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Nationally ranked Lafayette boys cross country team enjoys success this fall

The Lafayette Lancers boys cross country team is the reigning Class 4 state champions and the squad’s good start this season has gained it national attention. The Lancers are ranked fifth by dyestat.com and sixth by us.milesplit.com. Both of those are national running websites. Naturally, coach Sean O’Connor is proud of the recognition for his program. “This has never happened to the ...

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Marquette pleased to win A Flight of Parkway Doubles Tournament

The A Flight of the Parkway Doubles Tournament was loaded with high school girls tennis heavyweights. At the end of tournament, Marquette emerged in first place with 10 points. Lafayette, last year’s A Flight winner, was second with nine points. John Burroughs finished third with eight points. Parkway Central, Kirkwood and Cor Jesu did not score any points. Marquette coach ...

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Gateway Classic features 48 field hockey teams in nation’s top tournament

The defending state champion MICDS Rams head the stellar list of 48 teams ready to compete in the 18th annual Gateway Classic. The event will be held at SportPort Athletic Complex in Maryland Heights. Kelly Yates, the owner and director of Gateway Field Hockey and former head coach at Lafayette, is excited about this year’s Classic that begins Friday (Sept. ...

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Lafayette graduate Johnson making her mark on and off court for Missouri State

Lafayette graduate Lily Johnson is a leader on and off the floor for the Missouri State Bears. The volleyball standout is an outstanding and honored athlete. But there’s more to her than just blocks, digs and kills. Johnson recently was appointed as a member of the NCAA Division I Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC) for a 2-year term that ends on ...

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Incarnate Word Academy opens softball season with tournament championship

The Incarnate Word Academy softball team has faced adversity since Day 1 this season. Their coach, Mike Gill, suffered heart attack on the first day of practice in front of the squad.  Fortunately, Gill has recovered. His daughter, Rachel, has stepped in as the head coach for the remainder of the 2015 campaign. The Red Knights started off the season ...

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