Lafayette’s matchup with the Coffeeville Lady Pirates Saturday afternoon in the “O” Town Showdown came down to defense and the play of junior guard Janae Westbrook. With Coffeeville heating up from deep late in the contest, some late-game heroics from Westbrook on offense and a couple of key stops on defense led to a 62-53 win for the Lady Commodores. (December 31, 2012, Page 7)
In years past, the Lafayette girls basketball team made a name for itself by flying up and down the court and out-hustling opponents.
That athleticism often translated into bushels of points and plenty of wins. Thursday night, LHS coach Amy Sutton thought her team went too fast for its own good at times during its 46-39 loss to Bruce at the Lafayette gym. (November 16, 2012, Page 6A)
After playing four games in six days last week, Lafayette girls basketball coach Amy Sutton said it was good for her team to have gotten a break heading into the MHSAA’s Class 4A state seminal game against Forrest County AHS. (February 24, 2012, Page 6A)
VIDEO BLOG: Lafayette point guard Mykira Buford was excited about her team’s entrance into the MHSAA Class 4A state tournament with a win over Senatobia this past Friday night. (more…) (February 20, 2012)
BLOG — PONTOTOC — Cinderella is still dancing in the MHSAA’s Class 4A North Half tournament. The overachieving Lafayette Lady Commodores advanced to play for the upcoming state championship in 4A Friday night by earning another impressive win in the Pontotoc High gym. (more…) (February 17, 2012)
PONTOTOC — Thursday night’s MHSAA Class 4A North Half tournament game between the Lafayette Lady Commodores and Greenwood Lady Bulldogs had a bit of everything to offer the fans in the stands at Pontotoc High’s gym. (more…) (February 17, 2012, Page 7A)
NEW ALBANY — The Tunica-Rosa Fort Lady Lions found out real quick Tuesday what a fruitless endeavor it is to try and run with the Lafayette Lady Commodores.
After playing with Lafayette for five minutes in the first game of the Division 2-4A Tournament at the New Albany High gym, the Lady Commodores quickly put together 22 unanswered points en route to a 65-44 victory. (February 8, 2012, Page 7)
A second straight win coming out of the Christmas break and heading into the new year had Lafayette girls basketball coach Amy Sutton looking forward to Thursday evening. (December 30, 2011, Page 6A)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Lafayette’s Shaquilla Isom and Oxford’s Brandon Blake are this year’s EAGLE Players of the Year in basketball. (more…) (April 12, 2010)