Water Valley heads into a third meeting with Charleston on Tuesday playing its best basketball of the season, coach John Sherman said. The Blue Devils improved to 11-13 on the year Friday with a 54-33 win over Nettleton in the Division 2-3A Tournament. The victory earned the Blue Devils the No. 3 seed out of the division and a trip to play Charleston, a team they have defeated twice this year.
Water Valley ended its middle school basketball season on a high note Monday night with two wins over Bruce. The seventh-grade Blue Devils finished the year 7-1 thanks to a 34-8 win, while the eighth-grade Blue Devils won 21-15 to improve to 5-3 on the year. (more…) (December 11, 2012, Page 9)
The Blue Devils earned a narrow win over J.Z. George on the hardwood Tuesday night. Water Valley’s boys improved to 2-2 on the year with a 47-43 victory. Dee McNeal scored 15 points, while E.J. Bounds had 10 in the win. Water Valley’s junior varsity boys team lost 37-35 despite 12 points from L.J. Hawkins. Both varsity teams return to action Tuesday at Hickory Flat. (December 5, 2012, Page 7)
Water Valley led to begin its Valley Classic game against Charleston, then fell behind before rallying to nip the Tigers 44-42 at the WVHS gym. (November 30, 2012, Page 6A)
Despite playing a close contest to open the Valley Classic, the Lady Blue Devils fell to CHS 49-35. (November 30, 2012, Page 6A)
Water Valley’s basketball season begins in earnest tonight with the first of three straight games in the annual Valley Classic. The Blue Devils, led by coach John Sherman, will take on Charleston tonight, North Panola on Friday and Coffeeville on Saturday.
Outside of two weeks of practices, the Classic is the first opportunity for the Blue Devils to play together now that the football season has come to a close. (November 29, 2012, Page 8)