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Rangers beat Coahoma 34-29, make playoffs

CLARKSDALE — Northwest Mississippi Community College capped its regular season with a 34-29 victory over Coahoma on Thursday night at James Miller Stadium. The Rangers (4-5, 4-2 MACJC) allowed Coahoma to stay close by losing seven fumbles, but Northwest created five turnovers of its own to keep the Tigers (0-9, 0-6) winless and grab its fourth win while securing a berth in the MACJC playoffs. (October 24, 2014, Page 7A)

LHS shakes off playoff rust to advance past Rams

INDIANOLA — Just over a week ago, Nacoma James asked “why not us?”

Asked what it would mean to merely make the playoffs in boys basketball for the first time since 2006, the Commodore head coach said he felt like his squad was poised to carry over the success that has become synonymous with Lafayette’s other sports, namely football. (more…) (February 20, 2013, Page 6)

Lafayette locks down on Tigers late

The Commodores led for nearly the whole game Friday, but Lafayette’s regular season finale was anything but easy.

Lafayette didn’t play a clean first half against Charleston on senior night, missing free throws and turning the ball over. (more…) (February 11, 2013, Page 8)

Rangers load up on LHS standouts

Eric Robertson thought there was a good chance he’d have to travel across the Magnolia State to see his graduating seniors play football at the next level.

As it turns out, the Lafayette head football will only have to head up Highway 55. (more…) (February 7, 2013, Page 10)

‘Dores hang on to defeat Vikings

It took some late game heroics, but the Lafayette Commodores closed their Division 2-4A with a 54-47 victory against visiting North Pontotoc on Monday.

With the win, Lafayette will play North Pontotoc in the first round of the region tournament next Tuesday. (more…) (February 5, 2013, Page 8)

New Albany defeats Lafayette in division play

Three players in double figures wasn’t enough to lift the Lafayette Commodores past New Albany Tuesday night on the road. The Bulldogs topped the ‘Dores 65-55 to drop them to 1-2 in Division 2-4A play and 8-6 overall. Montreal Nabors led LHS with 17 points, six rebounds and five steals.  (more…) (January 30, 2013, Page 8)

‘Dores earn division sweep of Lewisburg

Lafayette earned a home sweep of Division 2-4A foe Lewisburg Friday night. The Lady Commodores ended a four-game losing streak with a 70-25 win over the Lady Patriots. The Commodores earned then earned their first division win with a hard-fought 46-41 triumph in the nightcap. (more…) (January 28, 2013, Page 10)

‘Dores defeat Houston in tourney action

Lafayette heads into Division 2-4A play with some momentum after the Commodores defeated Houston 62-47 Saturday in the North Pontotoc Tournament. Montreal Nabors led the way with 16 points. (more…) (January 14, 2013, Page 8)

Late rally not enough to lift Mississippi past Alabama

A fourth-quarter rally wasn’t enough to propel the Mississippi All-Stars past Alabama in the 26th annual Alabama-Mississippi All-Star Classic played Saturday afternoon in Montgomery, Ala. (more…) (December 17, 2012, Page 1B)

Four ‘Dores named to 4A MAC team

Lafayette senior cornerback Brandon Mack continued to receive postseason honors Wednesday when he was named to the Mississippi Association of Coaches Class 4A team. The 6-foot-1, 180-pound Mack was named to the first team on defense as a cornerback along with Houston’s Chris Thornton. (December 5, 2012, Page 6)

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