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Eric Robertson

Hart puts perfect ending on coaching career

Hollywood couldn’t have scripted it any better.

This past season the Lafayette Commodores entered the year as the Class 4A favorites, ripped through the school’s toughest schedule in years, earned a national ranking for the first time in program history and then, to cap it all off, knocked around South representative Laurel for a second consecutive state title. (more…) (June 13, 2012, Page 7)

Pressure on Williams key to stopping Amory

AMORY — It seems funny to write a team “limited” an opposing quarterback to 193 yards passing, but that’s exactly what the Commodores did on Friday night when they held one of the nation’s top statistical passers in Amory quarterback Forest Williams well under his average of nearly 400 yards. (more…) (November 28, 2011, Page 4B)

Lafayette JV earns win in season finale

The football season can be a long grind on players, even on a championship-caliber squad like Lafayette’s.

And when you’re on the scout team, getting beat up day-in and day-out by the bigger, stronger varsity guy sometimes it’s difficult to remain motivated and get through practices. (more…) (October 18, 2011, Page 8)

Lafayette Commodores win in typical fashion, cruise past Warriors

Lafayette’s whooping of Pontotoc on Friday was a pretty typical win for the Commodores.

If you’ve seen the ‘Dores this season, you know what that means.

Lafayette came out fast against the Warriors at William L. Buford Stadium, got an early lead and was able to play its reserves for much of the second half in the 48-7 victory. (September 26, 2011, Page 3B)

Liggins, Dennis pace Commodores in rout of Shannon

SHANNON — The fast start Lafayette Commodores coach Anthony Hart had been looking for from his football team finally came Friday night in Shannon.

Lafayette opened up the first quarter of play with 28 unanswered points en route to a 56-14 win over the Red Raiders, pushing the No. 1 ranked ‘Dores winning streak to 21 games. (more…) (September 19, 2011, Page 3B)

LHS dominates Golden Wave in opener

TUPELO — With all the preseason hype surrounding the program, Lafayette Commodores’ head football coach Anthony Hart had some concerns about going into Friday night’s road matchup at 6A Tupelo to open the 2011 season.
It was obvious that the Golden Wave had some concerns of its own — LHS running back Demarkous Dennis and quarterback Jeremy Liggins. They just didn’t count on everyone else pitching in on the 40-11 ‘Dores win. (August 22, 2011, Page 1B)

‘Dores get a jumpstart on defending title

BATESVILLE — There’s no better time to work on improving than the present.

With a bull’s eye the size of the Magnolia State itself on their back, the defending Class 4A state champion Lafayette Commodores are getting a jump start on preparing for the 2011 season. (more…) (June 14, 2011, Page 6)

‘Dores take down Lewisburg

Lafayette’s boys hoops squad won its first Region 2-4A game of the season Tuesday with a 50-49 win over Lewisburg in Olive Branch. (more…) (January 26, 2011, Page 7)

North Panola trips LHS boys

Lafayette’s boys basketball team was unable to sustain its momentum from a win over Oxford Tuesday as the Commodores fell 38-37 to North Panola Wednesday night. (more…) (January 20, 2011, Page 7)

Lafayette boys fall to Senatobia

Lafayette’s first boys basketball game of the season ended with a 70-34 loss to Senatobia Tuesday night.      (more…) (December 8, 2010, Page 9)

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