Valdosta Daily Times

May 7, 2013

Local sports roundup

The Valdosta Daily Times

VALDOSTA — David Dean Youth Camp coming May 28-31

VALDOSTA — The Valdosta State football David Dean Youth Camp will be held May 28-31 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. and is available for boys and girls ages 5-13. The camp gives boys and girls chances to learn basic fundamentals of playing the game of football. The camp will be taught by the Valdosta State coaching staff.

The cost is $100 per camper and pre-registration is encouraged, although not required. To download an application, visit or call 229-344-5844 for more information. The Valdosta State Blazers won the 2012 Division II national championship and finished with a 12-2 record last season. They open the season Sept. 7 at Fort Valley State University.


Lowndes softball camp June 17-18

VALDOSTA — The Lowndes Vikettes Softball Camp will be held June 17-18 from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. The camp will be led by second-year Vikettes head coach Stewart Thomas and his coaching staff. Those interested in participating in the two-day camp may contact Coach Thomas at

VSU golf 16th in Super Regionals

HOWEY-IN-THE-HILLS, Fla. — Valdosta State shot an opening round 307 to stand 16th after the first day of play at the NCAA South/Southeast Super Regional at the par 72, 6,928 yard Mission Inn Resort and Club Monday.

Barry claimed the first day lead with a four-under 284 while Nova Southeastern was also under par at 287. Lynn was third at even par and Georgia College shot a 291 for fourth while Florida Southern rounded out the top five at 293. Rollins was a shot back in sixth and USC-Aiken seventh at 295 while North Alabama shot 297. West Florida and Columbus State tied for ninth at 298.

Belmont Abbey opened the second 10 at 303 followed by Barton at 304 and Eckerd was 13th at 305. Florida Tech and Erskine bested VSU by a shot while Armstrong Atlantic and Georgia Southwestern tied for 17th at 309. Lincoln Memorial shot a 314 to finish the day 19th while Mount Olive rounded out the field at 316.

John Fordham paced the Blazers on the day as he tied for 19th with a one-over 73, while Nate Anderson was two strokes behind and tied for 45th. Clarke Hendrick shot 78 to tie for 71st and Abdul Sihag had an 81 to tie for 91st. Drew McGuire stood 105th with an 84. The tournament continues with a second round Tuesday followed by a single round Wednesday.