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Spring sports practices begin Monday

Spring sports practices begin Monday

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

Another season of Lancer spring sports is upon us. While water polo started their season last week (Feb. 23), 8 other sports will begin practicing after school on Monday, March 2. Baseball will meet in the shelf from 3:30 to 4:45 pm, and then move to back gym until 6:00. Immediately after school,... Read more »

Lancers fall short against Hazelwood Central; face McCluer in final regular season game

Lancers fall short against Hazelwood Central; face McCluer in final regular season game

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
February 26, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lafayette Lancers boys basketball team lost a 44-42 nail-biter at Hazelwood Central on Tuesday. The Lancers also lost their earlier meeting with the Hawks in the championship game of the Ameritime tournament on Jan. 30 49-45. The loss, only their third of the season, was a frustrating one for... Read more »

McCluer North next up for Lady Lancer basketball

McCluer North next up for Lady Lancer basketball

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
February 24, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

Lady Lancer basketball has a combined record of 11-11 on the season. The last game they played was against Francis Howell Central, in which they lost by a final score of 48-31. The Lancers came out fresh and rejuvenated because their previously scheduled game against Hazelwood Central was cancelled... Read more »

Behrndt places second at State wrestling championship

Behrndt places second at State wrestling championship

Seth Boester, Sports Editor
February 24, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

History was made this past weekend. On Saturday, Feb. 21, junior Chase Behrndt lost a hard fought 1-0 match to Timberland's Danny Williams, winning silver at the tournament. Behrndt has sparred with Williams in the past, explaining the low score. "I've wrestled him before, he beat me pretty... Read more »

Lancers prepare for revenge at Hazelwood Central

Lancers prepare for revenge at Hazelwood Central

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
February 23, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

The Lafayette Lancers boys basketball team will travel to Hazelwood Central on Feb. 24 for a rematch against the Hawks. The last time the two teams faced was in the championship of the Ameritime tournament at Missouri Baptist University, where Hawks defeated the Lancers in a battle, 49-45. The Lancers... Read more »

Varsity wrestling places third at Districts; qualifies nine for State

Varsity wrestling places third at Districts; qualifies nine for State

Seth Boester, Sports Editor
February 19, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

After a hard fought weekend at the Missouri State High School Activities Association (MSHSAA) Class 4 District 1 Championship, the Lafayette varsity wrestling squad came home with a bronze medal. The Lancers ended with a combined score of 172.5, putting them 4.5 and 11 points behind second place... Read more »

Girls swimming sets up for success at Conference

Girls swimming sets up for success at Conference

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
February 13, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

On Friday, February the Lafayette varsity girls swim & dive team competed against Parkway South, winning the meet by only a handful of points. Sophomore Lily Van Biljon said, "Freshman Frankie Petrosino did really well. She did the 200 M and 500 M freestyle and came in first place." Junior... Read more »

Varsity wrestling gears up for Districts

Varsity wrestling gears up for Districts

Seth Boester, Sports Editor
February 11, 2015
Filed under Sports, Top Stories

After an impressive Conference championship win against Seckman, the 2nd ranked school in the state, the varsity wrestling squad will prepare for their next obstacle: Districts. The Lancers are one of 15 teams that will be taking part in the championship. Other teams participating include the aforementioned... Read more »

Wrestling team goes undefeated in Suburban West Conference

Chris Shorter, Sports Reporter
February 9, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The Lafayette wrestling team have been dominating their opponents on the mat all season. Recently ending their season with a win against Seckman high school, the second ranked team in the state, the Lancers went undefeated for the season in the Suburban West Conference. In the competition, a series... Read more »

Lancers travel to Lindbergh for LHS showdown

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
February 6, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The Lafayette Lancers travel to Lindbergh tonight to face off against the Flyers. Defeating the Oakville Tigers with a confident victory 76-57 in their last contest, the Lancers stroll on hoping to capture another victory tonight. They appeared to bounce back efficiently from their two basket defeat... Read more »

Lady Lancers fall to Webster Groves; shine against Oakville

Chris Shorter, Sports Reporter
February 4, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage

The Lady Lancer basketball team is showing great improvement from last year. Holding a record of 9-9 this season, they are showing a heightened style of play. Much of their recent success has been coming from not only the players, but the new coach, Dave Witter. So far his new play style has been... Read more »

Lancers fall just short of Ameritime Tournament title

Lancers fall just short of Ameritime Tournament title

Patrick Levine, Sports Reporter
February 2, 2015
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

Boys basketball  let a 35-28 lead early in the fourth quarter slip away on their way to a 49-45 loss Friday to Hazelwood Central in the championship game of the Ameritime Tournament. The Lancers were able to hold the high-flying Hawks to just 49 points, but a sluggish offense and late-game foul trouble... Read more »