BLOG — Lafayette’s Lady Commodores will return to action Monday night at home in the first round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. (more…) (February 17, 2013)
ECRU — New Albany’s spell over the Lafayette Lady Commodores finally came to an end. It wasn’t easy, but the Lady Commodores weathered a 43-point performance from New Albany’s Jazmine Spears to post a thrilling 61-60 win over the Lady Bulldogs Thursday in the Division 2-4A Tournament.
The victory not only improved the Lady Commodores to 12-10 overall, but advanced them to tonight’s 2-4A title game against host North Pontotoc and earned them a home game in the first round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs Monday night.
(February 15, 2013, Page 7A)
Lafayette’s boys basketball program continued to show improvement and a turnaround under second-year coach Nacoma James on Tuesday night in the elimination round of the Division 2-4A Tournament. Playing the host North Pontotoc Vikings, the Commodores were able to make enough plays, both on offense and defense, late to pull out a 65-63 win and advance to play No. 1 seed Tunica-Rosa Fort on Thursday evening. Tuesday’s win also advanced the ‘Dores to the MHSAA’s Class 4A playoffs for the first time in seven years. (February 13, 2013, Page 7)
There is a sign that hangs in the Lafayette High football fieldhouse that stresses faith, family and football. In the case of LHS running back D.K. Buford, Ole Miss’ newest pledge for the 2014 signing class, those three ideals are very important to him and reasons why he ultimately decided to say close to home and play for coach Hugh Freeze. (February 13, 2013, Page 7)