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)
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)