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Girls swimming and diving fall to kryptonite Marquette Mustangs

Girls swimming and diving fall to kryptonite Marquette Mustangs

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
January 24, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

In a season with several wins, the Lafayette girls swimming and diving team met its kryptonite once more, as they failed to beat Marquette for the second time this season, losing by a score of 110-76. The team's only two losses this season have come against Marquette. Delaney Thomas won the 50...

Carpenter explodes for 14 points; girls basketball back on track

Carpenter explodes for 14 points; girls basketball back on track

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
January 19, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

After going 6-1 in their first seven games, the varsity girls basketball team then went on to lose four straight. But, in their most recent game, against Oakville (5-8), the team came out with a victory scoring 53 points, while only allowing Oakville to scrounge up 46. The team was led by freshmen Kayla...

Lancer boys basketball back on track after buzzer-beater win over Parkway South

Lancer boys basketball back on track after buzzer-beater win over Parkway South

Kyran Ballard, Sports Reporter
January 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

After losing two straight the Lafayette boys basketball team picked up a huge victory over a solid Parkway South team with a buzzer-beating shot from Adam Flinn. Flinn put on a show for the fans recording 14 points, four rebounds and seven assists. The Lancers were leading through the first three...

Lewis confident team will continue to succeed in Witter absence

Lewis confident team will continue to succeed in Witter absence

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
January 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

The last four games for girls basketball haven't exactly been up to par. The team is sitting at 6-5 on the season and has lost the last four games. Despite a rough go over the past couple weeks, Interim Head Coach, Ashley Lewis, is optimistic about the teams direction. "I am sure that emotionally...

Wrestling wins All-Suburban Tourney

Wrestling wins All-Suburban Tourney

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
January 12, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

The dominance for the wrestling program continues with a big team win in the All-Suburban wrestling tournament that took place this past weekend at Hazelwood Central. The squad had 10 of it's members place at the tournament. 7 out of the 10 placed in the top 3 for there respective weight class. The...

Girls basketball achieves fourth place finish in MICDS Holiday Tournament

Girls basketball achieves fourth place finish in MICDS Holiday Tournament

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
January 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

The Lady Lancer basketball team has been rolling to start the season. Before the team entered the MICDS Holiday Tournament, they were 5-1. Now, the team is 6-3 and snagged a fourth place finish at the MICDS Holiday Tournament. The Lady Lancers played University City, Fort Zumwalt North and St. Charles....

Lancers land eighth place finish in Coaches vs. Cancer Holiday Tournament

Lancers land eighth place finish in Coaches vs. Cancer Holiday Tournament

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
January 3, 2017
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Its been a rough start for the Lafayette boys basketball team. After winning their first game, the team went on to lose five straight games and was sitting at a dismal 1-5 record. But, the team has pulled it together and won three of their last five. Before the Holiday Tournament, the Lancers traveled...

Hockey looks for win against Parkway South

Hockey looks for win against Parkway South

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
December 16, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

The Lancer Hockey team has gone 2-3 through their past five games, being outscored 35-8. With that being said, the team looks for redemption against a Parkway South team which tied 7-7 in a high scoring contest earlier in the season. This win would be big for the team which has struggled adding numbers...

Boys Basketball looks to end losing streak against Holt

Boys Basketball looks to end losing streak against Holt

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
December 15, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Boys basketball (1-5) continued their win drought with losses in home opener to Pattonville (4-1) and a close overtime game against Francis Howell. They dropped the contest 63-48 in a game where efficiency was the biggest downfall. The team had 19 turnovers to Pattonville's seven. In addition, this...

Robbe registers five blocks; girls basketball wins fourth game

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
December 9, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Winter Sports

To say the Lady Lancers girls basketball team is off to a good start is a bit of an understatement. They have won four of the first five games that they've played this year and came in second in the Marquette Tournament at the beginning of the season. The teams six man rotation only has one senior...

Boys basketball has rough start to the season

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
December 9, 2016
Filed under Sports, Winter Sports

Boys basketball (1-4) hasn't had a great start to the season, but have reason to look up. They've lost their first three games by a combined 17 points and their most recent game by two, meaning they have been competitive in their games. Also, they have yet to face any conference competition. Unfortunately,...

Wrestling starts off strong; living up to expectations

Wrestling starts off strong; living up to expectations

Jackson Bartholomew, Sports Reporter
December 8, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Winter Sports

Last year, the Lafayette wrestling team had it's best finish in school history, taking fifth at State. The team also had five State medalists in their respective weight classes. With that being said, four of the five of those medalists graduated leaving a gaping hole in the starting lineup. However,...