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Howard earns Gatorade Player of the Year honors for stellar soccer season
Hannah Fitts, Staff Reporter • 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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Swinging around the left side, senior Mia Simpson creates an opening trying to get a shot off. On May 22 the Lady Lancers beat Eureka 7-6.
Spring sports head into final weeks with five teams still in the hunt for State titles
Kevin Vera, Sports Editor • May 24, 2021

Baseball: On May 19, the Lancers beat Washington 4-0 in the first game of Districts. Senior Gavin Oswald pitched a complete game shut out only allowing one hits and striking out 14.  However, the next day the Lancers ended their season with a 14-3 loss to Marquette in the semifinals....

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Moments before a draw, junior Ansley Hails sets off against the Laude Rams. The Lady Lancers played the Rams on May 11. Hails scored three goals in the contest.
Track and field teams place in top five; several spring sports start playoffs
Kevin Vera, Sports Editor • May 19, 2021

Baseball: On May 10, the Lancers beat Francis Howell Central, 9-1 on Senior Night. Senior Luc Fladda pitched a complete game with 12 strikeouts and the Lancers finished with 10 hits on the night. On May 11, the Lancers lost to Chaminade, 3-2. Senior John Kramer hit his 10th home...

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Lining up his shot, junior Kyle Rinkenberger takes a few moments as he gets ready for his swing. The golf team placed second in the Yellow Pool Suburban Conference Tournament on May 5.
Baseball wins its Conference as boys golf, track places second and girls track takes third
Kevin Vera, Sports Editor • May 11, 2021

Baseball: On May 5, the Lancers traveled down 109 and played Eureka beating them, 7-2. Senior Luc Fladda struck out 12 and only gave up one hit. Senior Peyton Cizek went 3-5 with two hits and a home run and had four RBI's on the night. On May 6, the Lancers beat Kirkwood, 5-1....

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Looking at his third base coach, senior Andrew Alwell gets ready to step back into the box in a game against Kirkwood on April 27. The Lancers won, 9-6 and finished with eight hits.
Boys track and field takes top prize in Quad; baseball edges toward 20 wins
Vijay Viswanathan, Ad Manager • May 4, 2021

Baseball: The Lancers faced off against Kirkwood on April 27 and won, 9-6, improving their overall record to 16-5. Senior John Kramer continued to rake, hitting two home runs in that game. Senior Justin Prager also added a home run that game. Later in the week, on April 30, the...

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