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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)

Region games highlight action for area teams

Tonight’s a big night for the area’s prep football squads.

While the Water Valley Blue Devils and Lafayette Commodores open their region schedules, the Oxford Chargers will be looking to avenge last year’s loss to the New Hope Trojans in their second region game of the season. (more…) (September 30, 2011, Page 6A)

Blue Devils face tough test at Mooreville Friday

Friday it will be evident if Water Valley’s difficult non-region schedule paid off.

At 7:30 p.m. the Blue Devils will open their Region 2-3A schedule with a road trip east to take on a much improved Mooreville Troopers squad. (September 29, 2011, Page 6)

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)

Charleston Tigers are as fast as advertised

Certain teams have reputations that never seem to change despite different coaches or player personnel.

Take for instance South Panola. Despite what’s considered a down year for the squad from Batesville, the Tigers are still a team that has size, power and will run the ball down opponents’ throat. (more…) (September 15, 2011, Page 6)

WVHS Blue Devils set up Camp in Bruce

BRUCE — Water Valley sophomore wide receiver Cole Camp will be getting a few more high-fives around town this week.

Two seasons ago Camp was a team manager for the Blue Devils. This year though, he has emerged as a playmaker and it showed Friday night in his 84-yard game-winning touchdown catch to knock off Bruce 20-19 at Trojan Field. (more…) (September 12, 2011, Page 5B)

Gridiron Blue Devils looking to rebound at Bruce

After watching game film from last Friday’s loss to Calhoun City, Water Valley coach Brad Embry said several things stood out to him. For starters, Embry liked the effort he saw against the Wildcats. (September 8, 2011, Page 7)

Wildcats crash Water Valley’s Homecoming

WATER VALLEY — After throttling their opponents to the tune of 105-0 in their first two games of the season, the Water Valley Blue Devils were humbled Friday, losing to Calhoun City 16-14 at Bobby Clark field.

Following the loss, Water Valley head coach Brad Embry said his team it needed to regroup quickly and not dwell on the loss. (September 5, 2011, Page 4B)

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