The Oxford and Lafayette High volleyball teams reignited the Crosstown Rivalry for the first time this school year inside the Lafayette High gym Tuesday. The Chargers got the better of Lafayette in this installment with a 3-0 (25-19, 25-10, 25-21) victory. (August 27, 2014, Page 6)
The school year is not even a month old, and soccer season has not even started. But Lafayette senior goalkeeper Jamie Williams already knows where she will be playing next fall. Williams signed a National Letter of Intent with the University of St. Francis in Fort Wayne, Ind., on Tuesday at the Lafayette High library. (August 27, 2014, Page 6)
Lafayette ran 43 offensive plays in its season opener against Tupelo Friday night. The Golden Wave’s defense didn’t let the Commodores do much on any of them. Lafayette mustered just 91 yards of offense in a 20-0 loss to Tupelo at William L. Buford Stadium. Tupelo also forced the Commodores into three turnovers, including Demaris Wise’s 65-yard pick-six on the game’s final play, turning the matchup of state championship game participants from a season ago into a one-sided affair. (August 25, 2014, Page 8)
After a week of jamborees and preseason scrimmages, it’s time for area high school football teams to start playing the games that matter. (August 22, 2014, Page 6A)
The Lafayette Commodores will open the season against the Tupelo Golden Wave for the fourth straight season and will look to have a more complete-game effort this time around. (August 21, 2014, Page 7)
AMORY — The games don’t count yet, but Lafayette’s defense already has the appearance of being in midseason form. The Commodores tuned up for the regular season with a 7-0 victory over Amory in a two-quarter varsity jamboree Friday night. (August 18, 2014, Page 6)
Lafayette will travel to Amory tonight to play the Panthers in a preseason jamboree for the second straight year. But the opponent isn’t the Commodores’ chief concern. (August 15, 2014, Page 6A)
For a team that made a run to the Class I North Half finals last season, the Lafayette volleyball team is facing some big changes this season. The biggest of which is a new coach. (August 8, 2014, Page 6A)
For the first time in more than a decade, the Lafayette Commodores boys basketball team has a player who will continue playing at the next level. Guard Montreal Nabors will be playing basketball in Scooba next year after he signed with East Mississippi Community College Monday afternoon. (July 16, 2014, Page 6)
A former Major Leaguer will soon embark on a tour of his home state in order to teach youngsters the fundamentals of baseball.
One of the stops will be Oxford.
Former Tigers and Nationals outfielder Nook Logan will bring his Catch, Throw, Hit and Run School of Baseball to Lafayette High School at the end of the month. Logan, a native of Natchez, will start his tour with a camp in his hometown on Saturday and hit Brookhaven, Brandon and McComb before making the tour’s fifth stop with a three-day clinic at LHS July 29-31. (July 10, 2014, Page 6)