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Football ends 2017 regular season, looks to beat Eureka in playoffs

Football ends 2017 regular season, looks to beat Eureka in playoffs

Clare Mulherin, Opinions Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

At the tail end of the season, the varsity football team looks back on a well-played year. They ended the regular season with a record of 6-3. "Overall [the season] has been great. We have a smaller team this year, but with the hard work and practices we put in, we have gotten better throughout the...

Boys soccer hopes for a stronger future after difficult season

Boys soccer hopes for a stronger future after difficult season

Chloe Baker, Assistant Web Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Coming off of their record of 13-8 in the 2016 season, the boys soccer team has had a rough 2017 season.  They finished the regular season with a 7-11-3 record. “We’ve had a rough season. Our team definitely isn’t as good as previous years, and we lost games we should have won and won games ...

Field hockey reflects on regular season, prepares for State playoffs

Field hockey reflects on regular season, prepares for State playoffs

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

October 23, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

The field hockey team had a strong 2017 season, and they are committed to a victorious post-season. Their regular season record was 16-2-3. Head Coach Melissa Schroeder is proud of the girls' hard work and the results they were able to achieve through their commitment. "[Senior] Meghan Conroy...

Girls volleyball undefeated in tournament over Homecoming weekend

Girls volleyball undefeated in tournament over Homecoming weekend

Gehrig Prozorowski, Features Editor

October 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Last weekend, the girls volleyball team traveled to Ozark High School near Springfield, MO for the Ozark Grand Slam tournament and returned undefeated. The tournament was set up as pool play. “Pool play is kind of like Round Robin, so you are set up into different pools to play, and you play ...

Girls golf reflects on State Championship, season overall

Girls golf reflects on State Championship, season overall

Ty Prozorowski, News Editor

October 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Girls golf placed fourth as a team in the Class 2 State Championship at Sedalia Country Club this past week. Seniors Allie Harrell, Paige Sanfelippo, Alyssa Serafin, Anika Pulumati and freshman Brooke Biermann went to State as a team. Sanfelippo said, "I think as a team we really worked well to...

Girls tennis to contend for State title

Girls tennis to contend for State title

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 12, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Varsity girls tennis has had many accomplishments this year such as qualifying for State. The State tournament begins on Thursday morning at 9 a.m. in Springfield, MO. The girls will head out Thursday morning to get an early start on the day. According to sophomore Laney Tvrdik, the team's bigges...

Cross Country travels across the state to race in Rim Rock Farm Classic

Cross Country travels across the state to race in Rim Rock Farm Classic

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

October 10, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

After third hour on Sept. 22, the boys and girls cross country teams compiled 24 runners into four rented mini-vans and traveled four hours across Missouri to Lawrence, KS. The next morning, the two teams raced five kilometers in the Rim Rock Farm High School Cross Country Classic. Each team selected ...

Biermann leads girls golf to District title

Biermann leads girls golf to District title

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Last year, the LHS girls golf team finished their season with a 7-4 record, and they were just edged out by Francis Howell to win the District Championship. On Sept. 25, the team turned the tides and placed first in the District tournament finishing just ahead of Francis Howell. Head Coach Katrina ...

Girls field hockey starts the season strong

Girls field hockey starts the season strong

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

After a tough loss in the semi-finals of last year’s State playoffs, the girls field hockey team started the 2017 season off strong. Their current record is 8-0-2. Senior Meghan Conroy thinks the rest of the season is going to be full of opportunities. “I expect for our team to work hard as ...

Football learns from prior games to prepare for the Battle of 109

Football learns from prior games to prepare for the Battle of 109

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

September 14, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

The Lafayette football team started the season with a 2-2 record. In preparation for the Battle of 109, the team is focusing on fixing their mistakes from their previous games. The first two games were wins for the Lancers in which Head Coach Boyd Manne was pleased with the team’s effort and e...

Girls cross country set sights on a postseason run

Girls cross country set sights on a postseason run

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

September 13, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports

Last season, the girls cross country team placed fifth at Districts, and only senior Meg Nicholson and junior Mollie Rogan advanced to the Sectional and State meet. Rogan placed 24th at the State meet. Rogan is now a senior, and her accomplishments from last season are now motivating the rest of th...

Swim team strives for excellence this 2017 season

Swim team strives for excellence this 2017 season

Clare Mulherin, Opinions Editor

September 5, 2017


Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Lafayette High School's boys swim team had their first meet of the season on August 26. They got ninth place with a collective score of 92 points. Senior Matthew Reich has a few expectations for his final season on Lafayette's team. "I expect personal improvement from myself and hopefully everyone...

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