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Spring sports teams reflect on seasons, prepare for State competitions

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 team, the boys track and field team and the girl track team. Here's a look at those Lancers' preparations...

Girls Lacrosse Hype Video

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.

The freshman phenomenon

The freshman phenomenon

Morgan Vehige, Sports 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 on a freshman or junior varsity team, and there’s even more who swing up to sub in for injured playe...

Girls track team hosts Conference Meet

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 team will kick off the postseason on May 11 at Eureka where the Lady Lancers will compete in the Cl...

Howard leads soccer to a 10-2 start

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 girls soccer coach Tim Walters said, "[I] had a good idea she was coming.  Never know for...

Weekly Sports Update: April 14-April 21

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 9-5 as senior Austin Ohland had two RBIs and sophomore John Kramer hit a home run. The Lancers are ...

Boys lacrosse looks to make playoff run

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....

Weekly Sports Update: April 8-April 14

Weekly Sports Update: April 8-April 14

Morgan Vehige, Sports 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 Lindbergh 11-1 with senior Austin Ohland leading the team with three RBIs. On April 11, the te...

Weekly Sports Update: March 31-April 7

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, they played two games. For the first game, they hosted Washington, where they won 11-0. The aftern...

Schilling sets the standard

Schilling sets the standard

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

April 8, 2019

When senior Ellie Schilling first joined the Lady Lancer track team in 2016, she was looking to build off of her success in middle school track and compete in the long jump; however when Head Coach Rick Voss learned about Schilling’s eight year background as a gymnast, he persuaded her to try pole va...

Weekly Sports Update: March 25-March 31

Weekly Sports Update: March 25-March 31

Kayla Carpenter, Editor-in-Chief

April 2, 2019

Baseball: The Lancers opened their season with a 5-1 win on March 26 against Francis Howell and a 5-4 win on March 27 against Fort Zumwalt South. On March 26, senior Jack Schmitt and sophomore John Kramer pitched a combined no hitter in the Lancer's win. The Lancers will take on DeSmet on April 4 at h...

Baseball team earns second win of the season

Baseball team earns second win of the season

Morgan Vehige, Sports Editor

April 1, 2019

On March 27, the Lancer baseball team defeated Fort Zumwalt South in a 5-4 victory at home. In the victory, senior Justin Congiu, junior Ty Stauss and sophomore John Kramer each hit a home run. After finishing last season with a 16-10 record and claiming the District title over Marquette, the Lancers...

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