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Lausanne Winter Sports To Tip-Off Off With Phased Re-Opening

While keeping students safe and class in session has been the top priority of Lausanne's coronavirus response, the school has also worked to ensure extracurricular activities can continue safely. Band, choir, theater and athletic programs have worked to adapt to the situation, and each had to adjust their approach to practices, performances and games. For student-athletes that participate in Lausanne winter sports, the recent local surge in COVID-19 cases had led to uncertainty about... Read More
at Friday, December 4, 2020

Lausanne Cancels Game Against Lipscomb Following Positive COVID Test

The football game between Lausanne Collegiate School and Lipscomb Academy Nashville, scheduled for this Friday at 7 p.m. in Nashville, TN, has been canceled and will not be rescheduled. Lausanne has paused all team-related activities due to a single confirmed COVID-19 case within the Lynx program. This decision was made by Director of Athletics Kevin Locastro and Lausanne Headmaster Stuart McCathie following CDC recommendations and those of the Shelby County Health Department. ... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, November 12, 2020

Lausanne Alum Nominated For "Academic Heisman"

As the college football season approaches, one Lausanne alum is making news for his work at college both in the classroom and on the field. Navy announced in August that they had nominated Cameron Kinley ‘17 for the prestigious Campbell Trophy. On November 12, they shared that he is one of 12 finalists for the award , earning an $18,000 postgraduate scholarship as a member of the NFF National Scholar-Athlete Class. "It's definitely a blessing to be... Read More
at Thursday, November 12, 2020

Lausanne Football Advances In Playoffs After Win Over Harding

Behind a lights-out defense and a balanced passing and rushing attack, the Lausanne Lynx defeated Harding 50-0 Friday night at Lausanne. Here’s that @LausanneFB defense I’ve been talking about. #LetsGoLynx #BeGreat pic.twitter.com/Ve2l7BgfYj — Lausanne Athletics (@LausanneLynx) November 7, 2020 With a running clock in the second half, the Lynx added a field goal by Max Gilbert '23 and a defensive pick-six touchdown to close things out by Jarvis Barber... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Saturday, November 7, 2020

Lausanne Soccer Wraps Up Season With Eye On The Future

As time ran out on the Lausanne soccer season, head coach Amy Morrison watched on with a full heart.  “This team has been so special to coach,” Morrison said. “I am so impressed with how the girls stayed present in each moment. From workouts to battles against rivals, everyone was all in all year. To maneuver through this year and all the uncertainty and still achieve the success we have is a testament to how hard these ladies have worked. I am so proud of them.”... Read More
at Friday, October 30, 2020

Lynx Soccer Advances to State Quarterfinals After Win In Nashville

The Lausanne Lynx soccer team continued their march to the state championship on Tuesday with a 2-1 win over Christian Academy of Knoxville (CAK). Match day was kicked off Tuesday morning in a special way. As the Lynx soccer team boarded the bus to Nashville, they were cheered on by students from Lausanne’s Lower School. “Seeing our little Lynx is a joy in and of itself, but to hear them chanting Go Lynx Go is pure happiness," head coach Amy Morrison said. "I... Read More
at Wednesday, October 21, 2020

Cross Country 2020

Saturday our Varsity Cross Country team hit the trails, competing in the Memphis Youth Athletic’s meet at Shelby Farms to finish the regular season. “The team has been working really hard this season, and it shows,” shared Coach Heather Clagett. “Our times have gone down considerably since the start of the season, and our ‘pack time’ (the amount of time between #1 and #5) has gotten a lot smaller. I’m really proud of their work and dedication.”... Read More
at Monday, October 19, 2020

Varsity Soccer Starts Season With A Victory

Lausanne's varsity girls soccer team kicked off their season at home last night with a 9-0 win against NorthPoint. The team's first game was canceled due to the pandemic and last night faced some uncertainty because of the weather, but despite the challenges, they stayed positive and kept pushing themselves during practices, which led up to their victory.   "We've been training since June without the certainty of ever actually getting to play... Read More
at Wednesday, September 2, 2020

