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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...

Wrestling coaches receive honors

Wrestling coaches receive honors

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter

February 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

Two other members of the wrestling program were honored at the close of the season. Assistant Coach Adam Hicks was named Missouri Wrestling Association's Class 4 Assistant Coach of the Year and Class 4, District 4 Assistant Coach of the Year. Head Coach Jon Sumner was also recognized as he was...

Lancer boys basketball with momentum going into Districts

Lancer boys basketball with momentum going into Districts

Kyran Ballard, Sports Reporter

February 27, 2017


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

The Lancers are rolling on a two-game win streak heading into the playoffs. With the past two wins against solid opponents McCluer North and Northwest Cedar Hills, the Lancers have promised themselves a winning season no matter how the playoffs turn out. With a solid record of 14-12, first-year head...

Wrestling makes history at State

Wrestling makes history at State

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter

February 24, 2017


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

The Lafayette wrestling program managed to bring home its first team plaque since 1992 taking fourth place at the State tournament in Columbia. This past weekend also saw six people on the squad place and win a medal. The shining star of these wrestlers was Austin Stofer who won a thriller in overtime...

Girls swimming and diving wins close State competition

Girls swimming and diving wins close State competition

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter

February 23, 2017


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

The Lafayette girls swimming and diving team won state on Saturday, Feb. 18. Their performance was stellar, with first place standings in two events, a second place finish in one event, and top five finishes in several others. Their performance netted them 224 points, 3.5 points ahead of second place...

Wrestling going strong into State tournament

Wrestling going strong into State tournament

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2017


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

The last few weekends have been quite eventful for the Lafayette wrestling program. Two weekends ago they traveled to Columbia, MO to duel in the "Elite Eight" which was the top eight teams in the State wrestling in a round robin style tournament. This past weekend was the District wrestling tournament...

Girls Swimming takes second at Suburban West Conference Meet

Girls Swimming takes second at Suburban West Conference Meet

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter

February 16, 2017


Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

The Lafayette girls swimming and diving team took second place at the Suburban West Conference Meet. With their 514 points, they were behind only Marquette, who had 611 points. The other teams participating were Parkway South with 289 points, Lindbergh with 214 points, Eureka with 196 points, Oakville...

Lady Lancer basketball tops Eureka; secure first place in Suburban West Conference

Lady Lancer basketball tops Eureka; secure first place in Suburban West Conference

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor

February 8, 2017


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

It's been 1,812 days since the Lafayette girls basketball program last defeated Eureka. But now, the count is headed in favor of Lafayette. On Feb. 7, the Lady Lancers traveled to Eureka High School to battle their Highway 109 rivals. After losing to their other arch-rival Marquette, five days earlier,...

Robbe double-doubles as Lafayette picks up tenth victory

Robbe double-doubles as Lafayette picks up tenth victory

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor

January 30, 2017


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

It took 23 games for the 2015-2016 girls basketball team to reach 10 wins, but this year's team has reached that milestone in just 16 games. Their tenth victory came against the Pattonville Pirates (11-6) on Jan. 27 as the team won the game 55-37 and played a phenomenal game of basketball. The Lady...

Flinn erupts for 28 points against Mehlville; team to play for Parkway West championship

Flinn erupts for 28 points against Mehlville; team to play for Parkway West championship

Kyran Ballard, Sports Reporter

January 27, 2017


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

Lafayette's season has been streaky to say the least, but recently the team is stringing together win after win and have put themselves over .500.  On Jan. 20 the team faced off against the Mehlville Panthers and again Adam Flinn put the team on his back to pick up the win. After being down eigh...

Wrestling takes third in Winnetonka tournament; beats Northwest for Conference title

Wrestling takes third in Winnetonka tournament; beats Northwest for Conference title

Jackson Bartholomew and Tyler Burnett

January 27, 2017


Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

It's been a good week for the wrestling team as they secured their third straight Conference title after beating Northwest Cedar Hill on Jan. 25 and just four days earlier, the team took third in a very tough Winnetonka tournament. After the win over Northwest Cedar Hill, the Lancers improved to 15-1...