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Bishop, Taylor lead ‘Dores past Devils

After winning in extra innings against cross-town rival Oxford on Friday night, Lafayette coach Patrick Robey was a little worried about how his team would respond when it hosted Water Valley on Saturday afternoon.

That worry was put to rest though as the Commodores knocked off the Blue Devils 8-1 at W.V. Brewer Field.

 (March 11, 2013, Page 2B)

‘Dores start 2013 season with two wins

The Patrick Robey era got off to a good start as the Lafayette Commodores picked up a 4-2 win over Tupelo on Friday night and an 8-2 win over Nettleton on Saturday. (more…) (February 25, 2013, Page 3B)

Robey excited about experienced youth

Patrick Robey has a bit of a problem on his hands.

But it’s a problem every first-year coach wishes for. (more…) (February 19, 2013, Page 7)

Lafayette football splits pair of games

The Lafayette ninth-grade Commodores lost 34-32 to Grenada on Monday night, while the junior varsity Commodores defeated the Chargers 24-14. (more…) (October 10, 2012, Page 7)

OHS, LHS teams clobber Cougars

Oxford and Lafayette jump started the round robin portion NEMCABB Tournament in a big way Thursday at Edwin Moak Field.

Lafayette defeated Oxford’s junior varsity squad 6-0 and then defeated South Pontotoc 11-1 in five innings.

Oxford’s varsity then up-ended South Pontotoc 10-0 to conclude Day 1 of the Oxford Regional. (June 22, 2012, Page 6A)

‘Dores turn doubters into believers

NEW ALBANY — Lafayette had plenty of doubters when the Class 4A postseason began.

They have no power, some said.

How is their defense going to respond against playoff competition, others asked. (more…) (May 8, 2012, Page 6)

‘Dores pitch their way into 4A quarters

It took a veteran pitching performance from senior Luke Stanley for a young Lafayette Commodores team to blank Amory 3-0 on Thursday.

The next day, Lafayette turned the ball over to right-hander Eli Murphree and the freshman responded.

Murphree allowed one run over six innings before turning the ball over to Stanley to close out the 2-1 victory at W.V. Brewer Field.
With the win, the Commodores (18-10 overall) advance to the quarterfinals of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs to face Region 2-4A foe New Albany. (April 30, 2012, Page 6)

Lafayette advances to third round with 2-1 win

BLOG: In a span of six outs, Lafayette and Amory scored all three of tonight’s runs.

As it turned out, the Commodores’ two runs in the third were all the home team needed to defeat Amory 2-1 at W.V. Brewer Field.

In doing so, Lafayette stamped its ticket to the third round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs by eliminating the Panthers. (more…) (April 28, 2012)

‘Dores claim spot in 4A baseball playoffs

A 7-0 shutout of North Pontotoc Monday night advanced the Lafayette Commodores to a spot in the upcoming Class 4A playoffs. (more…) (April 17, 2012, Page 7)

Murphree, Stanley ‘lift up’ LHS in win

It took 13 games for the Lafayette High School baseball team to record its first home run of the 2012 season, proving the old adage of good things come to those who wait.

John Murphree broke a 2-2 tie in the fourth inning when he belted an offering from New Albany pitcher Ben Foster over the left field fence for a two-run home run to put the ‘Dores ahead 4-2 in what would turn out to be a 7-2 win over the Division 2-4A rival Bulldogs at W.V. Brewer Field on Friday night. (more…) (March 26, 2012, Page 7)

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