Saturday’s season finale didn’t yield the ultimate result the Lafayette Commodores soccer team was hoping for.
With their post-season fate ultimately decided the night before after a tough loss at Senatobia, the Commodores were looking to close out their 2012-13 season with a strong showing against Division 3-4A foe Lewisburg at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (January 21, 2013, Page 10)
Lafayette’s powerlifting teams got their respective seasons off to a good start Saturday in the Pontotoc Invitational. The Lady Commodores won the meet over six other teams, while the Commodores finished second. (more…) (January 21, 2013, Page 11)
Lafayette’s Commodores are set to begin the 2013 powerlifting season at the Pontotoc Invitational with a veteran team but also with some changes from a year ago. One of the biggest changes revolves around the unfortunate death of John Mills, who finished third in the 114-pound weight division at last year’s state meet. (January 18, 2013, Page 8A)
Depth and experience are two of the many reasons Lafayette girls powerlifting coach Sandra Smith feels good about her team heading into the start of the 2013 season. LHS, which gets underway at the Pontotoc Invitational this weekend, returns a bevy of lifters from a team that finished fourth in the Class II meet last year. (January 18, 2013, Page 8A)
Laquon Treadwell, the nation’s top wide receiver prospect, is closing in on his decision. The 6-foot-3, 195-pound Illinois native will make his verbal pledge public at a ceremony Thursday evening at his high school. His mother, Tami Treadwell, confirmed the announcement date and time during a phone interview Monday night.
Ole Miss, Oklahoma State and Oklahoma are the three finalists vying to sign the Crete-Monee High standout who was named the Chicago Tribune Player of the Year this past season. Treadwell, who caught 81 passes for 1,424 yards and 16 touchdowns in 2012, is coming off an official visit to Oklahoma State last weekend. (January 15, 2013, Page 6)
Icy weather has forced Lafayette and Oxford to reschedule games in both soccer and basketball. Lafayette was scheduled to host Lewisburg in soccer tonight. That match has been rescheduled for Thursday at 5:30 p.m. (more…) (January 15, 2013, Page 7)
Both of Lafayette’s soccer teams took big steps in relation to its postseason future with two wins over Cleveland on Friday night. The Lady ‘Dores won 5-1 thanks to five goals scored by Alley Houghton. (more…) (January 14, 2013, Page 8)
Lafayette heads into Division 2-4A play with some momentum after the Commodores defeated Houston 62-47 Saturday in the North Pontotoc Tournament. Montreal Nabors led the way with 16 points. (more…) (January 14, 2013, Page 8)