WATER VALLEY — The clicking sound in Haley Vance’s ankle was loud enough for her to hear it. Her final basketball game as a Water Valley Lady Blue Devil resulted in a sprained ankle and while that didn’t make an impact for the girls basketball team, a bum ankle wasn’t a good thing for the softball team and first-year coach Casey Clouse.
Fortunately for Vance and the rest of her teammates, she was able to recover from the sprained ankle in time, and once she got her timing back at the plate, she was able deliver a great performance in her final year wearing blue and white. (June 7, 2012, Page 1B)
The Lafayette Lady Commodores may have been eliminated from the Class 4A playoffs last Friday, but that didn’t prevent them from showing heart late in Wednesday’s home game against Lewisburg.
Trailing by four runs, the Lady ‘Dores plated two runs in the last frame to get within striking distance before the Lady Patriots were able to close the game out and earn the 6-4 victory. (April 19, 2012, Page 8)
BLOG — Lafayette High senior softball player Corey Hollis has decided to stay close to home and play for the Ole Miss Lady Rebels in the future. (more…) (April 12, 2012)
A successful approach at the plate for Lafayette paid off for the Lady Commodores on Monday night in their 13-1 win over Oxford. After falling behind 1-0 to the Lady Chargers in the first inning, LHS answered with nine runs in the second and four more in the third thanks to some successful bunting early coupled with some blasts from players such as Corey Hollis, Katrina Wilson, Kendall Glass and Rae Drewery. (more…) (April 3, 2012, Page 9)
Tuesday night’s District 2-4A softball game between Lafayette and North Pontotoc boiled down to mistakes made by the Lady Commodores and timely hits turned in by the Lady Vikings. (more…) (March 28, 2012, Page 7)
Once things got rolling on offense for the Lafayette Lady Commodores on the softball field Tuesday night, they didn’t stop until the game was completely in their favor. LHS defeated the Lady Chargers 11-2 at Oxford thanks to a potent offense, strong pitching from starter Kelsey Kesler and another flawless performance on defense. (March 7, 2012)
Three first-place finishes helped lead the Lafayette Lady Commodores to a second-place finish overall in Thursday’s Class II North Half meet. Eight lifters qualified for the upcoming state tournament, while LHS garnered 38 points overall. Charleston won the meet with 69 points and had 12 lifters make it to the state tournament. (March 2, 2012, Page 6A)
A split in middle school softball action between Lafayette and Oxford at the Charger Classic Friday evening was secondary to the valuable playing time and experience earned on the field for the two teams.
In the first action of the year for the two first-year programs, the goal of playing against somebody else and working out some kinks was gained in the two, one-hour contests. (more…) (February 27, 2012, Page 3B)