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Lafayette High School news. Student-run.

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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: Whos 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 Pautzs 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, Image 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...

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, Image 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, Opinions Editor 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, Opinions Editor 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...

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