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Tweet SM East headed into this year’s Lacrosse Association of Kansas City tournament as the four seed, behind the favored one and two seeds Rockhurst and Pembroke Hill. But a well-timed string of outstanding performances propelled the Lancers past those higher-seeded foes, and to two their second LAKC title. Since the LAKC was just founded [...]
Tweet For the third straight year the SM East’s lacrosse team can call themselves champions. With a 10-6 win over Pembroke Friday night, the Lancers finished their season on a six-game win streak and remain the only team to ever hoist the LAKC Trophy. Thanks to five goals by sophomore Nick Bailey and an inspired [...]
Tweet SM East’s boys lax team is headed back to the Lacrosse Association of Kansas City’s championship game. And they’ll have a familiar date. With a 7-5 victory over top-ranked Rockhurst High School Wednesday, the Lancers earned the right to face Pembroke Hill in the title game Friday – a rematch of the 2012 title game, [...]
Tweet After a wild week of weather that caused the cancellation its two final regular season games, the Lancers lacrosse team finally took to the field again Monday — and in very successful fashion. SM East, sitting in third place in the Lacrosse Association of Kansas City rankings, opened the first round of the playoffs [...]
Tweet A rematch of last year’s lacrosse championship title game didn’t play out in the Lancers favor. Pembroke Hill leveraged its home field advantage to knock off the Lancers 8-4. The Lancers will be looking to shake off the loss and have a strong showing this weekend as they take a road trip to Indiana, [...]
Tweet SM East’s champion lacrosse team is picking up the 2013 right where it left off in 2012: winning. The Lancers are 5-1 after a nine day season-opening stretch that took them on a two-game road trip to St. Louis. On the trip the Lancers beat St. Louis-area Chaminade Prep, but fell to St. Louis [...]
Tweet With a two-goal fourth quarter lead gone and momentum swinging sharply in Pembroke Hill’s favor, SM East lacrosse coach Chris Kliewer turned to the player whose offensive prowess had propelled the Lancers into the first-ever Lacrosse Association of Kansas City championship game. With his finger pointed and fire in his eyes, Kliewer looked at [...]
Tweet SM East lacrosse coach Chris Kliewer said a case of nerves may have accounted for a slow start Wednesday night against St. Thomas Aquinas at Livestrong Sporting Park — but once the Lancers settled down, they notched a relatively easy victory in the metro area tournament’s semi-final game. The Lancers face Pembroke Hill Friday [...]
Tweet With an 11-1 trouncing over SM South Saturday, the SM East lacrosse team took the first step toward winning the first-ever Lacrosse Association of Kansas City Metro Championship tournament. The Lancers won the Lacrosse Association of Kansas tournament last year, but in the off season, the coaches of a number of metro-area teams got [...]
Tweet With a 4-2 victory over the Olathe Hawks Tuesday, the SM East Lancers secured the number one overall seed in this weekend’s Lacrosse Association of Kansas City Metro Championships. The 15-3 Lancers take on 2-9 SM South at 3 p.m. Saturday on the field at SM East. SM East defeated the Raiders 14-0 when [...]
Tweet It may have been senior night — but a freshman was the one who made it memorable for the SM East lacrosse team Tuesday. First-year team member Nick Bailey scored the winning goal in a 9-8 victory over the Pembroke Hill Raiders. The junior varsity team walked away with a win, too, beating Pembroke 5-1. [...]
Tweet The SM East boys lacrosse team notched a 9-7 victory over rival Rockhurst on Tuesday, and team parent Robert Redmond sent in a couple of pictures. Above, senior Droste Milledge takes a shot on Rockhurst’s goal. Below, the team celebrates after the victory.
Tweet More than 110 local lacrosse players and 150 parents recently made a trip down to Dallas for the Lone Star Shootout, a tournament featuring some of the best teams from Texas, Oklahoma and even Tennessee. Six Blue Lion teams made up of students from fifth to twelfth grades competed in the tournament Nov. 20 [...]