Crusader News

List of 6 news stories.

  • Girls Swim Win 4A Southern Regional, Boys place 5th in 5A

    Congratulations to the Girls Swim Team as they captured the 4A Southern Regional Championship.  The girls will make a run for a state championship on Wednesday, May 18th at Pavilion Pool at 4 pm.  The boys will compete on Saturday, May 21st at Pavilion Pool at 1:30 pm.
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  • Faith Lutheran blasts Green Valley, wins 5A Southern Region softball title

    Getting production from the bottom of the lineup is seen as a bonus for many softball teams.
    The way Faith Lutheran’s No. 9 hitter McKenna Young swung the bat in the Class 5A Southern Region tournament, it was only a surprise when she didn’t get a hit.
     
    Young finished her tear through the tournament by going 3-for-3 with two doubles and six RBIs. The last of those came on a sacrifice fly that put the final run on the board in a 16-6 run-rule win over Green Valley in five innings that clinched the tournament championship Friday at Faith Lutheran.  See Article


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  • Faith Lutheran rallies for win, reaches softball title round

    McKenna Young singled home the go-ahead run to cap a two-run rally in the sixth inning, and host Faith Lutheran edged Centennial 3-2 on Wednesday in the Class 5A Southern Region softball tournament.
    Young was 2-for-3, and her winning hit came after Jill Molnar’s RBI doubled tied the game. Ava Walker allowed two runs, one earned, on six hits and struck out eight in a complete-game win.
     
    The win puts the Crusaders into the championship round and guarantees a spot in next week’s state tournament. Centennial will be back in action at 4:30 p.m. Thursday at home, facing the winner of an elimination game between Arbor View and Green Valley that will be played at 2 at Centennial.
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  • Spring Sport NIAA Regionals

    Spring sport regionals begin the week of May 9th.  These are NIAA State sponsored events and to purchase tickets please go here:  https://www.niaa.com/tickets/index

    We encourage fans to purchase tickets prior to arriving at the game to make the process smoother upon entry at your events.  Good luck to all the teams!  Go Crusaders!
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  • Crusaders Commit to the Next Level

    Two more Crusaders signed their letter of intents to compete at the collegiate level next fall.  Arianna Gaminara has committed to Caldwell University to play soccer and Vili Fetapai will be heading to Minot State University to play football.  Congratulations to these two athletes and their families.
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  • Celebrating Women & Girls In Sport-Arianna Van Houweling

    Check out Arianna Van Houweling being featured in the article Celebrating Women & Girls in Sport by clicking this link.
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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

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