In years past the Commodores have had the Region 2-4A title on lockdown heading into the regular season finale. Thursday, Lafayette (8-2 overall, 3-1 Region 2-4A) must win to secure home field for the first round of the Class 4A playoffs. (October 24, 2012, Page 6)
Colby Terrell didn’t necessarily rack up the yardage, tackles or touchdowns of some of his contemporaries Friday, but the Lafayette senior made just enough big plays to help the Commodores get back to their winning ways. (more…) (October 23, 2012, Page 7)
On a crisp evening that served as Senior Night, the Commodores weren’t as sharp as they would have liked but were good enough to knock off Senatobia 23-7 at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (October 22, 2012, Page 2B)
With the end of the regular season rapidly approaching, all three area football teams are jostling for region and post-season positioning tonight.
Water Valley probably headlines the area’s action with a road test at Aberdeen, while Oxford (8-0 overall, 4-0 Region 1-5A) hosts 1-5A foe Saltillo and Lafayette welcomes 2-4A rival Senatobia to William L. Buford Stadium.
All three games are set for 7 p.m. kickoffs. Oxford’s game can be heard on 95.5 FM, while Water Valley’s will be broadcast on 105.5 FM and Lafayette’s on 93.7 FM. (October 19, 2012, Page 6A)
After an overtime loss at Region 2-4A foe New Albany last week, the Commodores (7-2 overall, 2-1 Region 2-4A) came away from their first region loss since 2008 disappointed in a number of areas. (October 18, 2012, Page 9)
Another strong season on the gridiron has brought postseason honors for area players. Coaches from around the state met this morning at the Mississippi Association of Coaches office in Jackson to announce the annual rosters for the Mississippi-Alabama All-Star game and the Bernard Blackwell All-Star game. (more…) (October 17, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG: NEW ALBANY — New Albany’s Eathen Rainey’s 19-yard game-winning overtime field goal kicked the Lafayette Commodores out of familiar territory on Friday night at Kitchens Field.
The 10-7 setback marks the first time LHS has lost a Region 2-4A game since 2008, and the first time the ‘Dores have not had or shared the No. 1 spot in the region since that same year.
(more…) (October 13, 2012)
Lafayette fans who are planning to travel to New Albany for the Commodores’ second Region 2-4A road game of the season will want to get there early. With both teams relying heavily on the running game to move the football, Friday’s game should move pretty fast.
The Bulldogs enter the contest averaging almost 210 yards on the ground, with standout tailback Boston Newsome having carried the ball 232 times for 1,360 yards and 15 touchdowns. (October 11, 2012, Page 8)