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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...

Girls Swimming dives into upcoming season

Girls Swimming dives into upcoming season

Addie Watson, Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Last year, girls swimming placed first in State, and sophomore Paige Daws was one of the many girls who got to experience this achievement. Her greatest memory from State was when she was watching the 100-yard freestyle relay place first, winning the Lady Lancers the championship by three points...

Wrestling hopes for another successful season

Wrestling hopes for another successful season

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

November 30, 2017


Filed under Sports, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Last year, the wrestling team was three places shy of winning the program’s second State title in their history. This season, they are working to improve and win their first State title since 1992. Head Coach Jonathon Sumner knows his team has put in plenty of hard work over the summer and fall, a...

Girls basketball falls to Washington in District finals

Girls basketball falls to Washington in District finals

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor

March 3, 2017


Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

One of the most successful seasons for the girls varsity basketball program has come to an end. The team finished with a record of 18-8, which is the programs best since the 2011-2012 season, and made it all the way to the Class 5 District 5 finals. The Lady Lancers faced off against Washington (25-3)...

Robbe, Wolf combine to score 31 points in District win over Eureka

Robbe, Wolf combine to score 31 points in District win over Eureka

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor

February 28, 2017


Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

After their 54-50 win over Eureka, in round one of the District playoffs, the Lady Lancer varsity basketball team is riding a seven game winning streak and is sitting at a record of 18-7. Sophomores Tara Robbe and Sydnie Wolf, had a stellar game putting up 57 percent of the teams points. Robbe had...