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Thursday, July 24, 2014

Cody Allen

WVHS tops ‘Dores in regular season finale

With byes through the play-in rounds of the MHSAA playoffs, Water Valley and Lafayette’s baseball teams some time on their hands. They decided to fill it by playing each other on Saturday with the Blue Devils beating the Commodores 3-2 at Blue Devil Field. (April 28, 2014, Page 9)

‘Dores rout Ripley for region title

Tuesday night went about about as well as it could have for D.K. Buford and the rest of Lafayette’s seniors.
Buford, along with six teammates, were recognized on Senior Night at W.V. Brewer Field before the Commodores played their regular-season finale against Ripley, and the good vibes continued once the game started as Lafayette rolled to an 11-1 win in five innings that clinched the Region 2-4A title and the region’s top playoff seed. (April 23, 2014, Page 8)

Greer pitches Blue Devils past ‘Dores

Once Cody Greer got in a groove, Lafayette’s offense didn’t have much of a chance. (March 24, 2014, Page 3B)

‘Dores start fast in 9-1 rout of OHS

Lafayette set the tone early and cruised to a win over its crosstown rival on Tuesday. (March 19, 2014, Page 8)

Miscues doom Commodores in home opener

Lafayette produced plenty of offense but didn’t get enough pitching or defense against Center Hill in its home opener on Friday night, falling to the Mustangs 16-11 for its first loss of the season.

  (March 10, 2014, Page 8)

LHS wins another NEMCABB title

NEW ALBANY — A betting man would have been a fool to gamble on anyone other than D.K. Buford to hit an inside-the-park home run.

Said gambler would have been wrong, too, Wednesday. (more…) (June 27, 2013, Page 6)

Hollis whiffs eight in Lafayette victory

After facing each other earlier in the week, the Lafayette Commodores and Senatobia Warriors hooked up for a rematch Friday night, this time at WV Brewer Field. The Commodores won Tuesday’s game 11-1, and while the offensive surge was not there on Friday, Lafayette defeated the Warriors for the second time in four days with a 6-1 victory.

Senatobia senior pitcher Davis Brown kept the Commodores’ offense in check through most of the game.

 (April 8, 2013, Page 9)

Lafayette clobbers Clarksdale

There was no funny business at W.V. Brewer Field on April Fools’ Day.

After two less than desirable results against division foe Lewisburg last week, the Lafayette baseball team looked to swing the pendulum back in its favor against Clarksdale. (more…) (April 2, 2013, Page 8)

LHS completes run through NEMCABB

NEW ALBANY — Lafayette’s bats continued to be as hot as tar under the Mississippi sun Wednesday.

The Commodores concluded their tear through the NEMCABB Championship Tournament by knocking off North Pontotoc 13-3 in the title game at the New Albany Sportsplex. (more…) (June 28, 2012, Page 6)

Summer ball has added importance

Lafayette won’t play a game that counts in the MHSAA standings for over eight months.

While that may be true, the Commodores aren’t taking the summer off.

Just the opposite, actually. (more…) (June 20, 2012, Page 7)

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