CALEDONIA — Momentum can be an amazing and inexplicable force.
Believe in it or don’t, but Thursday’s second-round matchup between the Lafayette Lady Commodores and Caledonia Lady Confederates made both squads subscribe to the theory. (more…) (October 12, 2012, Page 6A)
Facing Hartfield Academy in the first round of the Class I playoffs, Lafayette cruised to a 3-0 (25-5, 25-6, 25-5) victory at the LHS gym. (October 10, 2012, Page 6)
The Lafayette volleyball squad came up on the short end of a close match against Lewisburg on Tuesday, falling to the Lady Patriots 3-1 (25-19, 25-18, 24-26, 25-17). (more…) (September 5, 2012, Page 7)
There were several nervous moments for Oxford High volleyball coach Tara Ross in the Lafayette gym Thursday night. In a match that was decided on errors made by both teams as much as it was outstanding plays turned in, Ross knew that if her team focused better they had a shot at recovering from an early 2-1 deficit and earning a win over LHS. (August 17, 2012, Page 7A)
The Lafayette Commodores volleyball team continued their winning ways Tuesday with a hard-fought 3-0 (25-18, 25-13, 25-18) victory at Byhalia.
Rae Drewrey proved to be one of the leaders for the Lady ‘Dores, tallying seven kills and 10 aces. Kendall Glass converted 10 serves, while Emily Robinson collected one kill and six aces. Lafayette returns to action Thursday with a home match against crosstown rival Oxford. The junior varsity match will kick off the evening’s events at 4 p.m. (August 15, 2012, Page 7)
The Lafayette Lady Commodores volleyball team earned a convincing 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-15) victory at Ripley Thursday.
Rae Drewrey led Lafayette (4-1 overall) with nine kills, while Moesha Phillips, Janae Westbrook and Kylie Glass chipped in with six, five and four kills respectively.
Several Lady Commodores got into the passing, with Emily Robinson leading the squad with four assists, while Kendall Glass and Abby Styers added three and two.
Holly Robinson had a team-best three digs. Lafayette returns to the court Tuesday with a varsity-only road match at Byhalia before returning to host crosstown rival Oxford on Thursday. (August 10, 2012, Page 7A)
The Lafayette Lady Commodores may have been eliminated from the Class 4A playoffs last Friday, but that didn’t prevent them from showing heart late in Wednesday’s home game against Lewisburg.
Trailing by four runs, the Lady ‘Dores plated two runs in the last frame to get within striking distance before the Lady Patriots were able to close the game out and earn the 6-4 victory. (April 19, 2012, Page 8)
A split in middle school softball action between Lafayette and Oxford at the Charger Classic Friday evening was secondary to the valuable playing time and experience earned on the field for the two teams.
In the first action of the year for the two first-year programs, the goal of playing against somebody else and working out some kinks was gained in the two, one-hour contests. (more…) (February 27, 2012, Page 3B)
The Oxford seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball teams had no problem pulling off a sweep of South Pontotoc Thursday night in the teams first action since the Christmas break. The eighth-graders defeated South Pontotoc 48-25 thanks to 13 points from Josh Gibbs, eight points from K.T. McCollins and seven points each from David Dennis and Michael McGhee. McGhee and McCollins each had five blocks in the win for the Chargers, who are now 12-2 overall.