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.
WATER VALLEY — Addressing his team after its heart-stopping, season-opening 36-33 victory Friday night, Water Valley coach Brad Embry struggled to find a comparable experience in his coaching career. (August 25, 2014, Page 9)
After a week of jamborees and preseason scrimmages, it’s time for area high school football teams to start playing the games that matter. (August 22, 2014, Page 6A)
Just like last season, the Water Valley Blue Devils football team will begin its 2014 campaign against the New Albany Bulldogs Friday night. The Blue Devils will look to have the same result as last season when they beat the Bulldogs 38-13 in New Albany. (August 21, 2014, Page 6)
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)
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)
The Water Valley Blue Devils are completing their spring practices this week before heading into the summer break. One question looms over the Blue Devils: Who is going to be the quarterback? (May 14, 2014, Page 9)