Lafayette girls basketball coach Amy Sutton sees potential in her latest team heading into the season opener Saturday against Coffeeville in the Calhoun City Classic. (November 1, 2012, Page 9)
Lafayette and Water Valley split four games to open the middle school basketball season for both programs Tuesday in the WVHS gym. The seventh-grade Commodores defeated Water Valley 26-7, while the eighth-grade Blue Devils rallied to post a 15-13 win in the nightcap.
Lafayette’s seventh-grade girls lost 16-7 to the Lady Blue Devils, while Water Valley’s eighth-grade were defeated 12-10. (November 3, 2010, Page 6)
This weekend, the Lady ‘Dores will participate in Hickory Flat’s jamboree, a week before Water Valley and Oxford’s squads open their season, and a month before the Commodores begin their season.
This year, according to coach Amy Sutton, the Lady ‘Dores will once again be a well-balanced squad with every player expected to pull their own weight. (October 29, 2010, Page 7A)
Four years of hard work in practice, coupled with a strong outside shot, finally paid dividends for Lafayette guard Sherneal Thompson Monday as she signed a scholarship offer to play for Northwest Mississippi Community College. (April 27, 2010, Page 9)
AROUND THE SQUARE AND BEYOND — Professional fisherman Mike Iaconelli talks about his recent fishing trip to Memphis and why he enjoys his show on the Versus Network. Also: LHS coach Amy Sutton says she’s pulling for New Albany in the Class 4A title game, and Dexter McCluster surprises with his 40-yard dash time. (March 4, 2010, Page 6)
LAFAYETTE GIRLS HOOPS — Lafayette’s dream season came to an unfortunate end, as the Lady Commodores fell to the Raymond Lady Rangers 71-64 at the Mississippi Coliseum on Monday. Junior Shaquilla Isom led LHS with 22 points, while junior Nikki McChristian chipped in 17. (March 2, 2010, Page 8)
AROUND THE SQUARE AND BEYOND — Among this week’s topics, the LHS girls-New Albany North Half Finals showdown was one of the ages, NAHS head coach and former Ole Miss great John Stroud deserves to have his number retired by the University and former area high school baseball players are beginning to suit up for Northwest C.C. (February 24, 2010, Page 8)
LHS GIRLS HOOPS — Mykira Buford’s play in big games is becoming something of a trend. The guard led the LHS in scoring with 21 points against New Albany in the North Half title game on Monday. (February 23, 2010, Page 10)
LHS GIRLS HOOPS — The Lafayette Lady Commodores continue their run through the post-season tonight, facing New Albany in the Class 4A North Half finals. The Lady Bulldogs were the only the only team to defeat Lafayette during the regular season. (February 22, 2010, Page 8)
LHS GIRLS HOOPS — The Lafayette Lady Commodores used a late rally in regulation to force overtime before eventually knocking off Humphreys County 69-62 in the Class 4A North Half semifinals Saturday. The team bested Amory 64-44 on Friday. (February 22, 2010, Page 8)