VHS Season Tickets on Sale Now
VALDOSTA — Valdosta High School season tickets are on sale no for the coming football season. General admission ticket prices, which are set by the region, have increased this year to $10. This includes seating in sections A, F, G and all of the visitor’s side of Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Student ticket prices will remain the same at $5 each. Reserved seats have also increased and will be $12 each. This includes seating in sections B, C, D and E on the home side along with K and L on the visitors side. Current season ticket holders and anyone wishing to become season ticket holders can purchase tickets at a discounted rate for all seven of the 2013 home games for $70 a seat. Current season ticket holders have until July 26, 2013 to renew their season tickets. On July 27, they will be released and sold to those on a waiting list, no exceptions. For more information please call the VHS Football Ticket office at (229) 671-6049.
Valwood’s Patel named All-State
VALDOSTA — Valwood golfer Ajay Patel was named All-State after shooting a 74 in the GISA Class AA state tournament Monday. Ben Trancygrier shot an 82, Peyton Trancygrier 84 and Jake Lastinger shot an 85. Valwood finished fourth in the state with a 325.
Lowndes boys golf qualifies for state
ROSWELL — Lowndes’ golf team is one of eight teams to advance to the Class 6A state tournament. Lowndes shot a team score of 322 to get into the field. Tripp Talley shot a 75, Cole Peters an 81 and Bryant Thagard and Cole Young each fired an 82. The state tournament is held at the Spring Hill Country Club in Tifton on Monday.
VHS Season Tickets on Sale Now
- Local Sports
High School Basketball briefs
Georgia Christian faced off against Westwood in basketball on Tuesday night.
The Valwood JV boys basketball team moved to 2-0 after they defeated Georgia Christian 43-17 Friday at The Eager Sports Center.
Tre Jackson selects Georgia Tech
Students, teachers, family, and coaches all gathered in the Lowndes High School gymnasium on Wednesday morning to witness one of the school’s most beloved players, Tre Jackson, sign to play football with the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets next fall.
VLPRA offers youth basketball league for elementary, middle-schoolers
Registration is happening now for Session II of Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority’s community-wide youth basketball league.
Char Merine chooses Colgate
On Monday night, Valwood senior Char Merine made the decision of where he will attend college, officially committing to Colgate University (Hamilton, NY).
Power conferences seeking more autonomy in NCAA
The five power conferences of college sports want more flexibility in providing financial support to athletes.
Pine Grove basketball defeats Valdosta 41-25
The Pine Grove Middle School seventh-grade boys basketball team defeated it's cross town rival the Valdosta Wildcats 41-25 on Monday.
A Grand Night
The small gymnasium at the Pinevale Learning Center housed a sizable crowd Tuesday night to witness Highland Christian Academy history as Tucker Bruce became the first Eagle to score 1,000 points.
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.
- More Local Sports Headlines
- High School Basketball briefs