National Signing Day is here, and high school players across the country will sign their National Letters of Intent to play football at the next level. Three Water Valley Blue Devils put their names on the dotted line this morning as Alex Robles signed with Holmes Community College while L.J. Hawkins and Derrick Brady will continue to be teammates at Northeast Mississippi Community College. (February 4, 2015, Page 1B, 3B)
WATER VALLEY — The Water Valley Blue Devils began their Region 2-3A slate with a 40-17 loss to Charleston on Friday at Bobby Clark Field. The Blue Devils (3-4 overall) got a touchdown run from Kirkland Horton and a touchdown pass from quarterback Jonathan Kent, but it wasn’t nearly enough to keep up with the No. 3-ranked Tigers (4-2, 1-0), who quickly wore down a depleted Blue Devil defense in another blowout victory in the series. Charleston has outscored Water Valley 82-27 the last two seasons. (October 5, 2014, Page 5B)
Water Valley began its Region 2-3A slate with a 40-17 loss to Charleston on Friday at Bobby Clark Field. (more…) (October 4, 2014)
SENATOBIA— It was Courtland Barnes’ and Tevin Wooten’s world Friday night. For about three hours, Water Valley had to live in it. Barnes and Wooten spearheaded a punishing rushing attack for Senatobia in a 63-36 win over the Blue Devils in Senatobia. (September 21, 2014, Page 1B)
SENATOBIA — Senatobia cranked out 445 rushing yards, and the Warriors pummeled Water Valley 63-36 on Friday night in Senatobia. (more…) (September 20, 2014)
WATER VALLEY – After two consecutive losses, a Friday night in Death Valley is just what the doctor ordered for Water Valley. A second half pick-six by sophomore defensive back Quez Towns and four Alex Robles field goals paced the Blue Devils in their 32-21 victory over rival Bruce at Bobby Clark Field. (September 14, 2014, Page 4B)
WATER VALLEY — In the wake of tragedy, it’s the little things that help ease the hearts and minds of those affected. (November 11, 2013, Page 3B)
WINONA — Water Valley coach Brad Embry admitted he was concerned about his team playing two games in five days.
Behind a 274-yard rushing attack and a gritty defensive performance from the Blue Devils, those concerns were put to rest with a 42-10 win against Winona at Tiger Field on Friday night. (September 30, 2013, Page 3B)
CLEVELAND — The Water Valley Blue Devils entered the “birthplace of blues” last Friday night and now have the experience to write their own song filled with heartache and sorrow.
For the second consecutive season, a loss to Cleveland East Side ended Water Valley’s run in the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs, as the Trojans defeated the Blue Devils 26-24 in their second round matchup at Leroy Byars Field. (more…) (November 12, 2012, Page 5B)