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Girls soccer prepares for upcoming season

Girls soccer prepares for upcoming season

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
March 23, 2017
Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

With the season fast approaching, the varsity girls soccer team is ready to come out strong to start the new year. Last year, the team struggled with consistency and finished the campaign with a 11-10 record and were ousted in the first round of the District tournament by Marquette by a score of 1-0. But...

Girls basketball falls to Washington in District finals

Girls basketball falls to Washington in District finals

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
March 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

One of the most successful seasons for the girls varsity basketball program has come to an end. The team finished with a record of 18-8, which is the programs best since the 2011-2012 season, and made it all the way to the Class 5 District 5 finals. The Lady Lancers faced off against Washington (25-3)...

Robbe, Wolf combine to score 31 points in District win over Eureka

Robbe, Wolf combine to score 31 points in District win over Eureka

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
February 28, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

After their 54-50 win over Eureka, in round one of the District playoffs, the Lady Lancer varsity basketball team is riding a seven game winning streak and is sitting at a record of 18-7. Sophomores Tara Robbe and Sydnie Wolf, had a stellar game putting up 57 percent of the teams points. Robbe had...

Wrestling coaches receive honors

Wrestling coaches receive honors

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

Two other members of the wrestling program were honored at the close of the season. Assistant Coach Adam Hicks was named Missouri Wrestling Association's Class 4 Assistant Coach of the Year and Class 4, District 4 Assistant Coach of the Year. Head Coach Jon Sumner was also recognized as he was...

Lancer boys basketball with momentum going into Districts

Lancer boys basketball with momentum going into Districts

Kyran Ballard, Sports Reporter
February 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Lancers are rolling on a two-game win streak heading into the playoffs. With the past two wins against solid opponents McCluer North and Northwest Cedar Hills, the Lancers have promised themselves a winning season no matter how the playoffs turn out. With a solid record of 14-12, first-year head...

Wrestling makes history at State

Wrestling makes history at State

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
February 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Lafayette wrestling program managed to bring home its first team plaque since 1992 taking fourth place at the State tournament in Columbia. This past weekend also saw six people on the squad place and win a medal. The shining star of these wrestlers was Austin Stofer who won a thriller in overtime...

Girls swimming and diving wins close State competition

Girls swimming and diving wins close State competition

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
February 23, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Lafayette girls swimming and diving team won state on Saturday, Feb. 18. Their performance was stellar, with first place standings in two events, a second place finish in one event, and top five finishes in several others. Their performance netted them 224 points, 3.5 points ahead of second place...

Wrestling going strong into State tournament

Wrestling going strong into State tournament

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The last few weekends have been quite eventful for the Lafayette wrestling program. Two weekends ago they traveled to Columbia, MO to duel in the "Elite Eight" which was the top eight teams in the State wrestling in a round robin style tournament. This past weekend was the District wrestling tournament...

Girls Swimming takes second at Suburban West Conference Meet

Girls Swimming takes second at Suburban West Conference Meet

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
February 16, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

The Lafayette girls swimming and diving team took second place at the Suburban West Conference Meet. With their 514 points, they were behind only Marquette, who had 611 points. The other teams participating were Parkway South with 289 points, Lindbergh with 214 points, Eureka with 196 points, Oakville...

Lady Lancer basketball tops Eureka; secure first place in Suburban West Conference

Lady Lancer basketball tops Eureka; secure first place in Suburban West Conference

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
February 8, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

It's been 1,812 days since the Lafayette girls basketball program last defeated Eureka. But now, the count is headed in favor of Lafayette. On Feb. 7, the Lady Lancers traveled to Eureka High School to battle their Highway 109 rivals. After losing to their other arch-rival Marquette, five days earlier,...

Lafayette athletes sign to college of choice

Lafayette athletes sign to college of choice

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
February 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

On Feb. 1, Lafayette athletes along with family, friends and other students, gathered at the commons to celebrate the student athletes that signed to their college of choice on national signing day. A total of 24 student athletes have signed over the course of the 2016-2017 school year. In the latter...

Robbe double-doubles as Lafayette picks up tenth victory

Robbe double-doubles as Lafayette picks up tenth victory

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
January 30, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

It took 23 games for the 2015-2016 girls basketball team to reach 10 wins, but this year's team has reached that milestone in just 16 games. Their tenth victory came against the Pattonville Pirates (11-6) on Jan. 27 as the team won the game 55-37 and played a phenomenal game of basketball. The Lady...