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)
The annual showdown between Lafayette and Oxford will take center stage tonight at Bobby Holcomb Field, highlighting this week’s area prep football schedule. The Chargers come into the Crosstown Classic riding the momentum of a convincing 50-15 victory at Cleveland East Side a week ago while Lafayette entered the win column for the first time with a 3-0 win over DeSoto Central. Water Valley hasn’t had the same success lately, taking a two-game losing streak into tonight’s game against Bruce at Bobby Clark Field. The Blue Devils are coming off a 28-7 loss to Calhoun City. (September 12, 2014, Page 1B)
The Water Valley Blue Devils football team is in uncharted territory. For the first time since 2007 the Blue Devils have started the season losing two of their first three games. It’s something the team has had a hard time bouncing back from this week at practice. (September 11, 2014, Page 8)
CALHOUN CITY— Water Valley head coach Brad Embry told his team 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. (September 7, 2014, Page 4B)
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 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)
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.