WATER VALLEY — In the wake of tragedy, it’s the little things that help ease the hearts and minds of those affected. (November 11, 2013, Page 3B)
WATER VALLEY — The weather may have been near freezing, but the Water Valley offense was red hot as the Blue Devils dominated the Independence Wildcats 60-20 Friday night at Bobby Clark Field. (October 28, 2013, Page 2B)
SARDIS — It wasn’t pretty, but Water Valley will take it.
The Blue Devils committed a pair of second-half turnovers and were flagged a whopping 18 times for more than 160 yards but mixed in big plays on offense and some opportunistic play from their defense to pick up their second region victory with a 28-12 win at North Panola Friday night. (October 21, 2013, Page 3B)
BLOG — It wasn’t pretty, but Water Valley will take it.
The Blue Devils committed a pair of second-half turnovers and were flagged a whopping 18 times for more than 160 yards, but mixed in some big plays on offense and four turnovers from their defense to pick up their second Region 2-3A victory with a 28-12 win at North Panola Friday night. (more…) (October 19, 2013)
BLOG — Holly Springs got the first break when the Hawks’ opening kickoff bounced off Water Valley’s front line and was recovered by the Hawks. It was the only thing to go Holly Spring’s way all night. (more…) (October 12, 2013)
Oxford improved to 6-0 overall on the season Friday night in large part to the running of sophomore Kenzie Phillips. The 5-foot-10, 190-pounder, who is called a “war daddy” by coach Johnny Hill, finished with 217 yards and two touchdowns in the victory. (October 8, 2013, Page 6)
CHARLESTON — For the first time this season, the Water Valley Blue Devils will have to rebound from some adversity. Unable to slow down the Charleston Tigers’ rushing attack, the Blue Devils gave up a number of big plays en route to a 42-10 loss in the Region 2-3A opener for both teams. (October 7, 2013, Page 3B)
WINONA — Water Valley coach Brad Embry admitted he was concerned about his team playing two games in five days.
Behind a 274-yard rushing attack and a gritty defensive performance from the Blue Devils, those concerns were put to rest with a 42-10 win against Winona at Tiger Field on Friday night. (September 30, 2013, Page 3B)
Big runs are the common thread for this week’s Player of the Week winners. (September 25, 2013, Page 6)
BRUCE — The concession stands may want to stack up on Pepto-Bismol, or at least TUMS and Rolaids, to help calm the nervous stomachs when Water Valley and Bruce meet again.
Friday’s backyard rivalry with the Blue Devils and Trojans played out much the same as the previous two contests between the squads with the game undecided until the final minutes of the fourth quarter. The Blue Devils (4-0 overall) came out of Trojan Field with a 22-16 win, but not without a scare. (September 16, 2013, Page 3B)