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Weekly Sports Update: Dec. 30-Jan. 6

Weekly Sports Update: Dec. 30-Jan. 6

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

January 7, 2019


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Boys Basketball: Over the break, the boys basketball team participated in a series of games at Meramec Community College. In the first game against Marquette on Dec. 2, the Lancers fell 51-48, but they bounced back the following day, beating Ritenour 62-24. On Dec. 29, the Lancers gained another wi...

Weekly Sports Update: Dec. 9-Dec. 16

Weekly Sports Update: Dec. 9-Dec. 16

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys Basketball: The boys basketball team defeated Parkway West on Dec. 13 with a final score of 67-44. In the victory, junior Ryan Campbell had 20 points while senior Trey Griffey contributed 16 points. On Dec. 11, they were defeated 70-51 by Francis Howell. The Lancers will play at Eureka at 7 p.m. o...

Weekly Sports Update: Dec. 2-Dec. 9

Weekly Sports Update: Dec. 2-Dec. 9

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

December 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys Basketball: The boys basketball team played their first league games this week. They took down Parkway Central on Dec. 4 65-55, but they fell to Rockwood Summit in overtime 69-67 on Dec. 7. In the loss, junior Ryan Campbell led the team with 22 points and senior Jack Schmitt scored 20 points. The...

Weekly sports update: Nov. 25-Dec. 2

Weekly sports update: Nov. 25-Dec. 2

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

December 4, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys Basketball: On Nov. 29, the boys basketball team traveled to Springfield, Missouri to compete in the Arvest Classic Basketball Tournament. In the first round of the tournament, the boys made a comeback against Nixa after trailing 19 points at halftime to win the game 70-69. Despite the win, the boys...

Chester and Robbe earn All-Tournament honors

Chester and Robbe earn All-Tournament honors

Sophia Scheller, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Nov. 30 the Lady Lancer basketball team took on Fort Zumwalt West for the third place spot in the Marquette Varsity Invitational. The team won their first game of the tournament with a 59-50 win over Nerinx Hall on Nov. 26. They then lost to Webster Groves  with a score of 40-34 on Nov. 28. Although...

Boys wrestling relies on senior leaders for upcoming season

Boys wrestling relies on senior leaders for upcoming season

Sophia Scheller, Staff Writer

November 1, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Last year, six wrestlers on the boys wrestling team placed in the top five individually at the State Championship match. As a team, the Lancers placed fourth, but Head Coach Joe Wier has even bigger plans for the squad this year. “I'm pretty optimistic. We have a lot of kids with strong wrestling ba...

Girls basketball looks forward to upcoming season with new head coach

Girls basketball looks forward to upcoming season with new head coach

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

October 31, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Last year, the girls basketball team’s record was 17-8. Former junior varsity coach, Denise Meyer, is the new varsity head coach and has many goals for the upcoming season. “Since I did not coach the varsity team last year, I am not sure what they struggled with, but we hope to continue the win...

Girls wrestling sets high expectations for inaugural season

Girls wrestling sets high expectations for inaugural season

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

October 29, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Oct. 29 marks the first day of the 2018-2019 winter sports season. Oct. 29 also marks the first official day of practice for Lafayette's new girls wrestling team. In May of 2018, the Missouri State High School Athletic Association (MSHSAA) decided to add girls wrestling as an official state sponsored...

Girls wrestling announced as new sport for 2018-2019 school year

Girls wrestling announced as new sport for 2018-2019 school year

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

May 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) made the decision in early May to add girls wrestling as an official high school level sport starting in the 2018-2019 school year. The decision makes Missouri the ninth state in the country to officially add the sport. The decision all...

Racquetball team places seventh at national competition

Racquetball team places seventh at national competition

Gehrig Prozorowski, Features Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The racquetball team participated in the USA Racquetball National Championships in Portland, Oregon last week. Before heading to the national tournament, the team competed in State and they had a complete season beforehand.   Racquetball team member and senior Jakob Molskness said, “You have to have compet...

Wrestling team reflects on season and State Championships

Wrestling team reflects on season and State Championships

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The wrestling season has come to a close, and Head Coach Jonathan Sumner has one word to describe how he feels: proud. The Lancers finished third in the District Tournament and fifth place in the State Tournament, finishing in the top six for the third year in a row. They were also the Suburban W...

Girls basketball prepares to compete in Districts

Girls basketball prepares to compete in Districts

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

February 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. is the girls basketball team's District semi-final game against Eureka at Francis Howell High School. Last year the Lancers lost in the District Championship game to Washington, but they were ranked number 10 among large schools at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 season. Senior Maddy Devereux has...

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