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James Washington

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)

Water Valley experiences Delta blues with loss to East Side HS

CLEVELAND — The Water Valley Blue Devils entered the “birthplace of blues” last Friday night and now have the experience to write their own song filled with heartache and sorrow.

For the second consecutive season, a loss to Cleveland East Side ended Water Valley’s run in the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs, as the Trojans defeated the Blue Devils 26-24 in their second round matchup at Leroy Byars Field. (more…) (November 12, 2012, Page 5B)

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)

Lafayette’s Williams earns first POW award

Chequille Williams provided the spark that got Lafayette’s season off to a bang Friday, returning an interception for a touchdown minutes into the Commodores’ 8-3 win against Tupelo. (August 21, 2012, Page 6)

Blue Devils blow out Wildcats

WATER VALLEY — Midway through the second quarter of Water Valley’s opener against Independence, Jarard Williams had an 80-yard touchdown run called back only to see teammate E.J. Bounds rip off an 81-yard touchdown run of his own on the next play. (more…) (August 20, 2012, Page 3B)

Water Valley cruises in opener

BLOG: It’s hard to imagine the Blue Devils could have started their 2012 season in a more impressive fashion.

Friday night, Water Valley cruised to a lopsided 41-0 victory over Independence at Bobby Clark Field with all of the game’s points coming before halftime.

(more…) (August 18, 2012)

Water Valley track teams fare well in division meet

Water Valley earned two first-place finishes in the Division 2-3A meet held at Tishomingo County. (more…) (April 18, 2012, Page 9)

Blue Devils’ second-half rally falls short

WATER VALLEY — Unfortunately for the Blue Devils, football is a game that consists of two halves.

Had Water Valley’s junior varsity squad only counted its second half on Monday night it would have blanked the Bruce Trojans 14-0. (more…) (October 11, 2011, Page 6)

Blue Devils take care of business, clobber Cougars

RANDOLPH — Friday night the Water Valley Blue Devils made the short trip east to South Pontotoc and did exactly what head coach Brad Embry wanted them to do by taking care of business.

Against an overmatched Cougars squad, the majority of the Blue Devils saw playing time in the 49-7 victory. (October 10, 2011, Page 1B)

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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