CALHOUN CITY— Water Valley coach Brad Embry told his team that he saw improvement from the previous week’s game against Coffeeville to Friday night. Those improvements were not enough, though, as the Calhoun City Wildcats (2-1) handed the Blue Devils (1-2) their second straight loss with a 28-7 victory. (more…) (September 5, 2014)
All three area high school football teams will be trying to get back in the win column tonight after suffering setbacks last week. Two of them will attempt to do it on the road as Oxford makes the trek to Cleveland to take on East Side while Water Valley travels to Calhoun City. Lafayette will stay at home for the third straight week, looking for its first win of the year against DeSoto Central. (September 5, 2014, Page 6)
After rain washed out Tuesday’s scheduled meeting between the Lafayette and Water Valley middle school football teams, they were able to play Thursday at William L. Buford Stadium. The seventh-grade game resulted in a 12-12 tie, and how the teams got there included some excitement. Water Valley won the eighth grade matchup 8-6. (September 5, 2014, Page 6)
After suffering their first loss of the season against Coffeeville in the Railroad Rivalry last week, the Water Valley Blue Devils (1-1) are regrouping and turning their focus toward another tough test in the Calhoun City Wildcats (2-0). (September 4, 2014, Page 9)
COFFEEVILLE — For the past four years, the Railroad Trophy has called Water Valley home. After Friday night, it now has a new address as the Coffeeville Pirates defeated the Water Valley Blue Devils 20-14 in the annual rivalry game. (September 1, 2014, Page 7)
COFFEEVILLE — For the past four years, the Railroad Trophy has called Water Valley home. After Friday night, it now has a new address as the Coffeeville Pirates defeated the Water Valley Blue Devils 20-14 in the annual rivalry game. (more…) (August 29, 2014)
ATLANTA- You had a good idea, but until you see it live, you just don’t really know. Ole Miss’ defense was the talk of fall camp. Another crop of newcomers along with some key transfers had made the unit as deep as it’s been in the last three years, and those recruiting classes had brought some top-flight talent to that side of the ball. (August 29, 2014, Page 1B)
Lafayette high school volleyball coach Clint Jordan wanted to see more pressure put on the opposition with a faster pace of play. His Lady ‘Dores did just that, particularly in game one, in a 3-0 victory over Water Valley in the Class I-Region 2 opener for both teams Thursday evening at the LHS gym. (August 29, 2014, Page 3B)
A pair of special rivalry games are coming up for two of the three local high school teams, while the third team is looking to get in the win column after a season-opening setback.
The Water Valley Blue Devils are still catching their breath from the the frantic finish of their 36-33 victory over New Albany last week. While doing so, they must turn their attention to the Coffeeville Pirates and the battle for the Railroad Trophy.
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