With both teams fighting through a driving rain that began shortly before kickoff and only got stronger throughout the night, the Commodores produced a field goal and the game’s only touchdown in the second half to notch a 10-0 victory at Shannon in a game dominated by defense and Mother Nature. (September 23, 2013, Page 1B)
BLOG–Following a strong summer showing on the 7-on-7 camp circuit and equipped with an SEC recruit at wideout in Ole Miss commit D.K. Metcalf and a pair of talented tailbacks in senior Jarius Barnes and sophomore Kenzie Phillips, the Oxford offense created a lot of buzz heading into this season.
But the Chargers’ defense is starting to prove that it’s no slouch. (more…) (September 14, 2013)
Oxford coach Johnny Hill said his team doesn’t need any motivation heading into Friday night’s annual Crosstown Classic at Lafayette. Besides wanting to win a second straight contest over the Commodores, who are ranked No. 2 in Class 4A in the latest AP prep football poll, Hill said his No. 9 Chargers know how dangerous Lafayette is as a team. (September 12, 2013, Page 8)
SOUTHAVEN — There was one common theme in Lafayette’s 21-6 win over DeSoto Central Friday night, the defense. While the offense made some key plays on scoring drives and the special teams unit continued to show some improvement, the Commodores’ defense looked in mid-season form, or a lot like they have in the past when they won state championships. (September 9, 2013, Page 2B)
BLOG – Lafayette’s defense got after it Friday night. With the annual Crosstown Classic looming, the Commodores clamped down on mistakes on defense and held the DeSoto Central Jaguars in check Friday night. (more…) (September 7, 2013)
CORINTH — It has been almost 20 years since the Lafayette Commodores and the Corinth Warriors met on the gridiron. The two split the only two games in the series in 1993 and 1994. Friday night marked the rubber match. (September 2, 2013, Page 1B)
CORINTH — It has been almost 20 years since the Lafayette Commodores and the Corinth Warriors met on the gridiron. The two split the only two games in the series in 1993 and 1994. Friday night marked the rubber match. (more…) (August 31, 2013)
One of the main goals for the Lafayette Commodores heading into Week 2 is to cut down on the mistakes made in the season opener at Tupelo. In the 36-21 loss, LHS coach Eric Robertson saw his young team do things that past teams haven’t but the good news he knows they are fixable. (August 29, 2013, Page 8)
TUPELO — The Lafayette Commodores opened up the 2013 season just like they did in 2012, with a matchup against the Tupelo Golden Wave Friday night.
This year’s matchup was a far cry from the 8-3 defensive struggle that took place last season as Tupelo defeated the Commodores 36-21. (August 26, 2013, Page 3B)
Some of the best high school football players from Mississippi, the nation and one from Canada will converge on Oxford Wednesday for a full day of drills and competition. (more…) (July 8, 2013, Page 7)