season

Monday, April 10,2017 – Senior pitcher, Danny Maria picked up the win tossing five innings of two hit ball, while striking out 10. Cesar Santana picked up the save as the La Salle Cardinals (1-2 Overall, 1-0 League) scored a 6-2 Division victory over Monsignor Scanlan in over five years at our first home game at…
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NYC MAYORAL CANDIDATE MASSEY TOURS LA SALLE ACADEMY

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Ismini Scouras 212-475-8940 ext. 204 iscouras@lasalleacademy.org FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   NYC MAYORAL CANDIDATE MASSEY TOURS LA SALLE ACADEMY   East Village, N.Y., April 4, 2017 – On Tuesday, Mayoral Candidate Paul Massey toured La Salle Academy, one of the oldest all-boys Catholic high schools in Manhattan. Massey met with students, faculty, and…
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For Cardinals, Moore is Too Much

Sunday, April 2, 2017 – In a match-up against a “AA,” the La Salle Academy Cardinals dropped both games of their Varsity/JV double header 3-8 and 0-6, respectively to Moore Catholic at the Richmond County Youth Complex on Staten Island. It was the first game in over two weeks for all four teams due to…
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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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Varsity Defeats Moore Catholic to earn berth in CHSAA B Championship Game

La Salle Cardinals varsity basketball, playing in the CHSAA B division semi-finals at Cardinal Spellman, sprinted out to an early lead in their victory over Moore Catholic on Sunday afternoon. Playing in the semi-finals for the 3rd consecutive year, the Cardinals used a stingy defense en route to a 40-20 halftime lead. In the second…
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JV Comes up short vs. Regis 40-34

Playing in the CHSAA “B” Championship game, JV Basketball suffered a heartbreaking loss to Regis 40-34. Entering the 4th quarter trailing by 3 points, the team was not able to overcome the deficit before falling to the Raiders. The Cardinals competed throughout the contest from tip-off to the final buzzer and although not the desired…
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Freshmen Fall to Salesian 67-61

Playing in the CHSAA “B” Championship game, the freshmen Cardinals faced off against the top-seeded Salesian Eagles. Getting off to a hot start led to a tied game at the end of the 1st quarter.  The Eagles shooting from outside and transition would prove to be too much for the Cardinals as we would eventually…
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Basketball Playoff Update & Post-Season Awards

JV Basketball: Playing in the Quarterfinals of the CHSAA B League, the JV Basketball team came away with a victory against Cathedral Prep 51-44. A close game throughout until the team went on a 8-2 run in the final minutes to secure the win and their spot in the semi-finals. The Cardinals were led by…
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Varsity Basketball Defeats Regis in Regular Season Finale

Playing in their final regular season game, the Varsity team defeated Regis 60-52 on Friday night. A tight contest throughout, Regis would cut the 4th quarter La Salle lead to 2 points before the Cardinals defense would string together 4 consecutive stops to seal the victory. The Cardinals were led by Isaiah Allen-Smith(17 points/9 rebs),…
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Congratulations to Ms. Ann Straub!

After over 40 years of teaching the Arts at La Salle, veteran teacher and Art Department Chair Ann Straub has formally announced her retirement at the end of this academic year. In her “retirement” La Salle is blessed to be able to announce Ann will be promptly rejoining the La Salle family as a member…
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Basketball Playoff Schedule

   TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 21st @ Salesian High School 3:30pm      #3 La Salle vs #6 Cathedral Prep (JV) THURSDAY FEBRUARY 23rd @ Salesian High School 1:45pm      #2 La Salle vs #3 Regis (Freshman) 3:30pm      JV Semi-Finals SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 26th FRESHMAN CITY CHAMPIONSHIP @ Fordham Prep (Time TBD) JV CITY CHAMPIONSHIP…
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300 Guests At Accepted Students Breakfast!

Nearly 300 guests arrived at La Salle Academy's 2017 Accepted Students Breakfast on Saturday, February 11th. Excited students accepted into the class of 2021 were able to meet current Lasallians and learn more about all the opportunities available to them at La Salle. Each department spoke about the exciting projects going on in their classrooms.…
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Coach Washington Named Varsity Baseball Head Coach

  The Athletic Department of La Salle Academy would like to announce the appointment of Chris Washington  as the Varsity Baseball Head Coach effective immediately. Chris brings with him a wealth of coaching experience, including leading La Salle’s JV baseball team to its second consecutive City Championship in 2016. Please join all of us in…
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JV & Varsity Basketball earn Victories at Sacred Heart

