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Jeoffrey Gordon

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)

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)

WV’s Gordon runs away with POW honor

Water Valley senior Jeoffrey Gordon has been banged up for most of the season. Friday, the Blue Devil running back showed what he can do when he gets a chance to crack the starting lineup at close to full health.

In Water Valley’s 33-13 victory at Nettleton, Gordon racked up 205 yards and two touchdowns on 25 carries. (October 16, 2012, Page 6)

Devils overcome sluggish start

NETTLETON — Water Valley learned an important lesson Friday night.

Facing a one-win Nettleton Tigers program that has fallen on hard times as of late, and with perennial power Aberdeen on the horizon, the visiting Blue Devils came out flat in the Region 2-3A showdown. (more…) (October 15, 2012, Page 4B)

Devils overcome sluggish start, knock off Nettleton

BLOG: NETTLETON — The Blue Devils overcame a premature deficit and sluggish start to knock off the Nettleton Tigers 33-13 Friday night. (more…) (October 13, 2012)

Cougars can’t catch up to WVHS

WATER VALLEY — Playing without the like of E.J. Bounds, Jeoffrey Gordon and Taylor Edwards hasn’t seemed to slow the Water Valley football team. (more…) (October 8, 2012, Page 5B)

Bailey tackles Jaguars to earn POW honor

The Blue Devils took care of business Friday, routing the visiting J.Z. George Jaguars 61-6.

Leading Water Valley’s defensive unit was senior Q. Bailey, who racked up 15 tackles in the first half before being pulled for reserves.

Bailey’s 15 tackles in just two quarters was a rare feat that veteran defensive coordinator Richard Russo has never seen. (September 25, 2012, Page 7)

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)

Devils’ happy feet kicks WVHS past Bruce

WATER VALLEY — Water Valley kicker Alex Robles knows his range — really well.

Before kicking the game-wining field goal to give Water Valley a 17-16 win against backyard rival Bruce on Friday night at Bobby Clark Field, Robles was asked by Blue Devils’ coach Brad Embry where the ball needed to be for him to be comfortable kicking. (September 10, 2012, Page 4B)

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