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Lowndes girls beat Kennesaw Mountain, 2-1, in PKs
After Chelan Worms’ kick hit the back of the net, Chris Willis put his hand over his heart. He could finally relax after a stressful match to open the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.
Willis watched as Worms kicked Lowndes past Kennesaw Mountain with a 2-1 win that was decided in penalty kicks Tuesday night at Martin Stadium.
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John Daly tweets he will play in South Georgia Classic
John Daly is headed to Valdosta and will participate in this week’s South Georgia Classic presented by First State Bank and Trust Company.
Lowndes’ Brown named All-State
Lowndes junior forward Tashia Brown was named Second Team All-State by the Georgia Sportswriters Association on Tuesday, while a pair of Valdosta seniors were named Honorable Mention.
Rumored a candidate, VSU's David Dean not KSU's choice
Kennesaw State officially announced its first-ever football coach Sunday afternoon, and Valdosta State’s David Dean was not the man tabbed to start the new Division I program.
Vikings sweep doubleheader vs. ’Cats
The Lowndes Vikings swept their Winnersville baseball doubleheader, beating crosstown rival Valdosta 10-2 and 2-0 on Friday night at Bazemore Field.
Lowndes now sits in first place in Region 1-6A with a 6-0 region record. The Vikings (9-4) have won eight of their last 10 games.
Valdosta’s Chad Prain having monstrous year at Georgia State
Georgia State junior infielder Chad Prain, a native of Valdosta and a former Valdosta Wildcat standout, is putting together one of the best college baseball seasons in history.
The 5-foot-8 Prain ranks second in the NCAA with a .500 batting average (43-of-86) through the Panthers’ first 22 games this season.
Lowndes’ Garner steps down
After nine years on the job, Shan Garner has stepped down as the head coach of the girls basketball team at Lowndes High School.
He finished his Lowndes coaching career with 186 wins and 56 losses — a winning percentage of .768. He led the Vikettes to four Region 1 championships, most recently in 2012.
Season over for VSU
The basketball season at Valdosta State is officially over.
The men’s basketball season came to an end in dramatic fashion Sunday evening when the Blazers lost a heartbreaker to Christian Brothers in the Gulf South Conference championship game.
The women’s came to an end later in the night, when the Lady Blazers failed to receive a bid to the NCAA South Region tournament.
Camden County's Herron hired at Prince Avenue Christian
In a coaching move that will change the high-profile coaching landscape throughout Region 1-AAAAAA, Camden County head coach Jeff Herron resigned from his long-tenured position after 13 seasons, and was announced as the head coach of Prince Avenue Christian in Bogart Wednesday morning.
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