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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...

Boys and girls cross country stay successful in Suburban West Conference Meet

Boys and girls cross country stay successful in Suburban West Conference Meet

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 20, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

The cross country boys and girls competed in the Suburban West Conference Meet on Oct. 15. The boys once again did very well, claiming the top three spots and coming first in the competition. Tommy Laarman once again lead the meet with a time of 15:54.90 to come in first place. Following him were...

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...