AMORY — The Lafayette Lady Commodores may have gotten a glimpse of their future Thursday night.
Leading the home Amory Lady Panthers onto the pitch was senior Addie Forbus, a future Ole Miss soccer player fresh off setting the state’s career goal mark (228) last week.
Meanwhile, LHS freshman Ally Houghton, a soft-spoken sniper in her own right, appears poised to pick up where Forbus leaves off and make her own mark on the Magnolia State. (more…) (January 25, 2013, Page 10A)
Melinda Scruggs wasn’t quite sure what to expect from her young Lafayette team heading into the 2012-13 season.
With four key Division 3-4A matches left on the schedule, the Lafayette Lady Commodores took a big step to earning a spot in the upcoming MHSAA playoffs with an impressive 6-0 win over Senatobia at William L. Buford Stadium Tuesday night. (January 9, 2013, Page 6)
With thunder sounding in the distance, and under an overcast sky, the Oxford Lady Chargers capitalized on a second-half goal from Zoe Scruggs to nip crosstown rival Lafayette 1-0 at Oxford’s Bobby Holcomb Field. (December 10, 2012, Page 1B)
Lafayette’s Alley Houghton recorded a hat trick before 20 minutes had elapsed off the clock in Tuesday’s soccer match with Horn Lake at William L. Buford Stadium. Houghton finished with five goals overall in the Lady Commodores’ 7-1 victory over the Lady Eagles.
The win improved the young Lady Commodores to 5-0 on the year and brought another smile to coach Melinda Scruggs’ face. (November 28, 2012, Page 7)
At approximately 2 p.m., Scruggs watched as two of her seniors, Andrea Colston and Karly Massengill, make sure their soccer careers would extend past William L. Buford Stadium by signing to play for Northwest Mississippi Community College. (more…) (January 26, 2012, Page 7)
CORINTH — Tuesday’s Class 4A playoff soccer match between the Lafayette Lady Commodores and Corinth Lady Warriors was filled with hustle, passion and a lot of drama. It was played the way coach LHS coach Melinda Scruggs wants her team to play it.
Unfortunately for the Lady Commodores, Corinth was able to edge out a 4-3 win in two overtimes to advance to the quarterfinals on Saturday. (January 25, 2012, Page 7)
While the LHS girls cruised to a 6-0 victory on a gusty Saturday afternoon at William L. Buford Stadium, the Commodores were defeated 6-2.
In the girls’ showdown, Lafayette scored five goals in the first half and never let Cleveland gain any sort of confidence to get back in the game. (January 16, 2012, Page 8)
The Grenada girls made the most of their chances on Tuesday evening at William L. Buford Stadium.
The Lady Commodores did not.
Despite maintaining possession for much of the first half and generating numerous scoring chances, the Lafayette girls fell to Grenada in penalty kicks 3-2 after regulation ended in a 2-2 tie. (more…) (January 4, 2012, Page 7)