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Eric Robertson

Lafayette gets back in win column

Looking to bounce back from last week’s overtime letdown, the Lafayette Commodores did just that Friday night.

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)

Area squads set to face region rivals

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)

LHS looks to regroup against Warriors

Lafayette has spent the past week emphasizing getting better on its side of the ball.

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)

Bulldogs kick ‘Dores out of top spot

NEW ALBANY — New Albany’s Eathen Rainey kicked the Lafayette Commodores out of familiar territory last Friday night at Kitchens Field. (more…) (October 15, 2012, Page 5B)

Bulldogs defeat ‘Dores in OT

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 blasts Lions on Homecoming

Lafayette’s Homecoming court wasn’t the only thing that shined Friday evening.

Led by an unrelenting defensive effort, the Lafayette Commodores treated the capacity crowd at William L. Buford Stadium to a lopsided 35-6 victory against the Tunica-Rosa Fort Lions. (more…) (October 8, 2012, Page 3B)

‘Dores set to host speedy Rosa Fort

There will be plenty of speed on the field Friday at William L. Buford Stadium.

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)

Return of the Mack: LHS QB earns another POW honor

It’s beginning to become a bit of a broken record, but Lafayette is positively OK with that.

During Friday’s 28-13 win at Lewisburg, LHS quarterback Brandon Mack did what has become expected of the super senior, rushing for 126 yards, passing for 115 and accounting for three touchdowns, all the while playing full-time on defense and special teams. (October 2, 2012, Page 7)

Commodores hollow out Pontotoc

PONTOTOC — The Lafayette football team aced its first true road test of the season with flying colors last Friday night.

In its first game outside of Lafayette County, LHS used dominant showings on both sides of the ball to defeat Pontotoc 41-6 at “The Hollow.” (more…) (September 24, 2012, Page 4B)

‘Dores coping with loss of a friend, teammate

This has been a difficult week for the Lafayette County community, not because of something football related, but because of the death of LHS student John Mills.

Mills was a member of the LHS powerlifting team and while he quit playing football following his sophomore season, he was still a constant presence around the program. (September 20, 2012, Page 8)

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