As impressive as the Commodores (8-0 overall, 2-0 in Region 2-4A) have been this year, New Albany has turned some heads with its ability to regroup after losing over 20 seniors from a team that was defeated by LHS in the third round of the 4A playoffs. (more…) (October 13, 2011, Page 6)
Early scoring and consistency putting points on the scoreboard throughout the contest allowed the seventh-grade Oxford Chargers to post a 40-0 win over New Albany on Tuesday night at Bobby Holcomb Field.
Head coach Mike Hardwick saw almost his entire roster see action, which includes approximately 70 players. Hardwick also got to see his defense perform at a high level after wanting the unit to pick things up. (September 14, 2011, Page 7)
Getting hits and scoring runs hasn’t been too much of a problem for the Water Valley Blue Devil baseball team so far this season. That was until Tuesday night when New Albany pitcher Tyler Beaty held WVHS to just three hits and two runs in a 5-2 victory at Oxford High’s Edwin Moak Field. (more…) (March 16, 2011, Page 7)
An early season test against one of the better Class 4A teams in North Mississippi ended up going in favor of the Lafayette Commodores Monday night at W.V. Brewer Field. (more…) (March 8, 2011, Page 9)
Another dominant performance that showed the experience of the No. 1 Lafayette Commodores as much as it did their overall athletic ability was the backdrop of Friday’s 35-0 win over New Albany in the Class 4A playoffs.
LHS (14-0 overall) advanced to its second straight North Half title game by dismantling a Bulldog team that had won its first 13 games of the season. The Commodores, who will now play Noxubee County for the right to advance to Jackson for the MHSAA state championship, caused four turnovers in the win and used the mistakes to score three touchdowns on short fields. (November 22, 2010, Page 3B)
SPORTS EDITOR BLOG — Lafayette continued its march toward its first state title in football Friday with a 35-0 win over New Albany in the third round of the Class 4A playoffs. (more…) (November 20, 2010)
Lafayette’s drive to win an MHSAA Class 4A state championship this season will continue on the road Friday night at New Albany.
The third-round playoff game will be the Commodores’ first away from William L. Buford Stadium. A capacity crowd is expected to fill up the stands and the surrounding area, while the atmosphere should be as intense as any game LHS played in during last year’s playoff run. (November 18, 2010, Page 6)
A successful spring for the Lafayette Commodores, one that allowed coach Anthony Hart and his staff to answer some questions about next year’s team, came to an end last night with live action at William L. Buford Stadium. (May 14, 2010, Page 7A)