Author Archive: Chip Harp

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Braves partner with Ryan Seacrest Foundation, Childrens Healthcare

Braves partner with Ryan Seacrest Foundation, Childrens Healthcare

| February 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

ATLANTA — The Atlanta Braves have announced a new partnership with The Ryan Seacrest Foundation (RSF) that will create an ongoing collaboration between both organizations to support the Foundation’s work with children’s hospitals throughout the country, including Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta. The Braves plan to integrate the foundation’s good works and programs into various elements […]

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Wildcat Boys Soccer Draws with Thomasville

Wildcat Boys Soccer Draws with Thomasville

| February 17, 2017 | 0 Comments

THOMASVILLE — Inexperience showed Thursday night in Thomasville as the Wildcat boys soccer team tied Thomasville High 4-4. A commanding first half for Valdosta started in the 1st minute with a goal neatly placed in the top left corner by Jose Deleon. The cats added three more by halftime and entered the break high on confidence. […]

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Hernandez leads Wildcats Soccer past Thomas Central

Hernandez leads Wildcats Soccer past Thomas Central

| February 15, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA — The Valdosta Wildcat boys soccer team took on Thomas County Central at Bazemore Hyder Stadium Tuesday night, earning a 1-0 win. The match started off with both teams struggling to find possession, with few chances made by either team.  The first half eventually ended goalless. The second half kicked off with much more intensity […]

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Wildcat Soccer to face Thomas Central at Bazemore Hyder

Wildcat Soccer to face Thomas Central at Bazemore Hyder

| February 14, 2017 | 0 Comments

VALDOSTA –  The Valdosta High School boys varsity soccer team begins a busy schedule this week at they take on 3 local rivals. Tuesday night the Wildcats host Thomas County Central at Bazemore Hyder Stadium.  Thursday they travel to Thomasville to face the Bulldogs, while Friday they play Colquitt County. After a win in their scrimmage […]

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Georgia-based Panoz looks to return to GT Racing

Georgia-based Panoz looks to return to GT Racing

| November 15, 2016 | 0 Comments

MILNER NAMED PANOZ MANAGER; LOOKS TO GT4 EFFORT WITH NEW AVEZZANO BRASELTON – Tom Milner, motorsports veteran and team owner with more than 40 years of top-level auto racing experience, has been named manager, Panoz Racing. Milner oversees all motorsports efforts for the Georgia-based Panoz sports car brand. Milner is spearheading Panoz Racing’s development of […]

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Valdosta High Runners win Region Title

Valdosta High Runners win Region Title

| November 3, 2016 | 0 Comments

  VALDOSTA – The Valdosta High School boys cross country team has captured their first region championship in 6 years. According to Valdosta High Cross Country Coach Ryan Kelly, the win at region gave the Cats 5 overall meet wins on the season, which will qualify the team for the state meet.  The wins moved […]

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Road Atlanta hosts Sports Car Racing Finale; Nielson makes History

Road Atlanta hosts Sports Car Racing Finale; Nielson makes History

| October 1, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Sports Feature Writer BRASELTON – The Road Atlanta course near Braselton hosted the finale of the IMSA Weather Tech Sports Car series Saturday.  Under clear skies and moderate temperatures, America’s premier sports car series crowned its class champions at the historic Georgia track. In the final race as a prototype team, […]

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The Petit LeMans and ALMS: The Heart of Sports Car Racing born in Georgia

The Petit LeMans and ALMS: The Heart of Sports Car Racing born in Georgia

| September 28, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Sports Feature Writer Part 3 of a 3-part Series on Georgia’s Don Panoz and his contribution to racing Part 1: How Muscadines brought one of the world’s motorsports pioneers to Georgia Part 2: Georgia and Panoz:  Innovators in International Motorsports Racing in America has a rich and diverse history. Whether it’s the open-wheeled rockets […]

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A Conversation with Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen

A Conversation with Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen

| September 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Valdosta Today Sports Feature Writer I was recently given the opportunity to have an exclusive interview with Corvette Racing’s Jan Magnussen.  The native of Denmark has had a long and successful career in racing, spanning everything from Formula One to Sports Cars.  His son, Kevin, currently drives in Formula One for the factory […]

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Georgia’s Don Panoz:  Innovator in International Motorsports

Georgia’s Don Panoz: Innovator in International Motorsports

| September 19, 2016 | 0 Comments

Chip Harp, Sports Feature Writer Part 2 of a 3-part Series on Georgia’s Don Panoz and his contribution to racing Part 1: How Muscadines brought one of the world’s motorsports pioneers to Georgia It’s hard to imagine that a Georgia-based company has been one of the world’s revolutionary car development firms. But that’s exactly what Don […]

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