Big runs are the common thread for this week’s Player of the Week winners. (September 25, 2013, Page 6)
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)
Former Lafayette High standout Jeremy Liggins was back at his position Thursday night, quarterback. The Ole Miss pledge led the Northeast Mississippi Community College Tigers to a 34-21 win over NWCC in Senatobia Thursday night. (more…) (September 20, 2013)
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 seventh-grade football coach Mike Hardwick had a feeling his Chargers weren’t going to see the ball a lot in the second half of Tuesday night’s Tri-Lakes Conference game at Lafayette. So when the Chargers did get the ball to start the second half, they made it count, scoring a touchdown in one of the two possessions they did have the final 14 minutes of play at William L. Buford Stadium. (September 18, 2013, Page 6)
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)
A trio of seniors rose to the occasion and performed at a very high level during the Week 4 games. (September 17, 2013, Page 6)
It’s not often that sophomores make much of an impact in the annual Crosstown Classic. Then again, Oxford running back Kenzie Phillips isn’t your run-of-the-mill sophomore.
The 5-foot-10, 190-pound whirling dervish ran through and around the Lafayette Commodores to the tune of 208 yards on 18 carries Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium. (September 16, 2013, Page 1B)