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E.J. Bounds

Jackson blocks Troopers in thrilling fashion

MOOREVILLE — Richard Russo took in a deep breath and exhaled.

Having just rushed the field in Mooreville with his players, the breath of the Water Valley defensive coordinator represented one part relief and another part exhaustion. (more…) (October 3, 2011, Page 4B)

Block in OT lifts WVHS past Mooreville

BLOG: MOOREVILLE—Brad Embry wasn’t kidding when he said his Blue Devils would have their hands full Friday night at Mooreville.

Against a much improved Troopers squad it took overtime heroics to come away with a 21-20 victory. (more…) (October 1, 2011)

Blue Devils face tough test at Mooreville Friday

Friday it will be evident if Water Valley’s difficult non-region schedule paid off.

At 7:30 p.m. the Blue Devils will open their Region 2-3A schedule with a road trip east to take on a much improved Mooreville Troopers squad. (September 29, 2011, Page 6)

WVHS Blue Devils set up Camp in Bruce

BRUCE — Water Valley sophomore wide receiver Cole Camp will be getting a few more high-fives around town this week.

Two seasons ago Camp was a team manager for the Blue Devils. This year though, he has emerged as a playmaker and it showed Friday night in his 84-yard game-winning touchdown catch to knock off Bruce 20-19 at Trojan Field. (more…) (September 12, 2011, Page 5B)

Blue Devils earn win over Trojans

SPORTS BLOG: BRUCE — The Water Valley Blue Devils responded to their first loss of the season last week by defeating the Bruce Trojans 20-19 on Friday night at Trojan Field.

(more…) (September 9, 2011)

Wildcats crash Water Valley’s Homecoming

WATER VALLEY — After throttling their opponents to the tune of 105-0 in their first two games of the season, the Water Valley Blue Devils were humbled Friday, losing to Calhoun City 16-14 at Bobby Clark field.

Following the loss, Water Valley head coach Brad Embry said his team it needed to regroup quickly and not dwell on the loss. (September 5, 2011, Page 4B)

Blue Devils throttle Coffeeville Pirates

WATER VALLEY — Led by quarterback E.J. Bounds’ big offensive night and another outstanding performance from the defense, the Water Valley Blue Devils stormed past the Coffeeville Pirates 63-0 in their home opener at Bobby Clark Field Friday night. (August 29, 2011, Page 3B)

Blue Devils shake off rust in win

VARDAMAN — The Blue Devils can chalk up Friday’s jamboree game as one 40-minute learning experience.

After eventually pulling away from Vardaman in the second half for a 28-6 victory, head coach Brad Embry said there were both good and bad things the Water Valley coaching staff can take away from its preseason game against the Rams. (more…) (August 15, 2011, Page 3B)

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)

Camp serves as motivation for WV’s QB

Cars with license plates from as far away as Missouri, Texas, the Carolinas and Florida littered the parking lot of Ole Miss’ Indoor Practice Facility on Saturday, where the Rebels were playing host to more than 300 high school football players competing for scholarship offers.

The silver truck of Water Valley football coach Brad Embry was also in the parking lot, having transported rising sophomore  quarterback E.J. Bounds to the senior-heavy camp. (more…) (July 27, 2011, Page 6A)

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