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Lausanne Quarterback Commits To Ohio State

At his home in Covington, Brock Glenn '23 announced Saturday morning that he will attend The Ohio State University, ending a long recruiting battle for the Lynx quarterback.  "The whole process has been crazy", Glenn said. "It began after my sophomore year when I picked up seven offers. After my junior year, many more teams had the opportunity to se me play in person, and things took off. It has been fun but stressful." Ultimately, the decision came down to his ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Saturday, July 30, 2022

Two Student-Athletes Sign To Play At The Next Level

On Thursday, Lausanne held a signing day for two student-athletes both signing to play collegiate baseball. A two-way player in baseball, Remi Schaber '22 could be found on the mound, at third base and providing the Lynx with run support with a bat this season. She was awarded the Tennessee Baseball Coaches Association (TCBA) Scholarship, a scholarship given for accomplishments on the baseball field, in the classroom & in the community and became the first female in th... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, May 19, 2022

Lausanne Announces Rog Lima as 2022-23 Varsity Girls Soccer Coach

Rogerio Lima has been named as Lausanne’s Varsity Girls Soccer Coach for the 2022-23 season, leading both the school's Boys and Girls teams. Lima has been at Lausanne since 2014, where he and his coaching staff have built the school’s boys team into a competitive program, winning state championships in 2017 and 2018.  “We are committed to building a strong and sustainable soccer program PK -12 for both boys and girls, and Rog’s appointment is the ne... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson

Lausanne Holds Signing Day For Student-Athletes

Four Lausanne student-athletes signed National Letters of Intent on Wednesday in a ceremony held in the Elder Performing Arts Center (EPAC). “Today we celebrate the culmination of many years of hard work, time, effort and energy," athletic director and head football coach Kevin Locastro said. "These young men represent approximately 4% of all high school football players who have the opportunity of participating at the collegiate level.” During the ceremony, the follow... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Wednesday, February 2, 2022

Lynx Tennis Standout Signs With Southern

Friends, faculty and family gathered on the tennis courts at Lausanne in December as Kai Wince ’22 announced she was headed to Southern University to play tennis. “Southern is the entire package. I plan on majoring in speech pathology, and Southern offers an amazing program,” Wince said. “I connected with the team and the coaches, and I know they will have my best interest at heart. Southern embraced me as a student and player and I’m excited and grateful to be ... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Sunday, December 12, 2021

Three Lynx Selected To Play In All-Star Game

After a season that saw the Lynx advance to the state semi-finals, three Lausanne football players were named to the 2021 Autozone Liberty Bowl High School All-Star Game roster. Craig Cunningham ’22 , Ben Bolton ’22 and Myles Saulsberry ’22 were all selected to play in the game. All three Lynx will play on the “blue” team “The game is a great opportunity to get exposure to colleges for recruiting purposes and gives the senior players a chance  to bui... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Saturday, December 11, 2021

Lausanne Uses Strong Second Half In Both Games To Sweep Lions

Lausanne used strong third quarters Thursday night to complete a varsity basketball sweep of the Harding Lions in an electric night in The Lair. The night began with the Lausanne girls’ basketball team defeating the Lions 49-40. Lausanne was led in scoring and rebounding by Maddy Elliott ’25 with 18 points and 10 rebounds. Curea Cunningham ’23 also chipped in 10 for the Lynx, who trailed by six after the first quarter and went into the half down two. “It was a total... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Wednesday, December 8, 2021

Craig Cunningham '22 Named Semifinalist For Mr. Football Award

Lausanne running back Craig Cunningham ’22 was named a semi-finalist for the 2021 Tennessee Titans Mr. Football awards. “Being named a semifinalist for Mr. Football is a big honor," head football coach Kevin Locastro said. "Craig has worked extremely hard throughout his career and is very deserving of the recognition.”  Three finalists in each classification will be announced on Tuesday, Nov. 23 and invited to the Dec. 7 luncheon at Nissan Sta... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, November 4, 2021

