All three area football teams return to action tonight. One will try to continue its season-long momentum while the other two look to bounce back from losses a week ago. (October 11, 2013, Page 6A)
The Lafayette Commodores opened Region 2-4A play Friday night as they welcomed the undefeated Ripley Tigers to William L. Buford Stadium. The Tigers kept the zero in the loss column for another week as they defeated Lafayette 38-21. It was a back-and-forth game until late in the third quarter. (October 7, 2013, Page 4B)
Oxford will continue region play. Water Valley and Lafayette will begin their region slates.
That’s what’s on tap for all three teams tonight. (October 4, 2013, Page 6A)
Oxford’s junior varsity and ninth-grade football teams combined to hold Lafayette to one touchdown, and both teams notched wins over the Commodores Monday night at William L. Buford Stadium. (October 1, 2013, Page 6)
Lafayette’s cross-country teams returned to action Saturday at the Southern Tees Challenge held at the New Albany Sportsplex. The Lady Commodores finished third behind Pontotoc and Corinth with 76 points. (September 30, 2013, Page 3B)
Lafayette combined a strong running game with mistake-free football to take a quick 7-0 lead on Memphis University School Friday night.
But the Commodores couldn’t continue that combination for the rest of the contest. (September 30, 2013, Page 4B)
BLOG — Lafayette combined strong running from tailbacks D.K. Buford and Tyrell Price with mistake-free football to take a quick 7-0 lead on Memphis University School Friday night.
But the Commodores couldn’t continue that combination. (more…) (September 28, 2013)
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)