UPDATED BLOG — Jeremy Liggins, the former Lafayette High quarterback who led the Commodores to back-to-back MHSAA Class 4A state titles the past two seasons, has called an audible. (more…) (August 7, 2012)
His words resonated Monday with the confirmation that sophomore receiver Collins Moore would be out with what could be a season-ending torn labrum, while junior defensive back Charles Sawyer will be out 4-6 weeks with a torn quad. (August 7, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG — Former Lafayette quarterback Jeremy Liggins will stay in the state of Mississippi to begin his college career rather than play for the LSU Tigers and coach Les Miles. (more…) (August 1, 2012, Page 6)
Media reports that appeared over the weekend stating Lafayette quarterback Jeremy Liggins has enrolled at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College are premature, according to his former head coach, Anthony Hart.
Playing for Gulf Coast and coach Steve Campbell, instead of starting his career at LSU, is still just a possibility rather than a definite, Hart said. (June 18, 2012, Page 6)
PEARL — If someone didn’t know what the points total was, they would have thought the Lafayette Lady Commodores were about to win Monday’s MHSAA Class 4A state track meet at Pearl High School by the way they finished the 4×400 meter relay.
Led by a scorching-fast anchor leg turned in by Mariah Buford, the Lady Commodores punctuated a very successful day on the track with a first-place finish in the relay with a new best-in-class time of 4 minutes, 9.79 seconds. The victory was just one of many reasons why the Lady ‘Dores broke a school in points (78) and finished a clear-cut second for the second straight season. (more…) (May 15, 2012, Page 6)
Nine Lafayette Lady Commodores qualified for the upcoming MHSAA Class 4A meet that will be held at Pearl Saturday. The Lady Commodores and Commodores competed in the 4A North Half meet hosted by Charleston this past Saturday, but no official results have been posted to know where both teams finished. (more…) (May 7, 2012, Page 8)
Led by the speed of Mariah Buford, the Lafayette Lady Commodores finished second in Saturday’s Region 1-4A track meet at Pontotoc. The Lady Warriors won the title by totaling 202 points. Lafayette was second with 119 points, one more than third-place finisher Corinth. (more…) (April 30, 2012, Page 8)
Ten first-place finishes helped lead the Lafayette girls track team to a Division 2-4A title Monday at Lewisburg. The meet started on Friday but had to be finished Monday due to rain. Lewisburg, Senatobia, New Albany and Tunica-Rosa Fort competed in the meet. It was the second division title in three seasons for the Lady Commodores, who seemed poised to follow up last year’s second-place finish at the state meet. (April 24, 2012, Page 10)
LSU football coach Les Miles wasn’t on the Square on Monday night when his newest quarterback signee, Lafayette’s Jeremy Liggins, made it public that he was going to be a Tiger. But the veteran coach who won the 2007 BCS championship and this year’s Southeastern Conference title said Wednesday during his post signing day press conference that he gained even more respect for Liggins for how he announced his decision. (February 2, 2012, Page 6)
Mardi Gras started a little early in Oxford on Monday night when Lafayette High quarterback Jeremy Liggins chose to play for the LSU Tigers and coach Les Miles. The 6-foot-3, 275-pound EAGLE Player of the Year in 2009 and 2011 picked the defending Southeastern Conference champions over Ole Miss, Mississippi State, Alabama and Auburn on the Sports Roundup’s Commitment Show held at Irie on the Square. (more…) (January 31, 2012, Page 8)