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Remaining in the game
When Valdosta State fell short of its bid for a second national championship in three years last month, Brianna Hancock thought her softball career was over.
Then she heard from an old high school teammate a couple weeks ago and now the former VSU star is leaving Thursday for the Netherlands.
Loading up with Lumber
With a summer full of playing travel ball in addition to games with Valdosta High, a number of the Wildcats are going old school.
Valdosta High’s ‘Small Ballers’ a success
Valdosta High basketball played its final game of the season nearly four months ago, but boys head coach Antonio Hayes is still teaching, the students are just much younger. Valdosta High's "Small Ballers" basketball camp concluded on Wednesday after three days of instruction from Wildcat coaches.
The next generation of great Valdosta golfers met at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club on Tuesday as competitors from the South Georgia Classic taught a group of local children some of the finer points of the game.
Making miracles happen: Valdosta Miracle League
Valdosta Miracle League hosts its first home run derby on Saturday at Billy Grant Complex, Valdosta State University Baseball Complex. All of the event’s proceeds will help build a special synthetic rubber baseball field out at Freedom Park.
Georgia Dugout Club to host Top 100 Showcase
The Georgia Dugout Club (State’s Baseball Coaches’ Association) is set to once again host the Georgia Underclassman Top 100 Showcase throughout Georgia during the month of June. The showcase will make its way to Valdosta on June 9 to be held at Valdosta State University from 9 a.m.- 3 p.m.
The annual “Pigskin Preview” took place Tuesday at the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame, featuring 18 college football programs from the state of Georgia. University of Georgia, Georgia Tech, Georgia Southern and Valdosta State were a few of the schools in attendance. The event featured the head coaches of each college, along with a couple of players from each school as well.
Two wins from glory
In a city with a rich sports tradition the Valdosta State Club Rugby team badly wants to make a name for itself in TitleTown — on Saturday morning in Aston, Penn., the Blazers' burning desire was on display. VSU cruised to a 3-0 record in pool play of the National Small College Rugby 7s National Tournament with a combined score of 85-17 to secure a spot in today's semifinals.
Berrien County relishes chance to play big
A ‘Valdosta Summer Shootout’ regular, the Berrien Rebels cherish the opportunity to play against the higher class ranked schools in the area.
Georgia Batmen go undefeated in Sun & Surf Baseball Bash
The Georgia Batmen 13U baseball team made the most out of their trip to Walt Disney World from May 23-26 by competing in — and winning — the Sun & Surf Baseball Bash at the ESPN Wide World of Sports with a 5-0 record on the weekend en route to the tournament title.
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