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Tuesday, July 22, 2014

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Blue Devils in all-star game

Water Valley senior Fred McGee will play in next month’s Northeast Mississippi Coaches Basketball Association All-Star game. The contest will be held on June 4 at Northeast Mississippi Community College in Booneville. McGee is the second Blue Devil chosen for the game joining teammate Matt Dalton on the roster. (May 25, 2011, Page 7)

Three Blue Devils honored

Water Valley boys basketball players Walt McCullough, Matt Dalton and McKendrick Bounds were all named to the All-Region 2-3A team recently. (more…) (March 1, 2011, Page 9)

Sherman proud despite final score

Talking to Water Valley boys coach John Sherman, you never would have known the final score of the Blue Devils’ Region 2-3A title game against the Aberdeen Bulldogs.

Grinning from ear-to-ear and laughing, Sherman, and his players, were on the receiving end of congratulatory handshakes and pats on the back. (February 14, 2011, Page 7A)

Blue Devils win with ease Tuesday

If the first game is the toughest test, then Water Valley passed with ease Tuesday night, as the No. 3 seeded Blue Devils rolled to a 58-44 win over No. 6 seed South Pontotoc at Winona’s J.J. Knox Gym in the opening round of the Region 2-3A Tournament. (more…) (February 9, 2011, Page 8)

Water Valley wins district opener

The Water Valley Blue Devils and Lady Blue Devils basketball squads got their District 2-3A seasons off to good starts with wins over South Pontotoc on Friday night. Water Valley’s girls were led by Ashley Phillips, who scored the game-winning basket on a layup at the buzzer in a 59-58 win. She finished with 22 points, while C.C. Phillips also scored 22 points. Haley Vance added 15 to account for all of the Lady Blue Devils’ scoring.  Water Valley’s boys defeated South Pontotoc 75-47. (more…) (January 17, 2011, Page 8)

WVHS hoops beats Coffeeville

Led by Eric Buckley’s 19-point effort, the Water Valley Blue Devils defeated Coffeeville 69-55 Tuesday night in the WVHS gym.

Matt Dalton scored 16 points for the Blue Devils, while McKendrick Bounds chipped in 10 points. (more…) (December 1, 2010, Page 7)

Devils win first game

The Water Valley Blue Devils ended a four-game losing streak to Coffeeville Thursday with a 47-31 win over the Pirates in the Charleston Round Robin. The Lady Blue Devils weren’t as fortunate as they fell 57-51. (more…) (November 12, 2010, Page 6A)

Four Blue Devils honored

Two players each from the Water Valley girls and boys basketball teams were named recently to the All-Region 2-3A team.
Earning a spot on the girls team were C.C. Phillips and Ashley Phillips, while Tavi Toles and Matt Dalton both represent the boys team.

Jamelia Hoskins of Aberdeen was named the girls Player of the Year, while Anthony McDonald of Aberdeen won the boys top award. Latorrence Bivens of Aberdeen was named Girls Coach of the Year, while the Boys Coach of the year was Roy Hazzle of Aberdeen. (March 15, 2010)

This week in Sports

BRIEFS — Oxford High basketball teams earn sweep at West Point; Water Valley teams topple Winona in district action; Ole Miss Houston Nutt earns coaching honor. (January 13, 2010, Page 7)

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