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Pearson makes all the plays and more for OHS

Jessica Pearson always had a knack of turning nothing into something.

As the setter on Oxford’s volleyball team, it wasn’t uncommon to see Pearson not only set up a teammate for the kill when the Lady Chargers’ passing was on point, but also go sprawling out of bounds in an attempt to keep the play alive. (more…) (October 25, 2012, Page 1B)

Lafayette’s rally falls short at CHS

CALEDONIA — Momentum can be an amazing and inexplicable force.

Believe in it or don’t, but Thursday’s second-round matchup between the Lafayette Lady Commodores and Caledonia Lady Confederates made both squads subscribe to the theory. (more…) (October 12, 2012, Page 6A)

LHS opens Class I playoffs

The Lafayette Lady Commodores volleyball team opens the Class I playoffs today with a home match against Hartfield Academy.

The match is set for 5 at the LHS gym. (more…) (October 9, 2012, Page 7)

Lady Commodores miss opportunity in home finale

Lafayette squandered a wonderful opportunity Tuesday.

With the Class I playoffs looming on the horizon, the Lady Commodores volleyball team had a chance to gain a substantial amount of momentum. (more…) (October 3, 2012, Page 7)

Lafayette loses close one to Lewisburg

The Lafayette volleyball squad came up on the short end of a close match against Lewisburg on Tuesday, falling to the Lady Patriots 3-1 (25-19, 25-18, 24-26, 25-17). (more…) (September 5, 2012, Page 7)

LHS volleyball improves to 6-2

The Lafayette volleyball team improved to 6-2 on the year with a 3-2 (20-25, 25-23, 27-25, 20-25, 15-5) victory at Senatobia on Tuesday. (more…) (August 22, 2012, Page 7)

Lafayette sweeps Ripley on the road

The Lafayette Lady Commodores volleyball team earned a convincing 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-15) victory at Ripley Thursday.

Rae Drewrey led Lafayette (4-1 overall) with nine kills, while Moesha Phillips, Janae Westbrook and Kylie Glass chipped in with six, five and four kills respectively.

Several Lady Commodores got into the passing, with Emily Robinson leading the squad with four assists, while Kendall Glass and Abby Styers added three and two.

Holly Robinson had a team-best three digs. Lafayette returns to the court Tuesday with a varsity-only road match at Byhalia before returning to host crosstown rival Oxford on Thursday. (August 10, 2012, Page 7A)

LHS volleyball tops Byhalia

The Lafayette volleyball team earned a lopsided victory at Byhalia on Thursday, topping the Lady Indians 3-0 (25-15, 25-8, 25-7) to improve to 6-4 overall. Ashley Smith led LHS with eight kills, while Holly Robinson had a team-best seven aces. Lafayette returns to the court on Tuesday at Lewisburg. (September 16, 2011, Page 7A)

OHS rides fast starts to crosstown sweep

Quick starts in all three matches by Oxford, coupled with Lafayette’s inability to get into a groove until it was too late, led to the Lady Chargers claiming a 3-0 (25-14, 25-22, 25-23) victory in the Crosstown Classic’s volleyball edition at the OHS gym on Thursday.

The match marked the first time in three seasons that the Lady Chargers have come away with the crosstown victory.

In each of the three games Oxford was able to jump out to a 6-1 lead. (August 19, 2011, Page 9A)

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