VIDEO BLOG: Lafayette defeated North Pontotoc 5-2 on Saturday night at W.V. Brewer Field thanks to a great pitching effort from Cody Gray. Here are Gray’s thoughts about his performance and how the team played heading into tonight’s final game in the Class 4A playoff series.
(May 2, 2011)
BLOG: Lafayette’s early momentum was unable to sustain the Commdores enough to prevent a late-inning rally from the North Pontotoc Vikings in the first game of the best-of-three MHSAA Class 4A playoff series on Friday night in Ecru. (more…) (April 30, 2011)
BLOG: Paced by a potent offensive attack, the Lafayette Commodores took game one of their best-of-three series with Kosciukso on Friday night. (more…) (April 23, 2011)
Lafayette’s goal to reach Jackson and play in the MHSAA’s Class 4A state tournament begins tonight with a first-round, best-of-three series against Kosciusko at W.V. Brewer Field. First pitch is set for 7 tonight for the Commodores (20-4) and the Whippets (13-12), who finished as the No. 3 seed out of Division 4. (April 22, 2011, Page 6A)
Six members of the Lafayette tennis team won two matches at the Division 2-4A Tournament to advance to MHSAA individual state tournament this week. The No. 1 boys doubles team of Hunter Knight and Jacob Roberts made the list as did the No. 1 girls doubles team of Lauren Cullen and Ashley Smith. Also advancing were the mixed doubles team of Mallory Davis and Barron Pruitt. The state tournament will be held May 9-10 in Jackson. (April 22, 2011, Page 7A)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Bragging rights will be on the line when Oxford hosts Lafayette in basketball action Tuesday night in the OHS gym. (more…) (January 17, 2011)
Lafayette’s success on the football field over the last two seasons, including winning this year’s Class 4A stat title, has resulted in another huge opportunity for the program. (December 20, 2010, Page 6)
There were more signs the Lafayette Commodores were starting to come together as a boys basketball team Friday night in a matchup with Lewisburg in the LHS gym. The Commodores may have lost 48-43 to the visiting Patriots, but instead of falling behind early and eventually losing by double digits, the Commodores showed some grit by rallying from an eight-point deficit in the in the third quarter to pull into the lead late in the fourth quarter. (December 20, 2010, Page 6)
JACKSON — History.
That’s what the Lafayette Commodore football team made Saturday in Jackson at Mississippi Veterans Memorial Stadium by defeating North Pike 31-6 in the Class 4A state championship game. The victory not only garnered the Lafayette High School Commodores their first football state title, but they also became the first team in the state to win 16 games in a season. (December 6, 2010, Page 1A)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Lafayette is headed back to Jackson for a second shot at winning a state title. Led by another dominating performance on defense, the Lafayette Commodores captured their second straight Class 4A North Half title Friday night with a 20-0 win over Noxubee County in Macon. (more…) (November 27, 2010)