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Deadline Extended for VLPRA Baseball/Softball Registration

Deadline Extended for VLPRA Baseball/Softball Registration

| February 16, 2018 | 0 Comments

VLPRA Press Release: There’s a little more time for children to sign up for youth baseball and softball with the Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority.  VLPRA has extended the registration deadline to Sunday, February 18th. The league is open to children as young as three years old up to 12 year olds.  There are […]

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Billy Henderson Dead At 89

Billy Henderson Dead At 89

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

Former Clarke Central head coach, Billy Henderson, died on Wednesday, February 14th. Henderson won 3 state championships at Clarke Central. Valdosta High School played in several state championships against Clarke Central in the 80’s and 90’s. Henderson was born June 2, 1928. He moved to Clarke Central in 1973 and created a powerhouse. Before Clarke […]

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VLPRA Volleyball Registration Open Through Sunday

VLPRA Volleyball Registration Open Through Sunday

| February 15, 2018 | 0 Comments

VLPRA Press Release: Local kids can participate in one of the area’s fastest growing sports with VLPRA’s volleyball league.  Registration for Valdosta-Lowndes County Parks & Recreation Authority’s school-based league is open through this Sunday. The school-based portion of the league is open to girls in 4th-8th grades.  Participants register based on the middle school they currently […]

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Valdosta High School Hires New Offensive Coordinator

Valdosta High School Hires New Offensive Coordinator

| February 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Valdosta – With a downfall last year on the offensive side of the ball, Valdosta High School hired Coach Joshua Crawford as Offensive Coordinator. Coach Crawford was part of the back-to-back state championship teams at Colquitt County and the 2017 state championship team at Lee County. Coach Rodemaker interview on the new hire:  

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Dougherty and Gainesville High School Hires New Football Coaches

Dougherty and Gainesville High School Hires New Football Coaches

| February 14, 2018 | 0 Comments

Gainesville High School hired a new head football coach, Heath Webb, after former head coach retired this past season. Heath Webb was previously at Winder-Barrow. He led Winder-Barrow’s team to four straight playoff appearances and won their first playoff game since 1993. Dougherty High School also hired a new head coach, Olten Downs. Downs was […]

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Former Georgia Bulldog Shows How He Lost His Hand

Former Georgia Bulldog Shows How He Lost His Hand

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

Mohamed Masaquoi, former Georgia Bulldog, lost his left hand back at training camp last year and discussed how it feels to have his hand amputated. Masaquoi played wide receiver for the Bulldogs from 2005-2008. In 2009, he was drafted by the Cleveland Browns. An ATV accident cost him his football career during training camp. After […]

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Atlanta United Opens Preseason with Nashville Win

Atlanta United Opens Preseason with Nashville Win

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

NASHVILLE  — Atlanta United beat Nashville SC 3-1 Saturday afternoon at First Tennessee Park in the club’s 2018 preseason opener. Forwards Josef Martinez, Brandon Vazquez and Romario Williams each scored for Atlanta to lead the club past USL side Nashville, which was playing in its inaugural match. “I think it was a nice game because, […]

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Third and Goal: Gene Haas Reflects on Past Two Seasons in F1 as Year Three Beckons

Third and Goal: Gene Haas Reflects on Past Two Seasons in F1 as Year Three Beckons

| February 13, 2018 | 0 Comments

KANNAPOLIS, North Carolina  – Back-to-back eighth-place finishes in the constructors standings of the FIA Formula One World Championship has earned Haas F1 Team respect in the paddock. In its 2016 debut, the American team outperformed the factory Renault team (ninth), Sauber (10th) and Manor (11th) and then bettered McLaren (ninth) and Sauber (10th) as the […]

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Former Braves Pitcher Arrested For Accidental Shooting

Former Braves Pitcher Arrested For Accidental Shooting

| February 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

William Perez, former Atlanta Braves pitcher, accidentally shot his pitching coach while he was training in Venezuela a few days ago. Perez was giving a gun that he owns to his pitching coach when it went off and killed Cesar Quintero. Qintero was 52 years old. Perez is cooperating with the police investigation. William was born […]

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Kennesaw State Gets New Rings

Kennesaw State Gets New Rings

| February 12, 2018 | 0 Comments

Kennesaw State competed in just their third years as a football program and already won the Big South Title and made it to the FCS Quarterfinals in 2017. In their third year as a program, Kennesaw State went 11-1 and won the Big South Title. It’s pretty impressive if you start winning titles in only […]

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