Girls lacrosse ends successful season

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
May 18, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage

The Lady Lancers lacrosse squad had a successful season this year. The Lady Lancers finished the regular season with a 12-6 record. The Lancers finished fourth in their conference of 17 teams, behind Ladue, Kirkwood and Eureka. The Lancers were eliminated in the first game of the postseason in a 12-11... Read more »

Lafayette track and field dominate at Conferences

Christopher Shorter, Sports Reporter
May 14, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage

The Lafayette track team has had an outstanding season this year. Many athletes on Lafayette track and field team have really showcased their abilities by shattering multiple records this year. This has led to the Lafayette track and field team winning the majority of their meets this year. Lafayette... Read more »

After rocky start, girls soccer has successful season

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
May 14, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage

The Lady Lancers girls soccer team just doesn't quit. After winning just two of their first six games, the Lady Lancers have come back with a vengeance, surging to a 13-6 record as they enter the District tournament. The team’s newfound success is largely due to their increased cohesion, according... Read more »

Boys golf comes just shy of winning Districts behind De Smet

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
May 14, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage

Boys golf has been doing very well this season, as they clawed their way through Districts and came out successful enough to move onto Sectionals. Senior star Conrad Maloney said, “We’ve played first or second in all of our tournaments, now we’re hoping for success at Sectionals and then on... Read more »

Water polo skates into playoffs

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
May 8, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage

Nobody can stop the Lancers. Lafayette’s water polo team had its best season in school history, with a record of 23-3-2. Their two ties came at the hands of McHenry High School from suburban Chicago and Parkway West. Their three losses were dealt out by Schaumburg High School from suburban Chicago,... Read more »

Soccer slides past Northwest; seek success against Lindbergh

Soccer slides past Northwest; seek success against Lindbergh

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
May 7, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

On Tuesday, May 5, the varsity girls soccer team matched up against Northwest Cedar Hill in honor of their teammate Avery Cantor, who passed away last year. Before the game, a special ceremony was held for Cantor. Fans and teammates released balloons together and they announced her name... Read more »

Seniors sign with school of choice

Seniors sign with school of choice

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
May 6, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Yesterday was the day that Lafayette’s athletes bridged their high school sports careers with their future collegiate aspirations.  Signing day is the day in which students gather around to watch all of the Lancer’s top athletes of the past few seasons seal the deal on their offers from schools... Read more »

Henle Holmes Invitational victory continues Lancer’s streak

Henle Holmes Invitational victory continues Lancer’s streak

Christopher Shorter, Sports Reporter
April 23, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Henle Holmes Invitational is a two day track event which took place at Parkway Central. Because Lafayette won this event three years in a row, it was expected for Lafayette to come out on top once again. On day one of the meet Lafayette cranked out a total of 43 points to put them in first place.... Read more »

Lancer baseball defeats Rockwood Summit soundly

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
April 21, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Boys baseball has performed well this season, but there still is plenty of room for improvement. So far, they've collected a competitive, slightly under .500 with a record of 6-7. The game before their win yesterday against Rockwood Summit last Thursday, was against their rival foe Marquette Mustangs.... Read more »

Scales commits to Alabama

Scales commits to Alabama

Seth Boester, Sports Editor
April 21, 2015
Filed under SPORTS, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Roll Tide. After months of decision making and college visits, junior Tight End Brendan Scales made a final statement, committing to the University of Alabama on Friday Apr. 17. Scales received offers from over 10 schools, including College Football powerhouses such as Michigan State, Notre Dame,... Read more »

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 »