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Monday, December 22, 2014

Nacoma James

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)

Lafayette girls fall in region championship

SENATOBIA — It was a disappointing night for Lafayette basketball inside the Senatobia High gym Friday. Both the girls and boys teams had chances to improve their seeding heading into this week’s MHSAA Class 4A playoffs but were unable to capitalize on their opportunities. (February 24, 2014, Page 7)

Lady ‘Dores top Senatobia, advance to 2-4A championship

The Lafayette basketball teams split their region tournament games Tuesday night, the Lady ‘Dores winning their opening game of the postseason while the boys lost their second game of the tournament. (February 19, 2014, Page 8)

‘Dores rally past Ripley in 2-4A opener

SENATOBIA — Lafayette spent most of its Region 2-4A tournament opener against Ripley trying to cut into the Tigers’ lead. The Commodores finally caught up. (February 18, 2014, Page 8)

Lafayette garners 2-4A wins over NAHS

Coming off a loss to North Pontotoc last Tuesday, Lafayette boys basketball coach Nacoma James asked his team how they were going to respond against Division 2-4A opponent New Albany Friday night. (January 13, 2014, Page 7)

Chargers hold off Lafayette, 46-43

As lethargic as Lafayette’s offense had been, the Commodores still had one final shot. But they never got it off. (December 23, 2013, Page 6)

LHS earns division sweep of Senatobia

It was a clean sweep on the court Friday night for Lafayette as the Commodores and Lady Commodores defeated Senatobia at the LHS gym. (December 16, 2013, Page 6)

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