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The D-Line gets set for the Eureka Wildcat offense to snap the ball during the Battle of 109 on Sept. 17 at Eureka. The Lancers scored two touchdowns, but lost 35-14.
Girls volleyball takes first in highly competitive Tournament of Champions, XC adds to trophy count
September 20, 2021

Boys Cross Country: After back-to-back top ten finishes, the Lancers continued their success behind senior Nikolas Malek, who finished first individually with a time of 16:01.41 and junior Lukas Groenewald, who finished second individually, with a time of 16:05.53 as the Lancers...

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In a game against Parkway South on Sept. 8, Lafayette won 4-1. Senior Kaden Karr scored one of the four goals of the game in addition to sophomores Blake Klostermann, who scored the game winning goal, Matt Monschein and Daxton Shawke.
Football grabs first victory as they prepare for annual Battle of 109
Hannah Fitts, Sports Editor • September 13, 2021

Boys Cross Country: The Lancers placed fifth overall in the Forest Park Cross Country Festival's Green Division on Sept. 11.  The team had two finishers in the top 10 with senior Nikolas Malek and junior Lukas Groenewald tying for third with times of 15:59.30. The next meet...

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During the fourth inning of the game against Francis Howell on Sept. 1, sophomore catcher Lilian Ware grabs a pitch behind the plate. The Lancers won, 3-0  bringing their season record to 3-4.
Weekly Sports Update: Aug. 27-Sept. 3
Hannah Fitts , Sports Editor • September 7, 2021

Boys Cross Country In the Fort Zumwalt Twilight Invitational on Aug. 28, senior Nikolas Malek grabbed finished first individually with a time of 15:45:00 and the team placed second with a score of 110 points. The team's next meet is the Forest Park Invitational on Sept. 11 and...

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Junior Lily Ware signals the second out of the first inning as senior Gina Betancourt-Diaz, Carr, freshman Addison Penn and senior Kaley Adzick celebrate on the mound.
Lancer softball wins first home game of season 3-0
Makayla Archambeault, Editor-in-Chief • September 2, 2021

After a devastating 10-0 loss against Francis Howell Central on Monday, Aug. 30, the Lafayette's softball team bounced back with a 3-0 win against Francis Howell on Wednesday, Sept. 1. The team's record is now 3-4 and they will play at Kirkwood on Wednesday, Sept. 8.

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Rising senior Rylee Howard takes the ball down field as a Nerinx Hall player defends from behind during the Class 4 girls soccer Sectional game on May 25 at Nerinx Hall High School. The Lancers fell 0-1 on a corner kick with just over five minutes left in regulation.
Howard earns Gatorade Player of the Year honors for stellar soccer season
Hannah Fitts, Sports Editor • July 26, 2021

Varsity girls soccer player Rylee Howard was named Girls Soccer Gatorade Player of the Year on June 15, 2021. She is the first athlete in school history to be chosen as the Gatorade Missouri Girls Soccer Player of the Year. Considered the most distinguished award in high...

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Basketball, Escadrille, softball welcome new leaders for upcoming season
Basketball, Escadrille, softball welcome new leaders for upcoming season
Caroline Black and Kevin Vera May 27, 2021

Four head coaches will make their way into the upcoming school year and begin their coaching and teaching careers at Lafayette.  The Lafayette athletics program is welcoming new leaders for boys basketball, girls basketball, Escadrille and softball. After the departure of...

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On May 20, the girls soccer team won the District Championship.
Kinner's OT goal brings girls soccer its first District Championship since 2011
Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter • May 24, 2021

The Lady Lancers had been down twice on May 20 against Eureka. First, they were down 1-0, and then were down again 2-1. But for this team, a comeback was inevitable. Girls soccer Head Coach Melissa Schroeder said, "We've been with our backs against the wall before, several...

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