Luke Stanley is heading to one of the Magnolia State’s most tradition-rich programs after helping to establish a winning culture at Northeast Mississippi Community College. The former Lafayette High standout has signed his National Letter of Intent to become a member of the highly successful Delta State University baseball team. (August 11, 2014, Page 7)
The Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers advanced to the MACJC state baseball tournament thanks to two wins over Gulf Coast Monday. The Tigers are assisted by former Lafayette High head coach Richy Harrelson and Jake Mills, who played for the Commodores under Harrelson. (more…) (May 7, 2013, Page 8)
Lafayette’s improbable run through the MHSAA Class 4A baseball playoffs came to a close Friday.
They have no power, some said.
Last week, Amory coach Chad Williams and Lafayette coach Greg Lewis both called the senior ace a “bulldog.”
It took a veteran pitching performance from senior Luke Stanley for a young Lafayette Commodores team to blank Amory 3-0 on Thursday.
The next day, Lafayette turned the ball over to right-hander Eli Murphree and the freshman responded.
Murphree allowed one run over six innings before turning the ball over to Stanley to close out the 2-1 victory at W.V. Brewer Field.
With the win, the Commodores (18-10 overall) advance to the quarterfinals of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs to face Region 2-4A foe New Albany. (April 30, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG: In a span of six outs, Lafayette and Amory scored all three of tonight’s runs.
As it turned out, the Commodores’ two runs in the third were all the home team needed to defeat Amory 2-1 at W.V. Brewer Field.
In doing so, Lafayette stamped its ticket to the third round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs by eliminating the Panthers. (more…) (April 28, 2012)
AMORY — Apparently the rumors were true.
Amory coach Chad Williams found out first hand why folks were calling Lafayette pitcher Luke Stanley a tough staff ace to face.
Thursday evening, Stanley struck out 10 in Lafayette’s 3-0 road win over the Amory Panthers in the second round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. (April 27, 2012, Page 7A)