The No. 1 ranked Commodores (4-0 overall) have routinely played the Red Raiders (2-2) in the playoffs over the years and almost all of the games have been competitive. LHS last played at Shannon in the 2009 Class 4A playoffs with the Commodores earning a 23-14 win in the North Half semifinal contest. LHS coach Anthony Hart said Shannon looks similar to typical Red Raider squads. (September 15, 2011, Page 6)
GREENWOOD — Prior to the season, Lafayette coach Anthony Hart called Friday night’s matchup with Greenwood a “sandwich” game because it came in between the highly anticipated opener with Tupelo and the annual Crosstown Classic matchup with the Oxford Chargers.
Experienced lifters is a common thread the Lafayette girls and boys powerlifting teams share this year. A season after the Commodores won the Class 4A title and the Lady Commodores finished third in the state in its Class II division, several lifters who were on those teams return to both squads in the attempt to repeat those lofty results. (more…) (January 21, 2011, Page 7A)