Lynx Cross Country Finish Strong At Weekend Meet

The Lausanne Cross Country team traveled to Oakville, Alabama this weekend to participate in the 23rd annual Jesse Owens Cross Country Classic. “The kids had a blast racing in a high energy, beautifully marked course,” head coach Heather Marshalek said. The Jesse Owens Cross Country Classic brings junior high and high school students from Alabama, Tennessee, Georgia, Kentucky and Mississippi for a competitive race honoring one of Alabama’s greatest athletes. “Many o... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Monday, October 4, 2021

Lausanne Defeats ECS To Remain Undefeated

The Lausanne Lynx improved to 6-0 Friday night, defeating Evangelical Christian School (ECS) 21-7. After a scoreless first quarter, Lausanne got on the scoreboard first late in the second quarter with a rushing touchdown from Craig Cunningham ’22 to go into halftime with a 7-0 lead. Having won the kickoff and deferring to the second half, the Lynx got the ball first to start the second half. ECS attempted a pooch kick, but the ball wound up in the hands of Ben Bolton ’22, who ra... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Saturday, October 2, 2021

Lynx Cross Country Frank Horton Invitational Results

Lynx Cross Country took part in the 33rd Annual Frank Horton Invitational at Shelby Farms this weekend. The race is run on a newly designed and fully-illuminated course that provides a great opportunity for athletes, coaches, and parents to experience cross country in a unique and competitive atmosphere. Upper School ran the 5k route on Friday night, with a majority of the runners reaching new personal time records during the race! “The kids did an excellent job of starting the race a... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Sunday, September 26, 2021

Lausanne Defeats Humboldt To Wrap Up Homecoming Week

The Lausanne Lynx stayed unbeaten Friday night, defeating Humboldt 52-0. After jumping out to a big lead early, the Lynx were able to rest most of their starters for the second half en route to the victory. Craig Cunningham '22 once again rushed for three touchdowns and CJ Jordan '24 had two receiving for the Lynx. Ben Bolton also recovered a Humboldt turnover for a touchdown on the defensive side of the ball. Max Gilbert '23 was carted off the field in the third quarter with an... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Saturday, September 25, 2021

Lausanne Football Defeats Hernando To Improve To 4-0

The Lausanne Lynx (4-0) football team continued their winning ways at home Friday as they defeated Hernando (2-3), 53-28. Craig Cunningham '22 ran for 251 yards and scored three touchdowns against the Tigers, upping his season total to 539 yards And nine touchdowns. Brock Glenn '23 also got in on the action, completing 11 of his 16 passes for 199 yards and three touchdowns. He also added a rushing touchdown on a QB sneak in the fourth quarter. The Lynx got off to a sluggish start, ... Read More
Posted by Shayne Dotson at Saturday, September 18, 2021

Lausanne Volleyball Looks To Build On Early Season Momentum

Lausanne Volleyball is set for an impressive season. Led by Aaliyah Bethea '23 and Reese Trusty '24, the team has added key pieces to the lineup in Kinney Boyle '24 and Kaylee Alford '25. After hosting sparse crowds for sporting events for over a year, The Lair was packed and the atmosphere was electric last Thursday evening at the Lausanne volleyball team took to the court. Their opponent, Harding, had won the last five matches against the Lynx. But the junior... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Sunday, August 29, 2021

Gagliano Field In The Running For National Award After Being Named Regional Field Of The Year

The National High School Baseball Coaches Association named Gagliano Field, Lausanne's baseball park, Regional Field Of The Year. With that award, it is now in the running for the National title.  Gagliano Field was built in 1967 as a co-op between the City of Memphis and American Legion Baseball. It is named after the legendary coach, Tony Gagliano. Tony coached the Bill Speros team, which consisted of some of the most talented high school players in the Memphis area, of which more... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Friday, August 13, 2021

Two Lausanne Student-Athletes Sign To Play With Nashville SC As Part Of MLS Academy

Lausanne Soccer players Nick Dyer '23 and Brendan French '23 have been selected to join Nashville SC as a part of their MLS Academy program. The MLS Academy program was founded to provide elite soccer athletes with the ability to compete against top-level competition throughout the year. "This competitive structure is built to elevate the level of competition and provide talent identification opportunities for all players throughout the youth soccer landscape allowing players t... Read More
Posted by Steven Russell at Thursday, August 12, 2021