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)
Monday marked the first day of fall practice for high school football teams statewide. While Oxford got its season started under the lights during a midnight practice, the Lafayette Commodores and Water Valley Blue Devils waited for the sun to come up before starting their 2014 campaigns. (August 5, 2014, Page 6)
Water Valley High School dipped into south Mississippi to find its next head boys basketball coach.
Larry Taylor has been hired to lead the Blue Devils’ hoops program. Taylor, whose hire was approved by the Water Valley school board at its meeting on Monday night, will replace John Sherman, who left last month to take over as the Lafayette High girls coach. (July 9, 2014, Page 6)
Water Valley’s search for a new boys basketball coach is coming to an end.
A pool of applicants has been narrowed to a group of five finalists who have been going through interviews for the last two weeks, Water Valley athletic director Trey Allman said. A hire could be made shortly after the holiday weekend. (July 3, 2014, Page 6)
Oxford High School right-hander Houston Roth was a sophomore who pitched like a seasoned veteran during the Chargers’ run to a North Half runner-up finish, and that performance earned him the Oxford EAGLE Player of the Year award for the 2014 season. (June 17, 2014, Page 1B)
After earning EAGLE Player of the Year honors for volleyball this past fall, Rae Drewrey told her mom that she wanted to work hard in the spring and try to be the first person to win in two sports. (June 12, 2014, Page 1B)
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