Tying your biggest non-division rival was far from ideal. Instead of Tuesday night’s soccer game between Oxford and Lafayette ending in a 5-5 tie at Bobby Holcomb Field, the coaches agreed to a penalty-kick shootout to decide the matter. (December 11, 2013, Page 8)
AMORY — The Lafayette Lady Commodores may have gotten a glimpse of their future Thursday night.
Leading the home Amory Lady Panthers onto the pitch was senior Addie Forbus, a future Ole Miss soccer player fresh off setting the state’s career goal mark (228) last week.
Meanwhile, LHS freshman Ally Houghton, a soft-spoken sniper in her own right, appears poised to pick up where Forbus leaves off and make her own mark on the Magnolia State. (more…) (January 25, 2013, Page 10A)
Lafayette had three runners finish in the top 10 of Saturday’s Pontotoc Invitational Cross Country meet held at Longbow Trails. The Lady Commodores finished third as a team in the 4A division behind Pontotoc and Corinth. (more…) (September 10, 2012, Page 4B)
While the LHS girls cruised to a 6-0 victory on a gusty Saturday afternoon at William L. Buford Stadium, the Commodores were defeated 6-2.
In the girls’ showdown, Lafayette scored five goals in the first half and never let Cleveland gain any sort of confidence to get back in the game. (January 16, 2012, Page 8)
The Grenada girls made the most of their chances on Tuesday evening at William L. Buford Stadium.
The Lady Commodores did not.
Despite maintaining possession for much of the first half and generating numerous scoring chances, the Lafayette girls fell to Grenada in penalty kicks 3-2 after regulation ended in a 2-2 tie. (more…) (January 4, 2012, Page 7)
CORINTH — Lafayette’s girls and boys cross country teams finished second in the Division 1-4A meet held Saturday at the Crossroads Regional Park.
Lafayette’s junior varsity boys cross country teams paced the results in the Blue Mountain Invitational. The junior boys set a school record for low score by placing second in the junior division with 57 points. Lafayette finished second to Saltillo in the meet, who won with 44 points. (September 27, 2010, Page 3B)
Lafayette’s varsity girls cross country team finished fourth in Saturday’s Saltillo Meet. Esmeralda Rodriguez led the team with an eighth-place finish on the 4K course with a time of 17 minutes, 25 seconds. Manon Mullen was 17th with a time of 17:59. Mariah Buford and Corey Hollis finished 27th and 28th respectively, while Teierah Campbell was 52nd overall. (September 20, 2010, Page 4B)
LHS GIRLS SOCCER – The Lafayette Lady Commodores’ season came to an end Monday in the second round of the Class 4A playoffs. Pontotoc proved to be too much for LHS in the second half of a 3-0 win. LHS coach Melinda Scruggs was still upbeat about how her team performed this year despite the loss. (February 2, 2010, Page 9)
Both Lafayette soccer team’s captured victories over the Lewisburg Patriots in high school soccer action Tuesday night at William L. Buford Stadium. Both Lafayette squads won 3-2 over the Patriots. (January 20, 2010, Page 6)