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For the love of the game

For the love of the game

Jack Weaver and Kyran Ballard
May 18, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Video, Video

Ever since he was young, Wade Stauss, senior, has been playing baseball, the sport he has come to love. This season, Stauss led the team in hits, RBIs, and home runs. As catcher, Stauss led the team to victory, ending with a record of 14-3. Next year, Stauss is planning on continuing his love for base...

Parkway West ends season for Water Polo

Parkway West ends season for Water Polo

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
May 16, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

Despite some rough patches in the season, the Water Polo team improved upon their record from last year, going 10-15 in all games. They started off in a tournament held in Chicago, where they went 1-4 against some good teams. Many of their games were close losses, like 13-11 or 8-7, so the talent...

Lancers set to play in Districts

Lancers set to play in Districts

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
May 15, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

The Lancers Boys volleyball team is riding quite the hot hand into the District tournament. They boast an impressive 28-1 record, including a win over a very talented St. Louis University High team. The team is feeling quite confident in their abilities to do big things headed into this tournament. Senior,...

Boys tennis heads to Districts

Boys tennis heads to Districts

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

This season has been a season of growth for boys tennis. The team is led by first seed Franco Noseda Olivari, second seed Carson Krone, third seed Drew Davis and fourth seed Vladimir Trifunovic. They currently have a record of 11-6 in spite of their rough start. Krone said, "We had a rough start,...

Underclassmen lead the way to State

Underclassmen lead the way to State

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
May 11, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

The Boys golf team has been on quite the hot streak. Following multiple team wins at the end of the regular season, the team has played very strongly through the post season so far. They took home the District championship, while placing second as a team in Sectional play. This is good enough to earn...

Water Polo comes second in Lafayette Invitational

Water Polo comes second in Lafayette Invitational

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
April 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

Water polo performed very well last weekend at the Lafayette Invitational, coming in second place overall and going on a four-game winning streak. They ultimately lost to third ranked Parkway West in the final game 6-4, but it was a big improvement over the earlier loss to the Longhorns that was 16-4. Lafayette's...

Extra innings help Lancers push past rival Eureka

Extra innings help Lancers push past rival Eureka

Kyran Ballard, Sports Reporter
April 25, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

A late offensive surge lifted the Lancers over the Wildcats in a tight baseball outing on April 20. This battle of 109 held up to every expectation in a huge rivalry game. Both teams came out fired up and ready to go until Tommy Williams of the Lancers decided it was time to grab the momentum. The bases...

Balanced offense generates wins for girls soccer

Balanced offense generates wins for girls soccer

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
April 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Currently sitting a record of 6-3-1, the varsity girls soccer team has had a solid start to the season. Thanks to terrific goalie play by freshmen Natalie Phelps and a very balanced offensive attack, the team has gotten off to their best start since the 2014-2015 season. Phelps has been providing...

Lancer volleyball notches 15 wins on season

Lancer volleyball notches 15 wins on season

Tyler Burnett and Jackson Bartholomew
April 17, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The season for the Lancers Boys volleyball team is off to a raging start. The squad has played some great volleyball on their way to a 15-1-1 record. This includes a second place finish at a travel tournament up in Chicago.  This solid play can be simply chalked up to solid play and leadership from...

Girls lacrosse hopes to turn things around after shaky start

Girls lacrosse hopes to turn things around after shaky start

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
April 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

It hasn't been the greatest start for the varsity girls lacrosse team, but they're making the best of it. According to stlhighschoolsports.com, the team is sitting at a record of 2-3 and has played in one tournament thus far. The team opened their season with a 11-7 loss to rival Eureka and then lost...

Water Polo looks to rebound from tough stretch

Water Polo looks to rebound from tough stretch

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
April 6, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Water Polo team this year has struggled throughout, but have much to look forward to for the rest of the season. Their record may only be 2-9 in all competitions, but that includes a brutal schedule with several close games and several top-tier teams. Their most recent game, against Ladue (8-1),...

Boys track off to fast start with second place finish at Festus Early Bird Invitational meet

Boys track off to fast start with second place finish at Festus Early Bird Invitational meet

Kyran Ballard, Sports Reporter
March 31, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

After winning the Class 5 State championship last year, the Lancers have reloaded and are off to a hot start with second place finish in the 20 team Festus Early Bird Invitational meet. The Lancers had one first place finish, seven second, two third, two fourth, two fifth, two sixth and three eighth...