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Against MICDS, senior Sam Murray shoots from beyond the three point line. Despite the teams 68-59 loss against Oakville this week on Dec. 15, Murray was able to score 26 points.

Girls swimming scores big with two wins; boys wrestling continues season undefeated

Morgan Vehige, Image Editor December 20, 2020

Boys basketball: In their first game of the week on Dec. 15, the Lancers fell to Oakville, 68-59. Senior Sam Murray left a strong impact on the game, scoring 26 of the Lancer's 59 points. The team also...

Junior Tommy Hagan works to get back points by doing a power half on his opponent. Hagan went on to win the Francis Howell North tournament in his weight class. The Lancers also won the whole tournament, beating a few other teams with a total of 210.5 points.

Boys, girls basketball extend win streaks, boys wrestling remains undefeated

Morgan Vehige, Image Editor December 14, 2020

Boys basketball: The Lancers stunned the Rockwood Summit Falcons on Dec. 8 with a big 72-44 win. Senior Drew Byous led the team with 22 points in the game, with eight field goals. Senior Sam Murray followed...

In a scrimmage against one of his teammates, junior Jack McDonald battles to keep his opponent down. McDonald won his first match of the season against Timberland, and the team won 68-12.

Winter sports begin season; Lancer wrestling goes undefeated

Morgan Vehige, Image Editor December 7, 2020

Boys basketball: For their first game of the season, the Lancers lost a close one against St. Dominic. The final score of the game was 69-60, with senior Drew Byous leading the team with 18 points, the...

During a boys basketball practice, the team watches film in the Main Gym. All winter teams are required to wear masks while practicing and playing due to new St. Louis County regulations for youth sports.

Six winter sports begin season competitions with virus precautions in place

Sophia Scheller, Sophia Wasson, and Kevin Vera December 2, 2020

As the weather turns colder, that also means high school sports move indoors for the winter season. In the fall, most of the sports were practiced and had games outside. That situation made it easier to...

Lafayette has gained its first ever esports team. Consisting of six players and a coach, they play against schools across the country in the car soccer game, Rocket League. However, they look forward to playing different teams and adding new recruits to their own.

Lancer esports team makes its season debut

Morgan Vehige and Kevin Vera November 17, 2020

The world of competitive gaming is on the rise, especially during the recent stay-at-home orders. With many famous gamers holding streams for millions to see on apps like Twitch, many teenagers and young...

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, Image 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, Image 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, Image 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, Image 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...

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