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On April 9, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) announced the cancelation of the remainder of the 2020 spring sports season. Girls lacrosse, among nine other sports, have been left disappointed with the loss of their season.

MSHSAA cancels remainder of 2020 spring sports season

Morgan Vehige, Image Editor April 17, 2020

Following Governor Mike Parson’s announcement of in-person school shut down on April 9, the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) released a statement saying that all remaining spring...

Boys soccer practices on the turf field.

COVID-19 affects spring sports at LHS

April 2, 2020

Due to the outbreak of COVID-19 and the move to online schooling, Lafayette's spring sports have been unable to be held at Lafayette. These changes have impacted each sport in a different way. As of now,...

After being named fifth in the Nationals tournament, the Lafayette racquetball team poses for a photo. The team played in all sections of the tournament, including singles, doubles and mixed doubles for almost every player on the team.

Lancer racquetball places fifth in Nationals

Morgan Vehige, Image Editor April 1, 2020

Last year, the Lafayette Lancers competed in the annual USA Racquetball National High School Tournament in St. Louis, where they placed fourth in the entire nation. This year, from Feb. 26 to March...

Aiming for a gold medal, Ashleigh Howard competes in the quarterfinals. Last year I hurt my back really bad so I was excited to go even further this year, Howard said.

Lafayette racquetball travels to Oregon for National tournament

Hannah Fitts, Design Editor April 1, 2020

From Feb. 26 to March 1, the Lafayette racquetball team traveled to Portland, Oregon to compete in the USA Racquetball National tournament. Last year, the tournament was hosted in St. Louis, and the...

Sport stacking is a world-wide sport for all ages. Junior Noah Davies stacks for Team USA after only six years in the sport.

Davies competes on Team USA in sport stacking

Grace Kirtley, Lifestyles Editor March 31, 2020

He starts with two hands on the timer. When he’s ready, his hands fly to a stack of 9 speed-stacking cups. First is the 3-3-3, named for the three stacks of three cups. Up-stack, then down-stack, this...

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, Image 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 2019s National racquetball tournament.

Lafayette racquetball team advances to State tournament

Morgan Vehige, Image 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...

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