The JV Basketball team(9-10,6-5) bounced back into the win column with a 69-60 league win at Sacred Heart. Starting the game on a 16-2 run, costly turnovers and missed assignments shrunk La Salle's lead to 33-31 going into halftime. After tightening the defense and improving communication, the team was able to stretch the lead and…
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La Salle Claims Victories in 2 of 3 games on Alumni Night

Friday, February 3, 2017 - Starting the triple header, the Freshman were able to bounce back from their loss two days earlier with a 60-53 win over the Regis Raiders. A game they led throughout, the team was able to handle a late run by the Raiders securing the big win! The Cardinals were led by…
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La Salle Senior Participates in Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition

On Tuesday, January 31st, senior Nelson Millwood became the first La Salle Academy student to participate in the Regional Poetry Out Loud Competition, the second round of this national poetry contest. The competition was held at the SUNY Global Center in the Global Classroom. Millwood performed three different poems in a series of three rounds…
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Putting the Pieces Together

Please join me in congratulating our Principal, Ms. Kerry Conroy, who was given the additional title of Vice President for Academic/Student Affairs at La Salle Academy.
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Cardinals Face Salesian

Wednesday, February 1, 2017: La Salle Freshman fell to Salesian at home 63-47. A valiant effort, the Cardinals were led by Joshua Norberto who tallied 16 points  La Salle's JV Basketball team suffered a nail biting 52-51 loss to Salesian. Down 1 with 10.5 seconds to play, the team was able to find the open…
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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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Varsity Basketball advances to Msgr. King Tourney Championship

The Varsity basketball team prevailed in a thrilling match-up with Nazareth Regional HS last night in the semifinals of the Msgr. King Tournament held at St. Thomas Aquinas in Brooklyn. The Cardinals were led by Isaiah Allen-Smith (27 pts, 11 rebs) and James Bouknight (25 puts, 11 rebs) as they withstood a furious 4th quarter…
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Varsity Basketball defeats North Babylon 68-40

Playing in their first game of the Msgr. King Tournament, Varsity Basketball used a great defensive effort to secure a 68-40 victory over North Babylon last night. James Bouknight (21 points, 8 rebs, 5 asts) led four Cardinals in double figures while Justin Rivera (16 points, 6 rebs), Isaiah Allen-Smith (12 points, 8 rebs) and…
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Freshman/JV Basketball Recap

Freshman/JV Basketball at Msgr. Scanlan Christmas Classic In yesterday’s 2nd Freshman game, the LaSalle Freshman fell to the Susan Wagner by the score of 69-66, despite a frantic 4th quarter comeback from 10 points down to start the final stanza.  The Cardinals were led by Joshua Nolberto with 26 points and Amadou Kouyate with 14…
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Bishop DiMarzio Celebrates Mass at La Salle!

December 22, 2016 - On the students' last day before the Christmas break, La Salle hosted Bishop DiMarzio from the Diocese of Brooklyn and Queens, a diocese where many of La Salle’s students live. The students enjoyed a beautiful Mass said by Bishop DiMarzio while the student band and chorus provided reflective music. The Bishop…
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LSA Bowling @ Brooklyn/Queens Championships

Last night, both the Cardinals JV and Varsity Bowling teams faced off against Archbishop Molloy High School in the Brooklyn - Queens Championship. Varsity lost the series 2-1 but was led by Devin Flowers with a high game of 221 and a 615 three game series. Devin was followed by Eric Santana who had a 201…
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JV Basketball Falls in OT at Cardinal Spellman

The JV Basketball team (4-2, 3-0) battled back from an early 15 point deficit before suffering a nail-biting 72-71 OT loss to Cardinal Spellman last night in the Bronx. A tight contest throughout where both teams made runs to swing the momentum, the free-throw line would be the deciding factor as Spellman would make 2…
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Freshman Basketball earns victory over Moore Catholic

Playing at home for the first time this season, the Freshman basketball team earned a 65-46 league win over Moore Catholic on Tuesday evening. Showing a commitment to defense the Freshman would lead wire to wire in route to the victory. The Cardinals were led by Amadou Kouyate and Joshua Nolberto who each had 14…
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Varsity Basketball defeats Cardinal Spellman 63-43

Playing against long-time rival Cardinal Spellman for the first time in 4 years, the Varsity used stingy first-half defense to enter halftime with a 42-22 halftime lead. The team would keep that momentum in the second half as it secured the 63-43 victory. The Cardinals were led by James Bouknight(13 points), Bryce Council (11 points)…
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JV Basketball defeats St. John’s Prep

