History can often times find a way of repeating itself. In the case of Oxford High girls basketball senior Alexus Malone, back-to-back years of season-ending torn ACL surgeries helped her become an invaluable team leader and one of the best players in the state. (more…) (April 10, 2013, Page 1B)
Known to get out into space and fly down the court, the Lafayette girls basketball team was unable to fully enact their style of play against the reigning MHSAA Class 4A state champion Pontotoc in the North Half game. (more…) (February 22, 2013, Page 7A)
Lafayette’s youth and inexperience, concerns of coach Amy Sutton heading into the season, looked more like a well seasoned unit Monday night in the opener of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs. The Lady Commodores led from start to finish against Yazoo County and ended up advancing to the 4A North Half Tournament with a 63-51 win over the Lady Panthers in the LHS gym. (more…) (February 19, 2013, Page 7)
ECRU — New Albany’s spell over the Lafayette Lady Commodores finally came to an end. It wasn’t easy, but the Lady Commodores weathered a 43-point performance from New Albany’s Jazmine Spears to post a thrilling 61-60 win over the Lady Bulldogs Thursday in the Division 2-4A Tournament.
The victory not only improved the Lady Commodores to 12-10 overall, but advanced them to tonight’s 2-4A title game against host North Pontotoc and earned them a home game in the first round of the MHSAA Class 4A playoffs Monday night.
(February 15, 2013, Page 7A)
If there was ever a time for the Lafayette Lady Commodores to pull together as a team, Friday night’s Division 2-4A home game against Tunica-Rosa Fort was the perfect setting. With their junior leader, Janae Westbrook, out with a sprained AC joint and senior Keyona Peery on the mend, the Lady Commodores got defensive in their 54-35 win against the Lady Lions. (more…) (February 4, 2013, Page 3B)
Former Lafayette High standouts Shaq Isom and Nikki McChristian played pivotal roles in Northwest Mississippi Community College’s MACJC North Division win over Delta Tuesday night. (more…) (January 23, 2013, Page 3B)
Former Lafayette High standouts, Nikki McChristian and Shaq Isom, helped lead the Northwest Mississippi Community College Lady Rangers to a 67-62 win over Southwest in the Coca-Cola Classic held in Summit Monday night. McChristian scored 10 points and grabbed six rebounds, while Isom had nine and eight in the victory. NWCC is now 4-0 on the year. The Rangers also grabbed a road win, defeating Co-Lin 76-66 (November 13, 2012, Page 7)