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‘Dores looking to rebound at Shannon; Blue Devils host SHS for homecoming

Lafayette will try to get some momentum back while Water Valley looks to continue its season-long momentum as both teams are set to hit the midway point of their respective seasons Friday night. (September 20, 2013, Page 6A)

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    ‘Dores move on, prepare for Shannon

    Lafayette is coming off a 30-0 loss to rival Oxford in the annual Crosstown Classic, but the Commodores don’t have any time to feel sorry for themselves. (September 19, 2013, Page 7)

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      Oxford D shows its mettle in shutout

      Piling up 363 total yards and getting a monster game from sophomore running back Kenzie Phillips (208 yards and three touchdowns), Oxford’s offense continued doing what it’s been doing all year in the Chargers’ 30-0 win over rival Lafayette in the annual Crosstown Classic Friday night.

      With Phillips and senior Jarius Barnes making up a formidable rushing attack, a rising sophomore at quarterback in Jack Abraham and one of the best receivers around in Ole Miss commit D.K. Metcalf, the Chargers’ offense has put up at least 30 points in every game it’s played so far.

      But just in case anybody forgot about the Oxford defense, the unit proved it’s alive and well with its most dominant performance to this point against the Commodores. (September 16, 2013, Page 4B)

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        VIDEO BLOG: Oxford D proves its mettle in Crosstown shutout

        BLOG–Following a strong summer showing on the 7-on-7 camp circuit and equipped with an SEC recruit at wideout in Ole Miss commit D.K. Metcalf and a pair of talented tailbacks in senior Jarius Barnes and sophomore Kenzie Phillips, the Oxford offense created a lot of buzz heading into this season.

        But the Chargers’ defense is starting to prove that it’s no slouch. (more…) (September 14, 2013)

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          Commodores improve in victory over CHS Warriors

          CORINTH — It has been almost 20 years since the Lafayette Commodores and the Corinth Warriors met on the gridiron. The two split the only two games in the series in 1993 and 1994. Friday night marked the rubber match. (September 2, 2013, Page 1B)

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            ‘Dores break through against Corinth

            CORINTH — It has been almost 20 years since the Lafayette Commodores and the Corinth Warriors met on the gridiron. The two split the only two games in the series in 1993 and 1994. Friday night marked the rubber match. (more…) (August 31, 2013)

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              Tupelo upends Lafayette in opener

              TUPELO — The Lafayette Commodores opened up the 2013 season just like they did in 2012, with a matchup against the Tupelo Golden Wave Friday night.
              This year’s matchup was a far cry from the 8-3 defensive struggle that took place last season as Tupelo defeated the Commodores 36-21. (August 26, 2013, Page 3B)

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                ‘Dores get defensive in 41-0 win over GHS

                Lafayette’s Commodores earned their 34th consecutive win Friday night with a
                convincing 41-0 victory over the Greenwood Bulldogs at William L Buford Stadium. (more…) (August 25, 2012)

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                  Friday Night’s Lights: 2012 season opens tonight

                  It’s hard to believe but actual football will be played today across the state of Mississippi.
                  Locally, Lafayette, Oxford and Water Valley will get their seasons underway with big-time aspirations in mind. (August 17, 2012, Page 6A)

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                    Letters to the Editor

                    Ben Mikell writes to say that it’s time for Oxford High to drop it’s “Redneck” spirit day because it’s not helping the football team as it prepares to face crosstown rival Lafayette. (September 8, 2011, Page 4)

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