Lafayette’s tough schedule to start the season doesn’t get much easier Friday night as the Commodores travel to play at Tunica-Rosa Fort. Not only do the Lions always seem to have athletic players, it appears they are executing under coach Edwin Norwood to the tune of a 5-1 start overall. (October 10, 2013, Page 8)
Lafayette has traditionally had a strong and productive offensive line that has been anchored by a key player that has the ability to not only run block effectively, but also protect the quarterback from any harm.
Usually that lineman has been a senior, an upperclassman that has earned his position through the course of time. Right tackle Eli Johnson fits the mold of a veteran LHS lineman, and while he may just be a sophomore, he has as much experience as he does since he started as a freshman. (September 12, 2013, Page 8)
Nearly 200 of the South’s top football prospects for the 2014-17 classes paid Oxford a visit Wednesday for the second annual Southern Elite Combine presented by 247Sports and Varsity Preps. (more…) (July 11, 2013, Page 7)
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.
Lafayette’s goal of topping South Pike to win the MHSAA Class 4A boys powerlifting title fell just short Saturday at the Mississippi Coliseum. The Commodores were able to come in second as a team in the annual event thanks to five top four finishes. (more…) (April 15, 2013, Page 9)
If the Lafayette Commodores lift like coach Cody Stubblefield knows his atheltes can, then Saturday should be a good one at the MHSAA Class 4A state meet. Seven members of a powerlifting team that won the Region 2-4A and North Half meets will converge on Jackson in the hopes of garnering a team state title. (more…) (April 11, 2013, Page 4B)
Lafayette’s powerlifting teams got their respective seasons off to a good start Saturday in the Pontotoc Invitational. The Lady Commodores won the meet over six other teams, while the Commodores finished second. (more…) (January 21, 2013, Page 11)
Lafayette’s Commodores are set to begin the 2013 powerlifting season at the Pontotoc Invitational with a veteran team but also with some changes from a year ago. One of the biggest changes revolves around the unfortunate death of John Mills, who finished third in the 114-pound weight division at last year’s state meet. (January 18, 2013, Page 8A)
In addition to Lafayette’s typical all-around speed, Region 2-4A foe Tunica-Rosa Fort will bring a wealth of athleticism as well. (October 4, 2012, Page 8)