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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...

Petrosino leads girls swim to second place finish at State

Petrosino leads girls swim to second place finish at State

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Feb. 17, the girls swim team competed in the Class 2 State Swimming Championship at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. The girls went into the meet as the reigning State champions, but they fell 54 points short of defending their title. Rock Bridge High School took home the State title as the Lancers placed se...

Girls basketball uses student section’s support to defeat rival

Girls basketball uses student section’s support to defeat rival

Jasmin Kim, Ad Manager

February 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The girls basketball team faced off against their infamous rival, Marquette, on Feb. 2, during the Winter Homecoming week. It was one of the most anticipated games of the season, and the Lady Lancers brought home a victory, defeating the Mustangs 72-67. The team was determined to redeem themselves...

Girls swim shares memories in Springfield

Girls swim shares memories in Springfield

Clare Mulherin, Opinions Editor

February 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

At the tail end of the season, the girls swim team traveled by charter bus to Springfield, MO. on Jan. 23 to compete in the Springfield Invitational Meet. The team used their time in Springfield to grow closer. "[The trip] is really good for team bonding, we ride a bus and hangout. After the meet...

Ice hockey reflects on the regular season

Ice hockey reflects on the regular season

Carson Luther, Staff Writer

February 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

The Lafayette Hockey Club has a current record of nine wins, 12 losses and two draws, but they have a hopeful outlook for the post-season. Senior forward Mike Drbul said, “[The season] started very slow due to injuries from club seasons. As we started getting players back, our record got bette...

Girls swim starts the season off strong

Girls swim starts the season off strong

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

January 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Lafayette girls swimming is having a strong season so far. Last year, the team finished as District runner-ups and State champions. Regarding this season, the girls have positive views on their upcoming meets. Sophomore Claire Van Biljon is expecting to make it to Districts, but she also hopes fo...

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