Coming back to Senatobia, a week after pushing No. 6 Itawamba to the brink, will be a good thing for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers. It’s homecoming at NWCC Saturday, and the Rangers (1-4 overall, 1-2 in North Division) have a chance to garner a win with Delta as the opponent. (October 4, 2013, Page 6A)
CLARKSDALE — Damian Baker’s impact was finally felt Thursday night for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers. The sophomore running back from Columbus scored three touchdowns and rushed for 198 yards on just 16 carries to help lead the Rangers to a 38-23 win over Coahoma. (September 13, 2013, Page 6A)
A first trip out of Senatobia tonight also brings with it the first MACJC North Division game for the Northwest Mississippi Community College Rangers. NWCC (0-2 overall) travels to play at Coahoma, a team that is also in search of its first win of the year.
CORINTH — Lafayette’s first trip to the MHSAA Class 4A North Half Tournament was shorter than coach Nacoma James and his Commodores were hoping for. Despite another strong effort on defense, the Commodores were unable to overcome a handful of empty possessions on offense late and some timely free-throw shooting by Noxubee County. The end result for the Commodores was a 55-52 setback to the Tigers, who will now play host Corinth tonight at 6 for the right to advance to Jackson.
Asked what it would mean to merely make the playoffs in boys basketball for the first time since 2006, the Commodore head coach said he felt like his squad was poised to carry over the success that has become synonymous with Lafayette’s other sports, namely football. (more…) (February 20, 2013, Page 6)
Three players in double figures wasn’t enough to lift the Lafayette Commodores past New Albany Tuesday night on the road. The Bulldogs topped the ‘Dores 65-55 to drop them to 1-2 in Division 2-4A play and 8-6 overall. Montreal Nabors led LHS with 17 points, six rebounds and five steals. (more…) (January 30, 2013, Page 8)
Lafayette earned a home sweep of Division 2-4A foe Lewisburg Friday night. The Lady Commodores ended a four-game losing streak with a 70-25 win over the Lady Patriots. The Commodores earned then earned their first division win with a hard-fought 46-41 triumph in the nightcap. (more…) (January 28, 2013, Page 10)