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Thursday, September 18, 2014

Ryan Holland

Oxford, Lafayette set for latest rivalry tussle

Friendships have been put on hold this week. It’s time for the Crosstown Classic, which means loyalty to school and team is reigning supreme. Oxford and Lafayette will renew their annual rivalry on the football field Friday night. Kickoff from Bobby Holcomb Field is set for 7 p.m. (September 11, 2014, Page 8)

Lafayette gets in win column

After two weeks of setbacks, Lafayette coach Eric Robertson gathered his team close Friday night. “The W,” he said, was all that mattered. (September 7, 2014, Page 5B)

Corinth rallies to top Commodores 17-14

For the first time since 2008, the Lafayette Commodores have opened their season with back-to-back losses. Nine penalties, three turnovers, and two missed field goals doomed Lafayette in a tight contest as a 23-yard field goal from Jake Curtis with 31 seconds remaining clinched a 17-14 win for Corinth on Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium. (September 1, 2014, Page 6)

Greer pitches Blue Devils past ‘Dores

Once Cody Greer got in a groove, Lafayette’s offense didn’t have much of a chance. (March 24, 2014, Page 3B)

Miscues doom Commodores in home opener

Lafayette produced plenty of offense but didn’t get enough pitching or defense against Center Hill in its home opener on Friday night, falling to the Mustangs 16-11 for its first loss of the season.

  (March 10, 2014, Page 8)

Forrest Co. downs LHS, 21-6, for 4A crown

BLOG — Lafayette’s magical late-season run came up one win shy of another state championship. (more…) (December 7, 2013)

‘Dores blank Tigers for 6th straight win

Another strong defensive performance for the Lafayette Commodores led to another win in the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. The Commodores won their sixth straight game, shutting out the visiting Noxubee County Tigers 9-0 at William L. Buford Stadium to advance to the 4A North Half title game. (November 25, 2013, Page 4B)

‘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)

‘Dores fall late at Rosa Fort, 26-20

TUNICA — The inability to limit big plays, and turnovers at crucial moments of the contest, led to Lafayette dropping its third consecutive game Friday with a 26-20 setback to Region 2-4A foe Tunica-Rosa Fort at Woodrow Wilson Park Field. (October 14, 2013, Page 3B)

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