Two athletic teams that pose all different sort of problems is what Oxford and Water Valley host tonight at home. Lafayette, meanwhile, will have to travel on the road yet again and face a DeSoto Central team filled with strong skill players and a big defensive line. (September 6, 2013, Page 6A)
Oxford and Water Valley were both able to secure trophies in rivalry games this past Friday night due to the play of its quarterbacks. Jack Abraham, a sophomore, led the Chargers to a 35-24 come-from-behind win over the Yellowjackets to claim the inaugural Little Egg Bowl trophy. (September 3, 2013, Page 6)
WATER VALLEY — The Blue Devils’ run with the Railroad Trophy stayed on track Friday night thanks to a 56-20 win against county rival Coffeeville at Bobby Clark Field. (September 2, 2013, Page 1B)
Water Valley football coach Brady Embry knew that if his Blue Devils were going to defeat New Albany last week, they had to play with great passion. That was accomplished to the tune of a 38-13 win and after watching the film, Embry saw most of what he wanted to. (August 29, 2013, Page 9)
Water Valley football coach Brad Embry is pleased with the progress his program has made and said that the Blue Devils are ready to take on larger classification schools in early games in an effort to get better as the season goes along. The Blue Devils travel to Class 4A New Albany this Friday night. (August 22, 2013, Page 7)
Water Valley coach Brad Embry heads into Saturday’s jamboree scrimmage at Ole Miss’ Vaught-Hemingway Stadium wanting to see how his younger team responds to live action. While the season opener is still a week away, the dress rehearsal against Philadelphia is the first real opportunity to see players on film and in positions they haven’t been in yet.
WATER VALLEY — There’s no such thing as an off-season anymore. You’re either in-season or your training to be in-season.
Once football season concludes, winter workouts start. Then there’s the spring season. Once summer rolls around, 7-on-7 “season” clicks into high gear to fill the gaps between workouts. (more…) (August 6, 2013, Page 6)
Some of the best high school football players from Mississippi, the nation and one from Canada will converge on Oxford Wednesday for a full day of drills and competition. (more…) (July 8, 2013, Page 7)
High schoolers from around the state, and some even further, got their first look at the Ole Miss football program and facilities Saturday when they attended the Hugh Freeze/Ole Miss Rebels 7-on-7 passing camp. (more…) (June 10, 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.