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Devils’ happy feet kicks WVHS past Bruce

WATER VALLEY — Water Valley kicker Alex Robles knows his range — really well.

Before kicking the game-wining field goal to give Water Valley a 17-16 win against backyard rival Bruce on Friday night at Bobby Clark Field, Robles was asked by Blue Devils’ coach Brad Embry where the ball needed to be for him to be comfortable kicking. (September 10, 2012, Page 4B)

Water Valley fights back for win against Bruce

BLOG: WATER VALLEY — Water Valley sophomore kicker Alex Robles booted the Blue Devils to a 17-16 win against Bruce on Friday night at Bobby Clark Field with a game-winning 42-yard field goal with 36 seconds left. (more…) (September 8, 2012)

Eleven Blue Devils honored

The 2011 Mississippi Association of Coaches Class 3A All-State teams were announced on Friday. (more…) (December 5, 2011, Page 3B)

Jackson named 2-3A Player of the Year by region’s coaches

When coaches talk amongst themselves, there’s often two types of players that come up, players they identify by their number and then there’s players that are discussed by name. (more…) (December 2, 2011, Page 6A)

Blue Devils take care of business, clobber Cougars

RANDOLPH — Friday night the Water Valley Blue Devils made the short trip east to South Pontotoc and did exactly what head coach Brad Embry wanted them to do by taking care of business.

Against an overmatched Cougars squad, the majority of the Blue Devils saw playing time in the 49-7 victory. (October 10, 2011, Page 1B)

Jackson blocks Troopers in thrilling fashion

MOOREVILLE — Richard Russo took in a deep breath and exhaled.

Having just rushed the field in Mooreville with his players, the breath of the Water Valley defensive coordinator represented one part relief and another part exhaustion. (more…) (October 3, 2011, Page 4B)

Block in OT lifts WVHS past Mooreville

BLOG: MOOREVILLE—Brad Embry wasn’t kidding when he said his Blue Devils would have their hands full Friday night at Mooreville.

Against a much improved Troopers squad it took overtime heroics to come away with a 21-20 victory. (more…) (October 1, 2011)

Charleston’s Wilson, O’Bannon silence Blue Devils

WATER VALLEY — Friday was a rare quiet night for the Water Valley Blue Devils.

For much of the second half, and especially during the dwindling moments of regulation, Water Valley’s sideline was quiet with the exception of plays being called and senior Chris Conard attempting to pick up his teammates. (more…) (September 19, 2011, Page 4B)

Charleston tops Water Valley

BLOG: Water Valley — The Blue Devils didn’t have an answer for Charleston’s speedy duo of quarterback Antwan Wilson and running back Percy O’Bannon tonight at Bobby Clark Field.

The Tigers scored on the opening drive of the game and would go on to find the end zone five more times en route to a 39-3 victory over Water Valley. (more…) (September 16, 2011)

Several Blue Devils make MAC 3A Team

Several Water Valley Blue Devils were honored on Wednesday for their standout play on the football field.

Included on the 2010 Mississippi Association of Coaches’ Class 3A All-State Team were first teamers, linebacker J.D. Fondon, safety/running back Eric Buckley and long snapper Fred McGee. Cornerback/receiver Chris Conard was named to the second team, while linebacker C.J. Jackson, lineman Tommy Lipscomb and punter John Michael Grimmett were named as honorable mentions. (December 9, 2010, Page 6)

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