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Jake McPhail

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)

Players react to news Lewis is stepping down

The news that Greg Lewis is planning to step down as head baseball coach to pursue an administrative position at the high school caught most everyone off guard, including his players. (May 18, 2012, Page 7A)

Patriots end Lafayette’s magical run

Lafayette’s improbable run through the MHSAA Class 4A baseball playoffs came to a close Friday.

In front of a capacity crowd at W.V. Brewer Field, the Commodores seemed to set the tone of the North Half game by plating three runs in the first. (more…) (May 14, 2012, Page 3B)

Pats frustrate ‘Dores, take Game 1

OLIVE BRANCH — The Commodores didn’t exactly look like themselves Thursday.

After jumping out to an early lead at Lewisburg in Game 1 of the MHSAA Class 4A North Half series, the Commodores struggled to maintain their early success and the Patriots took advantage. (more…) (May 11, 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)

‘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)

New Albany tops ‘Dores in 2-4A opener

An eight-run third inning by New Albany proved to be too much for the Lafayette Commodores to overcome Tuesday night. (more…) (March 21, 2012, Page 6)

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)

LHS knocks off Olive Branch

The Lafayette baseball team earned a big 10-7 victory at Olive Branch Tuesday. (more…) (March 7, 2012, Page 7)

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