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Sophomore Faith Cole wrestles an opponent at the annual Fred Ross invitational on Jan. 11. The team placed second overall in the tournament, with Cole placing first in her weight class.

Weekly sports update: Jan. 13-Jan. 19

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor January 21, 2020

Boys Basketball: On Tuesday, Jan. 14, the boys basketball team faced off against Francis Howell and lost by a score of 58-42. Their game on Friday, Jan. 17 at Pattonville was canceled due to the snow and...

On Dec. 19, Lafayette installed a 6x11 LED video board to be placed next to the current scoreboard.

Video board installed in Main Gym

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter January 13, 2020

On Dec. 19, Lafayette installed a new addition to the Main Gym. What started out as a potential video scoring table from the Boys Basketball Booster Club turned into a 6x11 LED video board to be placed...

Junior Drew Behl shoots despite a Parkway West defender on Jan. 10. The Lancers won the game 57-52, with Behl scoring eight of the points.

Weekly sports update Jan. 6-Jan. 12

Vijay Viswanathan, Ad Manager January 13, 2020

Boys Basketball: The basketball team played Parkway West on Jan. 7 and won 57-52. They also played Kirkwood on Jan. 10 and won 49-44. Their current record now stands at 6-5, with senior Ryan Campbell...

In a girls wrestling tournament at Liberty High School, defending State champ sophomore Faith Cole gets ready for a match against her opponent.

Weekly sports update: Dec. 9-Dec. 15

Kennedy Willhite, Staff Reporter December 19, 2019

Boys Basketball: The basketball team played Parkway Central on Tuesday Dec. 2, and lost 53-52, with the Colts scoring a buzzer beater. On Friday Dec. 13, the Lancers played district rival Rockwood Summit...

Hockey uses preseason momentum to establish themselves in new league

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter December 13, 2019

Last season, Lafayette hockey won the Wickenheiser Cup on March 13 at Enterprise Center. Following the win, the team moved up a division and is now playing for the Challenge Cup. The team will face top...

In a game against Fort Zumwalt West in the Marquette tournament, junior Brynn Jeffries outruns two defenders as she makes her way down the court. The Lady Lancers won the game 36-35, and Jeffries was named to the All-Tournament team.

Weekly Sports Update: Dec. 2-Dec. 8

Abby Stebner, Staff Reporter December 10, 2019

Boys Basketball: Over the weekend, the Lancers traveled to Springfield, Missouri to play in the Arvest Classic. At their first game on Dec. 5, they beat Springfield Parkview 52-31. Then on Dec. 6, they...

In a match against Ladue in 2018, Katie Ferguson prepares to hit the ball back to her opponent.

Ferguson earns second State medal for tennis

Vijay Viswanathan, Ad Manager November 13, 2019

On Oct. 26, sophomore Katie Ferguson took second place at the Class Two Singles State Championship for tennis. She took fourth place at the same tournament last year. Going into the tournament, Katie...

In the District Final, junior Mitchell Grant outruns a CBC defender. The Lancers lost the game, 1-0 in overtime, and ended the season with a record of 18-7-1.

Weekly sports update: Nov. 4-Nov. 10

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor November 11, 2019

Boys Cross Country: The Lancers traveled to Columbia, Missouri to compete in the Missouri High School State Athletic Association (MSHSAA) Class 4 Boys Cross Country Meet. This year was the team's 8th consecutive...

The Lancers compete in Sectionals of 2018's Class 4 run to State.

Boys, girls cross country advance to State competition

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor November 9, 2019

For the first time in five years, both the Lafayette boys and girls cross country teams will travel to compete in the Missouri State High School Association (MSHSAA) Class Four Cross Country State Competition....

During a timeout in the District championship against the Eureka Wildcats on Oct. 30, Head Coach Zachary Young talks to his team. The Lancers won in two sets, and went on to beat Oakville and Cor Jesu on Nov. 2.

Girls volleyball returns to State Championship

Jack Weaver, Digital Media Editor November 7, 2019

Lafayette girls volleyball has a reputation for its State titles. The Lancers were Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 4 State champs for six years straight, from 2011 to...

Junior Ben MacInnes prepares to kick the ball up the field in a game against Marquette on Sept. 10. The Lancers fell to the Mustangs, 3-1, but play them again in the first game of Districts on Nov. 4 at Lafayette.

Weekly sports update: Oct. 28-Nov. 3

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor November 4, 2019

Boys Cross Country: Lafayette finished in second place at Sectionals on Nov. 2 with a score of 93, edging out rival Marquette by one point. Senior Aiden Murphy placed in 9th and sophomore Nikolas Malek...

Junior Brooke Biermann and sophomore Jenna Loveless pose with their medals after the District Tournament. Biermann later went on to win State at the Class 2 MSHSAA State Tournament.

Lafayette’s Biermann shines at State golf tournament

Vijay Viswanathan, Ad Manager October 30, 2019

On Oct. 22, junior Brooke Biermann became the new Missouri Class Two Girls Golf State Champion. She finished with a score of 74 in the first round of the tournament and 69 in the second round. Last...

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