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Embry: Cougars can still pounce on Devils

The South Pontotoc Cougars will be limping into Friday night’s Region 2-3A matchup at Water Valley having lost five straight games. Even with the Cougars’ current slide, Blue Devils head coach Brad Embry said his team won’t be overlooking their upcoming opponent. (October 4, 2012, Page 8)

Water Valley trounces Troopers

WATER VALLEY — The Blue Devils and head coach Brad Embry had two main objectives heading into Friday’s Region 2-3A opener against Mooreville: Get the win and stay healthy.

Unfortunately, Water Valley only achieved one of those goals. (more…) (October 1, 2012, Page 5B)

WVHS opens region play against Johnson, Troopers

WATER VALLEY — This year’s Mooreville Troopers squad isn’t quite the same as last year’s version.

A year ago, the Troopers saw a miniature revival with their football program led by quarterback Griff Loftis, who led Mooreville to one of the better passing attacks in North Mississippi. (more…) (September 27, 2012, Page 7)

Blue Devils look to rebound against Jags

Coming off of a rare loss last week, the Water Valley Blue Devils must now regroup to face a new-look J.Z. George Jaguars squad.

Led by former Eupora assistant coach Joey Thompkins, the Jaguars (2-3 overall) have already eclipsed last year’s win total in five games. (September 20, 2012, Page 9)

Robles kicks his way to POW honor

Alex Robles has a knack for late-game heroics.

Friday, the sophomore kicker from Water Valley knocked in his second career game-winning field goal when he punched through a 42-yard attempt with under a minute remaining in the Blue Devils’ 17-16 win against Bruce. (September 11, 2012, Page 9)

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)

Blue Devils preparing for Trojan invasion

Last week’s victory at Calhoun City was a big one for the Water Valley Blue Devils as they ended a brief skid against the Wildcats.

Things won’t get any easier Friday when the Blue Devils (3-0 overall) host another regional rival in the Bruce Trojans (3-0).

In their first three games of the season against Kennedy, Vardaman and Coffeeville, the Trojans have flexed their muscles by out-scoring their opponents 136-20. (September 6, 2012, Page 9)

Blue Devils face test from CCHS Wildcats

Asked to talk about Calhoun City, Water Valley head football coach Brad Embry didn’t hide his respect for the Wildcats.

“It’s Calhoun City,” he said. “If you ask somebody about small schools in Mississippi, some of the tradition-rich schools, Calhoun City’s name is definitely going to come up. They’re athletic, fast, well coached and every year they’re going to be right there when it comes to playoff time, playing for North Half or in Jackson.” (August 30, 2012, Page 8)

Railroad Trophy remains stationed in Water Valley

COFFEEVILLE — The Water Valley Blue Devils left little doubt who was the better squad in the Railroad Trophy Rivalry Game Friday at Coffeeville.

The visitors in blue and white found the end zone three unanswered times to open the 49-13 victory and never allowed the Pirates to get within 14 points. (August 27, 2012, Page 1B)

Competitive games on tap for Week 2

Week 2 doesn’t get any easier for the area’s football teams tonight.

Lafayette will look to build on its close victory over Class 6A Tupelo with a home game against Greenwood, while Oxford hopes to carry momentum over from its narrow victory over Grenada with a home matchup against the always athletic Charleston Tigers. (more…) (August 24, 2012, Page 6A)

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