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Senior Sam Murray drives to the hoop against Parkway South on Feb.27. Murray finished with 10 points on the night
Lafayette basketball gain their first win in District tournaments; Boys wrestling advances to State
Kevin Vera, Sports Editor • 4 minutes ago

Boys basketball: The Lancers finished the regular season this week with two regular season games. On Feb. 22, the Lancers beat Ritenour 56-47. Their final regular-season game was on Feb. 23 against Francis Howell Central, where they lost 46-32. The Lancers struggled to score...

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In the last home dual of the regular season, senior Evan Boren takes on Kaden Hart from Francis Howell Central with a 3-2 final score going to Hart.
Boys wrestling heads to Sectionals in hopes of earning spots in State Tournament
Vijay Viswanathan, Ad Manager • February 26, 2021

“The goal individually and as a team is a Sectional championship. We definitely want to get a lot of our wrestlers who are on the edge of qualifying into the State Tournament,” junior Lane Tenny said.  Varsity boys wrestling took first place at Districts on Feb. 20 and...

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Senior Evan Boren gets into position to start his match. The Lancers finished first at Districts.
Boys wrestling wins Districts; girls swimming and diving wraps up season with 7th place at State
Vijay Viswanathan, Ad Manager • February 22, 2021

Boys Basketball: After winning their two previous games, the Lancers lost two and won two in their next contests. They lost to Parkway West, 50-35 on Feb. 12, and lost to Pattonville, 84-48 on Feb. 17. The Lancers then beat Mehlville 65-42 on Feb. 19. Junior Jack Clark and senior...

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Members of the Lancer hockey team celebrate after a goal against their opponents, Chaminade, in the third game of the Challenge Cup Round Robin playoffs. The Lancers won the game, 3-2.
COVID-19 goes head-to-head with playoff season
Morgan Vehige and Jack Daws February 9, 2021

The winter playoff season is typically packed full of indoor tournaments, fans, matches and games that come down to the final minute. It’s a culmination of a season’s worth of hard work, where each team claws its way up to the final meet or game to earn the coveted title...

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In a game against the Kirkwood Pioneers, junior Shane Robinson skates past a defensemen to get up the ice. Robinson, along with the rest of the Lancers, won their first quarterfinal game against Francis Howell 6-3, and play them again on Feb. 8.
Girls wrestling takes 2nd at Districts, advances six to Sectionals; Lancer hockey takes first round of quarterfinals
Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor • February 8, 2021

Boys basketball: Extending their win streak to four, the Lancers took on Hazelwood Central Jan. 25 in the first round of the Circle Seven Showdown, beating them, 60-53, with senior Sam Murray leading the team with 17 points. Unfortunately, the Lancers fell in the next round of...

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Junior Faith Cole takes down her opponent at the Wenztville Holt Quad earlier in the season. Cole helped lead the team to a second place plaque at the Kansas City Duals on Jan. 15.
Boys basketball breaks seven-game losing streak; Lancer wrestling places second at KC duals
Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor • January 25, 2021

Boys basketball: After a seven-game losing streak, the Lancers won their last three games to bring their record to 6-9. The first was a close 59-51 over Liberty Wentzville on the team's Senior Night on Jan. 14. Seniors Drew Byous and Sam Murray led the Lancers in points, scoring...

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In the Lafayette quad on Jan. 9, junior Lindsey Lohr competes in the 200-yard individual medley. For her backstroke, Lohr was timed 36.16. With her butterfly at 29.85, breaststroke at 39.35 and her freestyle at 32.03, Lohr placed fifth in the race and contributed 14 points to the Lady Lancer
Girls swimming places first at Lafayette Quad, boys basketball continues to look for winning formula
Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor • January 11, 2021

Boys basketball: The struggling Lancers faced District rival Eureka on Dec. 22, and fell to the Wildcats 72-50. They did not fare any better against Troy on Dec. 28, and suffered a 73-59 loss. Soon after was their game against Vianney on Dec. 29, where the Griffins beat the Lancers...

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