Senior leadership, speed and versatility are just three attributes that make Lafayette softball coach Katie Moore feel good about her team and its chances during the 2013 season. (more…) (February 21, 2013, Page 8)
WATER VALLEY — The clicking sound in Haley Vance’s ankle was loud enough for her to hear it. Her final basketball game as a Water Valley Lady Blue Devil resulted in a sprained ankle and while that didn’t make an impact for the girls basketball team, a bum ankle wasn’t a good thing for the softball team and first-year coach Casey Clouse.
Fortunately for Vance and the rest of her teammates, she was able to recover from the sprained ankle in time, and once she got her timing back at the plate, she was able deliver a great performance in her final year wearing blue and white. (June 7, 2012, Page 1B)
The Lafayette Lady Commodores may have been eliminated from the Class 4A playoffs last Friday, but that didn’t prevent them from showing heart late in Wednesday’s home game against Lewisburg.
Trailing by four runs, the Lady ‘Dores plated two runs in the last frame to get within striking distance before the Lady Patriots were able to close the game out and earn the 6-4 victory. (April 19, 2012, Page 8)
A successful approach at the plate for Lafayette paid off for the Lady Commodores on Monday night in their 13-1 win over Oxford. After falling behind 1-0 to the Lady Chargers in the first inning, LHS answered with nine runs in the second and four more in the third thanks to some successful bunting early coupled with some blasts from players such as Corey Hollis, Katrina Wilson, Kendall Glass and Rae Drewery. (more…) (April 3, 2012, Page 9)
Several former players from Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley are helping community college and four-year schools in baseball and softball around the state. (March 30, 2012, Page 9A)
Tuesday night’s District 2-4A softball game between Lafayette and North Pontotoc boiled down to mistakes made by the Lady Commodores and timely hits turned in by the Lady Vikings. (more…) (March 28, 2012, Page 7)
Four weeks after six Commodores signed to play for the Indians in football, LHS softball standout Kelsey Kesler signed on with the Lady Indians and coach Andy Kirk. (March 1, 2012, Page 6)