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Power-hitting King continues NWCC pipeline

WATER VALLEY — Taylor King has gained a reputation as a power-hitting corner infielder with the Water Valley Blue Devils during his time on the varsity squad.

Long ago the coaching staff at Northwest Mississippi Community College took note of his abilities at the plate and on Thursday the Rangers landed their third baseman of the future when the WVHS senior signed his National Letter of Intent in the high school gym. (more…) (February 10, 2012, Page 8A)

Blue Devils on All-Division team

Water Valley senior outfielder Walt McCullough was recently named the Offensive Player of the Year for the All-Division 2-3A team that was chosen by the coaches of all the teams. (more…) (May 18, 2011, Page 7)

Troopers top Blue Devils in Game 1

SPORTS BLOG: WATER VALLEY — Water Valley Blue Devils baseball coach Kary Bridges didn’t make any excuses for his team’s 12-8 loss to Mooreville in the opening game of a best-of-three series in the third round of the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs Friday night at Blue Devil Field. (more…) (May 6, 2011)

WVHS prepared to face Troopers

The wait is over and Water Valley finally has an opponent for its third round matchup in the Class 3A playoffs.

After postponing their Game Three for two days due to weather, the Mooreville Troopers up-ended Independence on the road 7-0 to earn the right to face the Blue Devils in a three-game series beginning on Friday. (more…) (May 5, 2011, Page 7)

Blue Devils power their way into third round of 3A playoffs

Whoever faces the Water Valley Blue Devils in the next round of the MHSAA Class 3A baseball playoffs take warning: You’re going to need a bigger boat.

Paced by a potent offensive attack, the Blue Devils defeated the Kossuth Aggies 10-8 Friday night at Kossuth and went on to sweep the series Saturday with a 10-3 win at Blue Devil Field to advance to the third round. The Blue Devils will face the winner of the Mooreville and Independence series, which is scheduled to play its third and decisive game tonight in Independence. (more…) (May 2, 2011, Page 1B)

WVHS wins slugfest, wrap up No. 2 seed

WATER VALLEY — Water Valley’s Chris Conard got his grand slam ball returned with a fitting message on Tuesday night at Blue Devil field. (April 20, 2011, Page 4B)

WVHS routs Aberdeen

Cody Greer made the most of his first-career start for the Water Valley Blue Devils varsity baseball squad on Tuesday. (more…) (April 6, 2011, Page 7)

Blue Devils fall to Winona

Winona was able to defeat Water Valley for the first time in division play Friday with a 5-4 win in eight innings over the Blue Devils baseball team.

Drew Pratt was saddled with the loss. Walt McCullough led the Blue Devils at the plate with a home run, double and a single. Cole Camp had two singles, while Adam Langham had a double. WVHS will be back in action with Winona on Tuesday starting with a junior varsity game at 5 p.m. (March 28, 2011, Page 2B)

Blue Devils down Biggersville

The Water Valley baseball team rebounded from its first loss of the season with a 6-5 win over Biggersville in the Oxford Spring Break Tournament on Wednesday. Drew Pratt earned the win for the Blue Devils on the mound, while Walt McCullough earned the save. J.D. Fondon had a home run in the victory, while Adam Langham and John Michael Grimmett each had two hits. One of Langham hits was a double. WVHS will be back in action today against DeSoto Central. (March 17, 2011, Page 8)

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