A fast start and a good display of toughness late in the game proved to be the winning formula for the Lafayette Lady Commodores Tuesday night in the LHS gym.
LHS won its first game of the season with a 57-55 triumph over Bruce, a game that coach Amy Sutton said helped her team find their identity. (November 30, 2011, Page 9)
Lafayette head coach Amy Sutton got a glimpse of what life will be like without the super senior trio of Nikki McChristian, Brianna Fisher and Shaq Isom this past weekend when the Lady Commodores participated in Hickory Flat’s jamboree.
In defeating Alcorn Central 30-29 and Holly Springs 28-16 in two two-quarter contests, Sutton saw a lot of promise. (November 3, 2011, Page 8)
Heading into this season Lafayette volleyball coach Rachel Wenzel was faced with a rather large problem: How could the Lady Commodores replace the production and leadership that left along with the graduated senior class?
She knew it would be no easy task, but senior middle blocker Ashley Smith went to Wenzel and requested that her coach trust her enough to allow her to play all the way around, rather than be substituted in the back row. (more…) (October 26, 2011, Page 1B)
Her assumptions were correct.
The Lady Bruins were as good as their 16-match winning streak suggested and they did just enough to eliminate Lafayette from the first round of the Class I playoffs with a 3-0 (25-18, 25-22, 25-20) victory. (October 5, 2011, Page 6)
The Lafayette volleyball team faced off against a somewhat familiar foe on Tuesday.
A clean sweep is what the Lafayette High basketball teams were able to achieve over Oxford on Tuesday night in the lone meeting between the two schools on the hardwood this season. (more…) (January 19, 2011, Page 6)
There were more signs the Lafayette Commodores were starting to come together as a boys basketball team Friday night in a matchup with Lewisburg in the LHS gym. The Commodores may have lost 48-43 to the visiting Patriots, but instead of falling behind early and eventually losing by double digits, the Commodores showed some grit by rallying from an eight-point deficit in the in the third quarter to pull into the lead late in the fourth quarter. (December 20, 2010, Page 6)
Lafayette’s boys and girls track teams won the Division 2-4A titles Monday at Byhalia.
The Commodores won the event with 131 points, 27 more points than second place Senatobia, who finished with 104 points. The Lady Commodores finished with 159.5 points. (April 20, 2010, Page 8)
LHS GIRLS HOOPS — The Lafayette Lady Commodores used a late rally in regulation to force overtime before eventually knocking off Humphreys County 69-62 in the Class 4A North Half semifinals Saturday. The team bested Amory 64-44 on Friday. (February 22, 2010, Page 8)
LHS GIRLS HOOPS — The Cleveland Lady Wildcats had no chance on Wednesday. In the first round of the Class 4A playoffs, LHS easily knocked off its former region rival 86-44. The Lady ‘Dores utilized a high-pressure full-court press the entire game and had six players in double-digit scoring. (February 18, 2010, Page 8)