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Girls golf builds on success of 2016 season

Girls golf builds on success of 2016 season

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

August 25, 2017


Filed under Sports

Last season, girls golf was 11-1 in matches and took second place in Conference and in Districts. Head Coach Katrina Clark says this season the team is working to build on the success from last year and hopefully improve. "We are hoping to continue to be successful in matches and tournaments, and...

Girls tennis looks forward to upcoming season

Girls tennis looks forward to upcoming season

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under Sports

Although Caroline Pozo, girls tennis three time individual State Champion, has graduated and head coach Donna Stauffer has retired, the girls tennis team is optimistic about this 2017 season. Sophomore Laney Tvrdik is excited about the opportunities Head Coach Mike Schaff will bring in his first year with the Lady Lan...

Girls softball looks to improve from last season

Girls softball looks to improve from last season

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

August 22, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After finishing last season with a 7-9 record, girls softball is looking to improve in the 2017 season. Four year varsity player and senior, Megan Walker, is eager for the upcoming season. "I expect us to do better than last year and for the team dynamic to be better," Walker said. Head Coach...

For the love of the game

For the love of the game

Jack Weaver and Kyran Ballard

May 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Video, Video

Ever since he was young, Wade Stauss, senior, has been playing baseball, the sport he has come to love. This season, Stauss led the team in hits, RBIs, and home runs. As catcher, Stauss led the team to victory, ending with a record of 14-3. Next year, Stauss is planning on continuing his love for base...

Parkway West ends season for Water Polo

Parkway West ends season for Water Polo

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

Despite some rough patches in the season, the Water Polo team improved upon their record from last year, going 10-15 in all games. They started off in a tournament held in Chicago, where they went 1-4 against some good teams. Many of their games were close losses, like 13-11 or 8-7, so the talent...

Lancers set to play in Districts

Lancers set to play in Districts

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter

May 15, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

The Lancers Boys volleyball team is riding quite the hot hand into the District tournament. They boast an impressive 28-1 record, including a win over a very talented St. Louis University High team. The team is feeling quite confident in their abilities to do big things headed into this tournament. Senior,...

Boys tennis heads to Districts

Boys tennis heads to Districts

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter

May 11, 2017


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

This season has been a season of growth for boys tennis. The team is led by first seed Franco Noseda Olivari, second seed Carson Krone, third seed Drew Davis and fourth seed Vladimir Trifunovic. They currently have a record of 11-6 in spite of their rough start. Krone said, "We had a rough start,...

Underclassmen lead the way to State

Underclassmen lead the way to State

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter

May 11, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

The Boys golf team has been on quite the hot streak. Following multiple team wins at the end of the regular season, the team has played very strongly through the post season so far. They took home the District championship, while placing second as a team in Sectional play. This is good enough to earn...

Water Polo comes second in Lafayette Invitational

Water Polo comes second in Lafayette Invitational

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter

April 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

Water polo performed very well last weekend at the Lafayette Invitational, coming in second place overall and going on a four-game winning streak. They ultimately lost to third ranked Parkway West in the final game 6-4, but it was a big improvement over the earlier loss to the Longhorns that was 16-4. Lafayette's...

Extra innings help Lancers push past rival Eureka

Extra innings help Lancers push past rival Eureka

Kyran Ballard, Sports Reporter

April 25, 2017


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

A late offensive surge lifted the Lancers over the Wildcats in a tight baseball outing on April 20. This battle of 109 held up to every expectation in a huge rivalry game. Both teams came out fired up and ready to go until Tommy Williams of the Lancers decided it was time to grab the momentum. The bases...

Balanced offense generates wins for girls soccer

Balanced offense generates wins for girls soccer

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor

April 24, 2017


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

Currently sitting a record of 6-3-1, the varsity girls soccer team has had a solid start to the season. Thanks to terrific goalie play by freshmen Natalie Phelps and a very balanced offensive attack, the team has gotten off to their best start since the 2014-2015 season. Phelps has been providing...

Lancer volleyball notches 15 wins on season

Lancer volleyball notches 15 wins on season

Tyler Burnett and Jackson Bartholomew

April 17, 2017


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

The season for the Lancers Boys volleyball team is off to a raging start. The squad has played some great volleyball on their way to a 15-1-1 record. This includes a second place finish at a travel tournament up in Chicago.  This solid play can be simply chalked up to solid play and leadership from...

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