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Kary Bridges

Conard comes through for Blue Devils

WATER VALLEY — Kary Bridges saw the game-winning play developing well before it actually happened on the diamond Thursday evening.
After a back-and-forth game with divisional foe Nettleton, Water Valley shortstop Cole Camp led off the ninth inning with a single to left field. (April 6, 2012, Page 8A)

Blue Devils run-rule Dragons

WATER VALLEY — The Blue Devils’ baseball team bounced back from its disappointing weekend in a big way on Monday.

After being outscored 20-2 over the weekend at New Albany’s tournament, Water Valley rolled to a 17-1 victory over the MS Palmer Dragons at Blue Devil Field. (more…) (February 28, 2012, Page 10)

WVHS trading power for athleticism

The times they are a-changin’ around the Water Valley baseball team.

The switch to the new BBCOR bats, coupled with the graduation of 24 home runs, will force coach Kary Bridges and the Blue Devils to change their style of play a bit in 2012. (February 24, 2012, Page 7A)

Power-hitting King continues NWCC pipeline

WATER VALLEY — Taylor King has gained a reputation as a power-hitting corner infielder with the Water Valley Blue Devils during his time on the varsity squad.

Long ago the coaching staff at Northwest Mississippi Community College took note of his abilities at the plate and on Thursday the Rangers landed their third baseman of the future when the WVHS senior signed his National Letter of Intent in the high school gym. (more…) (February 10, 2012, Page 8A)

Manning, Glenn say hire not predetermined

Was Hugh Freeze a predetermined hire?

In large part because of his ties to Ole Miss and the Memphis area, the recent hire of Hugh Freeze as Ole Miss’ next football coach was met with an ample amount of skepticism.

Mike Glenn and Archie Manning, co-chairs of Ole Miss’ coaching search committee, said during Monday’s teleconference that they went through the proper channels during the interview process.

According to the co-chairs, Freeze just stood out above the rest of the field. Plain and simple. (December 6, 2011, Page 6)

Plenty of new faces at LHS on Tuesday

Tuesday proved to be a busy evening at Lafayette High School.

Not only were each of the five baseball and softball teams filled with underclassmen looking to make their mark and get their shot at starting, but the Water Valley and Lafayette softball teams were also under the direction of new head coaches in Casey Clouse and Katie Moore respectively. (more…) (June 8, 2011, Page 7A)

WV getting an early start

BATESVILLE — Playing fearless in the spring is a result of making mistakes and learning from them during the summer months.

So what if a Blue Devil is doubled up at second base because he didn’t break on a grounder to the left side of the infield? (more…) (June 1, 2011, Page 6)

WVHS prepared to face Troopers

The wait is over and Water Valley finally has an opponent for its third round matchup in the Class 3A playoffs.

After postponing their Game Three for two days due to weather, the Mooreville Troopers up-ended Independence on the road 7-0 to earn the right to face the Blue Devils in a three-game series beginning on Friday. (more…) (May 5, 2011, Page 7)

Blue Devils power their way into third round of 3A playoffs

Whoever faces the Water Valley Blue Devils in the next round of the MHSAA Class 3A baseball playoffs take warning: You’re going to need a bigger boat.

Paced by a potent offensive attack, the Blue Devils defeated the Kossuth Aggies 10-8 Friday night at Kossuth and went on to sweep the series Saturday with a 10-3 win at Blue Devil Field to advance to the third round. The Blue Devils will face the winner of the Mooreville and Independence series, which is scheduled to play its third and decisive game tonight in Independence. (more…) (May 2, 2011, Page 1B)

WVHS wins slugfest, wrap up No. 2 seed

WATER VALLEY — Water Valley’s Chris Conard got his grand slam ball returned with a fitting message on Tuesday night at Blue Devil field. (April 20, 2011, Page 4B)

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