Girls soccer hopeful in spite of rough start

Girls soccer hopeful in spite of rough start

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
April 16, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The Lafayette varsity girls soccer team is off to a rocky start this year. The Lady Lancers have won just 3 of their first 7 games, including a crushing 1-0 loss to their rival Eureka Wildcats and an embarrassing 6-0 loss to Blue Valley Northwest, a school from suburban Kansas City. “Honestly, we’re... Read more »

Lafayette track and field off to quick start

Christopher Shorter, Sports Reporter
April 15, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Lafayette performed well in their first meet of their track season. The boys track and field team placing 4th overall they are off to a steady start to having a prosperous season. The Lancers had some outstanding performances individually, as well as the whole team. Junior Alec Haines grabbed 4th... Read more »

Water polo off to a hot start

Water polo off to a hot start

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
April 10, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

It seems like nobody can stop the Lafayette water polo squad. The team is off to a 10-1-1 start. No, that is not a typo; the Lancer’s season opener against McHenry High School, a school from the Chicago suburbs, at a tournament in Schaumburg, Illinois, ended in a 7-7 tie. After the unusual outcome... Read more »

Girls soccer overcomes rocky start

Patrick Levine, Sport Reporter
April 5, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The Lancers girls soccer team is off to a slow start this year. They lost their season opener to the Jaguars of Fort Zumwalt West when, after the teams battled to a 1-1 tie in regulation, the Jaguars scored the go-ahead goal in overtime to bring the score to 2-1. The Lancers were unable to respond and... Read more »

Girls lacrosse rides by O’Fallon; remains undefeated

Girls lacrosse rides by O’Fallon; remains undefeated

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

It seems like nobody wants to challenge the Lady Lancers. After a successful run at the Kansas City Tournament in...Kansas City, as well as a solid 7-5 victory against the O'Fallon Panthers, the varsity girls lacrosse currently stands high at a 4-0 record. This outstanding streak can be attributed... Read more »

Boys baseball to play Parkway South

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
April 2, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Boys baseball has jumped out to a quick start on the season collecting a win in their first match up of the season. Mehlville was their first opponent, as they defeated them without hesitation, by a final score of 20-7. Junior Ethan Lichvar went a perfect 3-3 along with drawing a walk, driving in... Read more »

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 »