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Girls volleyball gains momentum

Girls volleyball gains momentum

Sophia Scheller, Staff Writer

September 14, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

On Sept. 11 the girls volleyball team beat Webster Groves in two sets. On the offensive end, Staciana Stock, Allison Beaton and Brooke Borgmeyer have combined for 142 kills.

Friday Night Lights

Friday Night Lights

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor

September 12, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories, Video, Video

The Lafayette Lancers football team is 1-2 after defeating Ritenour on Thursday, Sept. 6. The Lancers face the Wildcats at Eureka on Friday, Sept. 14 in the Battle of 109.

Weekly sports update: Sept. 2-Sept. 9

Weekly sports update: Sept. 2-Sept. 9

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

September 9, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Boys Cross Country: On Sept. 8, the Lancers competed in wet and muddy conditions and placed 7th overall in the Forest Park Cross Country Festival. Harrison Brown led the team with a 27th place finish. Their next meet is on Sept. 15 at Sioux Passage Park. Boys Soccer: On Sept. 4, the Lancers fell to the Marq...

Fall sports kick off their seasons at home

Fall sports kick off their seasons at home

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

September 1, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Photos, Sports

This week marked the start of several Lancer teams' first home games of the season. Just a few of the teams included softball, girls volleyball and boys soccer.

Beaton, Borgmeyer have breakout game to help Lancers defeat rival

Beaton, Borgmeyer have breakout game to help Lancers defeat rival

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

August 31, 2018


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The girls volleyball team’s six year State Championship win streak came to an end last year when they were defeated in the State Quarterfinals by St. Joseph's Academy in two sets. On Aug. 27, the Lady Lancers faced off against the Angels for the first time since their heartbreaking loss, and the out...

Sumner announced as Interim Activities Director

Sumner announced as Interim Activities Director

Kayla Carpenter and Addie Watson

August 27, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

On Aug. 2 at the Rockwood School District Board Meeting, it was announced that Jonathan Sumner was approved as the Interim Activities Director. He will replace former Activities Director Todd Zell who resigned from his position due to personal reasons after one year at LHS. The Interim Activ...

Spring sports to compete in State competitions

Spring sports to compete in State competitions

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The 2017-2018 school year is coming to a close, and that means the 2018 spring sports teams are wrapping up their seasons with District, Sectional and State tournaments. Here's an update on how the Lancers have fared this season and a schedule of upcoming State competitions: Baseball finished the regular sea...

Boys volleyball to compete in State semi-finals

Boys volleyball to compete in State semi-finals

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

The boys volleyball team has had a successful season thus far. The team is 27-4, and after claiming the District Championship title, the boys are preparing to compete in the State semi-finals on May 22 at 4 p.m. against Vianney.  Despite losing several contributing seniors from last year's State Champio...

Girls wrestling announced as new sport for 2018-2019 school year

Girls wrestling announced as new sport for 2018-2019 school year

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) made the decision in early May to add girls wrestling as an official high school level sport starting in the 2018-2019 school year. The decision makes Missouri the ninth state in the country to officially add the sport. The decision all...

Bollinger siblings hold school record in javelin

Bollinger siblings hold school record in javelin

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Siblings Katie, freshman, and Hayden Bollinger, senior, currently hold Lafayette’s school records for throwing javelin in track and field with the records still climbing. Javelin was added to Missouri Track and Field two years ago and Lafayette Track and Field Coach Brian Grote was excited for th...

Girls soccer prepares for Districts after Omaha tournament

Girls soccer prepares for Districts after Omaha tournament

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

This season, the girls soccer team has a record of eight wins and three losses, and they are trying to improve offensively. “We are trying to find a way to create more quality chances,” Head Coach Tim Walters said. Senior Lydia Harris also thinks the team could improve in certain areas of their ga...

Boys lacrosse looks forward to improving their game

Boys lacrosse looks forward to improving their game

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lancers finished last season with a record of 16 wins and four losses. The team defeated Fort Zumwalt West in the first round of the State playoffs before falling to Chaminade in the State quarter finals.  Senior Nick Hoffman describes last season as unexpected and unbelievable.  “My favor...

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