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)
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)
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)
Once Cody Greer got in a groove, Lafayette’s offense didn’t have much of a chance. (March 24, 2014, Page 3B)
BLOG — Lafayette’s magical late-season run came up one win shy of another state championship. (more…) (December 7, 2013)
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)
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)
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)
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)