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December 12, 2012

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VALDOSTA — Bud Light Winter Heat to return Jan. 26

Johnson Distributing Company of Valdosta is pleased to announce that Bud Light will once again sponsor Winter Heat. Bud Light’s Winter Heat will feature amateur and professional mixed martial arts bouts.

Initial agreements have been reached to feature a local minister in a MMA match (seriously) for the first time ever in Valdosta! Several professional bouts, title bouts, advanced amateurs, and amateurs will round out the card featuring a slew of local and regional athletes. Watch here for more information as it develops.

The event be held on Jan. 26 at Mathis City Auditorium. Doors will open to the public at 6 p.m. The event is sanctioned by the Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission.  Card is subject to change.

Valdosta girls beat Cook, 77-32

ADEL — Kaneshia Kimbrough scored a game-high 21 points and three other Lady Wildcats scored in double figures as the Valdosta Lady Wildcats rolled to a 77-32 win over Cook Tuesday night.

Tiara Phillips scored 16 points, Stormm Phillips finished with 12 points and Shaneika Smith finished with 11 points to lead Valdosta.

The win for the Valdosta girls’ was there second straight over Cook, beating the Lady Hornets 62-29 Saturday night in Valdosta. The Lady Wildcats face Mitchell County Dec. 21 in Valdosta.

Vikettes beat Brooks County, 54-31

QUITMAN — Tashia Brown scored 16 points and hauled in 15 rebounds as the Lowndes Vikettes downed the Brooks County Lady Trojans 54-31 Tuesday night.

Lexus Miller added 11 points, while freshman Delabey Edwards has seven. The Vikettes return to action next Tuesday, Dec. 18, when they host Brooks County at 6 p.m.

Smith, Wildcats hammer Hornets, 83-47

ADEL — Clarence Smith scored a season-high 33 points, while Rashad Lewis added 16 and the Valdosta Wildcats blew out the Cook Hornets 83-47 Tuesday night. With the win, Valdosta improves to 4-1 on the season and will host Mitchell County Dec. 21 in Valdosta.

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