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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 a... 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, mostly ... 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 again,"... 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 36-2... 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 f... 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 Shalom&#... 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 adve... 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 their c... Read More
at Tuesday, February 4, 2020

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 pre-district... 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 J... 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. Za... 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 second... 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 sele... 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 th... Read More
at Friday, August 23, 2019