Online Edition
Saturday, April 18, 2015

Nacoma James

Crosstown Move: LHS hires OHS’s Linzy as girls hoops coach

Shayne Linzy has spent the last six seasons on one side of the rivalry. He’s about to experience the other side. Linzy has been hired as the Lafayette High girls basketball coach after holding the same position at Oxford for more than half a decade. The Lafayette County School District unanimously approved the hire Monday. (April 7, 2015, Page 6, 7)

James resigns as ‘Dores hoops coach

After three seasons as the head coach of the Lafayette High boys basketball team, Nacoma James is stepping down from the position. James turned in his resignation Wednesday but will stay at the school in a teaching capacity. (March 19, 2015, Page 6)

2-4A tourney loss caps winless season for ‘Dores

As forgettable a season as it’s been for the Lafayette High boys basketball team, the Commodores just needed one win to extend their season. But their Division 2-5A tournament opener ended just like all the others. Lafayette’s season came to an end Wednesday with a 57-50 loss to New Albany at the Lafayette High gym. It was the 14th time the Commodores (0-14) took the court, and it was the 14th time they came up on the short end of the scoreboard. (February 19, 2015, Page 6A)

LHS boys still searching; girls beat Senatobia

The Lafayette High basketball teams are heading in different directions. The girls team are moving in an upward trajectory while the boys are stuck in neutral and struggling to find their first win. That was still the case Friday night when Lafayette split their games against Senatobia at the LHS gym. (January 25, 2015, Page 4B)

LHS boys remain winless; girls beat Byhalia

It was a night of highs and lows for the Lafayette High basketball teams as they split their games against divisional opponent Byhalia on Friday night at the LHS gym. The Lady Commodores bounced back from their loss to Ripley on Tuesday while the Commodores are still searching for their first win of the season. (January 18, 2015, Page 4B)

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)

Oxford moves to 11-0 with rout of ‘Dores

Once Oxford’s boys basketball team stopped thinking and started playing, there wasn’t much Lafayette could do to slow the Chargers down. Oxford turned an early seesaw affair into a rout by turning smothering defense into instant offense in an 80-42 victory over the rival Commodores at the Oxford High gym on Friday night that kept the Chargers unbeaten. Their 11-0 record matches the best start to a season in coach Drew Tyler’s 18-year tenure. Lafayette High’s girls team beat the Lady Chargers 50-47 (December 21, 2014, Page 1B, 2B)

LHS’s White signs to run at Hinds CC

For the past two years, Derek White has known where he wanted to go to college to continue his track and field career.  That place is Hinds Community College in Raymond, and the Lafayette High senior made that choice official when he signed his National Letter of Intent on Monday afternoon inside the LHS library. (December 2, 2014, Page 6)

LHS hoopster Nabors inks with East Mississippi CC

For the first time in more than a decade, the Lafayette Commodores boys basketball team has a player who will continue playing at the next level. Guard Montreal Nabors will be playing basketball in Scooba next year after he signed with East Mississippi Community College Monday afternoon. (July 16, 2014, Page 6)

Corinth blows past Commodores

CORINTH — The Lafayette Commodores were hoping to end a two-game losing streak and keep their season alive Tuesday night when they faced the Corinth Warriors in the opening round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. Neither came true as the Warriors defeated Lafayette in dominant fashion by a score of 81-50 at the Corinth High gym. (February 26, 2014, Page 6)

 Page 1 of 3  1  2  3 »
REMAX Legacy Realty The Highlands, A Private Lake Community