The emphasis of daily work, and improving every day, has been the biggest focal point for Lafayette High’s baseball team. Starting in the fall, LHS coach Patrick Robey wanted his team to understand how important each day was to achieving its success and its goal of being the last team standing in May in Class 4A. (February 25, 2014, Page 9)
Five Lafayette Commodores were named to the All-Region 2-4A first team Wednesday. The team was voted on by region coaches. (December 12, 2013, Page 6)
It may have seemed like Lafayette hadn’t been to Jackson in a while when they were 3-5 earlier this year, but after winning seven straight, including four in the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs, the Commodores head to Jackson with a lot of confidence and experience. (December 6, 2013, Page 6A)
Lafayette’s Commodores are just one win away from earning their third MHSAA Class 4A state title in the past four years. In order to accomplish that goal, LHS is going to have to stop one of the top-rated running backs in the state in Dontavian Lee, a Mississippi State pledge who also doubles as a threat on defense. (December 3, 2013, Page 6)
BATESVILLE — The heat coming off the artificial turf at South Panola had the Tigers and Lafayette Commodores working up a sweat during Monday morning’s 7-on-7 workout. The necessary conditioning, against the state’s best football program in the heat, has been a good thing for the Commodores as coach Eric Robertson looks to find new players to fill roles in 2013.
Oxford picked an ideal opponent to play its best baseball of the summer season. The Chargers defeated Lafayette 10-2 Friday night at Edwin Moak Field in a NEMCABB game that decided seeding for both teams in this week’s tournament finale. (more…) (June 24, 2013, Page 1B)
Oxford’s Jason Barber didn’t play like a freshman this season on the diamond. After a standout career at the middle school level — one that showed Barber’s unfair talent level against competition his own age — the freshman was dominant in games against players who were often two and three years his senior. (more…) (June 13, 2013, Page 1B)