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Just a hair: boys cross country narrowly misses out on consecutive State championship, girls look ahead to the future

Just a hair: boys cross country narrowly misses out on consecutive State championship, girls look ahead to the future

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
November 15, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lancer boys cross country team came third in Class Four State meet with a very close final result. They finished with 117 points, only one point behind second place and eight behind winner Rockhurst. Austin Hindman had the fastest time in all of Class Four and came in first with a time of 15:22.30....

Members of both boys and girls cross country teams qualify for state

Members of both boys and girls cross country teams qualify for state

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
November 4, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

Cross country recently ran sectionals, where the top 30 in the meet qualified for state competition. For the girls, it was senior Meg Nicholson and junior Mollie Rogan, the team's leaders, who qualified for state. For the boys, it was seniors Austin Hindman and Tommy Laarman, juniors Nassim Oufattole...

Individuals advance to Sectionals after strong showings at Class 4 District 2 Meet

Individuals advance to Sectionals after strong showings at Class 4 District 2 Meet

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 28, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lancers boys convincingly took first at Districts, adding to their string of consecutive wins and their impressive run as the a top Missouri cross country team. The boys only managed 31 points, winning handily yet again. However, another key statistic from the meet which may go unnoticed it the...

Cross country finds identity with consistent top placings

Cross country finds identity with consistent top placings

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 13, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Cross country ran in the Chile Pepper Cross Country Festival at the University of Arkansas on Saturday Oct. 1. The invitational featured schools from around the central US, including schools from Ohio, Texas, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Arkansas and Missouri. In a meet with 658 runners and featuring 94 different...

Another one: Lafayette boys cross country takes first at Paul Enke Invitational

Another one: Lafayette boys cross country takes first at Paul Enke Invitational

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

The Lancer cross country runners have won another invitational, this time winning the Paul Enke Invitational in Sioux Passage. They only had 36 (1+2+4+10+19) points, a 73 point difference between second place Eureka. The Lancers had three runners in the top five, four runners in the top ten, and...

One and the same: boys and girls cross country both perform well at the Forest Park Invitational

One and the same: boys and girls cross country both perform well at the Forest Park Invitational

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
September 15, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

The boys and girls varsity cross country teams ran in the Forest Park invitational last weekend and came home with some solid results. The boys, while not demonstrating the same dominance as their last meet, still had very good results overall. In the five kilometer run, Austin Hindman pl...

Running away with it: Boys cross country take top four results at Lutheran South invitational

Running away with it: Boys cross country take top four results at Lutheran South invitational

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
September 8, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

        The boys cross country team leave the Lutheran South invitational with their heads held high after an excellent performance. They only had 21 points (1, 2, 3, 4, 11) good for first place in the competition by a wide margin of 66 points. They also had eight...

Boys Cross Country begin their season at Fleet Feet XC Kickoff

Boys Cross Country begin their season at Fleet Feet XC Kickoff

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
August 23, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

The boys cross country team is looking to three-peat as State champions despite losing a big amount of last season's members. They lose last year's first, fifth and eleventh place finishers from last year in Devin Meyrer, Alec Haines and Dylan Quisenberry respectively. Losing another set of seniors...

Boys, girls cross country win State championship titles

Boys, girls cross country win State championship titles

Tyler Burnett, Sports Reporter
November 10, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

All of the hard work, dedication and perseverance was put to the test for Lafayette when they competed in the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) State cross country championship on Nov. 7 at the Oak Hills golf course. After winning the State championship last year, the Lancers...

Lafayette boys cross country near top of new National rankings

Lafayette boys cross country near top of new National rankings

Tyler Burnett, Sports Reporter
October 16, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The boys varsity cross country team is now currently ranked first in Missouri and second in the nation. The team participated in the Suburban West Conference meet on Oct. 10 and came in first place as a team finishing with only 18 points. Marquette High School came in second place with 69 points. ...

Hindman and Meyrer pave the way to victory

Hindman and Meyrer pave the way to victory

Tyler Burnett, Sports Reporter
September 15, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The Lafayette boy's cross country team continued their dominance with another victory at Forest Park on Sept. 12. Junior Austin Hindman placed second with a time of 15:31 and one second later Senior Devin Meyrer crossed the finish line with a time of 15:32. Alec Haines, senior, finished fifth after...