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Monday, September 1, 2014

L.J. Hawkins

Coffeeville downs Devils in Railroad Rivalry

COFFEEVILLE — For the past four years, the Railroad Trophy has called Water Valley home. After Friday night, it now has a new address as the Coffeeville Pirates defeated the Water Valley Blue Devils 20-14 in the annual rivalry game. (September 1, 2014, Page 7)

WVHS starts fast, holds off Bulldogs

WATER VALLEY — Addressing his team after its heart-stopping, season-opening 36-33 victory Friday night, Water Valley coach Brad Embry struggled to find a comparable experience in his coaching career. (August 25, 2014, Page 9)

Blue Devils edge Corinth in jamboree

The nerves showed at times for Water Valley’s Jonathan Kent. So did the flashes of potential. Saturday night’s jamboree went about as expected for the quarterback making his first start as the full-time signal caller as Water Valley beat Corinth 14-13. (August 18, 2014, Page 7)

BLOG: Blue Devils down Corinth in jamboree

BLOG — The nerves showed at times for Water Valley’s Jonathan Kent. So did the flashes of potential. (more…) (August 16, 2014)

WVHS breezes past Kossuth in first round

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)

Devils take care of Palmer

MARKS — Water Valley secured the No. 2 seed from Region 2-3A Friday night with a 48-14 win over Palmer. (November 4, 2013, Page 1B)

Devils overcome miscues to top North Panola

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)

Devils overcome miscues to down North Panola 28-12

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)

WVHS downs Tigers, moves to 6-0

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)

WVHS edges Bruce in another nailbiter

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)

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