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Spring sports to compete in State competitions

Spring sports to compete in State competitions

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

May 22, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The 2017-2018 school year is coming to a close, and that means the 2018 spring sports teams are wrapping up their seasons with District, Sectional and State tournaments. Here's an update on how the Lancers have fared this season and a schedule of upcoming State competitions: Baseball finished the regular sea...

Boys volleyball to compete in State semi-finals

Boys volleyball to compete in State semi-finals

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

May 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

The boys volleyball team has had a successful season thus far. The team is 27-4, and after claiming the District Championship title, the boys are preparing to compete in the State semi-finals on May 22 at 4 p.m. against Vianney.  Despite losing several contributing seniors from last year's State Champio...

Bollinger siblings hold school record in javelin

Bollinger siblings hold school record in javelin

Grace Kirtley, Web Editor

May 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Siblings Katie, freshman, and Hayden Bollinger, senior, currently hold Lafayette’s school records for throwing javelin in track and field with the records still climbing. Javelin was added to Missouri Track and Field two years ago and Lafayette Track and Field Coach Brian Grote was excited for th...

Girls soccer prepares for Districts after Omaha tournament

Girls soccer prepares for Districts after Omaha tournament

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 30, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

This season, the girls soccer team has a record of eight wins and three losses, and they are trying to improve offensively. “We are trying to find a way to create more quality chances,” Head Coach Tim Walters said. Senior Lydia Harris also thinks the team could improve in certain areas of their ga...

Boys lacrosse looks forward to improving their game

Boys lacrosse looks forward to improving their game

Addie Watson, Assistant Sports Editor

April 17, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The Lancers finished last season with a record of 16 wins and four losses. The team defeated Fort Zumwalt West in the first round of the State playoffs before falling to Chaminade in the State quarter finals.  Senior Nick Hoffman describes last season as unexpected and unbelievable.  “My favor...

Girls track off to a fast start

Girls track off to a fast start

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

April 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

The girls track team had 10 individuals qualify for the State Championship meet last season after the team placed first at the District meet and second at the Sectional meet. Senior Marissa Gianino qualified for the Triple Jump and the 4x100-meter relay at the State Championship meet last season. ...

Girls lacrosse off to a strong start after winning tournament

Girls lacrosse off to a strong start after winning tournament

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

After a breakout season last year, the girls lacrosse team is preparing to have another successful year and make another playoff run. Last season the Lady Lancers shocked everyone in the state by defeating several highly ranked teams in the playoffs after having an unimpressive regular season reco...

Boys tennis hopes to prove their strength this season

Boys tennis hopes to prove their strength this season

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Of the seven members on the boys tennis team last season, there are only two returning varsity players. Sophomore Kevin Peng is one of the two returning Lancers, and he’s ready to lead his team to another District championship appearance after losing in the championship match last season.  “For ...

Boys volleyball ready to defend their State title

Boys volleyball ready to defend their State title

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Last season, the boys volleyball team finished with a 33-1 record and won their second State title in their program’s history. Although the Lancers are the reigning State Champions, Head Coach Douglas Ell knows his team must work hard to have another successful season. “Coming off of such ...

Kreikemeier prepares for another successful season

Kreikemeier prepares for another successful season

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

March 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports

For the past two seasons, junior Max Kreikemeier has competed in the Class 4 Boys Golf State Championships. He placed 10th as a freshman and 11th as a sophomore, but this season, Kreikemeier is hoping for an ever better State finish. “My goal is to finally win State,” Kreikemeier said. Las...

For the love of the game

For the love of the game

Jack Weaver and Kyran Ballard

May 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Video, Video

Ever since he was young, Wade Stauss, senior, has been playing baseball, the sport he has come to love. This season, Stauss led the team in hits, RBIs, and home runs. As catcher, Stauss led the team to victory, ending with a record of 14-3. Next year, Stauss is planning on continuing his love for base...

Parkway West ends season for Water Polo

Parkway West ends season for Water Polo

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter

May 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Team Coverage

Despite some rough patches in the season, the Water Polo team improved upon their record from last year, going 10-15 in all games. They started off in a tournament held in Chicago, where they went 1-4 against some good teams. Many of their games were close losses, like 13-11 or 8-7, so the talent...

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