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Boys lacrosse looks to make playoff run

Boys lacrosse looks to make playoff run

Jonah Nickerson, Videographer

20 hours ago


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories, Video, Video

This season, the boys varsity lacrosse team has an in-state record of 3-3. The team is led by senior captains Jack Politte and Quinn Miller alongside junior captains Braeden Williams and Mason Hewlett....

2019 Flood Watch

2019 Flood Watch

Shelby Darnell, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Flood Coverage, Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

Rain and snow have been prevalent in the recent seasons. Weather has the potential to turn more severe, including flooding, in the spring season with April showers-or storms. The Meramec River poses a threat due to backwater effects from the Mississippi River according to The National Weather Service...

Weekly Sports Update: April 8-April 14

Weekly Sports Update: April 8-April 14

Morgan Vehige, Staff Writer

April 16, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball: The baseball team played a three game home series over the week. On April 8, they played against De Smet, losing a close game with the final score being 7-6. The next day, the Lancers won against Lindbergh 11-1 with senior Austin Ohland leading the team with three RBIs. On April 11, the te...

Weekly Sports Update: March 31-April 7

Weekly Sports Update: March 31-April 7

Carson Luther and Kayla Carpenter

April 9, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball: On April 1, the baseball team hosted and defeated Parkway West 9-1. On April 2, Lafayette traveled to Oakville where they won 6-5 after trailing for the first 6 innings. Over the weekend, they played two games. For the first game, they hosted Washington, where they won 11-0. The aftern...

OPINION: What do you want from incoming Superintendent Mark Miles?

OPINION: What do you want from incoming Superintendent Mark Miles?

Hayden Cottrell and Alex Rozar

April 8, 2019


Filed under Local News, News, Opinions, Photo Opinion, Photos, School News, Top Stories

On March 25, a community reception was held to welcome incoming superintendent Dr. Mark Miles. The Lancer Feed spoke to different members of the community to hear what they would like to see from Miles in the upcoming school year when he assumes his position.

Schilling sets the standard

Schilling sets the standard

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

April 8, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

When senior Ellie Schilling first joined the Lady Lancer track team in 2016, she was looking to build off of her success in middle school track and compete in the long jump; however when Head Coach Rick Voss learned about Schilling’s eight year background as a gymnast, he persuaded her to try pole va...

Community involvement, honing of new skills offered through FBLA

Community involvement, honing of new skills offered through FBLA

Travis Bodell, Editor-in-Chief

April 5, 2019


Filed under Club Spotlight, Features, Top Stories

Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA) was a club very few Lafayette students knew about until its debut during the 2017-2018 school year. The club started with 12 active members. Seniors Kashish Gupta and Carly Sauter were responsible for the club's formation last year. Matt Stephens, business...

ALBUM REVIEW: “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” by Billie Eilish

ALBUM REVIEW: “When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?” by Billie Eilish

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

April 4, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Reviews, Top Stories

On her debut album "When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?", 17-year-old artist Billie Eilish has proved herself a force to be reckoned with. Wait, what? Yes, you read that right. SEVENTEEN. Despite being younger than many of the students at Lafayette right now, Eilish has 16 million Instagram followers,...

Mondl, Dunn win seats on Rockwood Board in April 2 election

Mondl, Dunn win seats on Rockwood Board in April 2 election

Alex Rozar, Opinions Editor

April 3, 2019


Filed under Local News, News, School News, Top Stories

On April 2, voters elected Loralee Mondl and Tom Dunn to the Rockwood Board of Education. Incumbent Loralee Mondl, who is currently the Board's president, was re-elected to office for a third term with 42.4% of the vote. Her seat, along with retiring Board member Matt Doell's, were both up for grabs ...

OPINION: Special Olympics deserves funding

OPINION: Special Olympics deserves funding

Shelby Darnell, Staff Writer

April 2, 2019


Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

This March, the Trump administration sent a budget plan to Congress that included a proposal to eliminate funding for the Special Olympics proposed by the Department of Education. Thankfully, President Trump recently stated he had “overridden” the proposal and the Special Olympics will continue to be funded. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos has said she i...

Weekly Sports Update: March 25-March 31

Weekly Sports Update: March 25-March 31

Kayla Carpenter, Sports Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

Baseball: The Lancers opened their season with a 5-1 win on March 26 against Francis Howell and a 5-4 win on March 27 against Fort Zumwalt South. On March 26, senior Jack Schmitt and sophomore John Kramer pitched a combined no hitter in the Lancer's win. The Lancers will take on DeSmet on April 4 at h...

Baseball team earns second win of the season

Baseball team earns second win of the season

Morgan Vehige, Staff Writer

April 1, 2019


Filed under Sports, Spring Sports, Top Stories

On March 27, the Lancer baseball team defeated Fort Zumwalt South in a 5-4 victory at home. In the victory, senior Justin Congiu, junior Ty Stauss and sophomore John Kramer each hit a home run. After finishing last season with a 16-10 record and claiming the District title over Marquette, the Lancers...

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