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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...

Flinn erupts for 28 points against Mehlville; team to play for Parkway West championship

Flinn erupts for 28 points against Mehlville; team to play for Parkway West championship

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

Lafayette's season has been streaky to say the least, but recently the team is stringing together win after win and have put themselves over .500.  On Jan. 20 the team faced off against the Mehlville Panthers and again Adam Flinn put the team on his back to pick up the win. After being down eigh...

Wrestling takes third in Winnetonka tournament; beats Northwest for Conference title

Wrestling takes third in Winnetonka tournament; beats Northwest for Conference title

Jackson Bartholomew and Tyler Burnett
January 27, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

It's been a good week for the wrestling team as they secured their third straight Conference title after beating Northwest Cedar Hill on Jan. 25 and just four days earlier, the team took third in a very tough Winnetonka tournament. After the win over Northwest Cedar Hill, the Lancers improved to 15-1...

Girls swimming and diving fall to kryptonite Marquette Mustangs

Girls swimming and diving fall to kryptonite Marquette Mustangs

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
January 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

In a season with several wins, the Lafayette girls swimming and diving team met its kryptonite once more, as they failed to beat Marquette for the second time this season, losing by a score of 110-76. The team's only two losses this season have come against Marquette. Delaney Thomas won the 50...

Carpenter explodes for 14 points; girls basketball back on track

Carpenter explodes for 14 points; girls basketball back on track

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

After going 6-1 in their first seven games, the varsity girls basketball team then went on to lose four straight. But, in their most recent game, against Oakville (5-8), the team came out with a victory scoring 53 points, while only allowing Oakville to scrounge up 46. The team was led by freshmen Kayla...

Lancer boys basketball back on track after buzzer-beater win over Parkway South

Lancer boys basketball back on track after buzzer-beater win over Parkway South

Kyran Ballard, Sports Reporter
January 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

After losing two straight the Lafayette boys basketball team picked up a huge victory over a solid Parkway South team with a buzzer-beating shot from Adam Flinn. Flinn put on a show for the fans recording 14 points, four rebounds and seven assists. The Lancers were leading through the first three...

Lewis confident team will continue to succeed in Witter absence

Lewis confident team will continue to succeed in Witter absence

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

The last four games for girls basketball haven't exactly been up to par. The team is sitting at 6-5 on the season and has lost the last four games. Despite a rough go over the past couple weeks, Interim Head Coach, Ashley Lewis, is optimistic about the teams direction. "I am sure that emotionally...

Wrestling wins All-Suburban Tourney

Wrestling wins All-Suburban Tourney

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
January 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

The dominance for the wrestling program continues with a big team win in the All-Suburban wrestling tournament that took place this past weekend at Hazelwood Central. The squad had 10 of it's members place at the tournament. 7 out of the 10 placed in the top 3 for there respective weight class. The...

Girls basketball achieves fourth place finish in MICDS Holiday Tournament

Girls basketball achieves fourth place finish in MICDS Holiday Tournament

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
January 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

The Lady Lancer basketball team has been rolling to start the season. Before the team entered the MICDS Holiday Tournament, they were 5-1. Now, the team is 6-3 and snagged a fourth place finish at the MICDS Holiday Tournament. The Lady Lancers played University City, Fort Zumwalt North and St. Charles....

Lancers land eighth place finish in Coaches vs. Cancer Holiday Tournament

Lancers land eighth place finish in Coaches vs. Cancer Holiday Tournament

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

Its been a rough start for the Lafayette boys basketball team. After winning their first game, the team went on to lose five straight games and was sitting at a dismal 1-5 record. But, the team has pulled it together and won three of their last five. Before the Holiday Tournament, the Lancers traveled...