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Former Mizzou quarterback, Franklin, makes visit to Lafayette

Hannah Martin, Editor in Chief
October 29, 2014
Filed under News, School News, Sports, Top Stories

Field hockey falls against Marquette by a score of 5-0

Field hockey falls against Marquette by a score of 5-0

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
October 27, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Girls field hockey started off on the right foot, getting ahead early in the standings. They beat their Conference arch nemesis Eureka Wildcats, with a final score of 5-0. However, as their schedule got tougher, the Lancers began losing more games than they should have been. Going on a silent cold... Read more »

Caroline Pozo wins girls tennis State championship

Caroline Pozo wins girls tennis State championship

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
October 26, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Lafayette sophomore Caroline Pozo won the Class 2 Girls Tennis State championship on Oct. 18, defeating her championship match opponent, Risa Takenaka of Francis Howell North, 6-4, 6-2. She is the first Lancer to win a singles title since Gabriela Demos won the title in 2008. “It was an accomplishment... Read more »

Lancers trounce Seckman, improve record to 11-5-1

Lancers trounce Seckman, improve record to 11-5-1

Seth Boester, Assistant Sports Editor
October 21, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

It was a solid Monday for the Lafayette varsity boys soccer team. The Lancers performed admirably, scoring 4 goals against a depleted Jaguars team, one who had a field player substituted in as a goalkeeper during the game. Senior Joe Martens began the scoring frenzy with a goal off of an assist... Read more »

Cross country runs toward State

Cross country runs toward State

Grant Norfleet, Sports Reporter
October 21, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Lafayette cross country is running for State this year and is likely to get there. The varsity squad has several area leaders who have been pulling in wins for Lafayette. Not only has this varsity team been winning almost all of the meets, they have been setting cross country records here at Lafayette. Junior... Read more »

Softball loses District 4 championship to Eureka

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
October 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The Lady Lancer softball team’s dominant season came to a crushing end on Tuesday when they lost the District 4 championship game to the Eureka Wildcats, with a score of 5-0. The Wildcats jumped out to an early lead with a 2-run home run in the top of the first inning. Coach Ashley Lewis believes... Read more »

Boys soccer nearing final stretch of season, looks to finish strong

Boys soccer nearing final stretch of season, looks to finish strong

Seth Boester, Sports Reporter
October 17, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

With only three games left in the regular season, the varsity boys soccer team hopes to win out and obtain a solid seeding in Districts. But there's a chance that may not happen. Kennedy, Pattonville, and Oakville each currently have a record of 8-8-1, 4-15 and 12-8-1, respectively. While the first... Read more »

Jr. Billikens defeat Lancers; Homecoming game against McCluer North

Jr. Billikens defeat Lancers; Homecoming game against McCluer North

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
October 16, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After the Lancers defeated Parkway South 42-13 the previous week, they matched up against St. Louis University high school (SLUH). During the first quarter, the game remained deadlocked at a 0-0 tie. The stalemate came to a close, as bad luck ensued at the beginning of the second quarter.  Nothing... Read more »

Girls golf loses team sectional, but Hennrich and Charpentier qualify as individuals (Update)

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
October 13, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

On Oct. 6, Lafayette placed seventh out of seven teams in the Class 2 Sectional 1 tournament at the Links at Dardenne course in O’Fallon, MO with a team score of 375, 34 strokes off of Marquette’s winning score of 341. Lafayette will not advance to the state tournament as a team. There were some... Read more »

Varsity softball declared top team in State

Varsity softball declared top team in State

Amanda Abd , Sports Reporter
October 8, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

With a 16-2 record, the girls softball team is now ranked 1st in larger schools in St. Louis. They recently defeated schools McClure North, Hillsboro, and Fox. On September 30th the team celebrated their seniors on senior night and took home a victory against Francis Howell Central. With... Read more »

Girls tennis dominates at Districts

Girls tennis dominates at Districts

Grant Norfleet, Sports Reporter
October 3, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The Lafayette varsity girls tennis team has just finished up their regular season and is at Districts until the third of October.  The pressure is on for the varsity girls, as they have a solid record of victories to maintain. The area leaders in singles include senior Abby Carpenter, senior Courtney... Read more »

Lancers lose to Mehlville, pass midway mark of season

Lancers lose to Mehlville, pass midway mark of season

Seth Boester, Sports Reporter
October 2, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

It was a tough day for the varsity boys soccer squad. The Lancers lost to a formidable Mehlville Panthers team, one who is currently undefeated in the Suburban West Conference. The game was at an 1-0 Panthers lead until about 7 minutes left, when junior David Marshall scored off of a free kick... Read more »