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Week 9 Preview: Blue Devils, Chargers and ‘Dores look to secure home playoff games

The regular season comes to a close for several teams this week, including Water Valley, while Oxford and Lafayette have a couple more weeks to ... Read more

7 hours ago by Jake Thompson.

Oxford swimming post strong finishes at state meet

In what was a unique year in the pool for high school swimming, Oxford managed to have one of the program’s best seasons. Oxford’s girls ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

This Week in Prep Sports (Oct. 26 – 31)

LAFAYETTE Thursday (Oct. 29): Soccer vs. Tupelo, Girls 5 p.m./Boys 7 p.m. Friday (Oct. 30): Football vs. Columbus, 7 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 31): Girls Basketball ... Read more

2 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette handles New Hope for fourth straight region win

COLUMBUS — Lafayette is one step closer to achieving something they have not yet accomplished since moving up to Class 5A. The Commodores seemingly secured ... Read more

5 days ago by Jake Thompson.

Week 8 Preview: Blue Devils, Chargers look to better postseason standing; Dores trying to get in

Everything is still in front of Lafayette, Oxford and Water Valley as the regular football season is nearing its conclusion. The Blue Devils and Chargers ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

This week in prep sports (Oct. 19-24)

LAFAYETTE Friday (Oct. 23) Football at New Hope, 7 p.m.   OXFORD Friday (Oct. 23) Football vs. Olive Branch, 7 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 24) Girls ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Dores cruise through Saltillo in region play

SALTILLO — Just like last week, it took a while before the Lafayette Commodores could really get comfortable with their lead. Also last week, second ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Week 7 Preview: Playoff berths on the line for Chargers, Blue Devils

This summer, the prospect of football being played at any level this fall felt like cautious optimism, but the calendar has turned to October and ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

This week in prep sports (Oct. 12-17)

LAFAYETTE Friday (Oct. 16): Football at Saltillo, 7 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 17): Cross-Country at Senatobia Meet, 9 a.m.   OXFORD Tuesday (Oct. 13): Volleyball vs. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette edges out Center Hill for key 1-5A win

OLIVE BRANCH —  When preparing for Center Hill and its triple-option offense it is a challenge for teams during a normal week, but for Lafayette ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Week 6 Preview: COVID-19, Hurricane Delta creates scheduling changes

A pandemic and a potential natural disaster has altered the Week 6 schedule for MHSAA football. Oxford is getting the week off after their scheduled ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

This week in prep sports (Oct. 5 – 10)

LAFAYETTE Monday (Oct. 5) Volleyball vs. Cleveland Central, 6 p.m. Tuesday (Oct. 6) Volleyball at Oxford,  6 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 8) Volleyball vs. Lake Cormorant, ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette bounces back with win over Grenada

Tyrus Williams threw an interception on the first play of the game, but that was the only major mishap the rest of the game. In ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

Week 5 Preview: Lafayette prepares for a true homecoming; Chargers look to keep streaking

We have reached the midway point of the football season and teams are now playing the games that matter in terms of punching their ticket ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

This week in prep sports (Sept. 28-Oct. 3)

LAFAYETTE Tuesday (Sept. 29): Volleyball at Saltillo, 6 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 1): Volleyball at Center Hill, 6 p.m. Friday (Oct. 2): Football vs. Grenada, 7 ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette falls to West Point in Region 1-5A opener

By Jared Redding WEST POINT — For the fifth time in three seasons, Lafayette had a team capable of knocking off Class 5A’s gold standard. ... Read more

1 month ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Week 4 Preview: Oxford and Lafayette begin region play; Blue Devils continue home stand

Suddenly, the MHSAA football season is entering its fourth week. What felt like would never come this year is nearly halfway complete and the games ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

This week in prep sports (Sept. 21 -26)

LAFAYETTE Monday (Sept. 21): Volleyball at Water Valley, 6 p.m. Tuesday (Sept. 22): Volleyball vs. Center Hill, 6 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 24): Volleyball vs. Ripley, ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette upends Mooreville to cap off non-region play

By Jared Redding MOOREVILLE — Without Tyrus Williams in the lineup in the first half, the Lafayette didn’t miss a beat, even when he was ... Read more

1 month ago by Oxford Eagle Contributors.

Lafayette defeats Saltillo for first region win

In between points during the third set, Lafayette head coach Kelsie Poole said the words “mental toughness” to her players, something that has been tough ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

Week 3 Preview: Lafayette looks to bounce back while Blue Devils return home

The first two weeks of this amended 2020 season are in the books and region play is inching ever closer. Some teams have gotten all ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

This week in prep sports (Sept. 14 – 19)

LAFAYETTE Tuesday (Sept. 15): Volleyball at Horn Lake, 6 p.m. Thursday (Sept. 17): Volleyball vs. Saltillo, 6 p.m. Friday (Sept. 18): Football at Mooreville, 7 ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

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