It could have been a few degrees warmer, as one spectator at W.V. Brewer field remarked, but aside from chilled temperatures, Tuesday was a near-perfect day for the continuation of the Oxford-Lafayette Spring Break Tournament. (more…) (March 13, 2013, Page 8)
Patrick Robey’s first Crosstown Classic baseball game didn’t need to involve an extra inning. Thankfully for the first-year Lafayette head coach, his Commodores made him feel better about the rivalry game thanks to a 6-5 win over Oxford Friday night at W.V. Brewer Field. (March 11, 2013, Page 2B)
After winning in extra innings against cross-town rival Oxford on Friday night, Lafayette coach Patrick Robey was a little worried about how his team would respond when it hosted Water Valley on Saturday afternoon.
That worry was put to rest though as the Commodores knocked off the Blue Devils 8-1 at W.V. Brewer Field.
Oxford’s track teams opened the 2013 season with a bang as both squads won Saturday’s Oxford EAGLE Invitational meet held at Bobby Holcomb Field. The Chargers more than doubled up second-place finisher West Bolivar (220-98) to win first place, while the Lady Chargers finished with 157 points, 25 more than second-place finisher Independence. (more…) (March 11, 2013, Page 4B)
The Patrick Robey era got off to a good start as the Lafayette Commodores picked up a 4-2 win over Tupelo on Friday night and an 8-2 win over Nettleton on Saturday. (more…) (February 25, 2013, Page 3B)
Oxford’s reversal of fortune on the gridiron this season was a result of many different players. For a team that was 5-6 and not in the playoffs in 2011, an 11-2 overall record and a trip to the semifinals of the MHSAA Class 5A playoffs in 2012 took a lot of hard work on the part of several top players. (more…) (December 12, 2012, Page 1B)
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.
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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)