Lafayette advanced back to the MHSAA’s Class 4A title game Saturday in Jackson by defeating Amory 35-7 in the North Half title game. It was the third straight win in that game for the Commodores, who also became the only reigning state champion team to get back to Jackson in 2011. (more…) (December 1, 2011, Page 6)
AMORY — Lafayette coach Anthony Hart and his staff had a plan coming into Friday night’s MHSAA Class 4A North Half title game: Don’t change anything the Commodores have done all year to get to this point. (more…) (November 28, 2011, Page 1B)
BLOG: AMORY — A dominating effort on defense and some hard-nosed runs by Jamel Dennis were just two of the many reasons the Lafayette Commodores won the MHSAA’s Class 4A North Half title again this year. (more…) (November 26, 2011)
The 14-0 Commodores are ranked No. 1 in the state for a reason and Hart said this wasn’t the week to start changing things around with the game plan. (November 24, 2011, Page 8A)
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)
SPORTS BLOG: The Lafayette Commodores’ football team will be making its third consecutive trip to the Class 4A North Half finals thanks to a 28-6 win against Louisville Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (November 18, 2011)
There are a lot of reasons why the Lafayette Commodores have won 29 straight games and are ranked No. 1 in the state.
Quarterback Jeremy Liggins and running back Demarkous Dennis are arguably the best at their respective positions in the state. The Commodores’ defense is stout and very fast, while kicker Tyler Jackson is also reliable. (more…) (November 18, 2011, Page 6A)
Lafayette senior running back Demarkous Dennis said he has been eating a little less at meals than normal now that the MHSAA’s Class 4A playoffs have started. His efforts to remain sleek and fast were definitely noticeable on the field Friday night as Dennis rushed for 303 yards and four touchdowns on 20 carries in the Commodores’ 53-8 thrashing of Greenwood at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (November 14, 2011, Page 2B)
BLOG — The blur running up and down the field at William L. Buford Stadium Friday night was Lafayette running back Demarkous Dennis, who helped lead the Commodores to a 53-8 win over Greenwood thanks to a four-touchdown night on the ground. (more…) (November 12, 2011)
Mississippi State football coach Dan Mullen’s arrival to Friday night’s game at William L. Buford Stadium via helicopter wasn’t enough to distract the No. 1 Lafayette Commodores from their mission of winning in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs.
Playing more like a junior college football team rather than one composed of a bunch of 15-, 16- and 17-year-old kids, the Commodores had no trouble dispatching the Leake Central Gators 46-7. (more…) (November 7, 2011, Page 3B)