Crusader News

List of 6 news stories.

  • Crusader Soccer Teams Reign

    Both the boys and girls soccer programs won state championships in their respective divisions just hours apart.  The girls program started it off with an overtime victory over Coronado 1-0 in the 5A state championship game.  The boys program followed suit against Green Valley and took home their first ever state championship by defeating the Gators 4-3 in the 4A state championship.  Congratulations to both programs on amazing seasons!
  • NLI Signing Day-5 Crusaders Commit

    Five Crusaders committed to their respective colleges and universities on Wednesday, November 9th and were celebrated by their family, friends and coaches.  Congratulations to the following young men and women for their commitment to play at the collegiate level. Ashlee Baker (Lacrosse) University of the Cumberlands, Madeline Mariani (Soccer) Chico State, Zane Kelly (Baseball) San Diego State University, Delaney Wilson (Volleyball) Coastal Georgia, and Ella Rustand (Volleyball) St. Catherine's (MN).
  • Boys Cross Country Earn 3rd Place at State

    Congratulations to the boys cross country team earning a third place finish in the 5A Cross Country State Championships in Boulder City on November 5th.  Congratulations to Logan Scott for his individual state championship crown in the 5A boys division.
  • Tennis Doubles State Champions

    Congratulations to Sam Fouse and Nolan Dubay for winning the boys 5A State Doubles Championship! Congratulations to Taylor Nelson, Maryn Ryan/Lina Namkung, Taryn Toomer/Sakura Gastaldo for making the All State Honors in Girls 5A Tennis.
  • 5A Southern Region Champions

    Congratulations to the boys cross country team for winning the 5A Southern Region Championship.  The team will compete for the 5A Nevada State Championship on Saturday November 5th at Veterans Memorial Park in Boulder City at 11:30 am.  Congratulations to Alison Stepanek for qualifying as an individual for the girls 5A State Meet. She will race next Saturday at 12:40 pm.

    Logan Scott (individual regional champion) 
    Tyler Pfefferkorn (5th)
    Brady Anderson (11th)
    Tobi Alabi (13th) 
    Hady Damaj (21st) 
    Riley Galvin (40th) 
    Bronson Niotta (44th) 
  • Prep roundup: Faith Lutheran dominates in season-opening win

    Rylan Walter threw for 260 yards and three touchdowns, and Faith Lutheran scored 31 consecutive points to run past Reed for a 37-13 home win Friday in the Crusaders’ season opener.  Walter was 20-for-27 passing and connected with Peyton Steigerwald, Nehemiah Brooks and Mason Aday for scores.  Steigerwald caught six passes for 104 yards, and Cale Bresliln ran for 118 yards and a touchdown for the Crusaders. Vicentico Pringle capped the scoring with an interception return for a touchdown in the fourth quarter.  Article

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Crusader Elite

List of 2 news stories.

  • Ariana Gaminara

    Ariana Gaminara was named the 2021-22 High School Female Athlete of the Year.  Ariana excelled at soccer, wrestling and track for the Crusaders.  Ariana signed her letter of intent to play soccer at Caldwell University.
  • Jordan Pollard

    Jordan Pollard was named the 2021-22 High School Male Athlete of the Year.  Jordan excelled at football and lacrosse. Jordan signed his letter of intent to play football at San Jose State University.

Tradition of Excellence

Faith Lutheran boasts a proud tradition in athletics. Our teams have earned 42 State Championships and 33 State Runner-Up banners in our school’s history. We have won the Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association’s Award of Excellence in Academics, Athletics, and Citizenship an impressive six times. Currently, former Crusader athletes can be found on teams at The Naval Academy, USC, University of Kansas, Auburn, LSU, Duke, Boise State, Princeton, University of Minnesota, Northern Arizona, Denver University and Concordia University to name a few. Our athletics program is constantly growing and improving, boasting a state of the art strength and conditioning center to help our hundreds of student athletes accomplish even more.

  • 48 State Championships and 35 State Runners-Up
  • 21 Varsity level sports at the 4A level
  • Full time Director of Athletic Performance recognized with NSCA 
  • ‘Strength of America’ award
  • 43 Academic State Championship awards 
  • 7 NIAA Award of Excellence in Academics, Athletics, and Citizenship
  • Greenspun Cup for Academic and Athletic Excellence recipient 
  • Fellowship of Christian Athletes Club and Athletic Leadership Training


Wednesday, 12/7/2022

Wrestling - Boys Varsity
Loss 18-60

Wednesday, 12/7/2022

Wrestling - Boys Varsity
Green Valley
Loss 18-60

Tuesday, 12/6/2022

Basketball - Boys Freshman
Win 67-49