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‘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)

Patriots rally to top Commodores

Tuesday evening’s loss was a difficult one to swallow for the Lafayette Commodores.

Despite leading for the majority of the game, Lafayette allowed Marshall Academy to rally in the sixth inning and eventually claim a 5-3 victory on Day 2 of the Oxford Spring Break Tournament at Edwin Moak Field.

The Commodores won their first game of the day 2-1 in eight innings over Horn Lake. (March 14, 2012, Page 6)

9th grade blanks NAHS

The Lafayette ninth-grade football team ended its season with a 14-0 win over New Albany on Monday. John Murphree scored on a 12-yard run, while brother Eli Murphree added a 2-point conversion to give Lafayette an 8-0 lead at the half. Hunter Bishop scored on an 80-yard touchdown reception in the second half off a throw from Eli Murphree. Landon Busby and Eli Murphree both had interceptions. Lafayette ended the year with a 6-2 overall record. (October 18, 2011, Page 8)

LMS sweeps Water Valley

The Lafayette Middle School baseball Commodores swept Water Valley on the road Thursday, claiming Game 1 11-1 and Game 2 3-0. (more…) (March 11, 2011, Page 8A)

Lafayette pounds South Panola in baseball action

Lafayette’s middle school baseball team earned two lopsided 14-0 wins over South Panola Thursday. Both wins were no-hitters for the Commodores, who had four pitchers combine to strike out 19 batters.

(more…) (March 4, 2011, Page 8A)

LMS Commodores whack the Warriors

Lafayette’s two middle school squads came up big on Tuesday sweeping Senatobia in two games. The Commodore seventh-grade squad squeaked past Senatobia 8-6, while the eight-graders topped the Warriors 30-6. (September 30, 2010, Page 9)

Murphrees, Isom lead LMS past Grenada

Lafayette’s eighth-grade football team remained undefeated on the season thanks to a 26-8 win over Grenada at William L. Buford Stadium Tuesday night. (September 22, 2010, Page 7)

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