Water Valley’s non-region schedule came to an end last Friday night with a 42-10 win over Winona. The Blue Devils, who are ranked No. 3 in Class 3A in the latest Mississippi prep poll, will be looking to improve their 6-0 record and become 1-0 in Region 2-3A with a win over Charleston. (October 3, 2013, Page 8)
Oxford’s first win over West Point under the direction of coach Johnny Hill was made possible by a number of players. Mark Pegues, the Chargers’ senior cornerback, was one of the reasons Oxford won 30-20 and Hill felt like it was his best game of his career. (October 2, 2013, Page 6)
WINONA — Water Valley coach Brad Embry admitted he was concerned about his team playing two games in five days.
Behind a 274-yard rushing attack and a gritty defensive performance from the Blue Devils, those concerns were put to rest with a 42-10 win against Winona at Tiger Field on Friday night. (September 30, 2013, Page 3B)
Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley will all face different challenges on the gridiron tonight. (September 27, 2013, Page 6A)
Playing two games in less than a week offers a new challenge for Water Valley and coach Brad Embry. The Blue Devils defeated Senatobia 45-7 Monday night at home and Friday, the Blue Devils travel to play Winona. (September 26, 2013, Page 7)
Defense was the key to victory for Oxford, Lafayette and Water Valley in Week 3. The three schools combined only allowed 18 points in wins over Cleveland East Side, DeSoto Central and Calhoun City, respectively. (September 10, 2013, Page 7)
WATER VALLEY — Calhoun City held a 6-0 lead over Water Valley late in the first half. It looked like the Blue Devils were going to have their first scare of the young season. Then senior quarterback E.J. Bounds and the rest of Water Valley offense woke up, scoring 42 unanswered points for a blowout 42-6 victory over the Wildcats. (September 9, 2013, Page 2B)
NEW ALBANY — The conversation was simple enough. Two teammates, Water Valley running back Elijah Rogers and quarterback E.J. Bounds, talking strategy in the barbershop. (August 26, 2013, Page 2B)
It’s hard to believe but actual football will be played today across the state of Mississippi.
Locally, Lafayette, Oxford and Water Valley will get their seasons underway with big-time aspirations in mind. (August 17, 2012, Page 6A)