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Young named 2016 ALL-USA Volleyball Coach of the Year

Young named 2016 ALL-USA Volleyball Coach of the Year

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
December 15, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Top Stories

Head Coach Zach Young has turned the girls volleyball team into a powerhouse. After serving his fifth year as a head coach, he holds a incredible 164-21-8 record. "It's special not only for me, but also for our program and school. It is truly a team effort," Young said. "While I am honored to rece...

Six in a row; girls volleyball brings home the hardware

Six in a row; girls volleyball brings home the hardware

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
November 3, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Another year, another State championship. On Oct. 29, the varsity girls volleyball team came out on top against Francis Howell to capture their sixth straight State title. The previous record holder was Incarnate Word Academy from 1983-1987 when they won five straight State championships, but now...

Lady Lancer volleyball wins 10th straight District title

Lady Lancer volleyball wins 10th straight District title

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 19, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Year after year the Lady Lancers have great success in the District tournament, especially in the last 10 years. Their first opponent in the District tournament this year was Rockwood Summit, whom had beat Washington earlier that day to play Lafayette. The Lady Lancers downed the Falcons 25-8, 2...

Girls volleyball gears up for District tournament

Girls volleyball gears up for District tournament

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 17, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After a shaky start to the season, the varsity girls volleyball team has gone 18-2 in their past 20 games and has started to peak before the District tournament coming up. Lafayette is seeded first and will get a bye thanks to their record and either face Washington (19-10-3) or Rockwood Summit (...

Girls volleyball continues dominance

Girls volleyball continues dominance

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
October 6, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lady Lancers girls volleyball team hasn't taken their foot off the gas pedal since our last update on them as they have tacked on four more wins since then. The teams next challenge lies in the Ozark tournament that will be taking place on Oct. 8. The Lady Lancers will first take on O'Fallon ...

Girls volleyball turns up the heat; wins 9 of last 10

Girls volleyball turns up the heat; wins 9 of last 10

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
September 26, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

After going 6-4 in their first 10 games, Lafayette needed to turn things around to keep their season safe and sound and they have done just that, winning 9 of their last 10 games to put them at 15-5 on the season thus far. The team is being led by seniors Hannah Flowers, Mell Flowers (no relat...

Aggressive play earns girls volleyball five game win streak

Aggressive play earns girls volleyball five game win streak

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
September 13, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Over the last five matches, the varsity girls volleyball team has defeated every opponent, not counting tournaments, in two sets, never going into a third set. The team has displayed dominance that wasn't present in their first game, but since then the team has rallied together and conjured up a ...

After tough first loss, girls volleyball bounces back

After tough first loss, girls volleyball bounces back

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
September 1, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage

The first few games for girls volleyball have come and gone and the team has had a solid start to the season. Their first challenge came against the St. Joseph's Angels and the team struggled to compete in that game. They never got into a flow and right when Lafayette would come close, the Angels...

Girls volleyball set to control destiny this season

Girls volleyball set to control destiny this season

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
August 20, 2016
Filed under Fall Sports, Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After winning their fifth straight State title, the Lafayette girls varsity volleyball team has become a force to be reckoned with. The team has combined for a record of 160-20-9 over the past five seasons and isn't showing any signs of slowing down. "We know there is a target on our back, but the...

Girls volleyball captures fifth consecutive State title

Girls volleyball captures fifth consecutive State title

Tyler Burnett, Sports Reporter
November 5, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The road to the State championship is not given to you, it's earned. That's what Lafayette's girls volleyball team did on Oct. 31 when they won the Class 4 State championship against St. Teresa Academy beating them 25-19 and 25-11. After falling to the Stars in the first set 16-25, Lafayette clawed...

Girls varsity volleyball starts off season against St. Joe

Girls varsity volleyball starts off season against St. Joe

Tyler Burnett, Sports Reporter
August 24, 2015
Filed under Sports

The Lady Lancers varsity volleyball team is preparing to face off against the St. Joseph's Angels at home tomorrow on the brand new main gym floor. After finishing in second place behind Northwest Cedar Hill last year, the Lancers will look to bounce back and take first place in conference this year. ...