Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley will all face different challenges on the gridiron tonight. (September 27, 2013, Page 6A)
Having already seen his team face off against Class 5A No. 1 Oxford while still having to play Class 4A No. 3 Ripley later, Lafayette coach Eric Robertson can’t say for sure if this week’s matchup against Memphis University School is the toughest for the Commodores this season.
But the Owls’ collection of talent is as good as any LHS will see, and it has Robertson concerned. (September 26, 2013, Page 8)
With both teams fighting through a driving rain that began shortly before kickoff and only got stronger throughout the night, the Commodores produced a field goal and the game’s only touchdown in the second half to notch a 10-0 victory at Shannon in a game dominated by defense and Mother Nature. (September 23, 2013, Page 1B)
BLOG — It wasn’t pretty or dry, but in the end, it was a win for Lafayette.
With both teams fighting through a driving rain that began shortly before kickoff and only got stronger throughout the night, the Commodores (3-2 overall) produced a field goal and the game’s only touchdown in the second half to notch a 10-0 victory at Shannon in a game dominated by defense and Mother Nature. (more…) (September 21, 2013)
Lafayette will try to get some momentum back while Water Valley looks to continue its season-long momentum as both teams are set to hit the midway point of their respective seasons Friday night. (September 20, 2013, Page 6A)
Lafayette is coming off a 30-0 loss to rival Oxford in the annual Crosstown Classic, but the Commodores don’t have any time to feel sorry for themselves. (September 19, 2013, Page 7)
Oxford quarterback Barry Flowers threw for 226 yards and three touchdowns, and the eighth-grade Chargers blanked Lafayette 24-0 in a Tri-Lakes Conference game Tuesday night at William L. Buford Field. (September 18, 2013, Page 7)
Piling up 363 total yards and getting a monster game from sophomore running back Kenzie Phillips (208 yards and three touchdowns), Oxford’s offense continued doing what it’s been doing all year in the Chargers’ 30-0 win over rival Lafayette in the annual Crosstown Classic Friday night.
With Phillips and senior Jarius Barnes making up a formidable rushing attack, a rising sophomore at quarterback in Jack Abraham and one of the best receivers around in Ole Miss commit D.K. Metcalf, the Chargers’ offense has put up at least 30 points in every game it’s played so far.
But just in case anybody forgot about the Oxford defense, the unit proved it’s alive and well with its most dominant performance to this point against the Commodores. (September 16, 2013, Page 4B)
BLOG–Following a strong summer showing on the 7-on-7 camp circuit and equipped with an SEC recruit at wideout in Ole Miss commit D.K. Metcalf and a pair of talented tailbacks in senior Jarius Barnes and sophomore Kenzie Phillips, the Oxford offense created a lot of buzz heading into this season.
But the Chargers’ defense is starting to prove that it’s no slouch. (more…) (September 14, 2013)
Lafayette picked up its second win of the week Thursday night, though it didn’t come nearly as easily as the first. (September 13, 2013, Page 6A)