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LHS boys muscle past divisional foes

Lafayette continued to flex its muscle in boys powerlifting with a first-place finish in the Region 2-4A meet held this past weekend.

The Commodores totaled 63 points, 16 more than second-place finisher Lewisburg. Senatobia was third with 45 points, while Cleveland finished with 25. (more…) (February 21, 2012, Page 10)

LHS girls powerlifters claim second place

The success Lafayette’s powerlifting team had in its first meet last week paid dividends on Monday with a second-place finish in the Lady Wildcat Invitational held at Calhoun City.

The Lady Commodores totaled 55 points, second to Charleston’s 63. Oxford finished third with 30 points, while Pontotoc (24) and Calhoun City (10) rounded out the teams at the meet.

Cate Clay lifted in the 97-pound weight class for the Lady Commodores and finished first with a 425-pound total. Meg Norphlet competed in the 105 class and was first with a total of 500. San Hairston competed in the 123 class as did Jada McIntosh. Hairston was second with a 595, while McIntosh totaled 500. (more…) (February 1, 2012, Page 7)

OMS captures crosstown championship

A well-executed gameplan, improved free-throw shooting and a fast start to the second half were just some of the reasons Oxford swept four middle school basketball games from Lafayette Thursday night in the Oxford High gym. (more…) (January 13, 2012, Page 7A)

Lafayette players dominate 2011 Region 2-4A roster

Lafayette’s football players dominated the Region 2-4A team, which was voted on and released Thursday by the region’s coaches. Quarterback Jeremy Liggins was named Player of the Year. Running back Demarkous Dennis was named Offensive Player of the Year and linebacker Jamel Dennis was named Defensive Player of the Year. (more…) (January 6, 2012, Page 6A)

Liggins’ leadership, dedication paced LHS in 2011

There were a lot reasons why the Lafayette Commodores finished the season ranked No. 1 overall in the state and with a second straight MHSAA Class 4A state title trophy to put on display. A bevy of talented players and a very organized coaching staff are at the top of the list of reasons why the Commodores reeled off another 16-0 season, but leadership provided by key players was also a major reason for the immense success. (more…) (December 20, 2011, Page 1B)

Liggins, Dennis pace Commodores in rout of Shannon

SHANNON — The fast start Lafayette Commodores coach Anthony Hart had been looking for from his football team finally came Friday night in Shannon.

Lafayette opened up the first quarter of play with 28 unanswered points en route to a 56-14 win over the Red Raiders, pushing the No. 1 ranked ‘Dores winning streak to 21 games. (more…) (September 19, 2011, Page 3B)

Lafayette lifters experienced, looking for more accolades

Experienced lifters is a common thread the Lafayette girls and boys powerlifting teams share this year. A season after the Commodores won the Class 4A title and the Lady Commodores finished third in the state in its Class II division, several lifters who were on those teams return to both squads in the attempt to repeat those lofty results. (more…) (January 21, 2011, Page 7A)

UPDATED: Lafayette defense holds its own vs. Pontotoc in jamboree

The Lafayette Commodores defense looked to be in mid-season form while the offense did just enough to defeat the Pontotoc Warriors 14-0 in the jamboree game tonight. (more…) (August 13, 2010, Page 6)

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