INDEPENDENCE — Kary Bridges gave his team an impassioned speech Monday night when things looked bleak. (May 7, 2013, Page 8)
An opportunistic Independence club plated three early runs in its second-round opener at Blue Devil Field and that’s all that was needed to claim a 3-0 victory against Water Valley. (May 6, 2013, Page 7A)
A more confident Water Valley baseball team will tackle the next round of the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs against a familiar foe in Independence. The Blue Devils are feeling good after defeating Belmont, last year’s 3A North Half representatives, in the first round. (May 2, 2013, Page 10)
BLOG — Water Valley overcame a pitcher committed to play at Mississippi State, a home crowd intent on seeing them lose and some wild spring weather to win its MHSAA Class 3A baseball playoff opener Friday night. (more…) (April 27, 2013)
The phrase “getting hot at the right time” definitely applies to the Water Valley Blue Devils. Heading into their MHSAA Class 3A playoff series against Belmont, the Blue Devils have won six straight games and posted an 8-3 mark in April overall. The results have pleased coach Kary Bridges, whose team finished with a 7-3 mark in Division 2-3A play to earn the No. 2 seed.
WATER VALLEY — The smile on Kary Bridges’ face said all that needed to be said about Tuesday’s 4-2 win over South Pontotoc at Blue Devil Field. Water Valley’s baseball leader may not have any hair later this week — Bridges made a bet he was to shave his head if his team won — because of the Blue Devils’ most recent 2-3A victory that garnered them a spot in the playoffs, but he likely won’t care.