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Saturday, December 20, 2014

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Oxford routs MA for 10-0 start

The Oxford boys basketball team used a familiar formula to run its win total to double digits Saturday night. The Chargers turned their pressurized defense into runouts and knocked down shots inside and out in their half-court offense to improve to 10-0 with a 69-40 rout of Marshall Academy in the final game of the “O” Town Showdown at the Oxford High gym. Lafayette lost both of its game in the “O” Town Showdown. (December 14, 2014, Page 4B)

‘Dores dominate Byhalia; finish region play undefeated

BYHALIA — Lafayette coach Eric Robertson did not want a repeat performance of the New Albany game when his team traveled to Byhalia on Friday night. He got just the opposite, as the Commodores’ quest to go undefeated in Region 2-4A play was completed with relative ease when Lafayette (7-4, 5-0 Region 2-4A) dominated the Indians (0-10, 0-5) 41-0 on Halloween night. (November 2, 2014, Page 5B)

BLOG: Commodores rout Byhalia 41-0 to end regular season

BYHALIA— Lafayette’s quest to go undefeated in Region 2-4A play was completed with relative ease when the Commodores (7-4, 5-0 Region 2-4A) dominated the Byhalia Indians (0-10, 0-5) 41-0 on Friday night. (more…) (October 31, 2014)

Spotlight: Jones’ game changes, evolves for Commodores

This season has been a little different for Quin Jones. In more ways than one. Lafayette’s junior linebacker can still usually be found somewhere near the ball shortly after it’s snapped, he’s just arriving from a different spot on the field. Jones made a living last season feasting on ball carriers as the Commodores’ middle linebacker, finishing with a team-high 162 tackles. Things have changed. (October 22, 2014, Page 1B)

‘Dores shut out Amory in jamboree

AMORY — The games don’t count yet, but Lafayette’s defense already has the appearance of being in midseason form. The Commodores tuned up for the regular season with a 7-0 victory over Amory in a two-quarter varsity jamboree Friday night. (August 18, 2014, Page 6)

BLOG: Lafayette blanks Amory in jamboree

AMORY — The games don’t count yet, but Lafayette’s defense already looks like it’s in midseason form. (more…) (August 16, 2014)

‘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)

‘Dores looking to build on last season

Last season was a historic one for the Lafayette boys basketball team. (November 20, 2013, Page 8)

‘Dores top Warriors, clinch playoff berth

SENATOBIA — Through two and half quarters against Senatobia, Lafayette couldn’t stay out of its way, committing 11 penalties. In the final quarter and half, the Commodores only had one.
It’s no surprise Lafayette’s fortunes changed in the second half. (October 28, 2013, Page 3B)

Big second half pushes ‘Dores past Senatobia

BLOG — Through two and half quarters against Senatobia, Lafayette couldn’t stay out of its way, committing 11 penalties. In the final quarter and half, the Commodores only had one.

Given that stat, it’s no surprise Lafayette’s fortunes changed in the second half. (more…) (October 26, 2013)

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