Water Valley was pushed as hard as it has been in any win this season last week at North Panola. Other than a six-point victory over Bruce, the Blue Devils’ 28-12 triumph was their smallest margin of victory. (October 24, 2013, Page 8)
Brad Embry believes he has found the right fit with Water Valley High’s next defensive coordinator.
Looking for someone to take over for recently hired Independence head coach Richard Russo, Embry said he had a list of attributes he was looking for which made former Cathedral defensive coordinator Jeff Roberts a perfect match.
Russo, who has been on head coach Brad Embry’s staff since arriving in Water Valley in 2008, said he officially accepted the Wildcats’ position last Tuesday but just yesterday began spreading the word. (March 19, 2013, Page 8)
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)
WATER VALLEY — The Blue Devils and head coach Brad Embry had two main objectives heading into Friday’s Region 2-3A opener against Mooreville: Get the win and stay healthy.
While the seventh-grade squad came up just short, losing to the Tigers 18-14, the eight-grade Blue Devils earned an impressive 12-0 victory. (September 26, 2012, Page 7)
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)
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)
The visitors in blue and white found the end zone three unanswered times to open the 49-13 victory and never allowed the Pirates to get within 14 points. (August 27, 2012, Page 1B)