Water Valley heads into a third meeting with Charleston on Tuesday playing its best basketball of the season, coach John Sherman said. The Blue Devils improved to 11-13 on the year Friday with a 54-33 win over Nettleton in the Division 2-3A Tournament. The victory earned the Blue Devils the No. 3 seed out of the division and a trip to play Charleston, a team they have defeated twice this year.
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)
BLOG: NETTLETON — The Blue Devils overcame a premature deficit and sluggish start to knock off the Nettleton Tigers 33-13 Friday night. (more…) (October 13, 2012)
The Tigers enter Friday’s matchup in the midst of a major rebuild.
Nettleton (1-7 overall, 1-1 Region 2-3A) has had a tough go of it this season under new head coach Mike Scott, who replaced Jack Clark seven months ago. (October 11, 2012, Page 8)
WATER VALLEY — The Blue Devils remained undefeated in Region 2-3A as they defeated the Nettleton Tigers 53-7 Friday night at Bobby Clark Field. As the squad broke the post-game huddle, there were plenty of grins and rambunctious shouts of Blue Devil pride.
Although the Tigers (2-5 overall) are coming off of a 43-7 loss to Aberdeen, Water Valley coach Brad Embry cautioned that his team must be on its A-game against Nettleton. (more…) (October 13, 2011, Page 7)
NETTLETON — The Lady Blue Devils’ rally was too little, too late on Thursday evening at James Malone Field.
After falling behind early, the Water Valley softball team was unable recover in time before eventually losing to the Nettleton Lady Tigers 6-1 in Game 1 of the second round of the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs. (more…) (May 6, 2011, Page 8A)
An improved effort wasn’t enough to lift the Water Valley Lady Blue Devils past the defending Class 3A state champion Nettleton Lady Tigers on Tuesday night. Water Valley dropped its season opener 10-2 to the Lady Tigers, the team that eliminated them from the playoffs last season en route to the title. (more…) (March 2, 2011, Page 7)
After claiming a narrow victory the night before to earn the right to play in the Region 2-3A tournament title game, the Water Valley Lady Blue Devils came up short in their title bid falling to Nettleton 60-40. (February 14, 2011, Page 7A)