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Boys cross country team wins State

Boys cross country team wins State

Seth Boester, Assistant Sports Editor
November 12, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

History was made in Jefferson City on Saturday, Nov 8 as the Lancers varsity cross country team took State for the first time in the school's history. The Junior class was the main highlight of the event, as Dylan Quisenberry, Devin Meyrer and Alec Haines took fourth, seventh, and tenth place, respectively. Haines... Read more »

Lafayette football upsets Eureka; preparing next week for Kirkwood

Lafayette football upsets Eureka; preparing next week for Kirkwood

Ben Rachell, Sports Editor
November 2, 2014
Filed under Sports, Team Coverage, Top Stories

On Oct. 31, the varsity football team faced their Conference rival in the the District semifinal and brought home a 40-35 win over the Eureka Wildcats, who went into the game with only one loss on the season. Overcoming tragedy that occurred on Thursday, Lafayette played their hearts out for their... Read more »

Girls Volleyball wins State four years in a row

Girls Volleyball wins State four years in a row

Seth Boester, Assistant Sports Editor
November 1, 2014
Filed under News, Sports, Team Coverage

Look out Lancer fans, we've got a dynasty on our hands. The varsity girls volleyball team has just beaten the St. Joseph's Angels, a team who came into the match with a solid 26-8-3 record. The match took place at the Show-Me Center in Cape Girardeau. The Lady Lancers also squared off against Ozark... Read more »

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 »