Brad Embry believes he has found the right fit with Water Valley High’s next defensive coordinator.
Looking for someone to take over for recently hired Independence head coach Richard Russo, Embry said he had a list of attributes he was looking for which made former Cathedral defensive coordinator Jeff Roberts a perfect match.
Russo, who has been on head coach Brad Embry’s staff since arriving in Water Valley in 2008, said he officially accepted the Wildcats’ position last Tuesday but just yesterday began spreading the word. (March 19, 2013, Page 8)
Today was a proud day for Water Valley head football coach Brad Embry. At approximately 7:30 a.m., seven Blue Devil seniors signed National Letters of Intent to play college football; longtime commit Taylor Edwards signed with Troy and recent pledge Devin Fleming signed with Alcorn State.
On the junior college level, Rowdy Williams and Denzel Jones signed with Northeast Mississippi Community College, Justin McCammon and Q. Bailey signed with Northwest Mississippi Community College and Jeoffrey Gordon signed with Itawamba Community College.
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)
The Water Valley Blue Devils will look to avoid a déjà vu experience Friday when they travel to play Cleveland-East Side in the second round of the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs. (more…) (November 8, 2012, Page 9)
WATER VALLEY — The Water Valley Blue Devils kept their season alive Friday night as they defeated the North Panola Cougars 41-22 in the first round of the MHSAA Class 3A Playoffs. (November 5, 2012, Page 2B)
Water Valley and Lafayette will begin their marches through the postseason tonight with home games against North Panola and Greenwood respectively, while Oxford will conclude its regular season at Clarksdale. (November 2, 2012, Page 6A)
Friday’s home game with North Panola isn’t a typical playoff opener for the Water Valley Blue Devils. According to WVHS coach Brad Embry, the Cougars (5-5 overall) are much better than most teams that his Blue Devils (9-2) would ever face in a first round. (November 1, 2012, Page 8)