Things could not have gone better for the host team in the second annual Lady Charger Invitational as Oxford won its opening game of the tournament against Kipp Academy (Tenn.) 84-3 on Thursday night at the new Oxford High gym. The Lafayette Lady Commodores dropped another game in a 51-33 loss to Velma Jackson. (November 21, 2014, Page 6A)
For the first time in nearly a decade, Lafayette High School is in the market for a new head girls basketball coach. Amy Sutton is leaving the Lafayette County School district to become the assistant principal at Batesville Middle School, ending a successful eight-year run in charge of the Lady Commodores’ program. (April 17, 2014, Page 8)
The Lafayette Lady Commodores’ season came to a close Monday night as they fell to the Shannon Lady Red Raiders 61-56 in their opening game of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs inside the LHS gym. (February 25, 2014, Page 8)
SENATOBIA — It was a disappointing night for Lafayette basketball inside the Senatobia High gym Friday. Both the girls and boys teams had chances to improve their seeding heading into this week’s MHSAA Class 4A playoffs but were unable to capitalize on their opportunities. (February 24, 2014, Page 7)
Coming off a loss to North Pontotoc last Tuesday, Lafayette boys basketball coach Nacoma James asked his team how they were going to respond against Division 2-4A opponent New Albany Friday night. (January 13, 2014, Page 7)
It was a clean sweep on the court Friday night for Lafayette as the Commodores and Lady Commodores defeated Senatobia at the LHS gym. (December 16, 2013, Page 6)
It took about a half for Lafayette’s girls basketball team to get back up to game speed, but once it did, the Lady Commodores made their first division win look easy. (December 11, 2013, Page 9)
Lafayette jumped on Cleveland early and used suffocating defense throughout the contest to salt away a 66-51 victory over the Lady Wildcats in the first round of the Lady Charger Invitational Thursday night at the Oxford High gymnasium. (November 22, 2013, Page 7A)
Known to get out into space and fly down the court, the Lafayette girls basketball team was unable to fully enact their style of play against the reigning MHSAA Class 4A state champion Pontotoc in the North Half game. (more…) (February 22, 2013, Page 7A)
ECRU — The Lafayette girls basketball team’s gameplan against North Pontotoc’s 6-foot-3 center Chelsea Mabry worked well in Friday’s District 2-4A Division Tournament championship game at North Pontotoc gym.
Amongst double teams most of the game, Mabry managed to put up 11 points on the night, but it was her teammates who ultimately secured a 56-49 win for the No. 1 seed Lady Vikings over the No. 3 seed Lady ‘Dores.