The Blue Devils took care of business Friday, routing the visiting J.Z. George Jaguars 61-6.
Leading Water Valley’s defensive unit was senior Q. Bailey, who racked up 15 tackles in the first half before being pulled for reserves.
Bailey’s 15 tackles in just two quarters was a rare feat that veteran defensive coordinator Richard Russo has never seen. (September 25, 2012, Page 7)
The Blue Devils (5-1 overall) excelled in all facets of the game, accumulating 449 total yards of offense, while limiting the Jaguars (2-4) to just 172 total yards. (September 24, 2012, Page 5B)
he three area football teams head into tonight’s various matchups with different mindsets.
Lafayette will look to extend its winning streak to three games at Pontotoc tonight, while Water Valley hopes to rebound from a rare loss last week when it hosts J.Z. George.
Led by former Eupora assistant coach Joey Thompkins, the Jaguars (2-3 overall) have already eclipsed last year’s win total in five games. (September 20, 2012, Page 9)
Former Water Valley Blue Devil C.J. Jackson was named Itawamba Community College’s Male Athlete of the Week Monday after he registered 11 tackles, 4.5 tackles for loss and two sacks in the Indians’ 39-9 win over Mississippi Delta Sept. 13. Through three games, the freshman linebacker has been one of ICC’s leading tacklers, racking up 25 total tackles along with 2.5 sacks and 5.5 tackles for loss. (September 18, 2012, Page 7)
CHARLESTON — Water Valley’s first big test of the 2012 season produced some positive results but the final result wasn’t what coach Brad Embry and his staff were hoping for in the end.
Charleston, the defending MHSAA Class 3A state champions, delivered the Blue Devils their first loss of the season with a 35-21 triumph at Tiger Stadium on Friday night. Water Valley (4-1) had some shining moments in the contest, especially in the first half, but not enough to garner the win. (more…) (September 17, 2012, Page 2B)
Friday, the sophomore kicker from Water Valley knocked in his second career game-winning field goal when he punched through a 42-yard attempt with under a minute remaining in the Blue Devils’ 17-16 win against Bruce. (September 11, 2012, Page 9)
Before kicking the game-wining field goal to give Water Valley a 17-16 win against backyard rival Bruce on Friday night at Bobby Clark Field, Robles was asked by Blue Devils’ coach Brad Embry where the ball needed to be for him to be comfortable kicking. (September 10, 2012, Page 4B)
BLOG: WATER VALLEY — Water Valley sophomore kicker Alex Robles booted the Blue Devils to a 17-16 win against Bruce on Friday night at Bobby Clark Field with a game-winning 42-yard field goal with 36 seconds left. (more…) (September 8, 2012)