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Racquetball team places seventh at national competition

Racquetball team places seventh at national competition

Gehrig Prozorowski, Feature Editor

March 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The racquetball team participated in the USA Racquetball National Championships in Portland, Oregon last week. Before heading to the national tournament, the team competed in State and they had a complete season beforehand.   Racquetball team member and senior Jakob Molskness said, “You have to have compet...

Wrestling team reflects on season and State Championships

Wrestling team reflects on season and State Championships

Addie Watson, Reporter

February 28, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

The wrestling season has come to a close, and Head Coach Jonathan Sumner has one word to describe how he feels: proud. The Lancers finished third in the District Tournament and fifth place in the State Tournament, finishing in the top six for the third year in a row. They were also the Suburban W...

Girls basketball prepares to compete in Districts

Girls basketball prepares to compete in Districts

Grace Kirtley, Reporter

February 24, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Feb. 26 at 7 p.m. is the girls basketball team's District semi-final game against Eureka at Francis Howell High School. Last year the Lancers lost in the District Championship game to Washington, but they were ranked number 10 among large schools at the conclusion of the 2016-2017 season. Senior Maddy Devereux has...

Petrosino leads girls swim to second place finish at State

Petrosino leads girls swim to second place finish at State

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

February 21, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

On Feb. 17, the girls swim team competed in the Class 2 State Swimming Championship at the St. Peters Rec-Plex. The girls went into the meet as the reigning State champions, but they fell 54 points short of defending their title. Rock Bridge High School took home the State title as the Lancers placed se...

Girls basketball uses student section’s support to defeat rival

Girls basketball uses student section’s support to defeat rival

Jasmin Kim, Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The girls basketball team faced off against their infamous rival, Marquette, on Feb. 2, during the Winter Homecoming week. It was one of the most anticipated games of the season, and the Lady Lancers brought home a victory, defeating the Mustangs 72-67. The team was determined to redeem themselves...

Girls swim shares memories in Springfield

Girls swim shares memories in Springfield

Clare Mulherin, Reporter

February 6, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

At the tail end of the season, the girls swim team traveled by charter bus to Springfield, MO. on Jan. 23 to compete in the Springfield Invitational Meet. The team used their time in Springfield to grow closer. "[The trip] is really good for team bonding, we ride a bus and hangout. After the meet...

Ice hockey reflects on the regular season

Ice hockey reflects on the regular season

Carson Luther, Reporter

February 5, 2018


Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

The Lafayette Hockey Club has a current record of nine wins, 12 losses and two draws, but they have a hopeful outlook for the post-season. Senior forward Mike Drbul said, “[The season] started very slow due to injuries from club seasons. As we started getting players back, our record got bette...

Girls swim starts the season off strong

Girls swim starts the season off strong

Grace Kirtley, Reporter

January 11, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Lafayette girls swimming is having a strong season so far. Last year, the team finished as District runner-ups and State champions. Regarding this season, the girls have positive views on their upcoming meets. Sophomore Claire Van Biljon is expecting to make it to Districts, but she also hopes fo...

Girls basketball competes in MICDS holiday tournament

Girls basketball competes in MICDS holiday tournament

Addie Watson, Reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Over winter break, the girls basketball team played in the MICDS Holiday Tournament. In the tournament, junior Tara Robbe scored 44 points, had 25 rebounds and was named to the All-Tournament team.  Robbe said the team started the tournament out strong, and they came ready to play for the first two ga...

Roberts reflects on tournament over winter break

Roberts reflects on tournament over winter break

Carson Luther, Reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The annual Coaches vs. Cancer tournament was held Dec. 27 through Dec. 30. The Lancers won one game against St. Charles West and lost two games during the tournament to De Smet and Marquette. “Team play as a whole was hard off break. The team didn’t reach their full potential, but I felt they d...

Player Profile: Chris Harstick

Player Profile: Chris Harstick

Jonah Nickerson, Reporter

December 18, 2017


Filed under Sports, Video, Video, Winter Sports

Varsity Center Chris Harstick started playing basketball in second grade. Now, as a starting senior athlete, Harstick is seen as a leader by his teammates.

Girls basketball shoots for another strong season

Girls basketball shoots for another strong season

Addie Watson, Reporter

December 8, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Sophomore Maddie Chester, a 5 foot, 10 inch guard on the girls basketball team, describes last basketball season with one word: energetic. Last season, the team finished as District runner-ups and had a record of 18 wins and eight losses, their best record since the 2011-2012 season when they finished wi...