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Football season wraps up as Lancers drop playoff game to Eureka

Football season wraps up as Lancers drop playoff game to Eureka

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

Lafayette dropped their second round playoff game to Eureka (10-1) 27-14, ending their season. The Lancers finish the season with a 7-4 record, the same record as last year. The game was close and competitive up until the fourth quarter, where Eureka was able to capitalize on several Lancer mishaps. The...

After beatdown of Parkway South, Lafayette looks ahead to playoff bout against Mehlville

After beatdown of Parkway South, Lafayette looks ahead to playoff bout against Mehlville

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

The Lancers (6-3) beat down on the opposing Parkway South Patriots (2-7), 46-7. Lafayette scored early and often, forcing a fumble on the first play, putting up 20 points in the first quarter and scoring 19 more in the second quarter. On offense, the two quarterbacks, Ryan O'Connell and Ryan Novak,...

Stofer has over 300 all-purpose yards in rout over Fox

Stofer has over 300 all-purpose yards in rout over Fox

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
October 11, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lancers (5-3) came away with another big win over Fox (5-3), 31-7, after a solid performance on both sides of the ball. Lafayette initially started the game down seven after the opposing quarterback ran free for a 56 yard touchdown run, but after that it was all Lancers. The game also featured...

Lancers seek revenge against Kirkwood following rebound win against Hazelwood East

Lancers seek revenge against Kirkwood following rebound win against Hazelwood East

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
September 1, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Lafayette rebounds against the Hazelwood East Spartans after their opening day loss against Timberland with a 38-6 win. They improve their record to 1-1 with the win. Hazelwood East struggled to score for most of the game, as their straightforward running style was easy for Lafayette to lock down....

Lafayette heads back home to face Hazelwood East after crushing loss at Timberland

Lafayette heads back home to face Hazelwood East after crushing loss at Timberland

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
August 26, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

The Lancers played a tough game against their opening opponent Timberland, but the inconsistent play on offense late in the game cost them a close game, losing 39-32. Timberland took the opening kickoff for a touchdown to start a 25 point unanswered scoring run all the way late into the second quarter....

Lancers begin upcoming season at Timberland

Lancers begin upcoming season at Timberland

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
August 19, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After having a quality season last year, the Lafayette Lancer football team is hoping to improve upon that record and make a deep playoff run. In the 2015-2016 season, the Lancers went 7-4, including a four game winning streak midway through the season and a signature smash-mouth win over rival Marquette....

Lancer baseball dominates thus far

Lancer baseball dominates thus far

Joshua Waitsman, Sports Editor
April 28, 2016
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Sitting at a record of 11-4 the boys varsity baseball team is off to a hot start this season and looks like it is going to improve upon last years record. This can be attributed to the teams better pitching. Senior Joey Thompson said, "The team is pitching much better this year and holding our opponents...