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Devon Thomas

Commodores finish out spring with pair of wins, tie in jamboree

The Lafayette Commodores capped their spring by winning their games against Lake Cormorant and MRA while tying North Panola in the spring jamboree at William L. Buford Stadium Thursday. (May 16, 2014, Page 6A)

New year brings fresh start for Commodores

After reaching the Class 4A state championship game last December and losing to Forrest County AHS, the Lafayette Commodores football team was ready to turn the page and begin spring practice, putting last season behind it. (May 14, 2014, Page 8)

BLOG: Knights sweep Lafayette out of playoffs

BLOG — Lafayette’s baseball season came to an end Saturday night with a 5-4 loss at West Lauderdale. (more…) (May 11, 2014)

Offense leads ‘Dores past Corinth, into next round

While the first two games between the Lafayette Commodores and the Corinth Warriors came down to the final out and then some, the decisive third game didn’t offer much suspense with the Commodores defeating the Warriors 10-2 at W.V. Brewer Field Saturday night to take the series and advance to the North Half semifinals of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. (May 5, 2014, Page 8)

OHS, LHS experience similar heartbreakers

JACKSON — When Saturday began, there was a chance Lafayette County would be the home of two state champions. As Saturday ended, it was the home of two runners-up. (December 9, 2013, Page 4B)

Forrest Co. downs LHS, 21-6, for 4A crown

BLOG — Lafayette’s magical late-season run came up one win shy of another state championship. (more…) (December 7, 2013)

‘Dores blank Tigers for 6th straight win

Another strong defensive performance for the Lafayette Commodores led to another win in the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. The Commodores won their sixth straight game, shutting out the visiting Noxubee County Tigers 9-0 at William L. Buford Stadium to advance to the 4A North Half title game. (November 25, 2013, Page 4B)

Late stand pushes LHS past GHS, into third round

Greenwood accumulated 321 total yards in its MHSAA Class 4A second-round playoff game against Lafayette, but it was the six yards the Bulldogs didn’t get that made all the difference. (November 18, 2013, Page 4B)

‘Dores roll past Byhalia to No. 3 seed

Lafayette was going to run the ball until Byhalia proved it could stop it. Turns out the proof was in the Commodores’ ground game. (November 4, 2013, Page 1B)

VIDEO BLOG: Lafayette pounds Byhalia 50-13

BLOG — Lafayette was going to run the ball until Byhalia proved it could stop it. That proof never came. (more…) (November 2, 2013)

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