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)
The Lafayette Commodores gave the crowd something to cheer about on Homecoming night as they dominated the New Albany Bulldogs 44-7 Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium. (October 21, 2013, Page 4B)
The Lafayette Commodores gave the crowd something to cheer about on homecoming as they dominated the New Albany Bulldogs 44-7 Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (October 19, 2013)
TUNICA — The inability to limit big plays, and turnovers at crucial moments of the contest, led to Lafayette dropping its third consecutive game Friday with a 26-20 setback to Region 2-4A foe Tunica-Rosa Fort at Woodrow Wilson Park Field. (October 14, 2013, Page 3B)
Two players from the area — Lafayette running back D.K. Buford and Oxford kicker/punter Cody Mills — were selected to play in the 2013 Mississippi-Alabama All-Star Football Classic. The Mississippi Association of Coaches selected the team and made the announcement during a press conference shown live on the Internet Wednesday morning. (October 10, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford improved to 6-0 overall on the season Friday night in large part to the running of sophomore Kenzie Phillips. The 5-foot-10, 190-pounder, who is called a “war daddy” by coach Johnny Hill, finished with 217 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. (October 8, 2013, Page 6)
The Lafayette Commodores opened Region 2-4A play Friday night as they welcomed the undefeated Ripley Tigers to William L. Buford Stadium. The Tigers kept the zero in the loss column for another week as they defeated Lafayette 38-21. It was a back-and-forth game until late in the third quarter. (October 7, 2013, Page 4B)
Lafayette combined a strong running game with mistake-free football to take a quick 7-0 lead on Memphis University School Friday night.
But the Commodores couldn’t continue that combination for the rest of the contest. (September 30, 2013, Page 4B)
BLOG — Lafayette combined strong running from tailbacks D.K. Buford and Tyrell Price with mistake-free football to take a quick 7-0 lead on Memphis University School Friday night.
But the Commodores couldn’t continue that combination. (more…) (September 28, 2013)
Having already seen his team face off against Class 5A No. 1 Oxford while still having to play Class 4A No. 3 Ripley later, Lafayette coach Eric Robertson can’t say for sure if this week’s matchup against Memphis University School is the toughest for the Commodores this season.
But the Owls’ collection of talent is as good as any LHS will see, and it has Robertson concerned. (September 26, 2013, Page 8)