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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

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 »

Led by Hennrich, Lady Lancers advance to golf sectionals

Led by Hennrich, Lady Lancers advance to golf sectionals

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
October 1, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The Lady Lancers golf team took second place in the Class 2, District 2 state championship on Monday at the Fox Run Golf Club. They finished just seven strokes shy of the district champion Marquette Mustangs, but the Lancers will still advance to sectionals as a team. Junior Mindy Hennrich of Lafayette... Read more »

Boys cross country wins Rim Rock Classic in Kansas City

Claire Duncan, Sports Reporter
October 1, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

On September 20th, on the day the boys cross country team would normally have their meet, they had the day off to rest and regroup. This was due to their success in the most recent races. This past weekend the boys traveled to the Rim Rock Classic in Kansas City and placed first overall. Junior Dylan... Read more »

Lafayette boys swimming meets against Parkway South

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
September 30, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Boys swimming have had a competitive season so far this year. Their first meet was against Parkway West where they began their season. In the match, they came just shy of winning the meet. A few weeks ago, they participated in a Tri-meet in which they were successful facing two other teams. Many... Read more »

Girls Volleyball gets revenge at Tournament of Champions

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
September 28, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

After a heartbreaking loss in their season opener to St. Joseph’s Academy, the Lady Lancers were hungry for revenge. On Saturday at St. Joseph’s own Tournament of Champions, they got their vengeance, beating the Angels twice in the same day. In the first game of pool play, the Lancers defeated the... Read more »

Field Hockey progressing with win against Brentwood

Ariana Catalano, Sports Reporter
September 28, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

A recently tough schedule resulted in losses to some of the area’s teams: John Burroughs, Edwardsville, Villa Duchesne and St. Joseph’s Academy. After those games, the Lancer field hockey team is now heading into this week 5-5. On September 23rd, the Lancers redeemed themselves with a 7-0 shutout... Read more »