It may have seemed like Lafayette hadn’t been to Jackson in a while when they were 3-5 earlier this year, but after winning seven straight, including four in the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs, the Commodores head to Jackson with a lot of confidence and experience. (December 6, 2013, Page 6A)
Lafayette’s Commodores are just one win away from earning their third MHSAA Class 4A state title in the past four years. In order to accomplish that goal, LHS is going to have to stop one of the top-rated running backs in the state in Dontavian Lee, a Mississippi State pledge who also doubles as a threat on defense. (December 3, 2013, Page 6)
CLEVELAND — Eight weeks into the 2013 season, the Lafayette Commodores were 3-5 and 0-2 in Region 2-4A play. Making a run to Jackson to play in the 4A state title game seemed very tough to accomplish, to many, but the Commodore players. (December 2, 2013, Page 1B)
We are less than two weeks away from possibly having two of our local high school football teams play in Jackson (November 25, 2013, Page 1B)
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)
FULTON — Lafayette’s Commodores are all about finishing a game. A sluggish start to Friday night’s MHSAA Class 4A playoff opener against Itawamba AHS was completely forgotten about thanks to a strong final 24 minutes. (November 11, 2013, Page 3B)
Lafayette was going to run the ball until Byhalia proved it could stop it. Turns out the proof was in the Commodores’ ground game. (November 4, 2013, Page 1B)
BLOG — Lafayette was going to run the ball until Byhalia proved it could stop it. That proof never came. (more…) (November 2, 2013)
SENATOBIA — Through two and half quarters against Senatobia, Lafayette couldn’t stay out of its way, committing 11 penalties. In the final quarter and half, the Commodores only had one.
It’s no surprise Lafayette’s fortunes changed in the second half. (October 28, 2013, Page 3B)
BLOG — Through two and half quarters against Senatobia, Lafayette couldn’t stay out of its way, committing 11 penalties. In the final quarter and half, the Commodores only had one.
Given that stat, it’s no surprise Lafayette’s fortunes changed in the second half. (more…) (October 26, 2013)