Former Water Valley standout C.J. Jackson was named to the MACJC All-State football team as a member of the first team. Joining Jackson, a linebacker who plays at ICC, on the team from the area is former Oxford High standout Demarcus Pegues, who was named honorable mention at linebacker. Pegues just completed his sophomore season as a member of the NWCC Rangers.
Tyler Jackson, a former standout from Lafayette, was named to the second team as place-kicker. Jackson just completed his freshman season at ICC.
The Rangers finished the season 7-2 overall and 5-1 in the MACJC North Division, while the Indians finished the year 6-3. (November 13, 2012, Page 7)
CLEVELAND — The Water Valley Blue Devils entered the “birthplace of blues” last Friday night and now have the experience to write their own song filled with heartache and sorrow.
For the second consecutive season, a loss to Cleveland East Side ended Water Valley’s run in the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs, as the Trojans defeated the Blue Devils 26-24 in their second round matchup at Leroy Byars Field. (more…) (November 12, 2012, Page 5B)
The Water Valley Blue Devils will look to avoid a déjà vu experience Friday when they travel to play Cleveland-East Side in the second round of the MHSAA Class 3A playoffs. (more…) (November 8, 2012, Page 9)
WATER VALLEY — The Water Valley Blue Devils kept their season alive Friday night as they defeated the North Panola Cougars 41-22 in the first round of the MHSAA Class 3A Playoffs. (November 5, 2012, Page 2B)
Water Valley Blue Devils kept their season alive Friday night as they defeated the North Panola Cougars 41-22 in the first round of the 2012 3A Playoffs. (more…) (November 3, 2012)
Friday’s home game with North Panola isn’t a typical playoff opener for the Water Valley Blue Devils. According to WVHS coach Brad Embry, the Cougars (5-5 overall) are much better than most teams that his Blue Devils (9-2) would ever face in a first round. (November 1, 2012, Page 8)
With the Commodores looking to preserve the health of senior Brandon Mack in their regular season finale, Buford stepped in and did an admirable job at North Pontotoc. (more…) (October 30, 2012, Page 6)
WATER VALLEY — A cold night didn’t stop Water Valley from starting hot, as the Blue Devils defeated Mantachie 56-3 Friday on senior night at Bobby Clark Field to close out the regular season. (more…) (October 29, 2012, Page 4B)
SPORTS BLOG: WATER VALLEY — A cold night didn’t stop Water Valley from starting hot, as the Blue Devils defeated Mantachie 56-3 Friday night at Bobby Clark Field to close out the regular season. (more…) (October 27, 2012)
Water Valley still has a lot to play for entering the final regular season game of the year Friday night at home against Mantachie. While the Blue Devils were unable to defeat Aberdeen and capture the Region 2-3A title like they did a year ago, a win over the Mustangs would secure a home game in the first round of the upcoming Class 3A playoffs. (October 25, 2012, Page 4B)