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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,...

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...

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...

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...

Sophomore Elissa Barnard runs alongside her Parkway West competitor in the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Cross Country Competition. Barnard placed ninth in the competition, running the event with a time of 18:43.60. That time helped the Lady Lancers become State Champs for the third time in their history.

Girls cross country wins its third State title with four individuals earning All-State honors

Morgan Vehige and Kevin Vera November 14, 2020

The girls cross country team previously won State in 2015, with graduates Anna West and Sarah Nicholson placing first and second place respectively. It took the Lady Lancers four years to get back to State...

In a game against Ladue High School, senior Mitchel Hoffman runs over a defender. The Lancers won the game 44-38, and Hoffman had 138 rushing yards.

Girls cross country wins State competition; other Lancer teams finish seasons

Morgan Vehige, News Editor November 10, 2020

Boys Cross Country: On Oct. 31, the Lancers ran in the Class 5 District 2 Finals, placing fourth as a team. Although that was just short of advancing them as a team for the State Meet on Nov. 7, two individuals...

After the Oct. 27 victory against the Eureka Wildcats, the Lancers run into a group hug to celebrate their win.

Lancers shut down Wildcats in District semifinal game

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter October 29, 2020

On Oct. 27, the Lady Lancer volleyball team faced elimination to the Wildcats in the Class 5 District 3 girls volleyball tournament hosted by Borgia. It wasn't the first time the Lancers had come head...

In a match, senior Brooke Biermann drives the golf ball up the course. Biermann placed second at the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) State tournament, shooting three under par in inclement conditions. Biermanns score, along with others, helped boost Lafayette to fifth place overall in the tournament.

Despite inclement conditions, Lancers place fifth, Biermann second at State golf tournament

Morgan Vehige, News Editor October 28, 2020

The typical State golf tournament, held at the Dalhousie Golf Club in Cape Girardeau, is known to contain 18 holes, have beautiful views and the annoyance of the occasional breeze during two days of play....

Senior Jenny Nguyen jumps up to set the ball in the Lancers game against Borgia on Oct. 13. This was the only game the team has lost this season, but they have the possibility to play them again should they make it deep into playoffs.

Biermann earns another State medal; Lancer football beats Summit

Morgan Vehige, News Editor October 26, 2020

Boys Soccer: Adding another win to their streak, the Lancers played the top 10 ranked Kirkwood Pioneers on Oct. 20. The final score of that game was 2-1, with senior Luc Fladda scoring both of the goals....

Freshman Olivia Williams moves the ball down the field on Oct. 14 in the Lancers 2-0 loss to Villa Duchesne.

Lancer teams enter final weeks of fall season

Morgan Vehige, News Editor October 20, 2020

Boys Cross Country: After winning the Parkway West Giddy Giddy Invitational on Oct. 10, the Lancers placed first out of 20 teams at the Eureka Invitational at McNair Park. In the varsity event, junior...

At the Parkway West Dale Shepard Invitational on Oct. 3 at Living Word Church in Wildwood, sophomores Elissa Barnard and Grace Tyson, and seniors Katie Reed and Hope Ware make their way to the front of the pack at the start of the race. The Lady Lancers placed first n the event as a team.

Girls tennis wins team Districts, Lancers XC wins Parkway West Giddy Giddy Invitational

Morgan Vehige, News Editor October 12, 2020

Boys Cross Country: The Lancers added another win at the Parkway West Giddy Giddy Invitational on Oct. 10. In the race, junior Nikolas Malek placed first with a time of 16:35, sophomore Lukas Groenewald...

In a game against Vianney on Oct. 2, senior Luc Fladda dribbles around an opponent to get the ball upfield. The Lancers lost in their match against Vianney 3-1, with the only goal being scored by senior Mitchell Grant.

Lafayette teams dominate, some remain undefeated; Lancer football returns for first game

Morgan Vehige, News Editor October 5, 2020

Boys Cross Country: The Lancers participated in the annual Parkway West Invite at Living Word Church on Oct. 3. The team placed fourth overall, with junior Nikolas Malek placing second, sophomore LJ Groenewald...

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