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Former LHS standouts ready for fresh start

BOONEVILLE — The second day of fall camp is set to begin on a particularly overcast Friday in Northeast Mississippi.

In the distance, the sky grows darker by the minute with the wind picking up in stride. Players arrive one by one, dressed mostly in workout clothes decorated by their high school’s logo or that of their previous college football commitment. (more…) (August 13, 2013, Page 6)

Former ‘Dores ready to get started at Northeast C.C.

BLOG: BOONEVILLE — Jeremy Liggins, Demarkous Dennis and Jamel Dennis are back together at last.

The former Lafayette High trio took a rather circuitous route to get back, but nonetheless the three ‘Dores are back on the gridiron as members of the Northeast Mississippi Community College football team. (more…) (August 9, 2013)

Classic a time to reflect for local standouts

BILOXI — The outcome of Saturday’s Bernard Blackwell Football Classic didn’t favor the North’s squad but that didn’t dampen the weekend. (more…) (December 19, 2011, Page 6)

Is coaching search winding down?

AROUND THE NET: Late last night several reports surfaced that former Ed Orgeron assistant and current Arkansas State head coach Hugh Freeze is expected to be offered — and accept — the Ole Miss gig. (more…) (December 4, 2011)

Liggins runs ‘Dores into 4A North Half title game

The Lafayette High football team finds itself in familiar territory — heading to play for the Class 4A North Half title.

For the third consecutive year the Commodores will be playing for a chance to go to Jackson thanks to a 28-6 win over Louisville on Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium in the quarterfinals of the MHSAA playoffs. (more…) (November 21, 2011, Page 1B)

‘Dores advance to North Half

SPORTS BLOG: The Lafayette Commodores’ football team will be making its third consecutive trip to the Class 4A North Half finals thanks to a 28-6 win against Louisville Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium. (more…) (November 18, 2011)

Dores win in typical fashion, run over Warriors

SENATOBIA—Lafayette is nothing if not consistent.

Staying true to typical form, the Lafayette Commodores went on the road and up-ended Senatobia on senior night 48-8.

The victory improved Lafayette’s record to 10-0 overall and 4-0 in Region 2-4A. (October 24, 2011, Page 4B)

Lafayette to face skillful Warriors

A week after securing the No. 1 seed in Region 2-4A, the Lafayette Commodores must buckle up and face another challenging regional foe in Senatobia on Friday.

Lafayette coach Anthony Hart said he has a lot of respect for the Warriors, who are coming off of a 34-28 loss at North Pontotoc. (October 20, 2011, Page 6)

Dennis does it again for ‘Dores

Jeremy Liggins’ uniform has perhaps never been as clean following a game as it was after Lafayette’s game on Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium.

Thanks in large part to fellow senior Demarkous Dennis, the No. 1 Commodores didn’t need to rely on their four-star quarterback to beat the visiting New Albany Bulldogs 50-13 and take over sole possession of first place in Region 2-4A. (more…) (October 17, 2011, Page 4B)

LHS pens up New Albany Bulldogs

BLOG: The Lafayette Commodores won in typical fashion tonight, rolling past Region 2-4A foe New Albany 50-13 at William L. Buford Stadium.

The star of the game was — stop me if you have heard this before — Lafayette running back Demarkous Dennis. (more…) (October 14, 2011)

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