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Boys golf falls short at State

Garrett McBay, Reporter
May 21, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Despite a great effort, the boys varsity golf team couldn't pull through at the recent Missouri state golf tournament in Cape Girardeau. "After the first day, we felt like Michael Kanan would deal out some real damage, but the second day was so painful with the conditions of the course and the wind,... Read more »

Girls soccer heads to District finals

Hannah Martin, Asst. Sports Editor
May 21, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

For the second year in a row, the girls soccer team has advanced to the District championships, but hope for a better outcome this time around. Monday night the girls faced defending State champs, Eureka, in the first round of Districts. Earlier this season, the Lancers were defeated by the Wildcats... Read more »

Girls lacrosse hopes to move forward in state series

Jack Rogan, News Editor
May 20, 2014
Filed under Sports

On Saturday, May 17, the girls lacrosse team showed that they have what it takes to compete for the State title, after conquering Barat Academy 20-4. The squad, coached by Carrie Guenzler-Heaney, has made it to the elite eight and is playing Eureka today to move on. The game is at 4:15 p.m. at Parkway... Read more »

Lancer baseball crushing opposition in playoffs

Ben Rachell, Sports Reporter
May 20, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Postseason action has commenced for the Lafayette Lancers varsity baseball team. So far, they've been very impressive. On Saturday, with the 3rd seed, Lafayette defeated the Rockwood Summit Falcons in a close match-up.  In the 6th inning, the Falcons stranded 3 with the bases... Read more »

Boys volleyball season ends in loss to Lindbergh

Seth Boester , Sports Reporter
May 20, 2014
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

It was a tough night for the Lafayette varsity boys volleyball team, as their season suddenly ended with a heartbreaking loss to Lindbergh. The Flyers swept the Lancers, 25-22, 25-12 in the State quarterfinals held at Francis Howell on Monday. Lindbergh was lead by players  George Diehl and Matt... Read more »

Girls Track takes first in both Varsity and JV at Conference

Kelly Panzitta, Sports Reporter
May 12, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Friday, May 9  was an exciting night for the Lady Lancer Track team. Both varsity and junior varsity took home the first place trophy at Conference. Moving on to Districts will be qualifying Varsity athletes. This season was hard for track athletes as the weather was always so unpredictable. But... Read more »

Water polo aspires for powerful play in the postseason

Ben Rachell, Sports Reporter
April 15, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The water polo team so far this season has played well. They have compiled a record of 12-12, despite losing a majority of their team last year. In total, they lost 13 of their seniors from the previous year. When asked how the team has performed, junior Bryan Olds said, "For what we were expecting,... Read more »

Baseball team looks to gain momentum against the Mustangs

Arianna Demos, Sports Editor
April 15, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

With a 6-5 record overall, the varsity baseball team has completed almost half of their season despite the unpredictable weather. Competition against conference rival, the Eureka Wildcats, was cancelled last night, April 14, due to rain. Starting on March 27 vs Mount Carmel, the Lancers found themselves... Read more »

Boys and girls track take second place at U-City meet

Hannah Martin, Asst. Sports Editor
April 15, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Over the weekend, both track teams headed to University City to compete in the U-City Meet. With a lot of talent enrolled in the meet, it would be a challenge to the entire Lafayette track program. However, the boys and girls teams took second overall. The boys were right behind Kirkwood in points,... Read more »

Girls lacrosse aims for mid season push

Seth Boester , Sports Reporter
April 15, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

After a modest start to their season, the Lady Lancers varsity girls lacrosse team looks to gain ground in their conference. Due to inclement weather,  there have been multiple games cancelled. One game in particular, against Marquette, will be played tomorrow  which was previously scheduled for April... Read more »

Boys volleyball has a bright season ahead

Boys volleyball has a bright season ahead

Kelly Panzitta, Sports Reporter
April 11, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Picking up where they left off last season, the boys volleyball team has successfully compiled a record of 7-0. After losing four contributing seniors from last years team, this season was supposed to be a year to rebuild. Head Coach Doug Ell said, "We always like to remember the end because it looks... Read more »

Boys track and field looks for success

Ben Rachell, Sports Reporter
April 10, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The boys track and field team has performed well so far at the varsity level. Although they have not competed a whole lot, in the few meets they’ve had, they have been successful. Sophomore Brendan Scales is one of Lafayette’s best shot-putters, aiming to break school records this season. He is... Read more »