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Lone senior helps lead the 'Cats in playoffs
Senior Daniel Tefft is a first baseman with a love for batting, but what makes him special is the fact that he is the lone senior on the Wildcats squad.
VSU burns Shorter, goes 2-0
The Blazers got a huge win over the Shorter Hawks, moving to 2-0 on the season.
Blazers prepare for second scrimmage
The National Champions prepare for their second intra-squad scrimmage
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.
Stevie Harden: The Valdosta Daily Times Player of the Week
The Valdosta State Blazers celebrated Senior Day against West Georgia on Saturday, and one Blazer senior made the most of his final regular season game at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.
Stevie Harden played on both sides of the ball against the Wolves, and found the end zone on both offense and defense. Harden caught a pass, scored a rushing touchdown and returned an interception for a touchdown, and helped lead the Blazers to a 31-13 win over their in-state rivals to retain the Peach Basket.
The Valdosta High football team scored 29 of the game’s first 36 points, then held off a late rally to defeat Colquitt County 36-29 on Friday night at Tom White Field at Mack Tharpe Stadium.
The win gave the Wildcats second place in Region 1-AAAAA, and guaranteed that their first-round playoff game next week would be played at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Valdosta will play the third seed from Region 3-AAAAA in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs.
Blazers blow out Newberry
NEWBERRY, S.C. – David Dean believes the biggest improvement a football team makes is between games one and two.
The Valdosta State Blazers proved their coach right on Saturday at Newberry.
Meet the Blazers
VALDOSTA — A week before the Valdosta State Blazers meet Wingate in their first game of the regular season, they met kids and fans alike at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.
The VSU football team held its annual Meet the Blazers day on Saturday, and as always, it was a big hit.
Wildcats maul Trojans
VALDOSTA — The Rance Gillespie era at Valdosta started with a bang Friday night.
Valdosta scored touchdowns on its first three possessions, built a 25-0 halftime lead and defeated Brooks County 35-0 Friday at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.
“I thought we did some good things. I thought we made some plays,” Gillespie said after his first win as Valdosta’s head football coach. “I’m proud for these kids. They’ve worked hard.”
Valdosta quarterback Ryan Whilden completed 12-of-20 passes for 258 yards and three touchdowns in the victory. Malcolm Mitchell caught three of Whilden’s passes, for 105 yards and two touchdowns.
Defense rules 2nd scrimmage
VALDOSTA — Valdosta State’s offense carved up the defense in the team’s first scrimmage last week.
On Saturday, it was the defense’s turn.
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