SPORTS BLOG: A swarming defense and a big night from quarterback Brandon Mack led to Lafayette knocking off Greenwood 24-7 Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs.
(more…) (November 3, 2012)
The Lafayette Commodores will meet a familiar opponent Friday as they begin their march for a third consecutive Class 4A state title.
Hosting Greenwood, a team the ‘Dores blanked 41-0 in Week 2 of the season, has both pros and cons according to Lafayette head coach Eric Robertson. (November 1, 2012, Page 8)
With the Commodores looking to preserve the health of senior Brandon Mack in their regular season finale, Buford stepped in and did an admirable job at North Pontotoc. (more…) (October 30, 2012, Page 6)
In years past the Commodores have had the Region 2-4A title on lockdown heading into the regular season finale. Thursday, Lafayette (8-2 overall, 3-1 Region 2-4A) must win to secure home field for the first round of the Class 4A playoffs. (October 24, 2012, Page 6)
On a crisp evening that served as Senior Night, the Commodores weren’t as sharp as they would have liked but were good enough to knock off Senatobia 23-7 at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (October 22, 2012, Page 2B)
BLOG: NEW ALBANY — New Albany’s Eathen Rainey’s 19-yard game-winning overtime field goal kicked the Lafayette Commodores out of familiar territory on Friday night at Kitchens Field.
The 10-7 setback marks the first time LHS has lost a Region 2-4A game since 2008, and the first time the ‘Dores have not had or shared the No. 1 spot in the region since that same year.
(more…) (October 13, 2012)
Oxford’s success on defense this season can be attributed to the play of many standout players. Against Lake Cormorant last Friday specifically, senior Jarquis Adams recorded nine tackles, three tackles for a loss and one sack in the Chargers’ 26-0 win. It was the second time this year the ninth-ranked Chargers have earned a shutout and absolutely stoned an opponent from a yardage standpoint. (Lake Cormorant had negative 11 yards at the half). Adams’ play earned him this week’s Player of the Week honors, his first this season. (October 9, 2012, Page 6)
Led by an unrelenting defensive effort, the Lafayette Commodores treated the capacity crowd at William L. Buford Stadium to a lopsided 35-6 victory against the Tunica-Rosa Fort Lions. (more…) (October 8, 2012, Page 3B)