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December 16, 2016
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Hockey looks for win against Parkway South

Hockey looks for win against Parkway South

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
December 16, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Lancer Hockey team has gone 2-3 through their past five games, being outscored 35-8. With that being said, the team looks for redemption against a Parkway South team which tied 7-7 in a high scoring contest earlier in the season. This win would be big for the team which has struggled adding numbers...

Boys Basketball looks to end losing streak against Holt

Boys Basketball looks to end losing streak against Holt

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys basketball (1-5) continued their win drought with losses in home opener to Pattonville (4-1) and a close overtime game against Francis Howell. They dropped the contest 63-48 in a game where efficiency was the biggest downfall. The team had 19 turnovers to Pattonville's seven. In addition, this...

Young named 2016 ALL-USA Volleyball Coach of the Year

Young named 2016 ALL-USA Volleyball Coach of the Year

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
December 15, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Head Coach Zach Young has turned the girls volleyball team into a powerhouse. After serving his fifth year as a head coach, he holds a incredible 164-21-8 record. "It's special not only for me, but also for our program and school. It is truly a team effort," Young said. "While I am honored to rece...

Robbe registers five blocks; girls basketball wins fourth game

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

To say the Lady Lancers girls basketball team is off to a good start is a bit of an understatement. They have won four of the first five games that they've played this year and came in second in the Marquette Tournament at the beginning of the season. The teams six man rotation only has one senior...

Boys basketball has rough start to the season

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
December 9, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Boys basketball (1-4) hasn't had a great start to the season, but have reason to look up. They've lost their first three games by a combined 17 points and their most recent game by two, meaning they have been competitive in their games. Also, they have yet to face any conference competition. Unfortunately,...

Wrestling starts off strong; living up to expectations

Wrestling starts off strong; living up to expectations

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
December 8, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Last year, the Lafayette wrestling team had it's best finish in school history, taking fifth at State. The team also had five State medalists in their respective weight classes. With that being said, four of the five of those medalists graduated leaving a gaping hole in the starting lineup. However,...

Girls swimming and diving puts up winning performance against Eureka

Girls swimming and diving puts up winning performance against Eureka

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
December 6, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Lady Lancers participated in a meet against Eureka on Nov. 29. Lafayette won the event 137-47, with several first place finishers in several events. In the 200 Yard Medley Relay, the team of Lilly Vanbiljon, Paige Daws, Frankie Petrosino and Catherine Behl took first with a time of 1:54.65....

Girls basketball season begins; collect first win

Girls basketball season begins; collect first win

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
November 30, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After an 11-15 season last year, the Lady Lancers (1-0) have started out their new campaign on a good note. The team traveled to Marquette, on Nov. 28,  to take on Fort Zumwalt West (0-2) to kick off their season. The team came away with a convincing victory scoring 59 points and only allowing the...

Hockey staying positive despite early season woes

Hockey staying positive despite early season woes

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
November 30, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Lancer's hockey season is not off to such a hot start. The squad has only posted two victories through their first eight games to post a 2-4-2 record. Their lone wins came against Francis Howell North, with a score of 6-2, and Whitfield, with a score of 3-2. The team also had a big tie against Marquette...

Different faces, same goal: boys basketball aims to repeat last year’s success with new head coach

Different faces, same goal: boys basketball aims to repeat last year’s success with new head coach

Arpan Das and Tyler Burnett
November 29, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Lancer boys basketball team begin its 2016-2017 coming off of a successful season from last year. The team finished 21-8 and won their third straight District championship against Parkway Central. However, many members of last year's team graduated, leaving the new team to take over. They lost...

Just a hair: boys cross country narrowly misses out on consecutive State championship, girls look ahead to the future

Just a hair: boys cross country narrowly misses out on consecutive State championship, girls look ahead to the future

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

The Lancer boys cross country team came third in Class Four State meet with a very close final result. They finished with 117 points, only one point behind second place and eight behind winner Rockhurst. Austin Hindman had the fastest time in all of Class Four and came in first with a time of 15:22.30....