WATER VALLEY — In the wake of tragedy, it’s the little things that help ease the hearts and minds of those affected. (November 11, 2013, Page 3B)
The real season begins for two of the area’s high school football teams tonight while another is looking for something it hasn’t achieved in nearly a decade. (November 8, 2013, Page 6A)
Water Valley finished the regular season 10-1 and runner-up to Charleston in the Region 2-3A standings. Now the second season — the most important season — is set to begin tomorrow for the Blue Devils when they host Kossuth in the first round of the MHSAA Class 3A state playoffs. (November 7, 2013, Page 10)
MARKS — Water Valley secured the No. 2 seed from Region 2-3A Friday night with a 48-14 win over Palmer. (November 4, 2013, Page 1B)
The regular season is drawing to a close for the area’s three high school football teams. Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley are all headed to the MHSAA state playoffs, and each is looking to keep its momentum going this week with the postseason looming. (November 1, 2013, Page 7A)
Water Valley continued what’s becoming a season-long trend of blowout victories last week. The Blue Devils hung a season-high 60 points on Independence in a 40-point win, the seventh time Water Valley has won by at least 25 points. (October 31, 2013, Page 10)
WATER VALLEY — The weather may have been near freezing, but the Water Valley offense was red hot as the Blue Devils dominated the Independence Wildcats 60-20 Friday night at Bobby Clark Field. (October 28, 2013, Page 2B)
There is plenty to play for for the area’s three high school football teams this week.
Oxford, the state’s fifth-ranked overall team, will host Clarksdale for the outright Region 1-5A title Friday night while Class 3A No. 5 Water Valley needs a victory over Independence to keep pace atop the Region 2-3A standings. Lafayette has to win its final two games beginning with Senatobia to get one of Region 2-4A’s three playoff berths. (October 25, 2013, Page 6A)
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)
SARDIS — It wasn’t pretty, but Water Valley will take it.
The Blue Devils committed a pair of second-half turnovers and were flagged a whopping 18 times for more than 160 yards but mixed in big plays on offense and some opportunistic play from their defense to pick up their second region victory with a 28-12 win at North Panola Friday night. (October 21, 2013, Page 3B)