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Girls volleyball continues dominance

Girls volleyball continues dominance

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 6, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lady Lancers girls volleyball team hasn't taken their foot off the gas pedal since our last update on them as they have tacked on four more wins since then. The teams next challenge lies in the Ozark tournament that will be taking place on Oct. 8. The Lady Lancers will first take on O'Fallon ...

Girls golf places fifth at Sectionals; sends one to State

Girls golf places fifth at Sectionals; sends one to State

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After coming in second place in the Suburban West tournament on Sept. 22, the Lady Lancers girls golf team competed in the Class 2 District 3 Tournament and finished in second place behind Francis Howell out of the 10 teams that competed. Then the team traveled to Troy, MO on Oct. 3 to battle 20 ...

Miscommunication plagues Lafayette in loss to rival Marquette

Miscommunication plagues Lafayette in loss to rival Marquette

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Lafayette (3-3) dropped a close one to rival Marquette (4-2) 28-20. The Lancers had control for the majority of the first half, and were up 14-0 before giving up a long touchdown pass to give the Mustangs some momentum entering the half. Giving up long touchdown passes were the Lancers bane this ga...

Softball nears end of season; struggling to find consistency

Softball nears end of season; struggling to find consistency

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
September 28, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

With only two regular season games left, the Lady Lancers softball team will need to kick it into high gear to get ready for the post-season. Hillsboro (18-4) is the first opponent Lafayette will face in the last two games. The game will begin around 6:30 p.m. and will take place at Hillsboro on...

Girls volleyball turns up the heat; wins 9 of last 10

Girls volleyball turns up the heat; wins 9 of last 10

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

After going 6-4 in their first 10 games, Lafayette needed to turn things around to keep their season safe and sound and they have done just that, winning 9 of their last 10 games to put them at 15-5 on the season thus far. The team is being led by seniors Hannah Flowers, Mell Flowers (no relat...

Another one: Lafayette boys cross country takes first at Paul Enke Invitational

Another one: Lafayette boys cross country takes first at Paul Enke Invitational

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

The Lancer cross country runners have won another invitational, this time winning the Paul Enke Invitational in Sioux Passage. They only had 36 (1+2+4+10+19) points, a 73 point difference between second place Eureka. The Lancers had three runners in the top five, four runners in the top ten, and...

Revenge of the Fallen: Lafayette avenges last year’s opening day loss with a win over Eureka

Revenge of the Fallen: Lafayette avenges last year’s opening day loss with a win over Eureka

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
September 22, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Lafayette (3-2) won 14-7 in a thrilling rivalry game against previously undefeated Eureka (4-1). The Lancers used their sound play on defense to beat a run heavy Eureka offense that featured Hassan Haskins and a large, athletic offensive line. The game initially was moved to 5:30 because of the ...

Field Hockey loses in a heart breaker to Villa

Field Hockey loses in a heart breaker to Villa

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
September 21, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

Some losses are a tough pill to swallow, and the field hockey team experienced this against the top ranked team in the state, Villa Duchesne. The team went down on the scoreboard five minutes into the game when Villa scored on a corner shot. The Lady Lancers tied the game up in the second half on a g...

Boys soccer trying to find footing

Boys soccer trying to find footing

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
September 21, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lancers boys soccer team (6-4) is managing to stay above .500 this year despite defensive woes and a lack of offensive production. Last season's team managed to not lose a game through the regular season, and this year the team really seems to be struggling to find their identity as a squad ...

Consistency remains the key for girls golf

Consistency remains the key for girls golf

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
September 19, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

With the post-season fast approaching for the Lady Lancers golf team, their focus starts to shift a little as they prepare for the conference tournament. "We need to develop some consistency towards the end of the season with our few top golfers," Head Coach Katrina Clark said. "We have a very...

One and the same: boys and girls cross country both perform well at the Forest Park Invitational

One and the same: boys and girls cross country both perform well at the Forest Park Invitational

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
September 15, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

The boys and girls varsity cross country teams ran in the Forest Park invitational last weekend and came home with some solid results. The boys, while not demonstrating the same dominance as their last meet, still had very good results overall. In the five kilometer run, Austin Hindman pl...

Lafayette takes on Eureka in intense rivalry match

Lafayette takes on Eureka in intense rivalry match

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
September 15, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lancers beat down on the Lindbergh Flyers in an interesting game. Towards the end of the second quarter, the game was delayed for 30 minutes due to inclement weather and eventually rescheduled for the next day due to lightning. The Lancers led 12-9 at that point. After the 18 hour intermission...