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Blue Devil Defense Stands Strong In 21-12 Win Over Independence

By David Howell WATER VALLEY –  A strong effort by the Blue Devil defense propelled Water Valley to their second division win with a come-from-behind 21-12 victory over the Independence Wildcats at Bobby Clark Field to improve to 3-2 on the season. With one of the slimmest crowds in the season, likely attributed to forecast…

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Blue Devils Drop Tough Game Against Lafayette, Trounce West Union

After dropping a game to Lafayette last Friday, 6-3, the Water Valley Blue Devils picked up a big win over West Union Saturday to improve to 2 – 6 on the season. Senior Grant Burress connected for two home runs against West Union and senior Blayne Clark went three-for-three at the plate to propel their…

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Blue Devils Edge Out Seminary To Claim 3A State Championship

By Mack Gordon Sports Reporter  HATTIESBURG – The Water Valley Blue Devils were the last team standing in 3A after earning a 34-28 victory against the Seminary Bulldogs to claim the state champinship. The Blue Devils came out firing on all cylinders and hung on late for the win that ended a 28-year championship drought.…

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Blue Devils Ride Defense To North Half Championship Game

By Mack Gordon  Sports Reporter Houston – With a spot to compete in the 3A North Half Championship on the line, the Blue Devils (12-2) were able to hold the explosive Houston Hilltopper’s offense to only eight point en route to a big 20-8 win in the third round of playoffs.  The effort marked the…

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Water Valley Rolls Over Booneville, Advances To Third Round

By Mack Gordon Sports Reporter BOONEVILLE – The Water Valley Blue Devils (11-2) traveled to Booneville to take on the previously undefeated Booneville Blue Devils (11-1) in Second Round action of the MHSAA 3A Playoffs. Water Valley used solid defense and a demoralizing rushing attack to overpower Booneville en route to a big 41-14 victory. …

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Blue Devils Defeat Panthers 34-6, Face Booneville In Second Round

By Mack Gordon  Sports Reporter WATER VALLEY – The Blue Devils (10-2) advanced to the second round of the MHSAA 3A Playoffs after defeating the Yazoo County Panthers (6-6) at home in opening playoff action. The Panther’s hung around until halftime, but the Blue Devils pulled away in the second half en route to a…

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Blue Devils Earn 2018 Region 2-3A Awards

The M.A.C. (Mississippi Association of Coaches) has selected 2018 division winners for the 2-3A Super 22 Team,  Division 2-3A First Team All Region and Honorable Mention 2-3A. Blue Devils players named to the teams include:   Special Team MVP Bud Tolbert – Punt Returner; Super 22  OL – Kyjuan Hervey Ath – Tay Rucker DL…

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