IUKA — Doing all the little things right, like putting down a squeeze bunt, playing great defense and not making critical mistakes like coach Patrick Robey stressed to his Commodores paid off for them Thursday night. Lafayette won the first game of its MHSAA Class 4A baseball playoff series opener against Tishomingo County 5-3 thanks in large part to the way it handled things late. (more…) (April 26, 2013, Page 9A)
Last season a young Lafayette Commodore baseball team made some noise in the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs by advancing to the North Half title series. This year the Commodores are back to see if they can make it all the way to Pearl to compete in the state championship series. (more…) (April 24, 2013, Page 8)
Lafayette’s 5-4 loss to North Pontotc at W.V. Brewer Field boiled down to not producing enough offense during the course of the game. While the Commodores scored three runs in the bottom of the seventh, and had two runners in scoring position with the chance to win the game, not scoring runs in the first six frames came back to haunt them. (more…) (April 16, 2013, Page 8)
It’s hard to imagine Lafayette could have opened its Division 2-4A schedule any better than it did Tuesday night at W.V. Brewer Field.
While the rest of the town slept Thursday night, Oxford and Lafayette concluded the annual spring break tournament at Edwin Moak Field by playing into the early hours. (more…) (March 15, 2013, Page 6A)
Patrick Robey’s first Crosstown Classic baseball game didn’t need to involve an extra inning. Thankfully for the first-year Lafayette head coach, his Commodores made him feel better about the rivalry game thanks to a 6-5 win over Oxford Friday night at W.V. Brewer Field. (March 11, 2013, Page 2B)
The Patrick Robey era got off to a good start as the Lafayette Commodores picked up a 4-2 win over Tupelo on Friday night and an 8-2 win over Nettleton on Saturday. (more…) (February 25, 2013, Page 3B)