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Lafayette’s rally falls short at CHS

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)

Lady ‘Dores overpower Hartfield

If the Lady Commodores were searching for confidence, they certainly didn’t show it Tuesday.

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)

Lafayette loses close one to Lewisburg

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)

Lafayette sweeps Byhalia

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)

Lafayette sweeps Ripley on the road

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)

Lafayette’s 7th-inning rally comes up short

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)

Chargers sweep South Pontotoc

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.

(more…) (January 7, 2011, Page 8A)

Oxford sweeps Water Valley

The Oxford Middle School girls and boys basketball teams earned four wins combined over Water Valley on Tuesday night. The seventh-grade girls beat Water Valley 36-12, while the eighth-graders won 31-12.

Oxford’s seventh-grade boys won 28-13 and then took the nightcap. (November 17, 2010, Page 7)

Oxford Middle School earns three road wins at Grenada

Oxford’s middle school basketball teams had a successful trip to Grenada Monday as three of the four squads earned wins. The seventh-grade and eighth-grade girls teams won games, while the eighth-grade boys won 29-24. (November 9, 2010, Page 9)

OMS earns sweep of Water Valley on Thursday

The Oxford Middle School girls and boys basketball teams earned two wins on Thursday in the OHS gym. The seventh-grade Chargers beat Water Valley 22-5 and the eighth-grade Chargers topped the Blue Devils 30-11.

The seventh-grade Lady Chargers defeated Water Valley 19-9 while the eighth-grade girls won 32-13. (November 5, 2010, Page 7A)

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