Some uncharacteristic errors and the inability to make enough key pitches at critical times proved to be the Lafayette Commodores undoing in their 13-2 loss in Thursday’s Tri-Lake Junior High Conference title game with Grenada at W.V. Brewer Field. (April 8, 2010, Page 7A)
Burchfield’s letter to the school board was officially accepted Tuesday during a regular session meeting, leaving a void that could be replaced by a coach currently at the school. LHS Athletic Director Jeff Nelson said he is looking at all the options that he has in front of him in determining who the next coach will be. (April 8, 2010, Page 6)
A final push to capture the Southeastern Conference Western Division title begins this weekend for the Ole Miss men’s tennis team. The Rebels (13-5 overall, 4-4 in the SEC) host Auburn (8-9, 4-4) at 2 p.m. Friday at the Palmer/Salloum Tennis Center and then Alabama on Sunday at 1 p.m. (April 8, 2010, Page 6)
AROUND THE SQUARE AND BEYOND — Lafayette’s boys basketball program is at another crossroads with the departure of Teague Burchfield, who resigned this week after two serving two seasons as head coach. (April 8, 2010, Page 7)
Lafayette boys basketball coach Teague Burchfield has resigned his position as boys basketball coach to pursue another job opening. His resignation letter was officially accepted by the Lafayette school board Tuesday night. His vacancy is apparently going to be filled by a coach already working at the school district, according to sources close to the situation. Burchfield coached LHS two seasons after being hired from Madison Central. (April 7, 2010)
A dominant pitching performance from Lewisburg’s Aaron Greenwood left Lafayette coach Greg Lewis a little bummed out on his birthday and the Commodores with their first Region 2-4A loss on the season.
Greenwood held the Commodores hitless through the first six innings of an 8-4 win by the Patriots at W.V. Brewer Field Tuesday night and ended up with nine strikeouts. (April 7, 2010, Page 6)
Lafayette’s undefeated mark in region play came to an end Tuesday night with a 3-2 home loss in eight innings to Lewisburg. (April 7, 2010, Page 6)
Shortly after the Ole Miss defense stopped another play for a minimal gain during Monday’s spring practice session, senior end Kentrell Lockett told running back Rodney Scott he knew what play the offense was going to run.
Whether Lockett really meant what he said or not, his message was clear: the Rebel defense can shut down most anything the offense is throwing their way. (April 6, 2010, Page 8)
Oxford’s final tune-up golf match before Thursday’s Oxford Invitational produced a first-place finish for the Lady Chargers and a second-place finish for the Chargers at New Albany Monday. (April 6, 2010, Page 8)
Two days after Robison recorded a no-hitter against divisional-foe Senatobia at home, she recorded a one-hit effort against a very good Lady Blue Devil team that started the season with eight-straight wins. (April 5, 2010, Page 6A)