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Friday, September 19, 2014

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Corinth blows past Commodores

CORINTH — The Lafayette Commodores were hoping to end a two-game losing streak and keep their season alive Tuesday night when they faced the Corinth Warriors in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. Neither came true as the Warriors defeated Lafayette in dominant fashion by a score of 81-50 at the Corinth High gym. (February 26, 2014, Page 6)

Lafayette girls fall in region championship

SENATOBIA — It was a disappointing night for Lafayette basketball inside the Senatobia High gym Friday. Both the girls and boys teams had chances to improve their seeding heading into this week’s MHSAA Class 4A playoffs but were unable to capitalize on their opportunities. (February 24, 2014, Page 7)

‘Dores rally past Ripley in 2-4A opener

SENATOBIA — Lafayette spent most of its Region 2-4A tournament opener against Ripley trying to cut into the Tigers’ lead. The Commodores finally caught up. (February 18, 2014, Page 8)

‘Dores looking to build on last season

Last season was a historic one for the Lafayette boys basketball team. (November 20, 2013, Page 8)

Late stand pushes LHS past GHS, into third round

Greenwood accumulated 321 total yards in its MHSAA Class 4A second-round playoff game against Lafayette, but it was the six yards the Bulldogs didn’t get that made all the difference. (November 18, 2013, Page 4B)

Defensive stand preserves ‘Dores’ 7-0 win over Bulldogs

BLOG — Greenwood accumulated 321 total yards in its MHSAA Class 4A second-round playoff game against Lafayette, but it was the six yards the Bulldogs didn’t get that made all the difference. (more…) (November 16, 2013)

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)

Lafayette JV earns win in season finale

The football season can be a long grind on players, even on a championship-caliber squad like Lafayette’s.

And when you’re on the scout team, getting beat up day-in and day-out by the bigger, stronger varsity guy sometimes it’s difficult to remain motivated and get through practices. (more…) (October 18, 2011, Page 8)

Lafayette JV football tops Grenada

Led by the running of Devontae Rogers and Kam Herod, as well as some key defensive stops, the Lafayette junior varsity football team defeated Grenada 24-7  Tuesday night at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (September 7, 2011, Page 6)

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