Vikettes fall to Tift County, 55-49
TIFTON — The Lowndes girls’ basketball team fell to 0-2 in Region 1-AAAAAA following a 55-49 loss to Tift County Tuesday night.
Junior Tashia Brown finished with 11 points and 11 rebounds, while Asha Jordan Hayes also finished with 11 points.
Lowndes hosts Brunswick Friday night in Valdosta.
Lady ’Cats beat Colquitt County, 52-43
MOULTRIE — Led by Stormm Phillips’ 25 points, the Valdosta girls’ basketball team improved to 12-1 overall and 2-0 in Region 1-AAAAAA with a 52-43 win over Colquitt County.
Along with Phillips’ 25 points, Sierra Phillips finished with 11 points, in what head coach E.A. Wilcox described as a “total team effort.”
Valdosta hosts region newcomer Camden County Friday night.
Wildcats beat Packers, 73-51
MOULTRIE — Clarence Smith scored 24 points and Rashad Lewis added 20 as the Valdosta Wildcats beat region foe Colquitt County 73-51 Tuesday night in Moultrie.
Head coach Antonio Haynes said the Wildcats played a strong first half, and finished the game strong in the second half.
With the win, the Wildcats improved to 9-3 overall and 2-0 in Region 1-AAAAAA.
Blue Devils beat Vikings
TIFTON — The nationally ranked Tift County Blue Devils beat the Lowndes Vikings 59-46.
Eric Henderson had 13 points for the Vikings, while Tremayne Tippins and Justin Henderson each finished with 10. Lowndes hosts Brunswick Friday night in Valdosta.
Vikettes fall to Tift County, 55-49
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All-Region teams announced
Lowndes was one win away from a trip to the Class AAAAAA state semifinals, and the success by the Vikings this season showed when the All-Region 1 baseball teams were announced Monday.
Lowndes tennis dominates
Lowndes’ tennis team dominated the All-Region 1 teams, with coach Heath Phelps garnering Coach of the Year honors on both the girls’ and boys’ side.
Banks Lake Youth Fishing Derby a success
The 13th annual Banks Lake Youth Fishing Derby held May 11 drew 150 children from ages 3 to 15 who competed for trophies while learning how to fish.
Valdosta's Alakulppi ties for 2nd at state
Valdosta freshman golfer Luukas Alakulppi fired a 71 to finish in a tie for second at the Class AAAAAAA state golf tournament in Tifton.
Brooks County's Parrish in Rivals Top 100
Brooks County rising senior Malkolm Parrish is ranked the 73rd best high school football prospect in the nation, according to the release of the Rivals.com Top 100.
Summer camp information
VSU baseball camp coming soon
Prince Automotive donates new baseball equipment
Prince Automotive of Valdosta is supporting the Valdosta community through its partnership with the Valdosta/Lowndes County Recreation Department. The dealership has joined forces with the national Chevrolet Youth Baseball program to provide new equipment, instructional clinics, and a monetary donation.
Needmore holds final races before big Memorial Day weekend
Saturday night racing at Needmore Speedway saw some new faces in victory lane.
That wasn’t the case in the Late Model division, as Valdosta's Gene Ross drove to victory once again, but not without some close competition from Steven Roberts who came in second.
In the Limited Late Model class, it was another win for Cole Exum, with Gene Maine finishing second in the NAPA Auto Parts special.
VSU softball wins South Region, headed to nationals
For the third time in four years, and second in a row, Valdosta State’s softball team will play in the national championship tournament.
The Blazers won their third South Region championship Saturday, beating Alabama-Huntsville 8-3 in game three of the best-of-three series at Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park.
VSU baseball season comes to an end
Delta State scored seven unanswered runs to defeat Valdosta State 7-2 in an elimination game of the NCAA South Region Tournament at the UT Baseball Field Saturday afternoon.
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