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.
WATER VALLEY — Addressing his team after its heart-stopping, season-opening 36-33 victory Friday night, Water Valley coach Brad Embry struggled to find a comparable experience in his coaching career. (August 25, 2014, Page 9)
After a week of jamborees and preseason scrimmages, it’s time for area high school football teams to start playing the games that matter. (August 22, 2014, Page 6A)
Just like last season, the Water Valley Blue Devils football team will begin its 2014 campaign against the New Albany Bulldogs Friday night. The Blue Devils will look to have the same result as last season when they beat the Bulldogs 38-13 in New Albany. (August 21, 2014, Page 6)
The nerves showed at times for Water Valley’s Jonathan Kent. So did the flashes of potential. Saturday night’s jamboree went about as expected for the quarterback making his first start as the full-time signal caller as Water Valley beat Corinth 14-13. (August 18, 2014, Page 7)
BLOG — The nerves showed at times for Water Valley’s Jonathan Kent. So did the flashes of potential. (more…) (August 16, 2014)
Oxford will face the same 11 opponents during the regular season this year that it played a season ago, but coach Johnny Hill thinks his squad’s slate will be even tougher. A large part of that has to do with the team the Chargers are playing in the preseason. (August 15, 2014, Page 6A)
WATER VALLEY— The Water Valley Lady Blue Devils volleyball team officially kicked off their season Thursday night as they hosted the Pontotoc Lady Warriors. It was a rough start to the year for the Lady Devils as they fell to Pontotoc in straight sets by a score of 3-0 (11-25, 12-25, 6-25). (August 15, 2014, Page 7A)
After a disappointing 2-9 season last year, the Water Valley volleyball team is hoping to turn things around in 2014. In order to do that, the Blue Devils will have to overcome a few challenges. (August 11, 2014, Page 6)
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