Category Archives: Lafayette Commodores

Pontotoc blanks Lafayette on Senior Night; LHS takes 1-0 series lead over Yazoo City

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By Ben Mikell Sports Writer The Lafayette Commodores ended the regular season on a sour note as they were blanked by the Pontotoc Warriors 15-0 in five innings Thursday night at the LHS Softball field on senior night. Lafayette (9-13-1 overall, 6-4 in Division 2-4A) kept the game scoreless until the second inning. Pontotoc (21-6, […]

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Consistent Commodore: Cobbs has been cool under pressure for LHS

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By John Davis Sports Writer Madisyn Cobbs may just be in eighth grade, but she’s not afraid of hard work. The starting pitcher of the Lafayette High softball team came in and did exactly what coach Katie Jenkins asked her to. Cobbs has been consistent in the circle for Jenkins. All of the success can […]

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Diamond Chargers sweep defending champion Titans in 2012

By Ben Mikell Sports Writer Editor’s Note: This is the No. 18 Oxford story in a 40-part series highlighting the 20 most memorable moments in Oxford Athletics and Lafayette Athletics since the turn of the century. This edition is about Oxford baseball’s sweep of Ridgeland in 2012. In Chris Baughman’s first season as the Oxford […]

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Littlejohn always came through for Lafayette powerlifting, family

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By John Davis Sports Writer There were times when Makaliah Littlejohn showed up to Lafayette powerlifting practices wearing her uniform from work. The senior never let anything stand in her way of becoming one of the state’s best powerlifters the past two years. On top of working at Domino’s Pizza and Larson’s Cash Saver, Littlejohn […]

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Lafayette girls basketball became a household name in 2010

Editor’s Note: This is the No. 19 Lafayette story in a 40-part series highlighting the 20 most memorable moments in Oxford Athletics and Lafayette Athletics since the turn of the century. This edition is about the 2010 girls basketball team. By Ben Mikell Sports Writer Last March, the Lafayette Lady Commodore basketball team won their […]

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