Lafayette set the tone early and cruised to a win over its crosstown rival on Tuesday. (March 19, 2014, Page 8)
Tuesday’s local sports briefs include:
– Ben Hubbard made a hole-in-one at the recent Oxford Lady Charger Softball Benefit golf tourney played at the Country Club of Oxford
– ESPN announced Monday it plans to televise Ole Miss basketball games against Kentucky and Oregon this season.
– Ole Miss has promoted Lady Rebel assistant tennis coach Jason Ontog to associate head coach.
– Registration is open for the fifth annual Lafayette Commodore Baseball Golf Tournament set for Sept. 14. (August 20, 2013, Page 7)
After facing each other earlier in the week, the Lafayette Commodores and Senatobia Warriors hooked up for a rematch Friday night, this time at WV Brewer Field. The Commodores won Tuesday’s game 11-1, and while the offensive surge was not there on Friday, Lafayette defeated the Warriors for the second time in four days with a 6-1 victory.
Senatobia senior pitcher Davis Brown kept the Commodores’ offense in check through most of the game.
It’s hard to imagine Lafayette could have opened its Division 2-4A schedule any better than it did Tuesday night at W.V. Brewer Field.
While the rest of the town slept Thursday night, Oxford and Lafayette concluded the annual spring break tournament at Edwin Moak Field by playing into the early hours. (more…) (March 15, 2013, Page 6A)
It could have been a few degrees warmer, as one spectator at W.V. Brewer field remarked, but aside from chilled temperatures, Tuesday was a near-perfect day for the continuation of the Oxford-Lafayette Spring Break Tournament. (more…) (March 13, 2013, Page 8)
After winning in extra innings against cross-town rival Oxford on Friday night, Lafayette coach Patrick Robey was a little worried about how his team would respond when it hosted Water Valley on Saturday afternoon.
That worry was put to rest though as the Commodores knocked off the Blue Devils 8-1 at W.V. Brewer Field.