VALDOSTA — Former Lowndes girls’ basketball standout Keira Peak was selected as the Capital One Cup Impact Performer of the Week after recorded 17 points and 14 rebounds in an overtime with against Tulsa earlier this week. Peak, a junior at the University of Arkansas, played for head coach Shan Garner from 2006-09 and signed a Division I scholarship with Arkansas. The Performer of the Week was announced on ESPN Saturday morning.
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Torre, La Russa, Cox elected to baseball Hall
Joe Torre, Tony La Russa and Bobby Cox spent decades trying to beat each other, no holds barred. On this day, however, they were a mutual admiration society.
Local basketball action
Tonight is a great night for basketball around the town, with multiple schools playing in local match-ups.
Bucs LB Lavonte David quietly emerging as leader
Buccaneers linebacker Lavonte David shrugs his shoulders and smiles at the suggestion that he’s a rising star deserving of more recognition.
Weekend basketball takes over the city
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UGA faces Nebraska in Gator Bowl
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Dinner with a Legend
The Valdosta State University Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosted “Dinner with a Legend” with special guest Fisher DeBerry Thursday night.
Kirkwood named AVCA All-Region Honorable Mention
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Brooks Co. falls to Lovett in stormy weather
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Chris Pope named All-Super Region 2
Valdosta State senior linebacker Chris Pope was selected to the Daktronics Super Region 2 All-Region team in a vote of the Super Region 2 Sports Information Directors, as announced by the organization Friday.
Bobcats beat 76ers 105-88
Jeffery Taylor matched a career high with 20 points, leading six Charlotte scorers in double figures, and the Bobcats beat the Philadelphia 76ers 105-88 on Friday night.
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