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Lafayette and Oxford soccer teams preparing for playoff push

In a span of 30 minutes, the Oxford boys soccer team saw their season come to an end – only to later realize they had ... Read more

6 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford girls, Lafayette boys end long losing streaks to crosstown rivals

Near decade-long losing streaks ended inside the Oxford High School gym on Tuesday. Oxford hosted Lafayette in basketball for the second time this season, and ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

2020 EAGLE All-Area Football Team: Oxford’s Shorter embraces “utility” role to earn Player of the Year

Oxford’s Tristan Shorter knew he was going to have to become a leader on defense in 2020. With the Chargers’ losing nine of their top ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

YEAR IN REVIEW: January-March 2020

Editor’s Note: This is the first installment of our four-part series, taking a look back at some of the most notable stories of 2020. The ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford soccer sweeps Lafayette in crosstown showdown

Oxford and Lafayette took the crosstown rivalry very literally on Friday. The two teams met on the soccer field for the only time this season, ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette’s Brendan Toles signs with Southern Mississippi

The University of Southern Mississippi is setting up a pipeline in Lafayette County. For the second time this week, newly hired head coach Will Hall ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

This Week in Prep Sports (Dec. 14-19)

LAFAYETTE Monday (Dec. 14): Boys Basketball at Booneville, 6 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 15): Girls Basketball at Senatobia, 5 p.m. Soccer at Saltillo, Girls 5 p.m./Boys ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette basketball splits with South Panola

Lafayette basketball is working to get back into rhythm after not playing for nearly a month. All Lafayette athletic programs shut down on Nov. 11 ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

This Week in Prep Sports (Dec. 7-12)

LAFAYETTE Tuesday (Dec. 8): Basketball vs. South Panola, Girls 6 p.m./Boys 7:30 p.m. Friday (Dec. 11): Basketball vs. Oxford, Girls 6 p.m./Boys 7:30 p.m. Soccer ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

This Week in Prep Sports (Nov. 30 – Dec. 5)

LAFAYETTE Tuesday (Dec. 1): Basketball vs. North Panola, Girls 6 p.m./Boys 7:30 p.m. Soccer at Grenada, Girls 5 p.m./Boys 7 p.m. Saturday (Dec. 5): Boys ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

This Week in Prep Sports (Nov. 23-28)

OXFORD Monday (Nov. 23): Girls Basketball vs. Cleveland Central, Oxford Charger Challenge, 5:30 p.m. Boys Basketball vs. Pillow Academy, Oxford Charger Challenge, 7 p.m. Tuesday ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

2020 EAGLE All-Area Volleyball Team: Leadership, production earns Bianco Player of the Year

This season was unlike any volleyball season in recent memory. Throughout canceled games, quarantined players and the constant uncertainty on a daily basis, Oxford’s Catherine ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette High School shuts down all athletics until Nov. 30

Due to a rise in COVID-19 cases, quarantine numbers and out of an abundance of caution, Lafayette High School has shut down all athletics through ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

First Round Playoff Preview: No. 2 Oxford begins their postseason journey

Believe it or not, the postseason is in full swing for high school football. For No. 2 Oxford, its playoff journey begins on Friday with ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

COVID-19 ends Lafayette’s season with forfeit of first round playoff game

Lafayette’s 2020 football season has come to a premature end. The Commodores (7-3) were forced to forfeit Friday’s first round playoff game against No. 6 ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

This Week in Prep Sports (Nov. 9 – 14)

LAFAYETTE Tuesday (Nov. 10): Soccer vs. Senatobia, Girls 5 p.m./Boys 7 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 12): Soccer vs. Grenada, Girls 5 p.m./Boys 7 p.m. Friday (Nov. ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette drops season finale at Lake Cormorant, will be No. 4 seed in playoffs

LAKE CORMORANT — Lafayette is struggling to find consistency as a football team and will need to find it before next week. With a chance ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Week 10 Preview: Region titles on the line for Lafayette, Oxford; Blue Devils begin playoff run

The final week of the regular season for MHSAA football is here, and with it comes championship implications. Lafayette and No. 2 Oxford have their ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

CHASING ROSE: Oxford’s Rose win 6A boys cross country title; Chargers finish second

JACKSON — It may be Chase Rose’s first name, but “chase” was also what the rest of the field was doing in Monday’s MHSAA Class ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

This Week in Prep Sports (Nov. 2-7)

LAFAYETTE Tuesday (Nov. 3): Girls Basketball at Tupelo, Hound Dog Classic, TBA Friday (Nov. 6): Football at Lake Cormorant, 7 p.m. Saturday (Nov. 7): Soccer ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Commodores avoid upset, prevail over Columbus

For the first time in over a month, the Lafayette Commodores were tested. In a second half that featured four lead changes, they simply refused ... Read more

3 months ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Lafayette, Oxford soccer kick off season with wins

The high school soccer season arrived this week, with both Oxford and Lafayette kicking their seasons off on Thursday with victories. For Lafayette, it was ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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