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Lady Lancer volleyball wins 10th straight District title

Lady Lancer volleyball wins 10th straight District title

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 19, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Year after year the Lady Lancers have great success in the District tournament, especially in the last 10 years. Their first opponent in the District tournament this year was Rockwood Summit, whom had beat Washington earlier that day to play Lafayette. The Lady Lancers downed the Falcons 25-8, 2...

Girls volleyball gears up for District tournament

Girls volleyball gears up for District tournament

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After a shaky start to the season, the varsity girls volleyball team has gone 18-2 in their past 20 games and has started to peak before the District tournament coming up. Lafayette is seeded first and will get a bye thanks to their record and either face Washington (19-10-3) or Rockwood Summit (...

Pozo claims State championship for third time

Pozo claims State championship for third time

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
October 17, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

It was a very special weekend for senior Caroline Pozo as she became only the second girls tennis player to win three singles State championships in Missouri Class 2 competition. Not only did she win the singles State championship, she also kept her streak of not losing a single set in three years...

Cross country finds identity with consistent top placings

Cross country finds identity with consistent top placings

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Cross country ran in the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival at the University of Arkansas on Saturday Oct. 1. The invitational featured schools from around the central US, including schools from Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arkansas and Missouri. In a meet with 658 runners and featuring 94 different...

Gabel expresses confidence in boys swimming

Gabel expresses confidence in boys swimming

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

As the regular season comes to a close for boys swimming, the team is gearing up for what should be an exciting post-season with some great talent. "We are looking good going into the last few weeks of the season," Head Coach Todd Gabel said. "We will work on some techniques like starts, turns ...

Softball’s season comes to a close after loss to Washington

Softball’s season comes to a close after loss to Washington

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 12, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After an up and down season, the Lady Lancers varsity softball season's has officially come to a close. The team finished with a 8-15 record and tied for last place in the Suburban West-American standings alongside Fox. "I feel (this season) was a success," Head Coach Scott DeNoyer said. "Its...

Stofer has over 300 all-purpose yards in rout over Fox

Stofer has over 300 all-purpose yards in rout over Fox

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lancers (5-3) came away with another big win over Fox (5-3), 31-7, after a solid performance on both sides of the ball. Lafayette initially started the game down seven after the opposing quarterback ran free for a 56 yard touchdown run, but after that it was all Lancers. The game also featured...

Dig Pink event to raise funds for breast cancer

Dig Pink event to raise funds for breast cancer

Erin Coogan, Assistant News and Life editor
October 10, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

All-Volleyball is sponsoring a match between rivals Lafayette and Marquette. All proceeds go to the Side Out foundation. The foundation teams up with volleyball teams to fund breast cancer research. Currently, the foundation has raised over $10 million with about 6,000 teams. Various teams at Lafayette...

Lancers hold off Webster Groves in homecoming game

Lancers hold off Webster Groves in homecoming game

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 7, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

Lafayette (4-3) won a hard fought game against the Webster Groves Statesman 17-14 on Sept. 30. The Lancers got off to a shaky start, going down by seven to start the game, but they kept up and responded with 17 points throughout the game, sealing the win. Webster Groves star player Donovan Danie...

Girls volleyball continues dominance

Girls volleyball continues dominance

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 6, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lady Lancers girls volleyball team hasn't taken their foot off the gas pedal since our last update on them as they have tacked on four more wins since then. The teams next challenge lies in the Ozark tournament that will be taking place on Oct. 8. The Lady Lancers will first take on O'Fallon ...

Girls golf places fifth at Sectionals; sends one to State

Girls golf places fifth at Sectionals; sends one to State

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 4, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After coming in second place in the Suburban West tournament on Sept. 22, the Lady Lancers girls golf team competed in the Class 2 District 3 Tournament and finished in second place behind Francis Howell out of the 10 teams that competed. Then the team traveled to Troy, MO on Oct. 3 to battle 20 ...

Miscommunication plagues Lafayette in loss to rival Marquette

Miscommunication plagues Lafayette in loss to rival Marquette

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
September 29, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Lafayette (3-3) dropped a close one to rival Marquette (4-2) 28-20. The Lancers had control for the majority of the first half, and were up 14-0 before giving up a long touchdown pass to give the Mustangs some momentum entering the half. Giving up long touchdown passes were the Lancers bane this ga...