In a matchup thats outcome is generally decided by a timely hit, the Oxford Chargers were able to come through in the clutch to claim a 6-4 win over crosstown rival Lafayette Saturday afternoon at W.V. Brewer Field. (more…) (April 4, 2011, Page 7A)
Lafayette coach Greg Lewis knew his Commodores didn’t play their best against Oxford to start Saturday’s baseball fest at W.V. Brewer Field. Instead of changing the lineup drastically against Water Valley on Saturday night, Lewis decided to let his team work itself back into normal form.
The end result was a much better approach at the plate in a 15-5 win over the Blue Devils in five innings. (April 4, 2011, Page 7A)
Led by seventh-grade starter Houston Roth, the Oxford Middle School Chargers put themselves in the drivers seat of their division with a 5-1 victory at crosstown rival Lafayette on Thursday. (April 1, 2011, Page 7A)
Lafayette senior powerlifter M.C. Pate was named to the Second Team Elite Eleven late last month. Pate was an integral part in the Lafayette Lady Commodores’ North Half victory and is one of two girls in the state that were honored from the 97-pound weight class. (more…) (April 1, 2011, Page 8A)
Former Lafayette High standout Jake Mills is off to a solid start as a member of the Millsaps baseball team. Mills is currently hitting .288 with one home run and 16 RBIs in 80 plate appearances currently for the Majors, who are 19-9 overall this year and ranked No. 23 in the American Baseball Coaches Association Top 25. (more…) (April 1, 2011, Page 8A)
The annual Crosstown Classic tennis matchup between Oxford and Lafayette ended up going the way of the Chargers on Tuesday evening at Avent Park. OHS went on to defeat LHS 7-0 in a competitive match that had some tight moments. (more…) (March 30, 2011, Page 6)
Scoring a bunch of runs in two one-sided wins over Tunica-Rosa Fort on Tuesday at W.V. Brewer Field wasn’t the main thing on Lafayette baseball coach Greg Lewis’ mind. Although he was happy knowing that his team improved to 4-0 in the division with 15-0 and 19-0 wins over the Lions in a doubleheader, it was how his team has come together since the start of the year that Lewis was more pleased with. (more…) (March 30, 2011, Page 6)
A heartbreaking one-run loss to Senatobia last Friday night is something the Lafayette Lady Commodores didn’t allow to linger on Tuesday against the Water Valley Blue Devils. Instead of playing flat and unfocused, LHS was able to overcome the setback with a 6-3 home win over the Lady Blue Devils to sweep the season series.
While the meet was scheduled for Saturday and pushed back two days, the delay didn’t matter as the Chargers totaled 229 points to capture the title, while the Lady Chargers finished with 143.5 points. (more…) (March 29, 2011, Page 8)