The LaFayette and Ridgeland cross country teams got another preview of the Region 6-4A championship course on Thursday as they competed in the Fast Break Athletics Challenge at Heritage High School.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers saw their 2016 volleyball season come an abrupt end in Columbus on Thursday as they dropped a 25-9, 25-6, 25-9 decision to the fifth-ranked Lady Blue Devils in the opening round of the Class 4A state tournament.
Fifth-ranked, No. 1-seeded and perennial powerhouse Columbus proved to be too much for the LaFayette Lady Ramblers, whose first state volleyball tournament match in five seasons turned out to be a 3-0 defeat in the Blue Devils' gym.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers' return to the GHSA state softball playoffs was met with a gut-wrenching end on Wednesday as the Orange-and-Black dropped a pair of 1-0 losses at Stephens County in the first round of the Class 4A tournament.
A nine-year wait is finally about to end for head coach Glen Woodard and his LaFayette Lady Ramblers as they make their long-awaited return to the state softball playoffs on Wednesday.
In an undisputed contest, LaFayette High School Army JROTC defeated Alvin C. York Army JROTC of Tennessee in a JROTC Precision Champions Division match in the Orion National Air Rifle League. The Ramblers scored 1,410 points, their highest of the season to date.
The LaFayette Lady Ramblers will load up the bus and head out for their first state playoff appearance in five years on Thursday.
Ridgeland's Te'a Owens was named the Area 6-4A Volleyball Player of the Year on Saturday.
It's been five somewhat frustrating seasons since the LaFayette Lady Ramblers have gone to state volleyball playoffs, but that frustration was replaced by plenty of pent-up joy on Saturday.