Water Valley Vs. Coffeeville
By Bobby Murphree
• WHEN, WHERE: Friday, 7:30pm Bobby Clark Field
• RECORDS: WV 0-0 (0-0) Coffeeville 1-0
• SERIES: WV leads 28-5-1
• FIRST MEETING: 1969 WV won 30-14
• LAST MEETING: 2008 WV won 20-12
• LAST WEEK: WV was idle, Coffeeville beat Calhoun City 32-27
• TV: Cable Channel 57 (Delay) starting 11:am Saturday thru Sunday
• RADIO: WTMN 105.5 mhz. 7:30 pm
• TEAM COMPARISONS: WV averages 0.0 on offense, and gives up 0.0 on defense. Coffeeville averages 32.0 on offense and gives up 27 on defense.
• NOTABLES: The Devils are coming off their second straight losing season, the first time WV has had back to back losing campaign’s since 1984-85. This year MHSAA has expanded it’s classifications from five to six. WV moves back to Class 3A and will share a division with Nettleton, South Pontotoc, Winona, Mooreville, and Aberdeen. The Pirates are coming into the game with a upset win over Calhoun City. Coffeeville’s last victory over the Devils came back in 1999 with a 22-15 win. The Blue Devils are 15-5 in season openers since 1989 and 38-26-1 overall.