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J.D. Driver

‘Dores have chance to shine at 4A state meet

If the Lafayette Commodores lift like coach Cody Stubblefield knows his atheltes can, then Saturday should be a good one at the MHSAA Class 4A state meet. Seven members of a powerlifting team that won the Region 2-4A and North Half meets will converge on Jackson in the hopes of garnering a team state title.  (more…) (April 11, 2013, Page 4B)

LHS Commodores want to honor Mills

Lafayette’s Commodores are set to begin the 2013 powerlifting season at the Pontotoc Invitational with a veteran team but also with some changes from a year ago. One of the biggest changes revolves around the unfortunate death of John Mills, who finished third in the 114-pound weight division at last year’s state meet. (January 18, 2013, Page 8A)

Lafayette boys sweep Winona, N. Pontotoc

Lafayette’s boys knocked off Winona and North Pontotoc this weekend to improve to 4-2 on the year. Friday, the LHS ‘Dores defeated Winona in penalty kicks to earn a 3-2 win. Jordan Willms had eight saves in the game, while Austin Fikes and Jason Reveles each had one goal in regulation. (more…) (December 3, 2012, Page 3B)

‘Dores ground Vikings’ passing attack

ECRU — The pre-game fireworks were about the only explosive display the home town North Pontotoc fans enjoyed Thursday night. (more…) (October 26, 2012, Page 6A)

LHS dominates Pontotoc in win

Sports Blog: PONTOTOC — The Lafayette Commdores’ football team used dominant showings on both sides of the ball Friday night to defeat Pontotoc 41-6 at “The Hollow.” (more…) (September 22, 2012)

LHS boys muscle past divisional foes

Lafayette continued to flex its muscle in boys powerlifting with a first-place finish in the Region 2-4A meet held this past weekend.

The Commodores totaled 63 points, 16 more than second-place finisher Lewisburg. Senatobia was third with 45 points, while Cleveland finished with 25. (more…) (February 21, 2012, Page 10)

LHS girls powerlifters claim second place

The success Lafayette’s powerlifting team had in its first meet last week paid dividends on Monday with a second-place finish in the Lady Wildcat Invitational held at Calhoun City.

The Lady Commodores totaled 55 points, second to Charleston’s 63. Oxford finished third with 30 points, while Pontotoc (24) and Calhoun City (10) rounded out the teams at the meet.

Cate Clay lifted in the 97-pound weight class for the Lady Commodores and finished first with a 425-pound total. Meg Norphlet competed in the 105 class and was first with a total of 500. San Hairston competed in the 123 class as did Jada McIntosh. Hairston was second with a 595, while McIntosh totaled 500. (more…) (February 1, 2012, Page 7)

Lafayette JV earns win in season finale

The football season can be a long grind on players, even on a championship-caliber squad like Lafayette’s.

And when you’re on the scout team, getting beat up day-in and day-out by the bigger, stronger varsity guy sometimes it’s difficult to remain motivated and get through practices. (more…) (October 18, 2011, Page 8)

OHS, LHS claim Invitational titles

Oxford’s boys and Lafayette’s girls powerlifting teams took home titles in the third annual Oxford Invitational held Friday and Saturday in the Oxford Middle School gym. (more…) (January 31, 2011, Page 8)

Lafayette lifters experienced, looking for more accolades

Experienced lifters is a common thread the Lafayette girls and boys powerlifting teams share this year. A season after the Commodores won the Class 4A title and the Lady Commodores finished third in the state in its Class II division, several lifters who were on those teams return to both squads in the attempt to repeat those lofty results. (more…) (January 21, 2011, Page 7A)

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