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Senior spring athletes reflect on lost 2020 season

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.

Morgan Vehige, Sports 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 Activities Association (MSHSAA) soon after Governor Mike Parson made his announcement on the decis...

MSHSAA cancels remainder of 2020 spring sports season

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.

Morgan Vehige, Sports 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 sports events are canceled. The statement contains quotes from MSHSAA’s Executive Direct...

COVID-19 affects spring sports at LHS

Boys soccer practices on the turf field.

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, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) has not confirmed previously menti...

Spring sports teams reflect on seasons, prepare for State competitions

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.

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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...

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