Lafayette’s first set of spring practices following a big turnover in personnel and in the coaching ranks turned out to be a success, according to first-year head coach Eric Robertson. (May 24, 2012, Page 7)
AMORY — Apparently the rumors were true.
Amory coach Chad Williams found out first hand why folks were calling Lafayette pitcher Luke Stanley a tough staff ace to face.
Thursday evening, Stanley struck out 10 in Lafayette’s 3-0 road win over the Amory Panthers in the second round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. (April 27, 2012, Page 7A)
Lafayette earned its biggest win in the history of its program Thursday with a 4-3 win over Pontotoc at the courts behind Oxford-University Stadium. The victory sent the Commodores to the 4A North Half title match for the first time in program history. (April 27, 2012, Page 7A)
The Lafayette High School baseball team moved one step closer to locking up a playoff spot with a pair of wins against Rosa Fort on Tuesday evening. The Commodores (10-10 overall, 5-3 Region 2-4A) knocked off the Lions 15-0 and 12-0 in two run-ruled shortened games at W.V. Brewer Field. (April 11, 2012, Page 9)
Lafayette’s challenging start to the 2012 tennis season produced a big win Thursday at the courts behind Oxford-University Stadium. (March 2, 2012, Page 6A)
Led by strong doubles play, the Lafayette Commodores topped Lewisburg 5-2 in the tennis season opener. (February 29, 2012, Page 6)
Versatility and speed are two big attributes college baseball coaches, at all levels, are looking for first when they sign a prospect out of high school. With the change in bats and the game moving to a more defensive minded, small-ball approach, players that can run and play all over the field have become extremely coveted. (February 24, 2012, Page 6A)
No one would have blamed Greg Lewis if when he walked into the Lafayette fieldhouse Feb. 1 he didn’t recognize many of the faces suiting up for the first day of practice. (February 22, 2012, Page 6)