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Lafayette welcoming new assistant coaches

The Lafayette football program’s coaching staff has undergone a bit of a facelift this summer. (more…) (July 9, 2013, Page 6)

Eighth-grade ‘Dores capture Tri-Lakes title

Adjustments made by a veteran coaching staff and some old-fashioned determination helped lead the Lafayette eighth-grade Commodores to a 30-12 win against Grenada at William L. Buford Stadium on Tuesday night. The victory garnered the Commodores (6-2 overall) their fifth straight win and the Tri-Lakes Conference title in the process. (more…) (October 24, 2012, Page 6)

Stanley’s the man in LHS playoff push

COLUMN: NEW ALBANY —There are plenty of words to describe Lafayette right-hander Luke Stanley.

Last week, Amory coach Chad Williams and Lafayette coach Greg Lewis both called the senior ace a “bulldog.”

Monday, LHS pitching coach Ryan Taylor may have summed up Stanley the best. (more…) (May 8, 2012, Page 6)

LMS eliminated from playoffs by Marshall Academy

The Lafayette Middle School Commodores wrapped up their baseball season Monday with a 4-3 loss to Marshall Academy in the first round of the Tri-Lakes Conference playoffs at Oxford High’s Edwin Moak Field.

The Patriots scored three runs in the first on an error and two wild pitches, and while Lafayette (2-8-1 overall) chipped away at Marshall Academy’s lead, it was never able to recover. (April 10, 2012, Page 9)

Lafayette takes doubleheader from OHS

There were several new faces and numbers to learn for those who attended Thursday night’s summer league baseball game between Lafayette and Oxford at Edwin Moak Field. Less than a month after a veteran OHS team wrapped up the season against Ridgeland, coach Chris Baughman is having to re-tool his lineup with several younger members of the program. (June 3, 2011, Page 6A)

OMS Chargers nip LMS in title game

The competitive rivalry between Oxford and Lafayette in baseball doesn’t just reside with the high school players. For the third time this season, the two middle school programs locked horns in a battle that came down to the end of a game and ended up going in the Chargers’ favor.

Oxford rallied from a 5-4 deficit in the bottom of the fifth inning to post a 6-5 win over Lafayette to capture the Tri-Lakes Conference title at Edwin Moak Field on Monday night. The victory was the third rivalry win of the season for the Chargers, who were able to secure their first conference title as well as a perfect record (7-0) in games that counted within the division. (more…) (April 19, 2011, Page 2B)

Pitching, timely hitting lifts LMS to win

Pitching and timely hitting propelled the Lafayette Middle School baseball team back into the title game of the Tri-Lakes Conference. The No. 2 seed Commodores defeated Marshall Academy 5-0 on Thursday at W.V. Brewer Field to advance to a meeting with No. 1 seed Oxford on Monday at Edwin Moak Field. (more…) (April 15, 2011, Page 6A)

OMS Chargers grab sole possesion of first place

Led by seventh-grade starter Houston Roth, the Oxford Middle School Chargers put themselves in the drivers seat of their division with a 5-1 victory at crosstown rival Lafayette on Thursday. (April 1, 2011, Page 7A)

Grenada downs Lafayette for title

Some uncharacteristic errors and the inability to make enough key pitches at critical times proved to be the Lafayette Commodores undoing in their 13-2 loss in Thursday’s Tri-Lake Junior High Conference title game with Grenada at W.V. Brewer Field. (April 8, 2010, Page 7A)

Commodore pitchers shut down Grenada

Lafayette’s pitching staff earned two shutouts over Grenada in middle school baseball action Monday night at W.V. Brewer Field. Lafayette earned a 8-0 win in the first game of the doubleheader while the two battled to a 0-0 tie in the nightcap. (March 9, 2010, Page 8)

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