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)
With the help of four state championships, Oxford High School is atop the Mississippi Class 5A athletics mountain yet again for the 2013-14 school year. (June 18, 2014, Page 2B)
The Lafayette Commodores capped their spring by winning their games against Lake Cormorant and MRA while tying North Panola in the spring jamboree at William L. Buford Stadium Thursday. (May 16, 2014, Page 6A)
Lafayette senior catcher Rae Drewrey didn’t want to give up hope, but reality started setting in for her and her teammates during their final at-bat. (May 13, 2014, Page 7)
The Lafayette High softball team is entering uncharted territory this week. For the first time in school history, the Commodores have a chance to advance to the MHSAA Class 4A state championship series. (May 8, 2014, Page 8)
T.J. Hollis and Josh Keel are teammates on the Lafayette High baseball team. Next season they will remain teammates as the two seniors signed with Jones County Junior College on Monday. (May 6, 2014, Page 6)
Lafayette wasn’t part of the postseason last year. The Commodores are now, and they want to stick around for a while. (May 2, 2014, Page 6A)
Lafayette coach Patrick Robey expected a heavyweight fight as his Commodores took on the Corinth Warriors in the first round of the Class 4A playoffs Thursday night. (May 2, 2014, Page 6A)