Led by the season-best performance of Esmeralda Rodriguez, the Lafayette Lady Commodores won the Class 4A division at Saturday’s Southerntees Challenge held at the New Albany Sportsplex. Rodriguez ran the 4K race in 16 minutes, 31 seconds, good for second place overall. The Lady Commodores finished third as a team overall. Peyton Hammann was the next top LHS girls finisher as she recorded a 17:40, good for ninth overall. Rachel Starnes was 21st with a 17:52. Nikki Kesler was 26th with an 18:01, while Taylor Selby rounded out the top five finishers for LHS with a time of 20:57. Shantel Pope, Brooke Mardis, Ashlynd Smith and Mary-Hannah Caulder also competed in the meet. (more…) (October 3, 2011, Page 3B)
Oxford’s girls and boys cross country teams have performed well all season long in various meets held in Mississippi and the Mid-South area. Saturday the two teams competed in the Jesse Owens Cross Country Invitational, a nationally respected meet that features most of the best teams in Alabama, Mississippi, Tennessee and other states. (more…) (October 3, 2011, Page 5B)
Against a much improved Troopers squad it took overtime heroics to come away with a 21-20 victory. (more…) (October 1, 2011)
SPORTS BLOG: The Lafayette Commodores opened region play with a convincing 42-0 win over the Lewisburg Patriots Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium.
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Tonight’s a big night for the area’s prep football squads.
While the Water Valley Blue Devils and Lafayette Commodores open their region schedules, the Oxford Chargers will be looking to avenge last year’s loss to the New Hope Trojans in their second region game of the season. (more…) (September 30, 2011, Page 6A)
The Oxford Park Commission’s youth basketball registration ends Oct. 7.
The youth basketball league is co-ed and is for children 5-15 years old. The cost is $40 per child. Register at the OPC main office on 310 South 15th St. (September 30, 2011, Page 7A)
At 7:30 p.m. the Blue Devils will open their Region 2-3A schedule with a road trip east to take on a much improved Mooreville Troopers squad. (September 29, 2011, Page 6)
Week after week the top-ranked ‘Dores prepare like they would any other week, and every week — with the exception of the 35-34 squeaker against Evangel Christian (Shreveport, La.) on Sept. 10 — Lafayette has rolled to a more than convincing victory. (more…) (September 29, 2011, Page 7)
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