New Women's Strength and Conditioning Facility Opens

The ladies of Lausanne athletics will enjoy a new addition when they return to campus. The new Women’s Strength and Conditioning Facility is complete and ready for use. The facility houses a combination of strength and conditioning equipment including four Sorinex racks.  Built for Lausanne and emblazoned with the school's logos and colors, the new equipment is an upgrade for our Lady Lynx, who were previously having to share space with the male athletes. ... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Lausanne Cross Country Prepares For Upcoming Season

With the academic year over, students settling into the summertime routine and social distancing rules and regulations still in place, varsity cross country coach Heather Clagett knew there had to be some intentionality in how she approached next season.  It is a challenge many coaches are feeling as summer conditioning begins at Lausanne.  "This season isn’t like other seasons," Clagett said. “My athletes are coming out of a period of sedentary,... Read More
at Friday, June 12, 2020

Lausanne Basketball Represented Well In Post-Season Awards

The Lausanne Lynx boys basketball team wrapped up a historic season last month with a state championship, the third since 2013. That was followed a few days later by Moussa Cisse '21 winning Mr. Basketball for Division II-A in Tennessee.  Earlier this week the Lynx were once again honored as three players were named to the All-Metro team and head coach Marvis Davis was awarded Coach Of The Year Honors.  "I’m humbled and blessed to receive this award... Read More
at Saturday, April 4, 2020

Lausanne Wins 2020 State Basketball TItle

The Lausanne Lynx are bringing home their third gold ball in boy's basketball after a 54-44 victory over First Assembly Christian School (FACS) in the state championship game in Nashville.  The game, a rematch of the regional finals that FACS won on a half-court shot, looked to be headed for another nailbiter of a finish after the Crusaders took a two-point lead into the locker room.  But the third quarter was all Lausanne. The Lynx outscored the Crusaders 19-7 and took a... Read More
at Saturday, March 7, 2020

Lynx Advance To State Championship Game

The Lausanne Lynx basketball team advanced to the state championship game on Saturday with a 63-55 win over Webb School of Knoxville on Thursday afternoon at Lipscomb University in front of a large contingent of Lausanne fans. "I'm so proud of the team, the coaches and the Lausanne community as a whole," head coach Marvis Davis said. "From the students watching at the school back in Memphis to all the students and staff that drove up. It was a great day for the Lynx... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, March 5, 2020

Damla Onder '20 - Senior Profile

"To me, Lausanne means Gibson's donuts during zero hour chem labs, taboo games for new Spanish vocabulary for dulces, afterschool conversations about life with the best teachers, getting candy from college counseling, and growing as a student and a person to reach my goals," Damla Onder '20 explains.  Her passion for creating an inclusive environment where everyone feels welcome is evident in her day-to-day life. She's a leader within the Sisters of Salaam... Read More

Middle School Girls Showcase Talents On Basketball Court

Seventy-three wins. Two losses. All in four years' time.  An undefeated regular season with a Turkey Shoot championship as well as winning the championship in the MAM (Memphis Athletic Ministries) 8th-grade girls division tournament.  To say the Lausanne Lady Lynx 7/8 grade girls basketball team is special is an understatement.  "After battling through adversities such as illness and injury to make it to this point, their ability to push through those... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Friday, February 7, 2020

Eleven Athletes Sign National Letters Of Intent On Signing Day

The Lausanne Athletic Department was pleased to recognize Lynx athletes that are taking their talents to the next level. Eleven Lausanne athletes signed National Letters of Intent in five different sports to play at the collegiate level in a ceremony on Wednesday, February 5.  The ceremony took place in the Elder Performing Arts Center (EPAC). As part of National Signing Day, senior high school athletes sign their official letters of intent to the college or university of... Read More
at Tuesday, February 4, 2020