The team that won the school’s first state football title got together one more time as a group to celebrate the lofty accomplishments of 2010 with a ring ceremony in the LHS gym. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 4B)
Lafayette’s potent lineup led the Commodores to two one-sided wins over Center Hill and New Albany over the weekend. The Commodores defeated Center Hill 13-2 on Friday night to remain perfect (6-0) in Region 2-4A play, while the ‘Dores smacked around the Bulldogs for the second time this year in a 14-9 win at New Albany. (more…) (April 11, 2011, Page 4B)
Lafayette middle school earned a baseball sweep over Marshall Academy on Thursday. The Commodores won 3-1 and 7-1 to remain in second place in the Tri Lakes Conference standings. Eli Murphree pitched the first game of the doubleheader and finished with six strikeouts against just two hits allowed. Austin Arrington had two hits and two RBIs in the win, Eli Murphree had a hit and an RBI, John Murphree had a hit, while Ryan Holland drove in a run. (more…) (April 8, 2011, Page 8A)
Dominant was the best word to describe the Oxford Middle School boys track team on Thursday. The Chargers won the OMS Relays at Bobby Holcomb Field by scoring 99 points. Lafayette was second with 44 points.
A career of coaching excellence was rewarded Thursday when the MHSAA recognized Lafayette’s Dennis Robbins with its Coach of the Year award prior to its executive council meeting.
Robbins, who helped lead the Commodores to the 2010 state powerlifting title, said he was honored to win the award. (April 8, 2011, Page 7A)
Wins in three of the five doubles matches and another strong performance from Mallory Davis helped lift the Lafayette Commodores to a hard-fought 4-3 win over previously unbeaten Clarksdale Wednesday afternoon. (more…) (April 7, 2011, Page 7)
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