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In the Lafayette quad on Jan. 9, junior Lindsey Lohr competes in the 200-yard individual medley. For her backstroke, Lohr was timed 36.16. With her butterfly at 29.85, breaststroke at 39.35 and her freestyle at 32.03, Lohr placed fifth in the race and contributed 14 points to the Lady Lancer
Girls swimming places first at Lafayette Quad, boys basketball continues to look for winning formula
Morgan Vehige, Sports Editor • January 11, 2021

Boys basketball: The struggling Lancers faced District rival Eureka on Dec. 22, and fell to the Wildcats 72-50. They did not fare any better against Troy on Dec. 28, and suffered a 73-59 loss. Soon after was their game against Vianney on Dec. 29, where the Griffins beat the Lancers...

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The Lancers pose after winning the Silver Skate game against Marquette on Dec. 31. It was their first win in the annual event against the Mustangs in six years.
After six year drought, hockey returns Silver Skate trophy to Lancers
Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter • January 9, 2021

Before Dec. 31, 2020, the Lancer hockey team had gone 0-1-1 this season to their rival Mustangs. This time though, the Lancers had their eye on earning back the Silver Skate trophy, which they haven't possessed in six years. "The games against Marquette are always tough," Head...

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In the fourth quarter, junior Lily Zehner dribbles the ball past the half court line. The Kirkwood defense fell short on Jan. 5 when the Lady Lancers scored 51 points.
Girls basketball defeats Kirkwood 51-44 in post-Break rematch
Morgan Vehige, Sports Editor • January 7, 2021

The Lady Lancers fell to the Kirkwood Pioneers on Dec. 29 by a score of 44-36. That game was the end of a five-game losing streak for the team, and their record went to .500 at 6-6. In their first game back from Winter Break, the Lady Lancers faced the Pioneers again on...

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Against MICDS, senior Sam Murray shoots from beyond the three point line. Despite the team
Girls swimming scores big with two wins; boys wrestling continues season undefeated
Morgan Vehige, Sports Editor • December 20, 2020

Boys basketball: In their first game of the week on Dec. 15, the Lancers fell to Oakville, 68-59. Senior Sam Murray left a strong impact on the game, scoring 26 of the Lancer's 59 points. The team also lost against District rival Marquette, 54-33 on Dec. 18. Junior Matt Jones...

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Junior Tommy Hagan works to get back points by doing a power half on his opponent. Hagan went on to win the Francis Howell North tournament in his weight class. The Lancers also won the whole tournament, beating a few other teams with a total of 210.5 points.
Boys, girls basketball extend win streaks, boys wrestling remains undefeated
Morgan Vehige, Sports Editor • December 14, 2020

Boys basketball: The Lancers stunned the Rockwood Summit Falcons on Dec. 8 with a big 72-44 win. Senior Drew Byous led the team with 22 points in the game, with eight field goals. Senior Sam Murray followed behind with 12 points by six field goals. On Dec. 11, the Lancers continued...

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In a scrimmage against one of his teammates, junior Jack McDonald battles to keep his opponent down. McDonald won his first match of the season against Timberland, and the team won 68-12.
Winter sports begin season; Lancer wrestling goes undefeated
Morgan Vehige, Sports Editor • December 7, 2020

Boys basketball: For their first game of the season, the Lancers lost a close one against St. Dominic. The final score of the game was 69-60, with senior Drew Byous leading the team with 18 points, the majority of them coming from his five three-point field goals. The Lancers...

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During a boys basketball practice, the team watches film in the Main Gym. All winter teams are required to wear masks while practicing and playing due to new St. Louis County regulations for youth sports.
Six winter sports begin season competitions with virus precautions in place
Sophia Scheller, Sophia Wasson, and Kevin Vera December 2, 2020

As the weather turns colder, that also means high school sports move indoors for the winter season. In the fall, most of the sports were practiced and had games outside. That situation made it easier to social distance and take masks off to play. But, with all athletes inside...

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