CLINTON — The Lafayette girls, sparked by individual gold medalist Peyton Hamann and two others in the top six performers, claimed third place in the MHSAA Class 4A state cross-country meet held Saturday at Mississippi College’s Choctaw Trails.
The Oxford Chargers came in third in the Class 5A boys state cross-country meet, while the OHS girls and Lafayette boys each finished fourth in their team competitions. (more…) (November 12, 2012, Page 4B)
The Lafayette Lady Commodores and Commodores traveled south to Mississippi College Saturday to compete in the MC Watson Ford Invitational cross country meet held at Choctaw Trails. A total of 278 runners from three different states competed in the meet. Peyton Hamann and Esmeralda Rodriguez both shattered their previous personal records, according to coach Ben Mikell. (more…) (October 9, 2012, Page 7)
Lafayette’s boys cross country team finished fifth out of 21 teams that competed in the Southern Tees Challenge held Saturday at the New Albany Sportsplex. All five runners that competed for the Commodores finished the course in under 21 minutes. (more…) (October 1, 2012, Page 4B)
Lafayette’s tennis season came to an end Friday in the MHSAA Class 4A North Half title match. New Albany beat Lafayette 6-1, but three matches were decided in tiebreakers. (more…) (May 7, 2012, Page 8)
Lafayette got off to a great start in the Class 4A playoffs Monday morning with a 6-1 win over Kosciusko on the road. Lafayette swept the doubles action to gain the match win, while Mallory Davis peformed well in her singles match. Davis defeated Jessica Reynolds 6-0, 6-2 to gain the victory for LHS. Kosciusko’s lone win came in boys singles as Patrick Adams defeated Nathan Hollis 6-1, 6-1. (more…) (April 24, 2012, Page 10)
Avent’s Park was surrounded by spectators Thursday afternoon as Lafayette and Oxford closed out their regular seasons with the annual tennis meeting between the two schools.
With both squads already a part of the Class 4A (LHS) and 5A (OHS) playoffs, Thursday’s match was about different things for each coach.
The Chargers defeated the Commodores 5-2 but the two wins were a marked improvement for Debbie Swindoll’s Commodores, who lost 7-0 to OHS last year.
Apart from the two wins, the No. 1 boys doubles match had to be decided with a tiebreaker, while two other doubles matches were also competitive. (April 13, 2012, Page 7A)
A clean sweep is what the Lafayette Commodores earned over Division 2-4A foe North Pontotoc Wednesday at the courts behind Oxford-University Stadium. (April 5, 2012, Page 2B)