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Lady Lancers pay tribute to seniors, dedicated manager in win over Lindbergh

Gian Wessel, Online Sports Editor
February 14, 2010
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On one of the most memorable nights of Lafayette basketball, the Lady Lancers honored their seniors in more ways than one. The 64-47 victory over Lindbergh was achieved with an all-around team effort, in which seniors Jenna Bishop and Dawn Dickerson both made strong contributions to the win. "It...

Lady Lancers set an example for everyone to follow

Gian Wessel, Online Sports Editor
February 14, 2010
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With the cameras rolling and all eyes on senior manager Kelly Pinney, Lafayette and Lindbergh teamed up to show us all how sportsmanship is done. After three years of cheering from the sidelines, Pinney finally got her chance to put her passion for basketball into action. As part of Senior Night, Pinney,...

District hires Borchers as Superintendent

Mary Buttram, Reporter
February 10, 2010
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Since Rockwood Superintendent Craig Larson announced his plans to retire, finding a replacement has been a priority for the district. In September of 2009, a nationwide search for someone to fill Larson’s shoes began. The selection committee narrowed down the 42 applicants to five semifinalists...

Lancers hang on for a thrilling win over Marquette

Dominic Corvington, Reporter
February 6, 2010
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In their Feb. 5 matchup against longtime rival Marquette, the Lancers were able to fight through animosity of Mustang fans to come through with a 56-44 win. At the half, the Lancers were up 23-15 before numerous Marquette runs closed the lead to 42-40 with two minutes left. Senior guard Kyle Swerczek...

Winter Guard places 3rd in Eureka Festival

February 6, 2010
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The LHS Winter Guard took 3rd place Feb. 6 performing to Summer Breeze by Jason Mraz. They competed against five other area groups in the Regional Class B group. Captain Jessica Pierce, junior, said, "It was our first performance and I think the squad really put their hearts into it." Their next competition...

Winter weather blankets Lafayette

Mary Buttram, Reporter
February 5, 2010
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The buzz at school on Friday, Feb. 5, was all about whether or not the students would get to go home after fourth hour.  The Weather Channel predicted a large sum of snow to blanket the ground, however, once again, all hope was lost.  According to the Weather Channel's weekend outlook, the slushy snowfall...

Engraved bricks allow students to leave their legacy

Rachel Brown, Opinions Editor
February 4, 2010
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The new courtyard, which will be a place for students and teachers to congregate in the spring, has also sparked a fundraising idea for Renaissance. “When we started construction the plan included a courtyard in the middle of Lafayette. We decided it was a great place to leave your legacy,” Language...

Winter athletic commitments

Gian Wessel, Online Sports Editor
February 4, 2010
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Nick Aussieker/football Drake Ethan Brunk/soccer Evansville Mike Cowell/baseball Lindenwood Kyle Green/football Missouri Western Clayton Novak/football Missouri Valley  

Sophomores shine as Lancers dominate Fox

Dominic Corvington, Sports Staff
February 3, 2010
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The Lancers cruised their way to a smooth victory in a 54-24 win over Fox High School on Feb. 3. A one-handed jam by sophomore Luke Kreinkamp brought the Lafayette bench to its feet after a one-sided start to the game. From there, the Lancers pulled away as their outside shooting was key to their...

One click away: Image goes online

Max Thoman, Online News Editor
February 2, 2010
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Stop the presses!  As of Feb. 2, The Image is now online at www.lhsimage.com. The website does not replace the print edition, but allows for more immediate and frequently updated coverage of Lafayette and topics of interest to students. Online Managing Editor senior Mina Yu said, “The p...

Blood Drive draws student support

Molly White, Reporter
February 1, 2010
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With only eight percent of Americans donating blood, there is a major shortage of blood costing some people the ultimate price, and with 38,000 blood donations needed daily, there is a dire need for blood. However, Lafayette students chose to make a difference and participate in the Blood Drive that...

‘Shoeman’ collects donations to aid countries in need

Mia Schenone and Katie Jardine
February 1, 2010
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“I don’t want your money, just your soles. Your shoe soles that is!” This is the saying of George Hutchings, better known as The Shoeman. The Veteran, Vietnam Marine has been collecting shoes since 1998 in order to raise money to drill wells for the poor people of Kenya. It all started...