The final high school basketball games at the “old” Oxford High School gym will be Friday night, ending almost five decades of games in the facility. Editor Don Whitten, who’s seen quite a few games there, looks back at some of the top coaches, players and teams who competed there. (January 23, 2014, Page 4)
WATER VALLEY — A big District 2-3A win is what the Water Valley Blue Devils earned Friday night when they defeated the Charleston Tigers 60-47 at the WVHS gym. (January 20, 2014, Page 7)
After hanging 59 points on the scoreboard in their previous game, the Water Valley Blue Devils could not manage to score 20 in a 52-19 loss to the North Panola Cougars in the WVHS gym Friday night in their Division 2-3A opener. (December 23, 2013, Page 6)
COFFEEVILLE — Water Valley is having trouble putting the ball in the basket, so the Blue Devils’ defense is doing its part to help out. (December 13, 2013, Page 6A)
CHARLESTON — The Water Valley basketball team’s third win against Charleston this season marked a first for the Blue Devils’ basketball program — a spot in the second round of the MHSAA Class 3A North Half Tournament. (more…) (February 20, 2013, Page 6)
WATER VALLEY — The No. 3 seed Water Valley boys basketball team turned a fast start into convincing 72-45 win against No. 6 seed Mantachie in the final matchup of the opening round of the Division 2-3A Tournament on Tuesday night at WVHS gymnasium. (February 13, 2013, Page 8)
Water Valley led to begin its Valley Classic game against Charleston, then fell behind before rallying to nip the Tigers 44-42 at the WVHS gym. (November 30, 2012, Page 6A)
ITTA BENA — The Water Valley Blue Devils ran into a buzzsaw in the first round of the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs Tuesday.