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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 Nati... 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 Saint... 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 represente... 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, th... 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 understand... 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 individual records for ... Read More
at Wednesday, November 28, 2018

Eric Gray ‘19 Wins Third Mr. Football Title

For the third time in a row, Eric Gray ‘19 has won the title of Mr. Football, making him the first player in the history of the award to gain the title three times. Eric and the rest of Lynx football just finished an impressive run, winning 38 straight games, the longest winning streak in the history of Shelby County.  The Lynx also won the state championship in 2017 and 2016. Eric was selected to play in the All-American Bowl, was named 2017 Gatorade Tennessee Player o... Read More
Posted by Drew Smith at Sunday, November 25, 2018

Lausanne Falls To CPA In State Semifinals

What began in August of 2016 against Germantown came to an end Friday night in Nashville as the Christ Presbyterian (CPA) Lions defeated Lausanne 21-14 to advance to the state championship game in Cookeville, TN. Lausanne fell behind early, trailing 14-0 before an Eric Gray '19 touchdown run cut the Lions lead to 7. CPA would strike first in the second half as well, extending the lead to 21-7. The Lynx scored again with just over two minutes left in the game on a Schyler Forest... Read More
at Saturday, November 17, 2018

Lynx Defeat ECS To Advance To State Semifinals

Thirty-eight in a row.  The Lausanne Lynx extended their record-breaking winning streak on Friday night at Lausanne with a 35-14 victory over Evangelical Christian School (ECS).  With the win, the Lynx(11-0) advance to the DII-AA semifinals and a matchup with Nashville's Christ Presbyterian Academy (CPA). Lausanne jumped out to a 20-0 lead behind two touchdowns from Eric Gray '19 and a quarterback sneak from Sky Forrest '19.  Gray finished the gam... Read More
at Saturday, November 10, 2018

Lynx Begin Quest For Third Straight Title With Win Over Goodpasture

The Lausanne Lynx began their quest for a third straight state title with a 62-29 win over the Goodpasture Christian Cougars Friday night.  The Lynx were led in scoring by Eric Gray '19, who scored four touchdowns on 172 yards rushing.  On his second trip to the end zone, Gray broke the record for most career touchdowns in Tennessee high school football history. The previous record of 132 was set by Troy Fleming of Battle Ground Academy from 1995-1998. Gray ended the... Read More
at Friday, November 2, 2018

Cheerleaders Finish Second At Regionals

The Lausanne Lynx cheerleaders finished second in their first competition of the season at the Landers Center in Southaven on Saturday.  Lausanne competed in the Game Day category against 10 other teams from the region at the Mid-South Regionals. The Mid-South Regionals are hosted by the Universal Cheerleaders Association (UCA), one of the largest cheerleading organizations in the country. The organization uses regional competitions to decide which teams move on to the national competi... Read More
at Monday, October 29, 2018

Football Players Spend Day At St. Jude Following Touchdowns Against Cancer Campaign

Building character through service to others is a major part of the Lausanne way, and our students strive to illustrate these qualities on a regular basis. Senior football players Isaac Weiss ’19 and Eric Gray ’19 showcased these characteristics when they decided to dedicate their seasons to raising money for the Touchdown Against Cancer campaign that benefits St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. By opening up accounts on Pledge It, a free sports fundraising platform, the... Read More
at Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Lynx Win Overtime Thriller Over Whitehaven At Rhodes

With the game on the line, the Lynx fans knew who the ball was going to. The Whitehaven fans knew who the ball was going to.  Eric Gray '19 knew, too. He wanted the ball. A chance for redemption after his fumble near the Whitehaven goal line ended what could have been a game-winning drive in regulation.  "I said I've got to put the team on my back, especially after fumbling on the goalline. The team said to go win the ballgame for us so that is what I had to do,"... Read More
at Saturday, September 8, 2018

Lausanne Prepares For Matchup Against Whitehaven

When the Whitehaven Tigers and Lausanne Lynx square off against each other on Friday night at Rhodes College, there will be lots of talent on the field.  In total, around 20 combined scholar-athletes from both teams are committed to play football at the next level. Schools such as Michigan, Ohio State, and Tennessee will have players that have already committed suiting up for the game.  Lausanne (2-0) comes into the game with a 29 game winning streak, the longest such winning stre... Read More
at Thursday, September 6, 2018

Lynx Set Shelby County Record In Win Over Harding

29 straight wins. Over two years without a loss. History.  With the 49-7 victory over Harding Friday night, Lausanne set the record for most consecutive wins by a Shelby County high school football team with 29.  It was something head coach Kevin Locastro admitted was on his teams' mind and also something he is glad to have behind him. "Obviously the 29th win was big because it puts us in the record books but I'm probably more relieved that it's over and we can ... Read More
at Saturday, September 1, 2018

Lausanne Points Add Up For St. Jude

The victory against Rosa Fort was a win for the Lynx, but also for St. Jude.  Seniors Isaac Weiss '19 and Eric Gray '19 both dedicated their seasons to raising money for the research hospital. They opened up accounts on Pledge It, a free sports fundraising platform that helps teams and athletes raise money for non-profits based on their performance. "Cancer has touched all of our lives in some way, and I want to make each point that I score count toward something bigger th... Read More
at Sunday, August 19, 2018