The Lafayette Commodores eliminated one familiar foe only to advance to face another.
After eliminating New Albany in the quarterfinals Monday, the Commodores must now turn right around and begin the best-of-three Class 4A North Half series tonight against Region 2-4A rival Lewisburg. (more…) (May 10, 2012, Page 7)
They have no power, some said.
Last week, Amory coach Chad Williams and Lafayette coach Greg Lewis both called the senior ace a “bulldog.”
A night after defeating New Albany 12-3 to win their 12th straight contest, the Commodores lost 7-5 to the Bulldogs on Saturday at W.V. Brewer Field, their first setback since March 31. (more…) (May 7, 2012, Page 8)
BLOG: New Albany wasn’t able to hit its way past the Commodores tonight.
Aided by six Bulldog errors and a multitude of walks, the Commodores rallied from an early two-run deficit to defeat New Albany 12-3 in Game 1 of the MHSAA Class 4A quarterfinals series at the New Albany Sportsplex. (more…) (May 5, 2012)
Thursday was a big day for Ole Miss football coach Hugh Freeze. Coming off a productive round of golf in the Chick-fil-A Bowl Challenge, Freeze’s good week continued Thursday with two verbal commitments. (more…) (May 4, 2012, Page 6A)
The depth and talent of Division 2-4A is firmly on display in the latest round of the MHSAA baseball playoffs. Three of the remaining four teams left in the 4A playoffs hail from the division that includes Lafayette, New Albany, Lewisburg, Senatobia, North Pontotoc and Tunica-Rosa Fort.
LHS and New Albany will meet in one of the quarterfinal matchups that begin Friday night, while Lewisburg, the No. 1 seed from the division, takes on Cleveland. The winners will meet in next week’s North Half title series and many believe it will be an All-Division 2-4A final. (May 3, 2012, Page 6)
It took a veteran pitching performance from senior Luke Stanley for a young Lafayette Commodores team to blank Amory 3-0 on Thursday.
The next day, Lafayette turned the ball over to right-hander Eli Murphree and the freshman responded.
Murphree allowed one run over six innings before turning the ball over to Stanley to close out the 2-1 victory at W.V. Brewer Field.
With the win, the Commodores (18-10 overall) advance to the quarterfinals of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs to face Region 2-4A foe New Albany. (April 30, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG: In a span of six outs, Lafayette and Amory scored all three of tonight’s runs.
As it turned out, the Commodores’ two runs in the third were all the home team needed to defeat Amory 2-1 at W.V. Brewer Field.
In doing so, Lafayette stamped its ticket to the third round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs by eliminating the Panthers. (more…) (April 28, 2012)
Former Lafayette High standout Josh Mills helped the Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers earn a split with ICC Wednesday to earn a spot in the MACJC playoffs. (more…) (April 26, 2012, Page 7)