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)
BLOG — Former Lafayette quarterback Jeremy Liggins will stay in the state of Mississippi to begin his college career rather than play for the LSU Tigers and coach Les Miles. (more…) (August 1, 2012, Page 6)
BLOG — Thursday afternoon was a fun time, a reward if you will, for both the Lafayette Commodores and Oxford Chargers at the Airport at Ole Miss. (more…) (July 27, 2012)
Signing fast players has been the main objective of coaches in the Southeastern Conference for years.
Athletes that can change the momentum of a contest in the blink of an eye are highly coveted every signing class and it’s very unlikely that will ever change. (more…) (June 1, 2012, Page 7A)
There has always been pomp and circumstance surrounding the annual “Crosstown Classic” football game between Oxford and Lafayette. This year’s edition, however, is going to a new level with the contest being broadcast on Fox Sports South and sponsored by C Spire Wireless. (June 1, 2012, Page 7A)
Lafayette’s first set of spring practices following a big turnover in personnel and in the coaching ranks turned out to be a success, according to first-year head coach Eric Robertson. (May 24, 2012, Page 7)
A night before winning the Home Depot Coach of the Year award at the annual Home Depot ESPN College Football Awards show, LSU coach Les Miles was here in Lafayette County recruiting himself a new quarterback to help lead the Tigers in the future. (December 9, 2011, Page 6A)
BLOG — JACKSON — Lafayette’s dominance on the football field the past two seasons continued Saturday evening with a 39-29 win over Laurel in the MHSAA’s Class 4A state title game. (more…) (December 3, 2011)
BLOG: AMORY — A dominating effort on defense and some hard-nosed runs by Jamel Dennis were just two of the many reasons the Lafayette Commodores won the MHSAA’s Class 4A North Half title again this year. (more…) (November 26, 2011)
BLOG — The blur running up and down the field at William L. Buford Stadium Friday night was Lafayette running back Demarkous Dennis, who helped lead the Commodores to a 53-8 win over Greenwood thanks to a four-touchdown night on the ground. (more…) (November 12, 2011)