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Lafayette finishes fourth at state meet

The Lafayette Commodores tied for fourth place at Saturday’s MHSAA Class 4A state meet. LHS scored 14 points to tie Columbia. (more…) (April 16, 2012, Page 9)

LHS boys send five to state meet

Lafayette boys powerlifting coach Dennis Robbins will help lead five Commodores into the MHSAA Class 4A state meet Saturday in Jackson’s Mississippi Coliseum. The goal, Robbins said, is for all five to finish third or better at the meet. (more…) (April 13, 2012, Page 7A)

Murphree, Stanley ‘lift up’ LHS in win

It took 13 games for the Lafayette High School baseball team to record its first home run of the 2012 season, proving the old adage of good things come to those who wait.

John Murphree broke a 2-2 tie in the fourth inning when he belted an offering from New Albany pitcher Ben Foster over the left field fence for a two-run home run to put the ‘Dores ahead 4-2 in what would turn out to be a 7-2 win over the Division 2-4A rival Bulldogs at W.V. Brewer Field on Friday night. (more…) (March 26, 2012, Page 7)

LHS boys muscle past divisional foes

Lafayette continued to flex its muscle in boys powerlifting with a first-place finish in the Region 2-4A meet held this past weekend.

The Commodores totaled 63 points, 16 more than second-place finisher Lewisburg. Senatobia was third with 45 points, while Cleveland finished with 25. (more…) (February 21, 2012, Page 10)

LHS girls powerlifters claim second place

The success Lafayette’s powerlifting team had in its first meet last week paid dividends on Monday with a second-place finish in the Lady Wildcat Invitational held at Calhoun City.

The Lady Commodores totaled 55 points, second to Charleston’s 63. Oxford finished third with 30 points, while Pontotoc (24) and Calhoun City (10) rounded out the teams at the meet.

Cate Clay lifted in the 97-pound weight class for the Lady Commodores and finished first with a 425-pound total. Meg Norphlet competed in the 105 class and was first with a total of 500. San Hairston competed in the 123 class as did Jada McIntosh. Hairston was second with a 595, while McIntosh totaled 500. (more…) (February 1, 2012, Page 7)

Classic a time to reflect for local standouts

BILOXI — The outcome of Saturday’s Bernard Blackwell Football Classic didn’t favor the North’s squad but that didn’t dampen the weekend. (more…) (December 19, 2011, Page 6)

Is coaching search winding down?

AROUND THE NET: Late last night several reports surfaced that former Ed Orgeron assistant and current Arkansas State head coach Hugh Freeze is expected to be offered — and accept — the Ole Miss gig. (more…) (December 4, 2011)

Liggins runs ‘Dores into 4A North Half title game

The Lafayette High football team finds itself in familiar territory — heading to play for the Class 4A North Half title.

For the third consecutive year the Commodores will be playing for a chance to go to Jackson thanks to a 28-6 win over Louisville on Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium in the quarterfinals of the MHSAA playoffs. (more…) (November 21, 2011, Page 1B)

Lafayette to face skillful Warriors

A week after securing the No. 1 seed in Region 2-4A, the Lafayette Commodores must buckle up and face another challenging regional foe in Senatobia on Friday.

Lafayette coach Anthony Hart said he has a lot of respect for the Warriors, who are coming off of a 34-28 loss at North Pontotoc. (October 20, 2011, Page 6)

‘Dores open Region 2-4A schedule with shutout

No matter what the situation — playing up a classification, against a county rival, across state lines, homecoming — the Lafayette Commodores’ football program continues to win.

And in dominating fashion. (more…) (October 3, 2011, Page 1B)

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