Lafayette’s basketball teams found out first hand Tuesday night that size really does matter on the court.
New Albany post players Jazmine Spears and Moses Kingsley each played huge roles in their team’s Region 2-4A victories at Lafayette, with the Lady Bulldogs winning 47-31 in the opener and the Bulldogs pulling out a 42-36 win in the nightcap. (more…) (January 25, 2012, Page 6)
Tuesday’s nightcap involving the Oxford Chargers and Lafayette Commodores literally came down to one play. In a game that was as emotionally charged as any recent contest between Lafayette and Oxford on the basketball court, it was the Chargers who got the better of the Commodores in a 55-53 win in the LHS gym. (more…) (January 18, 2012, Page 6)
Friday night’s varsity basketball doubleheader between Lafayette and Senatobia in the LHS gym turned into a life or death situation for one Commodore.
Senior forward Sherquan Herod collapsed on the floor during the second quarter of the boys’ contest due to a medical emergency that revolved around his heart stopping. Herod, who was making his second start of the season, was sitting on the bench when he suddenly landed face-first onto the floor after suffering from the cardiac-related episode. (more…) (January 16, 2012, Page 7)
A well-executed gameplan, improved free-throw shooting and a fast start to the second half were just some of the reasons Oxford swept four middle school basketball games from Lafayette Thursday night in the Oxford High gym. (more…) (January 13, 2012, Page 7A)
MYRTLE — Taking steps and making improvements each game has been the goal of Lafayette boy’s basketball coach Nacoma James since the season started Dec. 9. Lafayette was unable to earn any wins in this weekend’s Myrtle Christmas Clash, but the Commodores appear to be heading in the right direction. (December 19, 2011, Page 7)
A fast start and a good display of toughness late in the game proved to be the winning formula for the Lafayette Lady Commodores Tuesday night in the LHS gym.
LHS won its first game of the season with a 57-55 triumph over Bruce, a game that coach Amy Sutton said helped her team find their identity. (November 30, 2011, Page 9)