Jessica Pearson always had a knack of turning nothing into something.
As the setter on Oxford’s volleyball team, it wasn’t uncommon to see Pearson not only set up a teammate for the kill when the Lady Chargers’ passing was on point, but also go sprawling out of bounds in an attempt to keep the play alive. (more…) (October 25, 2012, Page 1B)
CALEDONIA — Momentum can be an amazing and inexplicable force.
Believe in it or don’t, but Thursday’s second-round matchup between the Lafayette Lady Commodores and Caledonia Lady Confederates made both squads subscribe to the theory. (more…) (October 12, 2012, Page 6A)
Facing Hartfield Academy in the first round of the Class I playoffs, Lafayette cruised to a 3-0 (25-5, 25-6, 25-5) victory at the LHS gym. (October 10, 2012, Page 6)
That’s exactly what happened Tuesday at the Oxford High gym as the visiting Lady Commodores claimed a 3-1 (22-25, 25-17, 25-23, 25-17) victory over the host school. (September 12, 2012, Page 7)
The Lafayette volleyball squad came up on the short end of a close match against Lewisburg on Tuesday, falling to the Lady Patriots 3-1 (25-19, 25-18, 24-26, 25-17). (more…) (September 5, 2012, Page 7)
WATER VALLEY — Monday’s volleyball match was definitely a struggle for the Water Valley Lady Blue Devils and the visiting Lafayette Lady Commodores.
Early on, both squads struggled to serve consistently and make the basic plays necessary to build a lead.
As the match progressed, however, Lafayette made the necessary adjustments to claim a 3-0 (25-19, 25-16, 25-11) victory at Water Valley. (August 28, 2012, Page 7)
The Lafayette Lady Commodores volleyball team earned a convincing 3-0 (25-13, 25-21, 25-15) victory at Ripley Thursday.
Rae Drewrey led Lafayette (4-1 overall) with nine kills, while Moesha Phillips, Janae Westbrook and Kylie Glass chipped in with six, five and four kills respectively.
Several Lady Commodores got into the passing, with Emily Robinson leading the squad with four assists, while Kendall Glass and Abby Styers added three and two.
Holly Robinson had a team-best three digs. Lafayette returns to the court Tuesday with a varsity-only road match at Byhalia before returning to host crosstown rival Oxford on Thursday. (August 10, 2012, Page 7A)
A successful approach at the plate for Lafayette paid off for the Lady Commodores on Monday night in their 13-1 win over Oxford. After falling behind 1-0 to the Lady Chargers in the first inning, LHS answered with nine runs in the second and four more in the third thanks to some successful bunting early coupled with some blasts from players such as Corey Hollis, Katrina Wilson, Kendall Glass and Rae Drewery. (more…) (April 3, 2012, Page 9)