WATER VALLEY — Heading into the bottom of the fifth inning, Kary Bridges gathered his players up near the dugout and told them he wanted to see them fight. (March 11, 2014, Page 9)
Cold and wet weather is a part of baseball in north Mississippi in February. Coaches have to adjust to it, bringing in practice sessions and teaching fundamentals inside as best they can. (February 27, 2014, Page 8)
Oxford’s Jason Barber didn’t play like a freshman this season on the diamond. After a standout career at the middle school level — one that showed Barber’s unfair talent level against competition his own age — the freshman was dominant in games against players who were often two and three years his senior. (more…) (June 13, 2013, Page 1B)
INDEPENDENCE — Kary Bridges gave his team an impassioned speech Monday night when things looked bleak. (May 7, 2013, Page 8)
VIDEO BLOG — Amazing. Courageous. Gritty. Determined. Any and all of these words help describe the way the Water Valley Blue Devils played in their MHSAA Class 3A playoff series with Belmont over the weekend. (more…) (April 28, 2013)
WATER VALLEY — Three nights after being beaten soundly by Division 2-3A rival Mooreville, the Water Valley Blue Devils rebounded behind the pitching of ace Cody Greer and some of the best offense of the season.
Water Valley defeated the Troopers 7-1 Friday night to improve to 3-2 in the division and thanks to a 9-0 win over Bruce on Saturday, is 10-8 overall.