Liberty North has ended Lafayette's season in basketball and football twice over the last two years.
Savannah jumped out to a ten point lead on Lafayette, but the Irish finished strong to win their second straight district title.
The Cardinals are district champs for the first time since 2010.
Lafayette hosts Benton in tonight's Class 4, District 16 title game.
Central falls in District semifinal; Lafayette moves past Chillicothe to title game vs. Savannah.
Lafayette alum Precious Kurth has watched her son Xavier work to earn all-state recognition.
Nodaway-Holt girls wrap up conference title; Central falls at home
Benton takes down LeBlond; Central wins first home game in a month
Lafayette wins the MEC for a second consecutive season.
Lafayette's lone state qualifier comes from a family of wrestlers.
Smithville sends 11 wrestlers to state from Class 2, District 4.
Benton and West Platte get back in the win column Friday night.
Lafayette edges LeBlond; Cameron's 14-game win streak ends in Smithville.
Lafayette recognized former coaches Mel Clark, Steve Neff and Russell Book prior to Wednesday night's game.
Mid-Buchanan stuns unbeaten West Platte, while the Cameron girls beat LeBlond in double overtime.
Lafayette's Xavier Kurth hits 1,000 career points as the Irish top Benton again.
Wednesday is national signing day.
Benton beat Central and Lafayette Tuesday night to win the city dual.
Lafayette breaks away in the second half to knock off East Buchanan.
The senior receiver is the second Lafayette player in two years to commit to the Bearcats.
Cameron takes second, Benton third as Tyler McNutt wins Outstanding Wrestler Award.
Lafayette cruises past Kearney; Savannah uses overtime to beat Maryville.
The Fighting Irish moved to 3-0 against the KCI Conference this season.
The Lafayette girls basketball team is five games over .500 midway through the season.
West Platte boys, LeBlond girls pick up wins. Central girls and Lafayette boys fall on Thursday.
Lafayette loses in the Kearney Classic; Central rolls Winnetonka.
LeBlond beat Mid-Buch Tuesday night.
Lafayette boys and girls win big while Riverside splits with ACCHS.
Lafayette girls top Hogan Prep; Benton loses to Hickman.
Benton's Mallory McAndrews and Lafayette's Billy Cook won three-point shooting contests at their respective tournaments.
High school basketball scores from Thursday night.
Area high school basketball scores
Central girls took second in the Liberty North Invitational; LeBlond picked up a road win at South Harrison.
Lafayette cruises past Benton, while St. Joseph Christian gets first win under Clay Linebach.
Lafayette claims second straight Savannah Tournament Championship.
Lafayette edged Chillicothe, while LeBlond knocked off Savannah Friday night.
Lafayette beat Platte County Wednesday, while Staley topped Savannah.
Savages play rude hosts to Maryville, downing them 51-15 to earn a date with Staley on Wednesday.
Irish and Lady Irish combine to go 5-1 to capture Jamboree Championships.
Lafayette senior Xavier Kurth made his future as a Bearcat official on Friday morning.
Chris Neff's Lafayette basketball team won the MEC and districts last season.
The 2013 St. Joseph All-City Football team was announced Wednesday evening.
The Irish end the season 7-5 after a 35-0 loss at Liberty North.
Lafayette throttles Excelsior Springs to earn the right to face Liberty North.
Lafayette knocks off Savannah for the first time since 2007, while Benton's season ends at Liberty North.
Bishop LeBlond, Mid-Buchanan set to battle for the Class 2, District 16 volleyball championship.
District semifinal volleyball matchups are set for Tuesday.
Maryville completes a perfect regular season with a win over Lafayette.
LeBlond volleyball wins its second straight MEC title; Maysville football rolls Princeton.
Maryville earns at least a share of MEC championship with win over Savannah.
The field is set for the 2013 Girls Golf State Championships.
Second-half surge lifts Bishop LeBlond over Benton.
Central tennis, Savannah soccer pick up wins Tuesday.
LeBlond, Savannah, and Chillicothe advance in girls tennis districts.
KC Lutheran claims the crown in their first trip to the tournament in St. Joseph.
Maryville, Savannah stay unblemished in conference play.
Benton, Savannah, and Cameron score victories in boys soccer.
Lafayette, Bishop LeBlond, and St. Joseph Christian all post volleyball wins.
Lafayette suffers second straight loss, while Maryville wins their 20th straight.
LeBlond softball, Lafayette volleyball and soccer come out with wins Tuesday.
Savannah edges Lafayette in St. Joseph, Maryville outlasts Bishop LeBlond.
Lafayette quarterback Drew Cortez has led the Fighting Irish to 10 wins in his first 13 starts.
LeBlond went 3-0 against Benton, Central and Lafayette Saturday.
Lafayette claims their sixth straight win over Benton, 40-18.
LeBlond softball, Benton volleyball come away with wins Thursday.
Lafayette (2-0) plays Benton (0-2) Friday in their first MEC game of the season.
LeBlond softball and boys soccer both come up with wins Tuesday.
Bishop LeBlond, Lafayette, Cameron, Chillicothe all start the year 2-0.
LeBlond soccer sweeps the city round robin; Central softball splits a pair of games Thursday.
The City Soccer Round Robin continued Wednesday.
Bishop LeBlond, Lafayette claim victories to on day one of City Soccer Round Robin.
High school football scores from the first week of the season.
The Fighting Irish's new crop of playmakers aims to get over the hump.
Central won two quarters and lost one Friday night.
Maryville graduate Jonathan Baker scores four times in 26-26 tie at the University of Central Missouri.
District Championship matchups set after full Monday slate.
Savannah, Benton record MEC baseball wins while Lafayette shuts out Benton Soccer.
Benton, Savannah, Lafayette, and Bishop LeBlond advance in Pony Express Baseball Tournament.
Lafayette sweeps games at Mid-Buchanan baseball tournament.
Cardinals outscore their opponents 17-12, while Maryville defeats Lafayette 14-9.
Central edges Lafayette with late run, while Bishop LeBlond knocks off Benton by a nine-run margin.
LeBlond takes out Benton 11-1, while Central edges Lafayette 2-1.
The Fighting Irish finish 24-4 after a 49-43 defeat at the hands of Liberty North.
D'Treal Stone, Elon White, Austin Day, and Bryce Denton formally signed letters of intent Tuesday.
Benton, Lafayette, and Central will all be represented in Columbia.
Lafayette Boys, Central girls claim victory at home.
Lafayette took out Benton 72-17 in their first meeting this season.
Lafayette, LeBlond Boys score conference wins in packed Tuesday slate.
Bishop LeBlond Boys, Central Girls get back on the winning track Tuesday night.
Benton Girls' championship highlights the end of tournament play for city teams.
Lafayette Boys fall for the first time in the Neosho Tournament.
Fighting Irish beat Carthage after original game with Morrilton is called due to weather.
Lafayette could be team to beat in the MEC following a 56-47 win.
Close battle leans to Lafayette late in a 46-26 win.
Irish stay perfect with a 72-17 drubbing of the Cardinals.
Ladies complete first day of action at Savannah Tournament.
The Irish make a statement with a 75-26 victory.
Xavier Kurth and Jeff Leeson combine for 41 points.
Irish riding momentum from sweeping City Jamboree.
Lafayette's Tyler Burgess makes a great catch along the sideline against Benton.