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Saturday, April 19, 2014

Dee McNeal

Tourney losses end WVHS’s seasons

INDEPENDENCE — It was a case of one-and-done for Water Valley as both basketball teams lost their opening-round games in the Region 2-3A tournament Tuesday afternoon. The Lady Blue Devils fell to North Panola with the boys team being sent home by host Independence. (February 19, 2014, Page 9)

Blue Devils grind out win over Palmer

WATER VALLEY — The Blue Devils have become a team that finds a way to win. Tuesday night was no exception as WVHS held off a pesky M.S. Palmer Dragon team to earn a 62-51 District 2-3A victory inside the WVHS gym. (January 29, 2014, Page 6)

Blue Devils garner important district win

WATER VALLEY — A big District 2-3A win is what the Water Valley Blue Devils earned Friday night when they defeated the Charleston Tigers 60-47 at the WVHS gym. (January 20, 2014, Page 7)

WVHS clamps down on Bulldogs for win

COFFEEVILLE — Water Valley is having trouble putting the ball in the basket, so the Blue Devils’ defense is doing its part to help out. (December 13, 2013, Page 6A)

Water Valley knocks off J.Z. George

The Blue Devils earned a narrow win over J.Z. George on the hardwood Tuesday night. Water Valley’s boys improved to 2-2 on the year with a 47-43 victory. Dee McNeal scored 15 points, while E.J. Bounds had 10 in the win. Water Valley’s junior varsity boys team lost 37-35 despite 12 points from L.J. Hawkins. Both varsity teams return to action Tuesday at Hickory Flat. (December 5, 2012, Page 7)

Water Valley weathers wild finish

WATER VALLEY — John Sherman saw a little bit of everything from his Blue Devils in their season opener Thursday evening.

Water Valley led to begin its Valley Classic game against Charleston, then fell behind before rallying to nip the Tigers 44-42 at the WVHS gym. (November 30, 2012, Page 6A)

WVHS Blue Devils cage Jags at home

The Water Valley Blue Devils took care of business in their final non-region game of the season Friday, cruising to a 61-6 victory over J.Z. George at Bobby Clark Field.

The Blue Devils (5-1 overall) excelled in all facets of the game, accumulating 449 total yards of offense, while limiting the Jaguars (2-4) to just 172 total yards. (September 24, 2012, Page 5B)

Water Valley splits with Pope

The Water Valley seventh- and eighth-grade boys basketball teams split a pair of games with Pope Thursday night in Water Valley. (more…) (December 10, 2010, Page 8A)

Water Valley, Lafayette split games

Lafayette and Water Valley split four games to open the middle school basketball season for both programs Tuesday in the WVHS gym. The seventh-grade Commodores defeated Water Valley 26-7, while the eighth-grade Blue Devils rallied to post a 15-13 win in the nightcap.

Lafayette’s seventh-grade girls lost 16-7 to the Lady Blue Devils, while Water Valley’s eighth-grade were defeated 12-10. (November 3, 2010, Page 6)

7th-, 8th-grade Devils skin Cougars

The Blue Devils’ football program had a successful evening on the gridiron Tuesday to conclude the 2010 season, as the seventh-grade team defeated South Pontotoc 32-0 and the eighth-grade Blue Devils also defeated the Cougars 28-6.

The junior varsity wasn’t as lucky, however, falling to Bruce 14-8. (October 20, 2010, Page 8)

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