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Monday, December 22, 2014

Gene Anderson

Florence hands Lady ‘Dores first loss

Lafayette High’s girls soccer team knew it was going to be tested this weekend in the Oxford Showcase and that its perfect record could be in danger of falling. One of those tests came from the Florence Lady Eagles, who handed the Lady Commodores their first loss of the season by the score of 5-3 Saturday morning at FNC Park. Lafayette’s boys team went 1-1-1 for the Weekend. (December 21, 2014, Page 4B)

Lafayette uses PKs, defense to sweep Oxford

Oxford and Lafayette met at Bobby Holcomb on Field Tuesday night, but it was not for a football rematch. This installment of the cross-town rivalry happened on the pitch between the high school boys and girls soccer teams.  In the boys game, it looked as if Oxford would coast to an easy win over Lafayette, leading 3-0 with less than 10 minutes remaining. But Lafayette didn’t fade into the cold night quietly and fired off three quick goals of its own to knot the game at 3, sending it to an overtime shootout. After two rounds of penalty kicks, the Commodores emerged with a 4-3 victory. (December 10, 2014, Page 1B)

LHS starts fast in 8-0 rout of Magnolia Heights

The Thanksgiving break did not have much effect on the Lafayette High boys soccer team. The Commodores dispensed of Magnolia Heights quickly, winning 8-0 at William L. Buford Field on Tuesday evening. (December 3, 2014, Page 1B)

Florence tops LHS to win 4A North Half

Lafayette’s bid for its first-ever trip to the MHSAA Class 4A state championship game came up short Wednesday night at William L. Buford Stadium. (February 6, 2014, Page 8)

‘Dores keep run going in 4A playoffs

PONTOTOC — In a match that did not see dominance from either side, the Lafayette Commodores emerged with a 2-0 victory over the Pontotoc Warriors during the second round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs Saturday. (February 3, 2014, Page 7)

Chargers save victory over Commodores

All Oxford coach Jonathan Branch was hoping for was one more save by Jacob Parker. Parker delivered. (January 20, 2014, Page 6)

Anderson sees the positives despite loss

Saturday’s season finale didn’t yield the ultimate result the Lafayette Commodores soccer team was hoping for.

With their post-season fate ultimately decided the night before after a tough loss at Senatobia, the Commodores were looking to close out their 2012-13 season with a strong showing against Division 3-4A foe Lewisburg at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (January 21, 2013, Page 10)

Lafayette earns road sweep of Cleveland

Both of Lafayette’s soccer teams took big steps in relation to its postseason future with two wins over Cleveland on Friday night. The Lady ‘Dores won 5-1 thanks to five goals scored by Alley Houghton.  (more…) (January 14, 2013, Page 8)

Oxford scores in bunches against LHS

It didn’t take Oxford long to warm up Monday evening.

Facing crosstown rival Lafayette at Bobby Holcomb Field on a bone-chilling winter night, the Chargers used a constant offensive barrage to claim an 8-0 victory. (December 11, 2012, Page 8)

Lafayette boys start season in winning fashion

The Lafayette boys soccer team got their season started on the right foot Tuesday, defeating Grenada 3-0 on the road. Michael Hudgins scored all three goals for the ‘Dores, while Jason Reveles contributed an assist. Jordan Willms had five saves to earn the shutout in goal. (more…) (November 14, 2012, Page 7)

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