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Blue Devil athletes capture Division 2-3A crown

Water Valley’s Blue Devils head into Saturday’s regional meet at Oxford as the Division 2-3A track champions. The Blue Devils won the meet held at Tishomingo County this past week by garnering 124 points, more than 40 points more than second-place finisher Mooreville.

 (April 23, 2013, Page 11)

Seven Blue Devils sign to play college football

Today was a proud day for Water Valley head football coach Brad Embry. At approximately 7:30 a.m., seven Blue Devil seniors signed National Letters of Intent to play college football; longtime commit Taylor Edwards signed with Troy and recent pledge Devin Fleming signed with Alcorn State.

On the junior college level, Rowdy Williams and Denzel Jones signed with Northeast Mississippi Community College, Justin McCammon and Q. Bailey signed with Northwest Mississippi Community College and Jeoffrey Gordon signed with Itawamba Community College.

 (February 6, 2013, Page 9)

Fleming pledges to play for Alcorn State

Never one of the more vocal Blue Devils, Devin Fleming let his hitting on the gridiron do his talking.

Alcorn State took notice and last weekend the standout Water Valley football player verbally committed to the Braves. (more…) (February 5, 2013, Page 7)

Region 2-3A Super 22 Team loaded with Devils

The recently announced 2012 Mississippi Association of Coaches Region 2-3A Super 22 Team was full of Water Valley Blue Devils. (more…) (November 29, 2012, Page 9)

Jackson named 2-3A Player of the Year by region’s coaches

When coaches talk amongst themselves, there’s often two types of players that come up, players they identify by their number and then there’s players that are discussed by name. (more…) (December 2, 2011, Page 6A)

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)

Crosstown Classic to take center stage; WVHS faces Wildcats

Rivalry week will come to a climax tonight when the Oxford Chargers head across town to face the top-ranked Lafayette Commodores at William L. Buford Stadium.

The Crosstown Classic is set for 7:30 p.m. and can be heard on 95.5 FM, 102.1 FM and 93.7 FM. (more…) (September 2, 2011, Page 8A)

Blue Devils looking for redemption vs. Wildcats

There are two games on Water Valley’s football schedule that could be circled and labeled as redemption games.

This Friday’s game against Calhoun City is one of those.

A year ago the Wildcats were able to connect on a long touchdown pass down the Water Valley sideline. It proved to be the difference in the 10-7 win for the Wildcats.

Water Valley defensive coordinator Richard Russo said the Blue Devils have made sure to talk about last year’s showdown. (September 1, 2011, Page 6)

Blue Devils shake off rust in jamboree

BLOG: The Blue Devils had a rough start to their jamboree at Vardaman tonight, as flags and two turnovers limited Water Valley to just seven points in the first half.

Water Valley regrouped at half and ended up routing the home squad 28-6. (more…) (August 12, 2011)

Blue Devils show another dimension

Water Valley didn’t look like a football team that was out of its element this weekend. It was just the contrary.

The Blue Devils, known as a smash-mouth team that sprinkles in the passing game on offense, regrouped after losing its opening game to advance all the way to the Group B Championship Game of the O-Zone Classic 7-on-7 tournament hosted at FNC Park. (July 11, 2011, Page 7)

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