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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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Blue Devils Unable To Clinch Title

By Mack Gordon Sports Reporter SARDIS – The No. 4 Water Valley Blue Devils (9-2, 4-1) traveled to Sardis last Friday to face the No. 1 North Panola Cougars (9-1, 5-0), with the Region 2-3A title on the line.  Water Valley got off to a hot start en route to taking a 19-18 lead into…

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Blue Devils Record Third Shutout

By Mack Gordon  Sports Reporter CLARKSDALE – The Water Valley Blue Devils traveled to Clarksdale to take on the Coahoma AHS Tigers in a Region 2-3A matchup last week.  The Blue Devils started slow but exploded in the second quarter en route to a 41-0 shutout over the Tigers (4-5, 0-3 Region 2-3A). Water Valley…

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Lady Devils Volleyball Team Host First Round Playoffs

The Lady Devils volleyball team will host the first round of volleyball playoffs Thursday night at 5:30 as they face Kossuth.  The Lady Devils earned a 3-0 win over Aberdeen on October 11 to seal the division championship and remain undefeated in Class I, Region 3 play with eight division wins.  The team is 15-6…

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