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Lafayette softball falls to Saltillo in 1-5A matchup

Lafayette’s softball team showed plenty of defense against Saltillo on Thursday, but needed more production from the plate. The Lady Commodores fell to the Lady ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette soccer has three sign with JUCO programs

The Lafayette High School soccer program had three seniors make their pick where they wanted to continue their playing careers this fall. On Wednesday, Caitlyn ... Read more

6 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette baseball defeats Center Hill behind Varner’s complete game

Lafayette entered Tuesday night’s game against Center Hill looking to bounce back at W.V. Brewer field after dropping the three-game series against Saltillo last week. ... Read more

1 week ago by Jacob Palmer.

Local track teams have strong performances in division meets

The postseason is here for track and field, meaning the march to Pearl and the MHSAA Track and Field State Championships is underway. Last weekend ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette tennis sweeps Ridgeland in 5A playoff opener

Making up for a lost season a year ago due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Lafayette tennis team played one of their toughest schedules this ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette hires former Ole Miss coordinator Dan Werner as new QB coach

Dan Werner will be back on a football field in Oxford this fall – this time at the high school level. Lafayette High School hired ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette falls to Saltillo in Game 1 of 1-5A series

Following their loss to Saltillo on Tuesday, Lafayette baseball head coach John Walker said his team needed to do some soul searching. In the first ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

2021 EAGLE ALL-AREA GIRLS BASKETBALL TEAM: Houston’s determination during pandemic pays off with Player of the Year honor

When the COVID-19 pandemic hit last March and people were self-isolating or quarantining at home, Audria Houston chose to turn a negative situation into a ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford boys track wins Oxford Invitational

The Oxford High School track and field team hosted the Oxford Invitational on Saturday and put up solid results, with the boys team winning their ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

2021 EAGLE ALL-AREA BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM: Rose’s adaptability earns him Player of the Year

Chase Rose knew there would be differences in competition when he transferred from Kirk Academy to Oxford High School, and that they would be stark. ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

COLUMN: Covering sports in a pandemic is a surreal experience

On March 12, 2020 the LSU baseball team was loading the buses to come to Oxford and play Ole Miss in the first Southeastern Conference ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford rallies to defeat Lafayette in second game of crosstown series

For the first five innings, Oxford was struggling at the plate and being kept off-balance but then something clicked in the sixth inning. The Chargers ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford baseball tops Lafayette in Game 1 of crosstown series

It may not be the Subway Series, but Oxford and Lafayette are providing a week-long crosstown rivalry on the baseball diamond. On Tuesday, the two ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

2021 EAGLE ALL-AREA BOYS SOCCER TEAM: Oxford’s Perry embraces new role, earning Player of the Year honor

John West Perry knew he was going to have to step up his junior season and it was not a secret, even his teammates told ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

2021 EAGLE ALL-AREA GIRLS SOCCER TEAM: Lafayette’s Perkins’ search for confidence leads to POY Honor

Julia Perkins saw what her teammate, Hudson Lindsay, did her sophomore year last season and knew she could do the same this year. Perkins achieved ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette girls advance in Class 5A basketball playoffs with win over Ridgeland

Lafayette’s girls basketball program is no stranger to the postseason, but for a majority of the current roster it is a new experience for them. ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette’s Jason Russell hired as next head football coach at Olive Branch

When Jason Russell began his coaching career, the ultimate goal was to become the head coach of a football program. The goal has been accomplished, ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Teams in holding pattern as MHSAA delays start of basketball tournament again

Once the Oxford girls basketball team tips off their second-round game on Wednesday, it will be 12 days since they will have played a game. ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Weather alters the opening rounds of MHSAA state basketball playoffs

The first rounds of the MHSAA state basketball playoffs were scheduled to begin on Monday and Tuesday, but weather altered those plans. With a winter ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette girls claim runner-up finish in Region 1-5A tournament

By Jared Redding LAKE CORMORANT — Throughout the game, including the final four minutes of the first half, the game plan was on full display ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

Lafayette basketball splits first round games in Region 1-5A tournament

By Jared Redding LAKE CORMORANT — Both Lafayette boys and girls basketball teams brought the energy Monday evening, with the latter keeping the gas pedal ... Read more

2 months ago by Staff Report.

THREE PEAT: Lafayette girls soccer dominate for third straight 5A title

MADISON — A dynasty is brewing at Lafayette High School and it is hard to ignore at this point. For a third straight year the ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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