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Girls swim starts the season off strong

Girls swim starts the season off strong

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Lafayette girls swimming is having a strong season so far. Last year, the team finished as District runner-ups and State champions. Regarding this season, the girls have positive views on their upcoming meets. Sophomore Claire Van Biljon is expecting to make it to Districts, but she also hopes fo...

Girls basketball competes in MICDS holiday tournament

Girls basketball competes in MICDS holiday tournament

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

January 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Over winter break, the girls basketball team played in the MICDS Holiday Tournament. In the tournament, junior Tara Robbe scored 44 points, had 25 rebounds and was named to the All-Tournament team.  Robbe said the team started the tournament out strong, and they came ready to play for the first two ga...

Roberts reflects on tournament over winter break

Roberts reflects on tournament over winter break

Carson Luther, Staff Writer

January 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The annual Coaches vs. Cancer tournament was held Dec. 27 through Dec. 30. The Lancers won one game against St. Charles West and lost two games during the tournament to De Smet and Marquette. “Team play as a whole was hard off break. The team didn’t reach their full potential, but I felt they d...

Player Profile: Chris Harstick

Player Profile: Chris Harstick

Jonah Nickerson, Videographer

December 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video, Video, Winter Sports

Varsity Center Chris Harstick started playing basketball in second grade. Now, as a starting senior athlete, Harstick is seen as a leader by his teammates.

Girls basketball shoots for another strong season

Girls basketball shoots for another strong season

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Sophomore Maddie Chester, a 5 foot, 10 inch guard on the girls basketball team, describes last basketball season with one word: energetic. Last season, the team finished as District runner-ups and had a record of 18 wins and eight losses, their best record since the 2011-2012 season when they finished wi...

Girls Swimming dives into upcoming season

Girls Swimming dives into upcoming season

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

December 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Last year, girls swimming placed first in State, and sophomore Paige Daws was one of the many girls who got to experience this achievement. Her greatest memory from State was when she was watching the 100-yard freestyle relay place first, winning the Lady Lancers the championship by three points...

Wrestling hopes for another successful season

Wrestling hopes for another successful season

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Last year, the wrestling team was three places shy of winning the program’s second State title in their history. This season, they are working to improve and win their first State title since 1992. Head Coach Jonathon Sumner knows his team has put in plenty of hard work over the summer and fall, a...

Breaking barriers on the ice

Breaking barriers on the ice

Jessie Cargill, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Katy Reed, senior, has always been interested in hockey and has played since eighth grade. Taking to hockey required convincing initially. "I started just before eighth grade and immediately wanted to be goalie. I had always been fascinated with the position, and my parents finally caved in and let...

Student athletes commit to college sports on Signing Day

Student athletes commit to college sports on Signing Day

Natalie Karlsson, Lifestyle Editor

November 13, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Signing Day, scheduled for Nov. 15 at 2:10 p.m., is an event for seniors who are committing themselves to collegiate sports. They sign the National Letter of Intent each season, and this November is the Fall Early signing period. There are two other signings throughout the year. The event takes place...

Boys cross country reflects on fifth place State finish

Boys cross country reflects on fifth place State finish

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

On Nov. 4, the boys cross country team and senior Mollie Rogan competed in the State Championship Meet in Jefferson City, MO. After placing third in both the District and Sectional Meet, Rogan was the only runner on the girls team to advance to State. Rogan finished in 81st place at State. T...

Conroy reflects on field hockey season

Conroy reflects on field hockey season

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

November 3, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The fall sports season has come to an end, and the girls field hockey team has had a successful season. One of the team's top scorers, senior Meghan Conroy, thinks the team had a good season. “Overall this season was very successful. As a team, I felt we worked hard and never gave up,” Conr...

Walters retires after a long career

Walters retires after a long career

October 26, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Video, Video

Varsity Soccer Coach Tim Walters began his coaching career shortly after concluding his playing career with the St. Louis Ambush in 1992. Throughout his coaching career, Walters has won awards including his induction into the Missouri Soccer Hall of Fame. This year, Walters announced his retirement...

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