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On Friday, Feb. 21 the Lafayette Lady Lancers basketball team hosted their first annual Shero Night, aimed to honor females who have made a positive impact in their lives.

Lady Lancer basketball hosts first annual SHEro Night

Chloe Baker, Web Editor February 27, 2020

On Feb. 21, the Lady Lancers basketball team hosted their first SHEro Night, a night dedicated to honoring the female heroes in their lives. The players, managers and coaches took a moment before the game...

In the quarterfinal game against Marquette, Johnson skates toward Marquette territory as his teammates cheer him on. The Lancers will play Vianney for game two of the semifinals on Feb. 29.

Weekly sports update: Feb. 17-Feb. 23

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor February 24, 2020

Boys Basketball: In the last week, the Lancers played two games. On Feb. 18, the team played Oakville and lost 50-43. They played again on Feb. 21 and lost to Hazelwood Central 68-42. Their current record...

Coming out of the corner, senior guard Kayla Carpenter drives to the basket. Carpenter put up 12 points against Parkway South on Feb. 11 to help the Lancers win, 54-46.

Lancer basketball program celebrates annual senior night

Sophia Wasson and Jack Weaver February 24, 2020

On Feb. 11, the senior Lady Lancers Kayla Carpenter, Maddie Chester, Fiona Lazzaretti and Sarah Schoenfelder were recognized on their senior night along with seniors Ryan Campbell, KD Diaby, Max Fruscella,...

During the Districts match, sophomore Faith Cole pins down an opponent from Lindbergh. Last year, Cole won the State title in her weight class.

Lancer wrestling heads to State

Reggie Brown, Staff Reporter February 20, 2020

This year, both the Lady Lancers and the boys wrestling team had winning seasons and will be advancing to state. Lafayette will be sending a total of 12 wrestlers to Columbia, Missouri for the state competition...

Sophomore Hannah Werk serves a ball in a duos match in 2019's National racquetball tournament.

Lafayette racquetball team advances to State tournament

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor February 13, 2020

The Lafayette racquetball team is back to claim another title in the upcoming State and National tournaments. Last year, the Lancers placed high across the different brackets in the Missouri High School...

Junior, Jack Thomas,  helps defend the goal during the game against Marquette on Feb 10, to move on to the final four in the playoffs for the Challenge Cup.

Weekly sports update: Feb. 3-Feb. 9

Kennedy Willhite, Staff Reporter February 11, 2020

Boys Basketball: On Monday Feb. 3, varsity boys basketball lost to Pattonville 71-57. On Tuesday, Feb. 4, the Lancers lost 64-54 to the Ritenour huskies. The boys then fell to Jennings on Feb. 7, losing...

On Feb. 1, senior Jalin Reese works to gain position on his opponent. He finished second in the tournament, helping the team place fourth.

Wrestling finishes strong in Kyle Thrasher tournament

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter February 11, 2020

On Feb. 1, the boys team placed fourth and the girls placed third in the Kyle Thrasher Memorial wrestling tournament held at Francis Howell High School. The two girls champions, sophomore Faith Cole and...

At the game against Marquette, Senior Braeden Williams prepares to throw the ball downfield.

Athletes continue to play at Division I level

Abby Stebner and Kennedy Willhite February 6, 2020

As the 2019-2020 school year comes to an end, many senior student-athletes across the country are committing to a college where they will continue their academic and athletic career.  At Lafayette,...

In a swim meet against Marquette High School on Jan. 28, sophomore Dylan Moulton competes in order to get her fastest time of the season. The Lady Lancers ended up losing the meet 110-76.

Weekly sports update: Jan. 27-Feb. 2

Reggie Brown, Staff Reporter February 4, 2020

Boys Basketball: The Lancers won their Parkway West Showdown first round matchup against Kirkwood 53-50 on Monday, Jan 27. They lost to DeSmet in the Semifinals of the Parkway West Showdown tournament...

With Superbowl LIV coming up on Sunday, Feb. 2, Lafayette students and faculty are answering the big question: Who's going to win the big game?

Photo Opinion: Who is going to win Superbowl LIV?

Reggie Brown, Staff Reporter January 30, 2020

The 54th annual Superbowl is coming up on Feb. 2. This year is an interesting matchup as it will see the Kansas City Chiefs, one of the most efficient offenses in the National Football League (NFL) vs....

In a game against Oakville in Jan. 2020, senior Brynn Jefferies dribbles the ball past the defender. The Lady Lancers won the close match, 41-40. Already this season, the Lady Lancers have won their first game against Rockwood Summit.

Weekly sports update: Jan. 20-Jan. 26

Sophia Wasson, Staff Reporter January 29, 2020

Boys Basketball: The Lancers defeated Wentzville Liberty 63-59 on Tuesday, Jan 21. Also they took down the Marquette Mustangs on Jan. 24 leaving a score of 52-42. Currently, their record stands at 8-6....

Members of Pautz's rugby team and an opposing team pose in front of the goal after a match. Pautz has played rugby since she was in college and has observed its growing popularity in the local community.

Rugby gains popularity in the Midwest

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor January 23, 2020

Despite originating in Britain in 1823, the sport of rugby is gaining more traction each year in the United States. As of 2016, there are over 125,000 members playing in over 2,600 clubs around the...

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