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Girls track off to a fast start

Girls track off to a fast start

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls track team had 10 individuals qualify for the State Championship meet last season after the team placed first at the District meet and second at the Sectional meet. Senior Marissa Gianino qualified for the Triple Jump and the 4x100-meter relay at the State Championship meet last season. ...

Girls lacrosse off to a strong start after winning tournament

Girls lacrosse off to a strong start after winning tournament

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After a breakout season last year, the girls lacrosse team is preparing to have another successful year and make another playoff run. Last season the Lady Lancers shocked everyone in the state by defeating several highly ranked teams in the playoffs after having an unimpressive regular season reco...

Boys tennis hopes to prove their strength this season

Boys tennis hopes to prove their strength this season

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Of the seven members on the boys tennis team last season, there are only two returning varsity players. Sophomore Kevin Peng is one of the two returning Lancers, and he’s ready to lead his team to another District championship appearance after losing in the championship match last season.  “For ...

Racquetball team places seventh at national competition

Racquetball team places seventh at national competition

Gehrig Prozorowski, Features Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The racquetball team participated in the USA Racquetball National Championships in Portland, Oregon last week. Before heading to the national tournament, the team competed in State and they had a complete season beforehand.   Racquetball team member and senior Jakob Molskness said, “You have to have compet...

Boys volleyball ready to defend their State title

Boys volleyball ready to defend their State title

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Last season, the boys volleyball team finished with a 33-1 record and won their second State title in their program’s history. Although the Lancers are the reigning State Champions, Head Coach Douglas Ell knows his team must work hard to have another successful season. “Coming off of such ...

Kreikemeier prepares for another successful season

Kreikemeier prepares for another successful season

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

For the past two seasons, junior Max Kreikemeier has competed in the Class 4 Boys Golf State Championships. He placed 10th as a freshman and 11th as a sophomore, but this season, Kreikemeier is hoping for an ever better State finish. “My goal is to finally win State,” Kreikemeier said. Las...

Wrestling team reflects on season and State Championships

Wrestling team reflects on season and State Championships

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The wrestling season has come to a close, and Head Coach Jonathan Sumner has one word to describe how he feels: proud. The Lancers finished third in the District Tournament and fifth place in the State Tournament, finishing in the top six for the third year in a row. They were also the Suburban W...

Girls basketball prepares to compete in Districts

Girls basketball prepares to compete in Districts

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

February 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. is the girls basketball team's District semi-final game against Eureka at Francis Howell High School. Last year the Lancers lost in the District Championship game to Washington, but they were ranked number 10 among large schools at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 season. Senior Maddy Devereux has...

Petrosino leads girls swim to second place finish at State

Petrosino leads girls swim to second place finish at State

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Feb. 17, the girls swim team competed in the Class 2 State Swimming Championship at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. The girls went into the meet as the reigning State champions, but they fell 54 points short of defending their title. Rock Bridge High School took home the State title as the Lancers placed se...

Girls basketball uses student section’s support to defeat rival

Girls basketball uses student section’s support to defeat rival

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

February 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The girls basketball team faced off against their infamous rival, Marquette, on Feb. 2, during the Winter Homecoming week. It was one of the most anticipated games of the season, and the Lady Lancers brought home a victory, defeating the Mustangs 72-67. The team was determined to redeem themselves...

Girls swim shares memories in Springfield

Girls swim shares memories in Springfield

Clare Mulherin, Opinions Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

At the tail end of the season, the girls swim team traveled by charter bus to Springfield, MO. on Jan. 23 to compete in the Springfield Invitational Meet. The team used their time in Springfield to grow closer. "[The trip] is really good for team bonding, we ride a bus and hangout. After the meet...

Ice hockey reflects on the regular season

Ice hockey reflects on the regular season

Carson Luther, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

The Lafayette Hockey Club has a current record of nine wins, 12 losses and two draws, but they have a hopeful outlook for the post-season. Senior forward Mike Drbul said, “[The season] started very slow due to injuries from club seasons. As we started getting players back, our record got bette...

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