There is plenty to play for for the area’s three high school football teams this week.
Oxford, the state’s fifth-ranked overall team, will host Clarksdale for the outright Region 1-5A title Friday night while Class 3A No. 5 Water Valley needs a victory over Independence to keep pace atop the Region 2-3A standings. Lafayette has to win its final two games beginning with Senatobia to get one of Region 2-4A’s three playoff berths. (October 25, 2013, Page 6A)
With time running out, Lafayette couldn’t afford many more losses.
Lafayette entered last week’s game against New Albany losers of its last three games and sitting in the bottom half of the Region 2-4A standings. (October 24, 2013, Page 8)
BELMONT — Lafayette’s season was pushed to the brink Tuesday night.
But the Lady Commodores pushed back, and now they’ll keep playing for at least a few more days. (October 23, 2013, Page 6)
CORINTH — The Oxford High School boys, sparked by a 1-2-3 finish by Tristan Orman, Pruitt Griffin and Kendall Jenkins, topped region rival and defending Class 5A state champion Saltillo to win the Corinth High School Cross Country Invitational held Saturday at The Trails at Crossroads Regional Park. (October 21, 2013, Page 2B)
It took Lafayette just three sets to get back where it was in last year’s playoffs. (October 21, 2013, Page 3B)
The Lafayette Commodores gave the crowd something to cheer about on Homecoming night as they dominated the New Albany Bulldogs 44-7 Friday night at William L. Buford Stadium. (October 21, 2013, Page 4B)
BLOG — It took Lafayette just three sets to get back where it was in last year’s playoffs.
The Lady Commodores swept Choctaw County 3-0 (25-21, 25-13, 25-16) in their MHSAA Class I first-round playoff tilt Saturday morning at the LHS gymnasium to set up a second-round matchup with Region 2′s top seed, Belmont, on Tuesday. (more…) (October 19, 2013)
Oxford looks to lock up a spot in the postseason, Water Valley is trying for another win and Lafayette is looking to start winning again when all three prep football teams return to action tonight. (October 18, 2013, Page 6A)
For the second time in as many weeks, Lafayette entered the second half with a chance to win a region game last Friday night only to fall late in a 26-20 loss at Rosa Fort. (October 17, 2013, Page 8)
TUNICA — The inability to limit big plays, and turnovers at crucial moments of the contest, led to Lafayette dropping its third consecutive game Friday with a 26-20 setback to Region 2-4A foe Tunica-Rosa Fort at Woodrow Wilson Park Field. (October 14, 2013, Page 3B)