JV Basketball (4-1,3-0) earned a 73-32 league win against St.John's Prep on Wednesday evening in Astoria. The team used a strong 2nd half to secure a comfortable lead. The Cardinals were led by James Felton, who  led the way with 33 points followed by Jamari Watts and Nicholas Rivera who each added 9 points. JV…
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Varsity Basketball Defeats St. John’s Prep

Varsity Basketball (4-1, 2-0) earned their 2nd league win of the season with a 82-45 victory over St. John's Prep on Wednesday night in Astoria. A true team effort, the Cardinals were led by Isaiah Allen-Smith's 22 points while Korey Williams chipped in 19 points. Justin Rivera had a strong game with 14 points and…
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JV Basketball Defeats Cathedral Prep!

The JV basketball team(3-1) earned a 63-46 win against Cathedral Prep on Tuesday evening in Queens. Leading by 6 points to start the 4th quarter, the Cardinals defensive intensity allowed the team to extend its lead and secure the victory. The Cardinals were led by James Felton(28pts) and Jaden Ault(16pts). JV Basketball returns to action…
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Big Win for Varsity Basketball!

Coming off its first loss of the season, the Varsity Basketball team earned a 78-20 victory over Cathedral Prep on Tuesday evening. The first league game of the young season, the team secured 22 steals throughout the game, setting the tone on the defensive end. James Bouknight led the way with 20 points while Justin…
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Bowling is Victorious in the First Round of Playoffs!

  Yesterday evening, both the JV and Varsity Cardinal Bowling teams defeated Holy Cross High School in the first round of the playoffs. Both teams advance to the Brooklyn - Queens Championship where they both face Molloy High School. Varsity Devin Flowers led all scores with a 232 and a 644 three game series .…
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Lasallian Student Sponsorship Dinner 2016

Every year, generous friends of La Salle choose to sponsor La Salle students by contributing to their tuition, ensuring that La Salle can offer scholarships to our students and keep tuition as low as possible. Every year, our sponsors are able to spend time with each other at our annual Lasallian Student Sponsorship Dinner. On…
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Varsity Basketball Plays in the Br. Arnold Tournament

In their first game of the season and also their first game of the Br. Arnold Tournament held at Msgr. McClancy, the Cardinals used a convincing 2nd half run to pull away in the 3rd quarter en route to a 80-52 victory. The Cardinals had five players in double figures led by Isaiah Allen-Smith and…
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Bowling Headed to the Playoffs!

On Tuesday, December 6, 2016 the Cardinals JV and Varsity Bowling teams played The Mary Louis Academy for their final game of the regular season and both teams were victorious. Varsity: Freshman Devin Flowers led all scores  with a 288 league high game. He also had a 713 league high series . Daquan King  followed with…
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JV Basketball Defeats St. Joseph By The Sea!

[video width="500" height="256" mp4="http://www.lasalleacademy.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/IMG_4422_mp4.mp4" autoplay="true"][/video] JV Basketball  defeated St. Joseph by the Sea 51-48 on Friday night, December 2nd.  The visitors from Staten Island made a furious 4 quarter run, erasing a 13 point lead and tying the game with 30 seconds left. Refocused, the Cardinals secured the win with key defensive rebound and a…
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Results from the IAABO Tournament

In the first game of the Freshman IAABO tournament on Friday, December 2nd, the Cardinals fell to Holy Trinity 62-50. A hard fought team effort throughout the game, the team was led by Devin Justinian with 12 points while Amadou Kouyate and Isaiah Brown each added 9 points. The Freshman basketball team defeated Regis today…
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The McGee Science Center: A Dedication Ceremony

On Friday, December 2, 2016, La Salle dedicated The McGee Science Center in honor of the McGee family. Because of their generosity, La Salle is able to have four hydroponic towers and two 3D printers in the classroom. Nearly 20 members of the McGee family were able to attend this dedication ceremony as well as…
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Bowling Headed To The Top!

On Tuesday November 29, 2016 the Cardinals JV and Varsity Bowling Teams faced Christ The King high school and once again both teams were victorious.  Michael Anorve led all scores for junior varsity with a 224 game and a 557 three game series. , Jimmy Falcon had a 177 game.  The win moved their to…
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Basketball Is Back!

Monday, November 28, 2016 - The JV Basketball(1-0) team started the season off with a 65-48 victory over Cristo Rey(BK). A four point game at the end of the 3rd quarter, the 10team used a 21-8 4th quarter run to close out the win. The team was led by Nicholas Rivera with 17 points while Jayden…
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