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LHS shakes off playoff rust to advance past Rams

INDIANOLA — Just over a week ago, Nacoma James asked “why not us?”

Asked what it would mean to merely make the playoffs in boys basketball for the first time since 2006, the Commodore head coach said he felt like his squad was poised to carry over the success that has become synonymous with Lafayette’s other sports, namely football. (more…) (February 20, 2013, Page 6)

Lafayette locks down on Tigers late

The Commodores led for nearly the whole game Friday, but Lafayette’s regular season finale was anything but easy.

Lafayette didn’t play a clean first half against Charleston on senior night, missing free throws and turning the ball over. (more…) (February 11, 2013, Page 8)

‘Dores hang on to defeat Vikings

It took some late game heroics, but the Lafayette Commodores closed their Division 2-4A with a 54-47 victory against visiting North Pontotoc on Monday.

With the win, Lafayette will play North Pontotoc in the first round of the region tournament next Tuesday. (more…) (February 5, 2013, Page 8)

‘Dores earn division sweep of Lewisburg

Lafayette earned a home sweep of Division 2-4A foe Lewisburg Friday night. The Lady Commodores ended a four-game losing streak with a 70-25 win over the Lady Patriots. The Commodores earned then earned their first division win with a hard-fought 46-41 triumph in the nightcap. (more…) (January 28, 2013, Page 10)

LHS boys start season with a win

The Lafayette boy’s basketball team started its season in impressive fashion Thursday with a 55-50 win against Bruce. (more…) (November 30, 2012, Page 7A)

Lady Commodores roll to 2-4A semifinals

NEW ALBANY — The Tunica-Rosa Fort Lady Lions found out real quick Tuesday what a fruitless endeavor it is to try and run with the Lafayette Lady Commodores.
After playing with Lafayette for five minutes in the first game of the Division 2-4A Tournament at the New Albany High gym, the Lady Commodores quickly put together 22 unanswered points en route to a 65-44 victory. (February 8, 2012, Page 7)

New Albany uses its size to take down Lafayette

Lafayette’s basketball teams found out first hand Tuesday night that size really does matter on the court.

New Albany post players Jazmine Spears and Moses Kingsley each played huge roles in their team’s Region 2-4A victories at Lafayette, with the Lady Bulldogs winning 47-31 in the opener and the Bulldogs pulling out a 42-36 win in the nightcap. (more…) (January 25, 2012, Page 6)

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