WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. (AP) — Coach Dave Clawson wants to see how Wake Forest bounces back from a loss. Florida State has had to do that all too often lately.
DOUGLAS –– Senior quarterback Tate Rodemaker threw for 323 yards and three touchdowns as No. 3 Valdosta rolled past No. 8 Coffee 28-7 on Friday.
VALDOSTA –– No.1 Valdosta State (6-0) enters homecoming week with their eyes set on beating Florida Tech (3-3) for their 22nd straight win.
More than 500 players converged on Harry B. Anderson Tennis Center and Valdosta State University on Friday for the USTA Mixed Doubles Georgia State Championships. Competition was fierce, despite the sweltering temperatures throughout the day. The tournament will run until Monday, Aug. 12
VALDOSTA –– With the threat of inclement weather forecast for much of the day Saturday, Valdosta State University officials have moved the 2019 homecoming game against Florida Tech to 7 p.m. Saturday at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.
VALDOSTA –– After finishing its opening slate undefeated and as the top-ranked school in the state, Lowndes is about to dance with the Blue Devils.
VALDOSTA –– A pair of 6-1 teams will tangle tonight in Douglas as the No. 3 Valdosta Wildcats visit the No. 8 Coffee Trojans in Region 1-6A.
VALDOSTA –– For the fourth year in a row, the Valdosta State men's basketball team will play an exhibition game at a Division I school as the Blazers head to Stegeman Coliseum on the campus of the University of Georgia for a 7 p.m. tip Friday evening. Admission to the game is free.
QUITMAN –– Last week, a multitude of penalties led the Brooks County Trojans (3-4, 0-1) to lose out in their region opener against rival Thomasville Bulldogs.
HOMERVILLE –– The lights will be bright in Homerville on Friday as No. 2 Turner County Rebels and No. 3 Clinch County Panthers of Region 2-A face off at Donald Tison Field in Homerville.
THOMASVILLE — With one Region 1-AA behemoth behind them, the Thomasville Bulldogs eye another strong contender to the region crown when they hit the road Friday night.
HAHIRA –– Valwood School will host an induction ceremony and dinner for the 2019 class of the Valwood School Athletic Hall of Fame in the Godwin-Holmes Arts Center on Thursday, Oct. 24.
THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Central is set to begin Region 1-AAAAA play in the same position it began its region slate last year. The Yellow Jackets are 5-1 with their only defeat to a Region 1-AA opponent. Last year it was to Thomasville. This year it was to Brooks County.
CLEVELAND, Miss. –– Valdosta State football (6-0, 4-0 Gulf South Conference) used 580 yards of total offense to win its 300th game in program history on Saturday.
THOMASVILLE –– Region 1-2A football opened for the Brooks County Trojans (3-4, 0-1 Region 1-2A) and Thomasville Bulldogs (3-4, 1-0), with the Bulldogs prevailing 31-20 on Friday.
McDONOUGH –– Keeping it close is what the Valwood Valiants (4-2) have done all season and they kept the trend going against Creekside Christian Cougars on Friday.
HAHIRA –– Valwood volleyball (20-4) capped their regular season with a sweep against Brooks County (4-20) on Thursday and will head into the GISA state playoffs as the No.1 seed in Region 2.
THOMASVILLE — Thomas County Central has one final dress rehearsal before the opening act of Region 1-AAAAA play, which begins next week. Head coach Ashley Henderson believes his team responded positively during the open week following a humbling 38-22 loss to Brooks County on Sept. 27 and th…
VALDOSTA –– Two weeks after its first –– and most painful –– loss of the season, No. 4 Valdosta (5-1) begins region play tonight at home against the No. 9-ranked Houston County Bears (4-2).
VALDOSTA — In a decisive Game 3, the Lowndes Vikettes punched their ticket to the second round of the Class 7A state playoffs –– defeating North Paulding 11-3 in five innings.
CAIRO — Region 1-AAAA supremacy is on the line Friday night when the Cairo Syrupmakers return to Columbus. A week after dismantling the Columbus Blue Devils 39-0, the Syrupmakers will hit the road for the second straight week to play Carver-Columbus.
NASHVILLE –– Friday's loss to the Cook Hornets has the Berrien Rebels riding a three-game skid heading into Region 1-2A play this week. In the last three games, all losses to Wilcox County, Brantley County and Cook, the Rebels have been outscored 118-30.
VALDOSTA –– For the second time in three years, the Valdosta State men's basketball team will be heading to Athens, Georgia, for an exhibition game against the Georgia Bulldogs. VSU and UGA are set for the exhibition game at Stegeman Coliseum on Friday, Oct. 18 at 7 p.m.
HUNTSVILLE, Ala. –– Valdosta State sophomore Lauren Hicks scored two goals in the second half as the Blazers got back on the winning track with a 2-1 victory at Alabama Huntsville Sunday afternoon.
The Blazers won their 20th consecutive win and the 299th program victory on Saturday against Mississippi College. The 42-17 victory made the Blazers 5-0 this season as they head to Delta State this weekend. Here are six takeaways:
NASHVILLE – The Cook Hornets finally delivered a win for first-year head coach Jamie Rodgers. After spotting the Berrien Rebels a touchdown on their opening possession, the Hornets scored the final 37 points, including 29 in the second half to win their first game of the year 37-6.
VALDOSTA –– On the heels of a record-setting win over Shorter, Valdosta State football (4-0, 2-0) is set to host Mississippi College (2-2, 1-1) today at 2 p.m.
VALDOSTA –– The Valdosta State Volleyball team plays host to two Gulf South Conference opponents this weekend as they face Auburn Montgomery and West Florida. Auburn Montgomery will be the first opponent as the Blazers will face the Warhawks tonight at 6 p.m.
The Lowndes softball team begin the first round of the Class 7A state playoffs after dropping a hard fought series to Colquitt for the region championship on Wednesday.
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