ABERDEEN — It’s not often that John Sherman, Water Valley’s veteran boys basketball coach, is at a loss of words following a game. But after watching his Blue Devils rally from a seven-point deficit in the final three minutes of play, on the road against an opponent that clearly had the upper hand, even Sherman had to stop and collect his thoughts about how Water Valley topped Mantachie 64-57. (February 8, 2012, Page 8)
Water Valley concluded its middle school basketball season Thursday with three wins over Pope. The seventh-grade girls won 29-4 thanks to nine points from Ally Avant and eight points apiece from KeKe Farrow and Libba Stark. The seventh-grade Blue Devils won 13-10 and were paced by Jack Pritchard’s seven points. The eighth-grade Blue Devils won 29-22 thanks to 14 points from Mark Gooch and eight points from Cooper Clement. The seventh-grade Lady Blue Devils lost 12-4. (December 9, 2011, Page 7A)
VIDEO BLOG — Water Valley won its first region title since 2000 on Friday night with a 20-14 win over Aberdeen. (more…) (October 24, 2011)
BLOG — Two second half touchdowns and fast, physical defensive play all night proved to be the winning formula for the Water Valley Blue Devils Friday night against Aberdeen at Bobby Clark Field. (more…) (October 22, 2011)
BLOG — CARROLLTON — Water Valley rebounded from a disappointing loss to Charleston last week with a 37-0 win over J.Z. George on Friday night. (more…) (September 24, 2011)
SPORTS BLOG: BRUCE — The Water Valley Blue Devils responded to their first loss of the season last week by defeating the Bruce Trojans 20-19 on Friday night at Trojan Field.
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After watching game film from last Friday’s loss to Calhoun City, Water Valley coach Brad Embry said several things stood out to him. For starters, Embry liked the effort he saw against the Wildcats. (September 8, 2011, Page 7)
BLOG — Water Valley scored early and often in its 63-0 win over Yalobusha County rival Coffeeville on Friday night. (more…) (August 27, 2011)
INDEPENDENCE — It didn’t take Water Valley long to find its groove against the Independence Wildcats on Friday.
Almost from the opening kickoff, the visiting Blue Devils defense had Independence on the run. (August 22, 2011, Page 3B)
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)