It’s not often that sophomores make much of an impact in the annual Crosstown Classic. Then again, Oxford running back Kenzie Phillips isn’t your run-of-the-mill sophomore.
The 5-foot-10, 190-pound whirling dervish ran through and around the Lafayette Commodores to the tune of 208 yards on 18 carries Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium. (September 16, 2013, Page 1B)
SOUTHAVEN — There was one common theme in Lafayette’s 21-6 win over DeSoto Central Friday night, the defense. While the offense made some key plays on scoring drives and the special teams unit continued to show some improvement, the Commodores’ defense looked in mid-season form, or a lot like they have in the past when they won state championships. (September 9, 2013, Page 2B)
BLOG – Lafayette’s defense got after it Friday night. With the annual Crosstown Classic looming, the Commodores clamped down on mistakes on defense and held the DeSoto Central Jaguars in check Friday night. (more…) (September 7, 2013)
CORINTH — It has been almost 20 years since the Lafayette Commodores and the Corinth Warriors met on the gridiron. The two split the only two games in the series in 1993 and 1994. Friday night marked the rubber match. (September 2, 2013, Page 1B)
CORINTH — It has been almost 20 years since the Lafayette Commodores and the Corinth Warriors met on the gridiron. The two split the only two games in the series in 1993 and 1994. Friday night marked the rubber match. (more…) (August 31, 2013)
One of the main goals for the Lafayette Commodores heading into Week 2 is to cut down on the mistakes made in the season opener at Tupelo. In the 36-21 loss, LHS coach Eric Robertson saw his young team do things that past teams haven’t but the good news he knows they are fixable. (August 29, 2013, Page 8)
TUPELO — The Lafayette Commodores opened up the 2013 season just like they did in 2012, with a matchup against the Tupelo Golden Wave Friday night.
This year’s matchup was a far cry from the 8-3 defensive struggle that took place last season as Tupelo defeated the Commodores 36-21. (August 26, 2013, Page 3B)
BATESVILLE — The heat coming off the artificial turf at South Panola had the Tigers and Lafayette Commodores working up a sweat during Monday morning’s 7-on-7 workout. The necessary conditioning, against the state’s best football program in the heat, has been a good thing for the Commodores as coach Eric Robertson looks to find new players to fill roles in 2013.