After a season filled with greats connections, passes and goals scored, the Lafayette Lady Commodores simply weren’t at their best Thursday evening in the first round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. (January 31, 2014, Page 7A)
Lafayette’s soccer teams punctuated the Region 2-4A schedule Tuesday night with road wins over Senatobia. The victories were not only shutouts, but they enabled both the Lady Commodores and Commodores to capture the region title and a home match to start next week’s MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. (January 22, 2014, Page 6)
Lafayette girls soccer coach Melinda Scruggs struggled to describe what she had just witnessed following the Lady Commodores’ game against crosstown rival Oxford Saturday morning. (January 20, 2014, Page 7)
Tying your biggest non-division rival was far from ideal. Instead of Tuesday night’s soccer game between Oxford and Lafayette ending in a 5-5 tie at Bobby Holcomb Field, the coaches agreed to a penalty-kick shootout to decide the matter. (December 11, 2013, Page 8)
The Lafayette girls soccer team had plenty of chances. In the second half, the Lady Commodores finally cashed one of them in. (November 15, 2013, Page 7A)
Melinda Scruggs wasn’t quite sure what to expect from her young Lafayette team heading into the 2012-13 season.
With four key Division 3-4A matches left on the schedule, the Lafayette Lady Commodores took a big step to earning a spot in the upcoming MHSAA playoffs with an impressive 6-0 win over Senatobia at William L. Buford Stadium Tuesday night. (January 9, 2013, Page 6)
With thunder sounding in the distance, and under an overcast sky, the Oxford Lady Chargers capitalized on a second-half goal from Zoe Scruggs to nip crosstown rival Lafayette 1-0 at Oxford’s Bobby Holcomb Field. (December 10, 2012, Page 1B)
Lafayette’s Alley Houghton recorded a hat trick before 20 minutes had elapsed off the clock in Tuesday’s soccer match with Horn Lake at William L. Buford Stadium. Houghton finished with five goals overall in the Lady Commodores’ 7-1 victory over the Lady Eagles.
The win improved the young Lady Commodores to 5-0 on the year and brought another smile to coach Melinda Scruggs’ face. (November 28, 2012, Page 7)