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Mariah Holland

LHS girls fall just short in division title game

It wasn’t the prettiest game you’ve ever seen, but what it lacked in style points it more than made up for with back-and-forth, in-your-face basketball. In the end, it came down to — as so many close games do — the team that made the last play. Saturday night, it was Ripley which got a putback from Dayzsha Rogan 1:12 left to score the winning basket and then it was Rogan who scooted in for a runout layup with seconds to go after a missed free throw by Lafayette to give the regular-season Division 2-4A champion Lady Tigers a 32-29 victory over Lafayette in the 2-4A tournament championship game at the LHS gym. (February 22, 2015, Page 2B)

Lafayette boys stay winless with loss to Ripley

After struggling in New Albany on Friday night, the Lafayette High boys and girls basketball teams were hoping to bounce back against division foe Ripley on Tuesday. It was not to be as the Tigers swept the Commodores inside the Lafayette High gym. (January 14, 2015, Page 6, 7)

Lady Chargers win 2 in tourney

Oxford’s girls basketball team had a little easier go of it in its final game of the “O” Town Showdown. After holding off Madison-Ridgeland Academy for a 39-34 win Friday, the Chargers took control early against Marshall Academy and cruised to a 61-33 victory Saturday night at the Oxford High gym. The Lafayette Lady Commodores split their two games in the tournament. (December 14, 2014, Page 4B)

OMS wins 3 of 4 against Lafayette

Oxford’s second meeting with Lafayette in middle-school basketball action produced three wins in four games Monday night in the Oxford High gym. (December 10, 2013, Page 7)

Oxford takes three of four from LMS

Oxford and Lafayette split a pair of games Thursday night at the Lafayette High School gym in seventh-grade basketball action. (November 8, 2013, Page 6A)

Top readers

The Kiwanis Club of Oxford donated three bikes to Lafayette Upper Elementary School for the most improved readers in third, fourth and fifth grades. The students that won the bikes were fifth grader Keontae Booker, fourth grader Kierra Bell and third grader Mariah Holland. (January 12, 2010, Page 2B)

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