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Girls racquetball celebrates first State title

Girls racquetball celebrates first State title

Kevin Vera, Sports Editor March 8, 2021

The Lafayette community has newly crowned State Champions. After the Lancer racquetball team took second overall in last year’s State Championship, the varsity girls team brought home the gold this year. Led...

Senior Sam Murray drives to the hoop against Parkway South on Feb.27. Murray finished with 10 points on the night

Lafayette basketball gain their first win in District tournaments; Boys wrestling advances to State

Kevin Vera, Sports Editor March 1, 2021

Boys basketball: The Lancers finished the regular season this week with two regular season games. On Feb. 22, the Lancers beat Ritenour 56-47. Their final regular-season game was on Feb. 23 against Francis...

In the last home dual of the regular season, senior Evan Boren takes on Kaden Hart from Francis Howell Central with a 3-2 final score going to Hart.

Boys wrestling heads to Sectionals in hopes of earning spots in State Tournament

Vijay Viswanathan, Ad Manager February 26, 2021

“The goal individually and as a team is a Sectional championship. We definitely want to get a lot of our wrestlers who are on the edge of qualifying into the State Tournament,” junior Lane Tenny said.  Varsity...

Senior Evan Boren gets into position to start his match. The Lancers finished first at Districts.

Boys wrestling wins Districts; girls swimming and diving wraps up season with 7th place at State

Vijay Viswanathan, Ad Manager February 22, 2021

Boys Basketball: After winning their two previous games, the Lancers lost two and won two in their next contests. They lost to Parkway West, 50-35 on Feb. 12, and lost to Pattonville, 84-48 on Feb. 17....

Members of the Lancer hockey team celebrate after a goal against their opponents, Chaminade, in the third game of the Challenge Cup Round Robin playoffs. The Lancers won the game, 3-2.

COVID-19 goes head-to-head with playoff season

Morgan Vehige and Jack Daws February 9, 2021

The winter playoff season is typically packed full of indoor tournaments, fans, matches and games that come down to the final minute. It’s a culmination of a season’s worth of hard work, where each...

In a game against the Kirkwood Pioneers, junior Shane Robinson skates past a defensemen to get up the ice. Robinson, along with the rest of the Lancers, won their first quarterfinal game against Francis Howell 6-3, and play them again on Feb. 8.

Girls wrestling takes 2nd at Districts, advances six to Sectionals; Lancer hockey takes first round of quarterfinals

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor February 8, 2021

Boys basketball: Extending their win streak to four, the Lancers took on Hazelwood Central Jan. 25 in the first round of the Circle Seven Showdown, beating them, 60-53, with senior Sam Murray leading the...

Junior Faith Cole takes down her opponent at the Wenztville Holt Quad earlier in the season. Cole helped lead the team to a second place plaque at the Kansas City Duals on Jan. 15.

Boys basketball breaks seven-game losing streak; Lancer wrestling places second at KC duals

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor January 25, 2021

Boys basketball: After a seven-game losing streak, the Lancers won their last three games to bring their record to 6-9. The first was a close 59-51 over Liberty Wentzville on the team's Senior Night on...

In the Lafayette quad on Jan. 9, junior Lindsey Lohr competes in the 200-yard individual medley. For her backstroke, Lohr was timed 36.16. With her butterfly at 29.85, breaststroke at 39.35 and her freestyle at 32.03, Lohr placed fifth in the race and contributed 14 points to the Lady Lancer's 535.5 victory over Nerinx Hall, Parkway South and Webster Groves.

Girls swimming places first at Lafayette Quad, boys basketball continues to look for winning formula

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor January 11, 2021

Boys basketball: The struggling Lancers faced District rival Eureka on Dec. 22, and fell to the Wildcats 72-50. They did not fare any better against Troy on Dec. 28, and suffered a 73-59 loss. Soon after...

The Lancers pose after winning the Silver Skate game against Marquette on Dec. 31. It was their first win in the annual event against the Mustangs in six years.

After six year drought, hockey returns Silver Skate trophy to Lancers

Sophia Scheller, Staff Reporter January 9, 2021

Before Dec. 31, 2020, the Lancer hockey team had gone 0-1-1 this season to their rival Mustangs. This time though, the Lancers had their eye on earning back the Silver Skate trophy, which they haven't...

In the fourth quarter, junior Lily Zehner dribbles the ball past the half court line. The Kirkwood defense fell short on Jan. 5 when the Lady Lancers scored 51 points.

Girls basketball defeats Kirkwood 51-44 in post-Break rematch

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor January 7, 2021

The Lady Lancers fell to the Kirkwood Pioneers on Dec. 29 by a score of 44-36. That game was the end of a five-game losing streak for the team, and their record went to .500 at 6-6. In their first...

Against MICDS, senior Sam Murray shoots from beyond the three point line. Despite the team's 68-59 loss against Oakville this week on Dec. 15, Murray was able to score 26 points.

Girls swimming scores big with two wins; boys wrestling continues season undefeated

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor December 20, 2020

Boys basketball: In their first game of the week on Dec. 15, the Lancers fell to Oakville, 68-59. Senior Sam Murray left a strong impact on the game, scoring 26 of the Lancer's 59 points. The team also...

Junior Tommy Hagan works to get back points by doing a power half on his opponent. Hagan went on to win the Francis Howell North tournament in his weight class. The Lancers also won the whole tournament, beating a few other teams with a total of 210.5 points.

Boys, girls basketball extend win streaks, boys wrestling remains undefeated

Morgan Vehige, Asst. Editor December 14, 2020

Boys basketball: The Lancers stunned the Rockwood Summit Falcons on Dec. 8 with a big 72-44 win. Senior Drew Byous led the team with 22 points in the game, with eight field goals. Senior Sam Murray followed...

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