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Lausanne Basketball Looks To End The Season Strong

With December coming to an end and everyone celebrating the beginning of a new year, Lausanne head coach Marvis Davis turned his focus to the calendar hanging in his office.  He knew January meant that February was rapidly approaching and that meant that the postseason was at hand. The Lynx had spent most of December away from The Lair, playing in holiday tournaments and against regional powerhouses before district play got underway.   "Playing a tough... Read More
at Thursday, January 23, 2020

Lausanne Cheer Wins State Championship

The Lausanne Lynx cheerleading team made Lynx history this weekend, returning home with Lausanne's first state championship in cheerleading.  Competing against 13 teams in the small varsity game day division, the Lynx scored a 91.2 out of 100 to capture the title.  Lausanne was the smallest team in a division that had teams that ranged in size from seven members to sixteen members.  "We traditionally compete in the small varsity game day division," coach... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Lausanne Gymnastics Team Wins Multiple Awards At 2019 Turkey Tumble

The Lausanne Gymnastics Club tumbled their way around campus Saturday during the 2019 Turkey Tumble Meet. The event was held in Lausanne's Main Gym and consisted of more than 100 competitors from Tennessee and Illinois, with gymnasts ranging from Level one to Level 10 and gymnasts from the Excel Bronze, Silver and Gold divisions.  Seventeen Lausanne students competed in the meet, resulting in multiple awards and new records for the Lynx gymnastics team.... Read More
Posted by Drew Smith at Saturday, November 16, 2019

Lausanne Cheer Wins Regional Championship & Secures Third Straight Bid To Nationals

In just three years of competition, the Lausanne Lynx cheerleading squad is doing something special. On October 26, they became regional champions in the small varsity game day non-tumbling division at the Mid-South Regionals.  In 2017, the Lausanne cheerleading squad took to the mat in their first-ever cheerleading competition. Their third-place finish in the Game Day division gave them their first bid to nationals.  In 2018, they improved on the previous year by finishing... Read More
at Tuesday, October 29, 2019

Lausanne Soccer Picks Up Honors As They Head Into State Tournament Play

The Lausanne varsity soccer team ended their post season tournament play Tuesday evening at home against Battle Ground Academy (BGA) in the first round of the state tournament, falling 6-0.  The loss closed a Lausanne Lady Lynx season that garnered the team a lot of recognition.  Taylor Rhodes '21, Jordan Timmons '21 and Analise Murphy '22 were all honored by being added to the West District Team.  Rhodes and Simi Faleye '22 were also... Read More
at Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Lausanne Set To Kick Off 2019 Football Season

The Lausanne Lynx kick off their 2019 season in a place they have not been in a while: under the radar.  After two state championships and four playoff appearances, the Lynx come into this season without three-time Mr. Football winner Eric Gray in the backfield. In his place is Craig Cunningham '22. After playing a backup role in games as a freshman, he will be the primary ball carrier for Lausanne this season.  "We love his skill set and we think he has... Read More
at Friday, August 23, 2019

Lausanne Track & Field Competes In State Championships

The Lausanne track and field team heads to Murfreesboro on Wednesday to represent the Lynx in track and field at the state championships.  Located at the Dean Hayes Soccer and Track Stadium, the Lausanne track and field team will participate in eight different events over the course of the day: Shot – Derreion Greenlee '19 - Placed 3rd overall 100 – Katie Wright '19 100H – Jonas Hart '20, Autumn Whitmore '20 200 –  Lauryn Terry... Read More
at Wednesday, May 22, 2019

Lausanne Soccer Heads To Murfreesboro Looking For Three-Peat

For the third straight year, Lausanne Lynx soccer is headed to Murfreesboro to represent Lausanne and vie for a championship.  The Lynx will face Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA) on Wednesday in a state semifinal game that will take place at 4:30 p.m at the Richard Siegel Soccer Complex. CPA comes into the matchup with a record of 19-1, their last loss coming on March 11 against Montgomery Bell Academy. The Lions are ranked 19th in the state by MaxPreps and are looking to avenge a... Read More
at Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Lausanne Soccer Kicks Off Season With Tournament Championship

Coming off a second straight state championship, the Lausanne soccer team kicked off their 2019 campaign where they left off last season by bringing home a championship.  After dropping the opening match of the Smoky Mountain Cup to George-Mason by a score of 2-1, the Lynx defeated Father Ryan 2-1 and Fairview 2-0 to win the Clingman's Dome Division of the Smoky Mountain Cup. This was the third straight Smoky Mountain Cup championship for the Lynx. This year, the Lynx played in... Read More
at Monday, March 18, 2019

Lausanne Cheer Has Strong Showing At Nationals

The Lausanne cheer team returned home from their second trip to nationals in as many years as a team on the rise in the Memphis cheer scene after finishing ninth in the nation. The Universal Cheerleading Association (UCA) National High School cheerleading competition is the most prestigious national cheerleading event in the country. Held in Orlando, teams have to first qualify at a UCA regional competition to earn a bid to nationals. The Lynx punched their ticket to... Read More
at Tuesday, February 12, 2019

7th & 8th Grade Basketball Teams Win League Championship

The gym at Grace St. Luke's was standing room only. Both girls and boys teams from the Saints were playing for the Shelby County Seventh and Eighth Grade Combo League Championship. They were well coached and determined as they headed into the final game to take the title from the Lynx.  Lausanne was led into the girls' game by captains Kolby Cohen '23 and Lucy Fisher '23, who had held the team together all season. It was their fourth time to face the... Read More
at Friday, February 8, 2019

Ten Lausanne Athletes Sign Letters Of Intent As Part Of National Signing Day

Ten Lausanne athletes took to the stage in the Elder Performing Arts Center (EPAC) on Wednesday to sign their national letters of intent to play athletics at the university level.  As part of National Signing Day, senior high school athletes sign their official letters of intent to the college or university of their choice.  The Lausanne athletes from the class of 2019 signing on Wednesday consisted of athletes from three sports. Football, lacrosse and baseball were all... Read More
at Wednesday, February 6, 2019

Lady Lynx Use Tough Schedule To Prepare Them For District Play

For the Lady Lynx, playing a tough schedule early has paid off as the season has progressed. The Lady Lynx began the 2019 season with a huge District win as they overpowered the Margolin Hebrew Academy 65-14. The Lady Lynx(2-1 in district play) had 3 players in double figures. Taa'lor Fondren '19  had 15 points in the victory. Elyse Warren '23 also chipped in 15 points and Kayla Pointer '20 added 10 points in the Lausanne win. This past Saturday night,... Read More
at Monday, January 7, 2019

Lausanne Boys Basketball Off To Fast Start Behind Solid Team Play

The Lausanne Lynx boys' basketball team heads into Winter Break having opened the season with a good start.  Despite a tougher schedule than years past and eight players out to start the season due to football playoffs, the Lynx head into Winter Break with a 7-2 record after a 63-54 victory over the Memphis Nighthawks on Thursday night.  Head coach Marvis Davis is pleased with the fast start.  "We are playing a lot tougher. Having eight guys out, some are... Read More
at Friday, December 14, 2018

Lausanne Gymnastics Open Their Season Strong

November has been an amazing month for Lausanne gymnastics.  The team kicked off their season November 3 in Hernando, Mississippi at the Xtreme Invitational.  The following gymnasts placed in the top three in their respective divisions: Reese Davis '26 : 2nd place on beam Tahlia Hamze '27 : 1st place on beam Zara Myers '30 : 1st place on floor, vault, bars, beam, and all-around. Zara’s scores broke the Lausanne Gymnastics Team all-time... Read More
at Wednesday, November 28, 2018