Oxford’s Jason Barber didn’t play like a freshman this season on the diamond. After a standout career at the middle school level — one that showed Barber’s unfair talent level against competition his own age — the freshman was dominant in games against players who were often two and three years his senior. (more…) (June 13, 2013, Page 1B)
Lafayette’s run through the Class 4A playoffs that ultimately led to a spot in the North Half title series was made possible through a total team effort. That much was evident by the way the Commodores played through the last half of the season. But as unified as the team was, the player that got them to that point and really made the team believe that good things were going to happen was senior pitcher/infielder Luke Stanley. (more…) (June 6, 2012, Page 1B)
The news that Greg Lewis is planning to step down as head baseball coach to pursue an administrative position at the high school caught most everyone off guard, including his players. (May 18, 2012, Page 7A)
A chance to become an administrator at Lafayette High School has left the baseball program without a head coach for the time being. Greg Lewis confirmed this morning that he is stepping away from his head coaching duties to become an assistant principal to Patrick Robinson at the high school. Lewis, who just finished his master’s degree in administration, is taking over for Joey Carpenter, who is leaving LHS to take a principal job at another school district. (more…) (May 17, 2012, Page 6A)
BLOG: Greg Lewis confirmed to the Oxford EAGLE this morning that he is stepping down from his post as Lafayette baseball coach to take an administrative position at the high school. (more…) (May 17, 2012)
The Lafayette Commodores eliminated one familiar foe only to advance to face another.
After eliminating New Albany in the quarterfinals Monday, the Commodores must now turn right around and begin the best-of-three Class 4A North Half series tonight against Region 2-4A rival Lewisburg. (more…) (May 10, 2012, Page 7)
They have no power, some said.
Last week, Amory coach Chad Williams and Lafayette coach Greg Lewis both called the senior ace a “bulldog.”
A night after defeating New Albany 12-3 to win their 12th straight contest, the Commodores lost 7-5 to the Bulldogs on Saturday at W.V. Brewer Field, their first setback since March 31. (more…) (May 7, 2012, Page 8)
The depth and talent of Division 2-4A is firmly on display in the latest round of the MHSAA baseball playoffs. Three of the remaining four teams left in the 4A playoffs hail from the division that includes Lafayette, New Albany, Lewisburg, Senatobia, North Pontotoc and Tunica-Rosa Fort.
LHS and New Albany will meet in one of the quarterfinal matchups that begin Friday night, while Lewisburg, the No. 1 seed from the division, takes on Cleveland. The winners will meet in next week’s North Half title series and many believe it will be an All-Division 2-4A final. (May 3, 2012, Page 6)