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Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, baseball and nine other spring sports had their seasons canceled. Senior and junior athletes leave their thoughts on their athletic careers at Lafayette and the season that might have been.

Senior spring athletes reflect on lost 2020 season

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor April 29, 2020

After the spread of COVID-19 and the cancellation of school for the remainder of 2020, the entire spring sports season was shut down along with it. The announcement came from the Missouri State High School...

On April 9, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) announced the cancelation of the remainder of the 2020 spring sports season. Girls lacrosse, among nine other sports, have been left disappointed with the loss of their season.

MSHSAA cancels remainder of 2020 spring sports season

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor April 17, 2020

Following Governor Mike Parson’s announcement of in-person school shut down on April 9, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) released a statement saying that all remaining spring...

Boys soccer practices on the turf field.

COVID-19 affects spring sports at LHS

April 2, 2020

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the move to online schooling, Lafayette's spring sports have been unable to be held at Lafayette. These changes have impacted each sport in a different way. As of now,...

On April 9, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) announced the cancelation of the remainder of the 2020 spring sports season. Girls lacrosse, among nine other sports, have been left disappointed with the loss of their season.

Spring sports teams reflect on seasons, prepare for State competitions

Kayla Carpenter and Carson Luther May 24, 2019

As the school year has drawn to a close many spring sports teams' seasons have also concluded; however, some teams are still preparing for their final postseason competitions including the girls lacrosse...

Girls Lacrosse Hype Video

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter May 17, 2019

The varsity girls lacrosse team currently holds an undefeated record of 18-0. Senior Katherine Goddin leads the team with 81 goals.

In a game against Chaminade, freshman Dylan Vorbeck looks down the pool to throw.

The freshman phenomenon

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor May 13, 2019

Many freshmen are taking to the fields, courts and pools in order to make their mark at the varsity level. At Lafayette there are only a handful of freshmen that play on the varsity level instead of...

During the 1600 meter run in the Suburban Yellow Conference Meet at Lafayette, senior Anna Karner leads the pack. Karner won the race in 5:10.02 in addition to helping the 4 x 400 relay team to a third place finish.

Girls track team hosts Conference Meet

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief May 10, 2019

On May 3, the girls track team hosted the Suburban Yellow Conference Meet. The Lady Lancers placed second in the final meet of the regular season, finishing just 11 points behind Eureka. The girls track...

Rylee Howard pushes past the Francis Howell defense in order to move the ball down into the attacking area. The Lancers beat Howell 3-1 on April 8.

Howard leads soccer to a 10-2 start

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter May 3, 2019

Nobody really knew what the girls soccer team was going to get from freshman Rylee Howard, but the freshman standout has already made her mark on the team, leading in scoring with 19 goals and 45 points. Head...

After winning the Wildwood Tournament (2019), the girls lacrosse team huddles in the middle of the field to celebrate. Halfway through the season, the Lady Lancers remain undefeated with a 12-0 record.

Weekly Sports Update: April 14-April 21

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief April 21, 2019

Baseball: On April 13, the baseball team had a double header against Francis Howell North, and they defeated the Knights in both games 11-7 and 6-0. Then on April 16, the Lancers defeated Parkway South...

Boys lacrosse looks to make playoff run

Jonah Nickerson, Videographer April 17, 2019

This season, the boys varsity lacrosse team has an in-state record of 3-3. The team is led by senior captains Jack Politte and Quinn Miller alongside junior captains Braeden Williams and Mason Hewlett.

During a game against Lee's Summit West, senior Anna Reynolds cradles the ball and looks down the field. Reynolds currently has 23 goals on the season.

Weekly Sports Update: April 8-April 14

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor April 16, 2019

Baseball: The baseball team played a three game home series over the week. On April 8, they played against De Smet, losing a close game with the final score being 7-6. The next day, the Lancers won against...

Elevating above the net, senior James Henneberry prepares to hit the ball during the Lancers match on April 2 against Parkway South. The boys volleyball defeated the Patriots in three sets.

Weekly Sports Update: March 31-April 7

Carson Luther and Kayla Carpenter April 9, 2019

Baseball: On April 1, the baseball team hosted and defeated Parkway West 9-1. On April 2, Lafayette traveled to Oakville where they won 6-5 after trailing for the first 6 innings. Over the weekend,...

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