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Outstanding season comes to an end for girls lacrosse

Outstanding season comes to an end for girls lacrosse

Tyler Burnett, Sports Editor
May 20, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After an 11-8 loss to Cor Jesu on May 16, the Lady Lancers lacrosse team ended the season with a 18-3-1 record, the best since the 1999-2000 season. Cor Jesu has become a problem for Lafayette as they have had recent success against the Lady Lancers after beating them last year on the same date as... Read more »

Boys volleyball advance further into playoffs with a win over Francis Howell

Boys volleyball advance further into playoffs with a win over Francis Howell

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

Lafayette hasn't lost a game since April 16, in over a month. In that span, they have improved their record to 33-3 and have yet to drop a single set since their last loss. They have also climbed the rankings to become the first ranked team in the stlhighschoolsports.com ranking (per this article). They are also the second ... Read more »

Mustangs end Lancers season after fourth quarter surge

Mustangs end Lancers season after fourth quarter surge

John Levine, Sports Reporter
May 19, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lafayette Lancers boy’s lacrosse season ended Monday, May 16, with a playoff loss to the Marquette Mustangs. The Lancers finished their regular season with a record of five wins and 11 losses. Lafayette had a difficult schedule including local lacrosse juggernauts, like MICDS and CBC, and lost som... Read more »

Smith ready to lead team to victory

Smith ready to lead team to victory

Tyler Burnett, Sports Reporter
May 17, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

With a 9-8 regular season record, the Lafayette girls soccer team is prepped and ready for game one of the District tournament against their rival Marquette on May 17 starting at 7 p.m. Lafayette has already played Marquette once and lost the contest 2-0, but they are hoping to get some different... Read more »

Individual Districts lie ahead for Tennis

Individual Districts lie ahead for Tennis

Joshua Waitsman, Sports Reporter
May 13, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lafayette boys tennis team has ended their season at team districts, with two losses against rival Marquette. The team finished with a final record of 12-11. The season is not finished however. There are several players still ready to compete at individual districts. In particular the pairs team... Read more »

Fantasy football tips and tricks [Real Sports Real Talk]

Fantasy football tips and tricks [Real Sports Real Talk]

Tyler Burnett, Arpan Das, and Joshua Waitsman
May 12, 2016
Filed under OPINIONS, SPORTS, Top Stories

https://soundcloud.com/user-659490620/the-last-podcast-final Josh says his final goodbye as, the squad talks about fantasy football tips and tricks and Tyler says "BOOYAH!"

Streaky results leave girls soccer looking for answers

Streaky results leave girls soccer looking for answers

Tyler Burnett, Sports Reporter
May 5, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

With only five games left in the season, the girls varsity soccer team is looking to end the regular season on a high note. "For the remainder of the season our team needs to work together and focus on the game at hand," senior Jessica Smith said. "We need to get a couple wins under our belt for the... Read more »

Boys lacrosse looking for the light at the end of the tunnel

Boys lacrosse looking for the light at the end of the tunnel

John Levine, Sports Reporter
April 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The 2016 season is moving along well for the Lafayette Lacrosse team. “We’re right about at the midway point,” junior Bryce Horstman said. The Lancers are 4-7, beating Parkway South and a team in Maryland over spring break, among others. Lafayette has had several close games. Horstm... Read more »

Girls track looks to rebound after disappointing finish at Ladue Brusca/Strohbach Invitational

Girls track looks to rebound after disappointing finish at Ladue Brusca/Strohbach Invitational

Arpan Das, Sports Reporter
April 29, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lafayette girls track team has been hot and cold to say the least. They have had several first place team finishes, such as the Lady Lancer Invitational, the Northwest Invitational and the Festus Early Bird. However, they have had a few meets, like the recent Ladue Brusca/Strohbach Invitational... Read more »

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... Read more »

Girls lacrosse having spectacular season

Girls lacrosse having spectacular season

Tyler Burnett, Sports Reporter
April 26, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Halfway through the season, the Lafayette girls lacrosse team sits in second place in the conference standings behind Kirkwood (10-1), who is in first place, and Marquette (12-2), who is in second. Lafayette has a record of 9-2-1 thanks to multiple winning-streaks and great team chemistry. "Our key... Read more »

Boys varsity golf look to surpass last year’s success

Boys varsity golf look to surpass last year’s success

Tyler Burnett, Sports Reporter
April 25, 2016
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

With only two seniors on the team, Anthony Gianino and Riley Katsev, the boys varsity golf team will need support from the underclassmen to push deeper into the post-season this year. The team has a total of nine players on the team and among those is freshman Max Kreikemeier. Kreikemeier has already... Read more »