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On May 20, the girls soccer team won the District Championship.

Kinner’s OT goal brings girls soccer its first District Championship since 2011

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter May 24, 2021

The Lady Lancers had been down twice on May 20 against Eureka. First, they were down 1-0, and then were down again 2-1. But for this team, a comeback was inevitable. Girls soccer Head Coach Melissa...

Swinging around the left side, senior Mia Simpson creates an opening trying to get a shot off. On May 22 the Lady Lancers beat Eureka 7-6.

Spring sports head into final weeks with five teams still in the hunt for State titles

Kevin Vera, Sports Editor May 24, 2021

Baseball: On May 19, the Lancers beat Washington 4-0 in the first game of Districts. Senior Gavin Oswald pitched a complete game shut out only allowing one hits and striking out 14.  However, the next...

Moments before a draw, junior Ansley Hails sets off against the Laude Rams. The Lady Lancers played the Rams on May 11. Hails scored three goals in the contest.

Track and field teams place in top five; several spring sports start playoffs

Kevin Vera, Sports Editor May 19, 2021

Baseball: On May 10, the Lancers beat Francis Howell Central, 9-1 on Senior Night. Senior Luc Fladda pitched a complete game with 12 strikeouts and the Lancers finished with 10 hits on the night. On May...

Lining up his shot, junior Kyle Rinkenberger takes a few moments as he gets ready for his swing. The golf team placed second in the Yellow Pool Suburban Conference Tournament on May 5.

Baseball wins its Conference as boys golf, track places second and girls track takes third

Kevin Vera, Sports Editor May 11, 2021

Baseball: On May 5, the Lancers traveled down 109 and played Eureka beating them, 7-2. Senior Luc Fladda struck out 12 and only gave up one hit. Senior Peyton Cizek went 3-5 with two hits and a home run...

Looking at his third base coach, senior Andrew Alwell gets ready to step back into the box in a game against Kirkwood on April 27. The Lancers won, 9-6 and finished with eight hits.

Boys track and field takes top prize in Quad; baseball edges toward 20 wins

Vijay Viswanathan, Opinions Editor May 4, 2021

Baseball: The Lancers faced off against Kirkwood on April 27 and won, 9-6, improving their overall record to 16-5. Senior John Kramer continued to rake, hitting two home runs in that game. Senior Justin...

During the Lafayette Invitational track meet, sophomore Melissa White runs in a relay event.

Rain fails to dampen events at LHS Invitational at end of April

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter May 2, 2021

On April 24, the Lancers hosted the Lafayette Invitational where they hosted teams including Eureka, Kirkwood, Lindbergh and many others. Though rain delayed the start of the meet and forced some changes...

Junior Zach Bryce loads his bat to hit the ball. Bryce currently has a .500 batting average along with three hits.

Baseball players grateful to get back field in 2021, look to finish strong as they head into post-season

Hannah Fitts , Sports Editor April 28, 2021

March 1, marked the first day of spring sports play since the 2020 season. We asked three varsity baseball players to reflect on their previous seasons at Lafayette and how their previous years has helped...

On a rainy morning at the Lafayette Track and Field Invitational,  junior Bross Miller passes the baton to senior Noah Kronauge in the 4x800 relay.

Lafayette track host Invitational; boys volleyball continues to improve record

Kevin Vera, Sports Editor April 27, 2021

Baseball: After a four-day break, the Lancers got back to it on April 21 and beat Rockwood Summit on April 21, 3-1. Senior Luc Fladda pitched five innings only allowing one hit and struck out nine. Rockwood...

Senior Mia Simpson swings down the right side looking for an open teammate. Simpson scored two goals in the 13-9 victory over Cor Jesu on April 12.

Boys track and field place first in Invitational; Lacrosse earns first win of season on Senior Night

Kevin Vera , Sports Editor April 20, 2021

Baseball: On April 13, the Lancers continued their diamond dominance beating Marquette, 12-2. Senior Luc Fladda pitched five innings and struck out 10 batters on the night. Three Lancers finished with...

Sophomore PJ Rogan takes the mound on April 8 against Lindbergh. Rogan threw three innings and gave up seven hits.

Baseball sweeps Lindbergh; Girls soccer continues to dominate

Vijay Viswanathan, Opinions Editor April 12, 2021

Baseball: Playing on April 6, the Lancers beat the Lindbergh Flyers 9-3, improving to a 10-1 record. Seniors John Kramer and Justin Prager led the team with two hits each. Kramer drove in three runs,...

Junior Rylee Howard runs past the Parkway South defender in a game on March 30. The Lady Lancers won the game 3-0 and Howard had one goal within the game.

Boys tennis, girls soccer remain undefeated; boys track finishes second at SLUH invitational

Samantha Haney, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

Baseball: Playing in the Midwest Classic Tournament, the Lancers beat Francis Howell Central 17-3 on March 29. Eight of the 17 runs came from senior Andrew Alwell who broke the single-game school record...

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, baseball and nine other spring sports had their seasons canceled. Senior and junior athletes leave their thoughts on their athletic careers at Lafayette and the season that might have been.

Senior spring athletes reflect on lost 2020 season

Morgan Vehige, News Editor April 29, 2020

After the spread of COVID-19 and the cancellation of school for the remainder of 2020, the entire spring sports season was shut down along with it. The announcement came from the Missouri State High School...

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