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Lafayette’s Tyrus Williams to miss season with shoulder injury

Lafayette’s offense took a blow two weeks before preseason camp begins with the loss of its starting quarterback. Tyrus Williams will miss the season after ... Read more

1 day ago by Jake Thompson.

Storck set to take over Lafayette volleyball

Lafayette’s volleyball team will have their third head coach in as many years when the season begins next month, but not much else will change. ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

JUMP OXFORD JUMP: City holds send-off parade for hometown Olympians

For the first time in history, the City of Oxford has two of its own competing in the Olympics and they were sent off to ... Read more

1 week ago by Jake Thompson.

Area football teams “not taking for granted” spring and summer practices

This time last year, high school football programs faced a lot of uncertainty regarding the status of the 2020 season and the COVID-19 pandemic, but ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jake Thompson.

2021 EAGLE All-Area Baseball Team: Moving out of “comfort zone,” Oxford’s Crumpton named Player of the Year

When Kelly Crumpton moved to Oxford he had never hit in the leadoff spot before, but that quickly changed for the former Jackson Prep standout. ... Read more

1 month ago by Jake Thompson.

2021 EAGLE All-AREA SOFTBALL TEAM: Lafayette’s Davis earns Player of the Year honor

After losing out on the 2020 season, area softball teams did not take the 2021 season for granted. That included Lafayette’s Landy Davis, who worked ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette baseball sees season end in 5A North Half series

SALTILLO — After reaching the MHSAA Class 5A state championship series two years ago, Lafayette’s baseball team was two wins away from making their second ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette and Oxford tennis land several on MAC all-star rosters

The Lafayette and Oxford tennis teams will be well represented in next month’s Mississippi Association of Coaches all-star tennis matches. A combined 11 players between ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Saltillo uses big fifth inning to defeat Lafayette for 1-0 lead in North Half series

The Lafayette baseball team found themselves on the brink of elimination for a second time this postseason on Thursday night. Saltillo used an eight-run fifth ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette and Saltillo set for rematch in 5A North Half series

Two years ago Lafayette baseball punched their ticket to the MHSAA Class 5A state championship series by defeating Saltillo and if they want to return ... Read more

2 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Loper’s walk-off sends Lafayette to the Class 5A North Half series

Lafayette entered Friday with a chance to advance to the north half championship for a second straight season but needed late-game heroics to win after ... Read more

2 months ago by Jacob Palmer.

Lafayette baseball defeats Ridgeland, takes 1-0 lead in 5A third round series

RIDGELAND — Lafayette’s baseball team finds themselves one win away from their second consecutive north half championship series. The Commodores started their third round series ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette soccer’s Katelin Johnson signs with Holmes Community College

Another member of the Lafayette girls soccer team will continue her career at the next level. Katelin Johnson signed with Holmes Community College and celebrated ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Varner’s performance lifts Lafayette past New Hope in 5A baseball playoffs

Lafayette entered Saturday’s game against New Hope, looking to bounce back after dropping a heart breaker late to the Trojans on Friday. A win would ... Read more

3 months ago by Jacob Palmer.

New Hope defeats Lafayette in extra innings to tie 5A playoff series

COLUMBUS- Lafayette battled all game against the New Hope Trojans but fell in extra innings on a walk-off two-RBI single by Richard Guy on Friday, ... Read more

3 months ago by Jacob Palmer.

Lafayette girls track team finish runner-up in Class 5A state meet

The Lafayette girls track team finished up a strong 2021 season on Thursday, competing in the MHSAA Class 5A state track and field meet at ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette baseball defeats New Hope in 5A playoff opener

Lafayette entered Thursday looking to capitalize and take the opening game of the three-game second round series against New Hope in the Class 5A playoffs. ... Read more

3 months ago by Jacob Palmer.

Lafayette and Oxford win individual state tennis titles

After winning their second state championship in program history last week, Lafayette’s tennis team picked up some more hardware this week. The MHSAA individual state ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Area teams have strong performances in North Half track meets

The high school track and field season is winding down with the state championships this weekend, but local teams punched their tickets with strong performances ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

Lafayette tennis defeats Brookhaven to win second 5A title in last three seasons

JACKSON — After getting their first state title in program history in 2018, the Lafayette tennis team added another piece of hardware to the trophy ... Read more

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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

3 months 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

3 months ago by Jake Thompson.

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