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Sanfelippo places 29th at girls golf State tournament

Sanfelippo places 29th at girls golf State tournament

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 24, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The season is officially over for girls golf as the State tournament came to close. Paige Sanfelippo was the only participant from Lafayette and finished with a total score of 171 with 82 in round one and an 89 in round  two and tied for 29th along with four other opponents. As foreseen, Lafay...

After beatdown of Parkway South, Lafayette looks ahead to playoff bout against Mehlville

After beatdown of Parkway South, Lafayette looks ahead to playoff bout against Mehlville

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lancers (6-3) beat down on the opposing Parkway South Patriots (2-7), 46-7. Lafayette scored early and often, forcing a fumble on the first play, putting up 20 points in the first quarter and scoring 19 more in the second quarter. On offense, the two quarterbacks, Ryan O'Connell and Ryan Novak,...

Boys and girls cross country stay successful in Suburban West Conference Meet

Boys and girls cross country stay successful in Suburban West Conference Meet

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

The cross country boys and girls competed in the Suburban West Conference Meet on Oct. 15. The boys once again did very well, claiming the top three spots and coming first in the competition. Tommy Laarman once again lead the meet with a time of 15:54.90 to come in first place. Following him were...

Lady Lancer volleyball wins 10th straight District title

Lady Lancer volleyball wins 10th straight District title

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 19, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Year after year the Lady Lancers have great success in the District tournament, especially in the last 10 years. Their first opponent in the District tournament this year was Rockwood Summit, whom had beat Washington earlier that day to play Lafayette. The Lady Lancers downed the Falcons 25-8, 2...

Girls volleyball gears up for District tournament

Girls volleyball gears up for District tournament

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After a shaky start to the season, the varsity girls volleyball team has gone 18-2 in their past 20 games and has started to peak before the District tournament coming up. Lafayette is seeded first and will get a bye thanks to their record and either face Washington (19-10-3) or Rockwood Summit (...

Pozo claims State championship for third time

Pozo claims State championship for third time

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
October 17, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

It was a very special weekend for senior Caroline Pozo as she became only the second girls tennis player to win three singles State championships in Missouri Class 2 competition. Not only did she win the singles State championship, she also kept her streak of not losing a single set in three years...

Cross country finds identity with consistent top placings

Cross country finds identity with consistent top placings

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Cross country ran in the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival at the University of Arkansas on Saturday Oct. 1. The invitational featured schools from around the central US, including schools from Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arkansas and Missouri. In a meet with 658 runners and featuring 94 different...

Gabel expresses confidence in boys swimming

Gabel expresses confidence in boys swimming

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

As the regular season comes to a close for boys swimming, the team is gearing up for what should be an exciting post-season with some great talent. "We are looking good going into the last few weeks of the season," Head Coach Todd Gabel said. "We will work on some techniques like starts, turns ...

Softball’s season comes to a close after loss to Washington

Softball’s season comes to a close after loss to Washington

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After an up and down season, the Lady Lancers varsity softball season's has officially come to a close. The team finished with a 8-15 record and tied for last place in the Suburban West-American standings alongside Fox. "I feel (this season) was a success," Head Coach Scott DeNoyer said. "Its...

Stofer has over 300 all-purpose yards in rout over Fox

Stofer has over 300 all-purpose yards in rout over Fox

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lancers (5-3) came away with another big win over Fox (5-3), 31-7, after a solid performance on both sides of the ball. Lafayette initially started the game down seven after the opposing quarterback ran free for a 56 yard touchdown run, but after that it was all Lancers. The game also featured...

Dig Pink event to raise funds for breast cancer

Dig Pink event to raise funds for breast cancer

Erin Coogan, Assistant News and Life editor
October 10, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

All-Volleyball is sponsoring a match between rivals Lafayette and Marquette. All proceeds go to the Side Out foundation. The foundation teams up with volleyball teams to fund breast cancer research. Currently, the foundation has raised over $10 million with about 6,000 teams. Various teams at Lafayette...

Lancers hold off Webster Groves in homecoming game

Lancers hold off Webster Groves in homecoming game

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 7, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

Lafayette (4-3) won a hard fought game against the Webster Groves Statesman 17-14 on Sept. 30. The Lancers got off to a shaky start, going down by seven to start the game, but they kept up and responded with 17 points throughout the game, sealing the win. Webster Groves star player Donovan Danie...