Varsity wrestling places third overall at Winnetonka

Varsity wrestling places third overall at Winnetonka

Seth Boester, Sports Editor
January 26, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Winnetonka Invitional Tournament is known for being a tough competition. Some of the top wrestling talent in the State is invited to compete down at the Kansas City-based high school, and for some teams, it may be the most important tournament of their season. None of this seemed to have phased... Read more »

Rivalry game falls in favor of Lancers

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
January 24, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Suburban West Conference rival Eureka Wildcats matched up with the Lafayette Lancers varsity boys basketball team. This competition took place on Jan. 23 and was fought on the Wildcats home floor. Coming off of a crucial win against Kirkwood on Wednesday Jan. 21, they sought out to continue their... Read more »

Lancers head to Eureka for rivalry game

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
January 23, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The Lancers boys basketball team will travel to Eureka to face the 4-9 Wildcats tonight at 7 pm. The game is a continuation of the longstanding rivalry between Eureka and Lafayette, the two original high schools in the Rockwood School District. So far this year, the two schools sports teams have been... Read more »

Varsity girls basketball matches up against Eureka tonight

Varsity girls basketball matches up against Eureka tonight

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
January 23, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The varsity girls’ basketball team squared up January 16th against the Marquette Mustangs. After a slow start, the team couldn't catch up and ended up losing by a final score of 57-43. On the Jan. 20th, before their game against Seckman, the team stood solid with a record at... Read more »

Boys Basketball off to spectacular start

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
January 21, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lancer basketball team is off to a blazing start this year. They took fifth place in the Coaches vs. Cancer tournament at Meramec Community College, where they ran the table after losing their second game to Vianney. “We were seeded fifth and we finished fifth,” said head coach Scott Allen.... Read more »

Varsity Wrestling remains undefeated in Duals

Varsity Wrestling remains undefeated in Duals

Seth Boester, Sports Editor
January 20, 2015
Filed under Sports

It's been a standout season for the varsity wrestling squad. After recently placing 3rd at the Capital City Invite Tournament, the team has been riding a momentum train of high quality performance. While performing admirably at the tournament level, the squad has mainly shined in Duals, where they... Read more »

Varsity girls basketball falls to Parkway North

Varsity girls basketball falls to Parkway North

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
January 7, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Varsity girls basketball faced off against the Parkway North Vikings on January 6th. The squad got off to a slow start, falling behind early in the first quarter, 23-6. However, in the next two quarters, they matched their opponents score with a slight edge, outscoring them 22-21. During those quarters,... Read more »

Escadrille competes at Lindbergh

Escadrille competes at Lindbergh

December 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories, Video, Video, Video of the Week

Digital Media staff member Shelby Robbe shows the preparation that goes into preparing for a big competition.

Varsity boys basketball on track for strong season

Varsity boys basketball on track for strong season

grant norfleet, reporter
December 9, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Lafayette boys varsity basketball is ready to officially  kick off the 2014-2015 season tonight at 7 p.mm against Washington at home. The team is feeling fairly confident for the upcoming season after coming back from the Hall of Fame tournament last weekend with a first place finish after going 3-0.... Read more »

Boys cross country team wins State

Boys cross country team wins State

Seth Boester, Assistant Sports Editor
November 12, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

History was made in Jefferson City on Saturday, Nov 8 as the Lancers varsity cross country team took State for the first time in the school's history. Sophomore Austin Hindman placed third at State, with juniors Dylan Quisenberry, Devin Meyrer and Alec Haines taking fourth, seventh, and tenth place,... Read more »

Lafayette football upsets Eureka; preparing next week for Kirkwood

Lafayette football upsets Eureka; preparing next week for Kirkwood

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
November 2, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

On Oct. 31, the varsity football team faced their Conference rival in the the District semifinal and brought home a 40-35 win over the Eureka Wildcats, who went into the game with only one loss on the season. Overcoming tragedy that occurred on Thursday, Lafayette played their hearts out for their... Read more »

Girls Volleyball wins State four years in a row

Girls Volleyball wins State four years in a row

Seth Boester, Assistant Sports Editor
November 1, 2014
Filed under News, Sports, Team Coverage

Look out Lancer fans, we've got a dynasty on our hands. The varsity girls volleyball team has just beaten the St. Joseph's Angels, a team who came into the match with a solid 26-8-3 record. The match took place at the Show-Me Center in Cape Girardeau. The Lady Lancers also squared off against Ozark... Read more »