Lafayette linebacker Quin Jones may just be a sophomore, but he has a knack for making tackles like a senior does. LHS coach Eric Robertson saw Jones make 16 stops this past Friday night in the Commodores’ 30-7 win over Senatobia on the road. (October 29, 2013, Page 6)
SENATOBIA — Through two and half quarters against Senatobia, Lafayette couldn’t stay out of its way, committing 11 penalties. In the final quarter and half, the Commodores only had one.
It’s no surprise Lafayette’s fortunes changed in the second half. (October 28, 2013, Page 3B)
BLOG — Through two and half quarters against Senatobia, Lafayette couldn’t stay out of its way, committing 11 penalties. In the final quarter and half, the Commodores only had one.
Given that stat, it’s no surprise Lafayette’s fortunes changed in the second half. (more…) (October 26, 2013)
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)
For the first time in almost a month, all three area high school football teams won their respective games this past Friday night. (October 22, 2013, Page 6)
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)
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)
This late into a football season, coaches and teams have to depend on players to step up and contribute in key situations. For the Oxford Chargers, Lafayette Commodores and Water Valley Blue Devils, this past Friday night was all about players stepping up their game, continuing to play with consistency and executing the task asked of them. (October 15, 2013, Page 6)