Category Archives: Lafayette Commodores

Oxford uses fast start to get by Lafayette

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By Ben Mikell Special to Oxford Citizen The Oxford Chargers used eight runs in the first four innings to ease by the Lafayette Commodores 8-4 in the Charger’s home opener at Edwin Moak Field Monday night. Oxford (8-1 overall) went ahead of Lafayette (3-6-1) in the first inning when Drew Bianco drove in Carson Stinnett […]

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Fantastic finish: McCollins making impact for LHS as a senior lifter

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By John Davis Sports Writer Sandra Smith has an eye for talent. The Lafayette High girls powerlifting coach always seems to know which students walking the halls can be turned into productive lifters. Smith is a natural recruiter as well, and always searching for the student who isn’t involved as much around the school because […]

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Golden Girls: Lafayette tops Ripley to win 4A title

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By Ben Mikell Sports Writer You couldn’t find a dry spot on the Lafayette Lady Commodore’s locker room floor after they had won the 4A state championship, either because of the emotions shown by the players or all the water the players drenched on their coach Shayne Linzy the moment he managed to make it […]

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Strong senior: Johnson’s work ethic, dedication has been key for Lafayette

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By John Davis Sports Writer Hard work has never bothered Lafayette senior Amani Johnson. His dedication to the Commodores, in football and now in powerlifting, has never been questioned. Johnson is an ideal athlete in regards to training routine and how he goes about his daily life. LHS powerlifting coach Jason Russell raved about Johnson […]

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Lady ‘Dores rout Lady Knights, advance to 4A title game

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By Ben Mikell Sports Writer JACKSON – Defense wins championships. The Lafayette Lady Commodores are one step away from winning their first gold ball in 35 years thanks to their defense that was on full display in their 51-21 blowout victory over the West Lauderdale Lady Knights during the semifinal round of the MHSAA 4A playoffs […]

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