Crusader News

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  • Becker is 2nd from the right.

    Faith Lutheran grad wins US Olympic swimming gold in 4×100-meter freestyle relay

    TOKYO (AP) — For being right in the middle of the desert, Las Vegas knows how to churn out great swimmers. Now, one of those great talents has claimed an Olympic gold medal.  Bowe Becker, a graduate of Faith Lutheran High School in Las Vegas, helped the men’s 4×100-meter freestyle relay bring home the win on Monday.  Becker swam the third leg of the race, putting up a time of 47.44. He was joined by Caeleb Dressel, Blake Pieroni and Zach Apple on the podium, as the team finished 1.14 seconds ahead of Italy, who took the silver.  Article Link

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  • 2020 Crusader Volleyball Team Earns Nat'l Academic Award

    The 2020 FLHS Varsity Volleyball team earned the AVCA Nat'l Team Academic Award.  This is the 16th consecutive year the Crusaders have achieved this honor from the American Volleyball Coaches Association.  The varsity team maintained a cumulative GPA of 3.42 over the course of the 2020-21 school year.
    The United State Marine Corps (USMC) and the American Volleyball Coaches Association (AVCA) announced that 1,275 collegiate and high school teams have earned the USMC/AVCA Team Academic Award for the 2020-2021 season.  The award, initiated in the 1992-93 academic year, honors volleyball teams that maintain a year-long grade-point average of 3.30 on a 4.0 scale or 4.10 on a 5.0 scale.

    AVCA Press Release
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  • Another Concordia Commitment

    On Friday, May 28th Anthony Perna signed his letter of intent to play football at Concordia Ann Arbor.  Congratulations to Anthony and his family!
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  • Goynes headed to San Diego State University

    Josh Goynes signed his letter of intent to play football at San Diego State University on Thursday, May 20th.  Congratulations to Josh and his family!
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  • Eight College Commitments for the Crusaders

    On Friday, May 14th, eight more Crusaders made the commitment to compete at the next level.  They are Coleman Lemke-Portland-Basketball, Colin MacIntyre-University of Arizona-Lacrosse (club), Erin Thompson-UNLV-Track, Ryan Charbonneau-UNR-Lacrosse (club), Brandon Heffern-Arizona State-Lacrosse (club), Arianna Gronauer-University of Pacific-Soccer, Zen Chang-UC Santa Barbara-Lacrosse (club), Neriah Efferson-Clark College-Basketball.  Congratulations to all the athletes and their families!
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  • NIAA Regional Event Ticket Purchases

    NIAA Regionals begin for our spring teams on Monday, May 17th.  The NIAA has partnered with Home Town Ticketing for the online purchase of tickets to attend NIAA events.  All ticket purchasing will be online and the NIAA encourages tickets to purchased ahead of the NIAA scheduled event.  Please click on "Read More" to see how to purchase Regional event tickets.
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Crusader Elite

List of 2 news stories.

  • Amelia McManus

    Amelia McManus was named the 2019-20 High School Female Athlete of the Year.  Amelia excelled at soccer and was a part of the 2019 State Championship Soccer Team.  Amelia signed her letter of intent to play soccer at Cal State Monterrey Bay.
  • Riley Schwartz

    Riley Schwartz was named the 2019-20 High School Male Athlete of the Year.  Riley has committed to play football for Wheaton College in Illinois.

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