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Lady Lancer basketball hosts first annual SHEro Night

On Friday, Feb. 21 the Lafayette Lady Lancers basketball team hosted their first annual Shero Night, aimed to honor females who have made a positive impact in their lives.

Chloe Baker, Web Editor

February 27, 2020

On Feb. 21, the Lady Lancers basketball team hosted their first SHEro Night, a night dedicated to honoring the female heroes in their lives. The players, managers and coaches took a moment before the game to honor a woman in their life as their shero.  Head Coach Denise Meyer came up with the ide...

Weekly sports update: Feb. 17-Feb. 23

In the quarterfinal game against Marquette, Johnson skates toward Marquette territory as his teammates cheer him on. The Lancers will play Vianney for game two of the semifinals on Feb. 29.

Morgan Vehige, Sports Editor

February 24, 2020

Boys Basketball: In the last week, the Lancers played two games. On Feb. 18, the team played Oakville and lost 50-43. They played again on Feb. 21 and lost to Hazelwood Central 68-42. Their current record stands at 10-14, and the team hopes to snap the five game losing streak in their next game agains...

Lancer basketball program celebrates annual senior night

Coming out of the corner, senior guard Kayla Carpenter drives to the basket. Carpenter put up 12 points against Parkway South on Feb. 11 to help the Lancers win, 54-46.

Sophia Wasson and Jack Weaver

February 24, 2020

On Feb. 11, the senior Lady Lancers Kayla Carpenter, Maddie Chester, Fiona Lazzaretti and Sarah Schoenfelder were recognized on their senior night along with seniors Ryan Campbell, KD Diaby, Max Fruscella, Mason Hewlett, Jake Nelson and Dylan Stovall on the varsity boys basketball team. Seniors from...

Lafayette racquetball team advances to State tournament

Sophomore Hannah Werk serves a ball in a duos match in 2019's National racquetball tournament.

Morgan Vehige, Sports Editor

February 13, 2020

The Lafayette racquetball team is back to claim another title in the upcoming State and National tournaments. Last year, the Lancers placed high across the different brackets in the Missouri High School Racquetball Association’s (MOHSRA) State tournament, which allowed them to move forward and plac...

Weekly sports update: Feb. 3-Feb. 9

Junior, Jack Thomas,  helps defend the goal during the game against Marquette on Feb 10, to move on to the final four in the playoffs for the Challenge Cup.

Kennedy Willhite, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

Boys Basketball: On Monday Feb. 3, varsity boys basketball lost to Pattonville 71-57. On Tuesday, Feb. 4, the Lancers lost 64-54 to the Ritenour huskies. The boys then fell to Jennings on Feb. 7, losing 55-51. This upcoming week, the team looks to end their losing streak when they play on Tuesday, Feb....

Wrestling finishes strong in Kyle Thrasher tournament

On Feb. 1, senior Jalin Reese works to gain position on his opponent. He finished second in the tournament, helping the team place fourth.

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter

February 11, 2020

On Feb. 1, the boys team placed fourth and the girls placed third in the Kyle Thrasher Memorial wrestling tournament held at Francis Howell High School. The two girls champions, sophomore Faith Cole and junior Josette Partney, qualified for the State Championships which will be held from Feb. 20-22....

Weekly sports update: Jan. 27-Feb. 2

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.

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 68-33 on Wednesday, Jan. 29. They lost another matchup against Parkway Central in the third place game...

Weekly sports update: Jan. 20-Jan. 26

In a game against Oakville, junior Brynn Jefferies dribbles the ball past the defender. The Lady Lancers won the close match, 41-40.

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. On Feb. 3, the Lancers will travel to Pattonville to make up their previously canceled game against...

Weekly sports update: Jan. 13-Jan. 19

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.

Morgan Vehige, Sports 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 was moved to Feb. 3. Currently, their record is 6-6 with their next opponents being at Liberty High ...

Weekly sports update Jan. 6-Jan. 12

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.

Vijay Viswanathan, Ad Manager

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 leading the team with 134 points. The team will play next against Francis Howell on Jan. 14 at 7 p.m...

Weekly sports update: Dec. 9-Dec. 15

In a girls wrestling tournament at Liberty High School, defending State champ sophomore Faith Cole gets ready for a match against her opponent.

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 at the first home game of the year and won 62-55. This upcoming week, the Lancers play against Eur...

Hockey uses preseason momentum to establish themselves in new league

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 competition from other teams in the area such as SLUH and CBC while still facing opponents such as...

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