Girls soccer kicks off season

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
March 27, 2015
Filed under Sports

 The Lancers enter this season with a chip on their shoulder after last season ended with a heartbreaking overtime loss to the Marquette Mustangs in the District Championship game. The Lancers will return almost all of their starters this year, so the team has high hopes for the upcoming... Read more »

Boys track and field seeks to start season off on the right foot

Christopher Shorter, Sports Reporter
March 26, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The season for the Lafayette Lancer track and field team is going to kick off Saturday, March 28th in Festus. In order to start off the season strong, the Lancers need to outrun some well stacked teams at this upcoming meet. This includes Hazelwood Central and other local schools in the area. Due... Read more »

NCAA tournament cruises into Sweet 16

Christopher Shorter & Ben Rachell, Sports Reporter & Sports Editor
March 26, 2015
Filed under Sports

March Madness is arguably one of the most anticipated college sports event of the year. With back to back showings of some of the most competitive game all year, viewing parties and bragging rights are on the line. Right now it’s the perfect time for basketball fans to show their team pride. However,... Read more »

Boys volleyball sets up for season opener

Boys volleyball sets up for season opener

Seth Boester, Sports Editor
March 24, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Spring is finally here, meaning that a new season of varsity boys volleyball is upon us. After being knocked out in the quarterfinals at State last year, the Lancers are back and hope to make a name for themselves once again. But it won't be easy. Only 2 seniors return from last season, with the... Read more »

Chaminade knocks around Lafayette; season comes to a close

Chaminade knocks around Lafayette; season comes to a close

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
March 12, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

In their highly anticipated match up with the Chaminade Red Devils, the Lancers came out of the gate quick. Their mind and energy was centralized and the crowd was on their feet as they held their own through the first few minutes of the game. Seniors Brian Boyd and Zach Steinberg traded early baskets... Read more »

Tatum and Chaminade square up against Lafayette

Tatum and Chaminade square up against Lafayette

Christopher Shorter, Sports Reporter
March 11, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After grabbing the District title from Parkway Central, the Lafayette Lancers must now compete against Chaminade at Lindenwood University.  Lafayette is considered to be the definite underdogs coming into this game. With Chaminade reeling in most of the crowd (4,000... Read more »

Lancers outlast Colts, win District title

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
March 8, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The Lafayette Lancers won their second consecutive District title on Friday, scraping by the Colts of Parkway Central in a 43-40 nail-biter. The Colts jumped out to an early first-quarter lead, whivh they held until the third quarter when the Lancers gained the upper hand. The Colts had a chance to... Read more »

Lancers off to a strong start at Districts

Lancers off to a strong start at Districts

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
March 6, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lafayette Lancers opened the district tournament at home against the Blue Jays of Washington High School on Thursday night. The Lancers immediately jumped out to a 12-0 start, holding a 16-point lead by the end of the first quarter, and by halftime the Lancers had stretched their lead to 25. The... Read more »

Lady Lancer basketball bumped out in Districts

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
March 6, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Succeeding in a nail biting win, the varsity Lady Lancer basketball squad matched up with the Parkway Central Colts. The final score was 44-43 as they captured a single point lead in the final frame, as the Lancers catapulted their record to 13-12 and continued through District play. The next night,... Read more »

Spring sports practices begin Monday

Spring sports practices begin Monday

Seth Boester, Sports Editor
March 2, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Another season of Lancer spring sports is upon us. While water polo started their season last week (Feb. 23), 8 other sports will begin practicing after school on Monday, March 2. Baseball will meet in the shelf from 3:30 to 4:45 pm, and then move to back gym until 6:00. Immediately after school,... Read more »

Lancers fall short against Hazelwood Central; face McCluer in final regular season game

Lancers fall short against Hazelwood Central; face McCluer in final regular season game

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
February 26, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lafayette Lancers boys basketball team lost a 44-42 nail-biter at Hazelwood Central on Tuesday. The Lancers also lost their earlier meeting with the Hawks in the championship game of the Ameritime tournament on Jan. 30 49-45. The loss, only their third of the season, was a frustrating one for... Read more »

McCluer North next up for Lady Lancer basketball

McCluer North next up for Lady Lancer basketball

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
February 24, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Lady Lancer basketball has a combined record of 11-11 on the season. The last game they played was against Francis Howell Central, in which they lost by a final score of 48-31. The Lancers came out fresh and rejuvenated because their previously scheduled game against Hazelwood Central was cancelled... Read more »