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Valiants come up short in a tough back-and-forth against Bowdon

September 3, 2019

HAHIRA –– It was a hot and humid Friday night in Hahira as the Valwood Valiants fell short 14-10 against the Bowdon Red Devils in the season opener. After winning the coin toss the Valiants chose to kickoff, and when Bowdon started their first drive they fumbled and Valwood’s Tyler [...]

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Valwood football enters 2019 comfortable and confident

September 3, 2019

HAHIRA –– The night is imminent. The night where months of dedicated hard work is showcased. Friday night. It marks the start of a new football season for the Valwood Valiants as they’ll kickoff their 2019 season tonight against Bowdon. 2019 marks Justin Henderson’s second year as Valwood’s head coach. [...]

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Valiants head back to school

September 3, 2019

VALDOSTA – Students and parents packed the gymnasium at Valwood School Monday for the 2019-20 convocation ushering in the first day of the school year. After a brief welcome, Headmaster John Davis introduced the senior class into the assembly. Davis told seniors this is their year and reminded them that [...]

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Valwood names 2019 STAR Student

February 11, 2019

VALDOSTA — Valwood School senior Mary Lacey was named the Valwood School 2019 STAR student. She was honored by the Valdosta North Rotary Club. The Student Teacher Achievement Recognition award is given to the graduating senior who has achieved the highest score on the SAT, while meeting other program requirements, [...]

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Valuing Veterans: Valwood hosts veterans program

November 11, 2018

VALDOSTA — World War II veteran Roy Cowart was in the crowd at Valwood School’s 11th Annual Veterans Day Program early Thursday. The program was hosted by the middle school students, though students from the lower school greeted the vets as they arrived. “(They) have a wonderful program,” Cowart said. [...]

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Valwood stages ‘Aladdin’

November 8, 2018

HAHIRA — Valwood School theatre students are ready to take audiences on a magic carpet ride. The school presents a stage adaptation of Disney's "Aladdin," said Phyllis Childree, Valwood theatre director. The show has the "junior" designation meaning it is an abbreviated version formatted to be performed by children or [...]

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Valwood students qualify for Duke program

November 4, 2018

HAHIRA— Valwood School announces the names of the middle school students who qualified to participate in the highly selective Duke University Talent Identification Program seventh grade talent search. The seventh graders scored in the 95th or better percentile on a nationally normed achievement test, school officials said. Candidates for the [...]

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Wetherington’s emergence comes just in time for Valiants

November 3, 2018

By Shane Thomas shane.thomas@gaflnews.com HAHIRA –– On Senior Night, in front of a near-capacity crowd at Goddard Field, the Valwood Valiants (8-3, 2-2 GISA Region 3-3A) pulled their feet from the fire in a 28-14 win against their heated rivals, the Deerfield-Windsor Knights (5-5, 0-4) on Friday night. Valwood senior [...]

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‘Pour more steam’: Wetherington’s pick-6 seals rally as Valiants stay hot

November 3, 2018

HAHIRA, Ga. — Chippy play by both teams, penalty flags flying, players making big-time plays when it mattered and the crowd going wild. Friday night at Goddard Field had it all as the Valwood Valiants stormed back to beat the Deerfield-Windsor Knights 28-14 on Senior Night. After forcing Valwood (8-3, [...]

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Red-hot Valiants joust Knights

November 1, 2018

VALDOSTA –– A week after their most prolific scoring output of the season, the Valwood Valiants (7-3, 1-2 GISA Region 3-3A) look to stay hot when the Deerfield-Windsor Knights (5-4, 0-3) visit Goddard Field tonight. The Valiants scored a season-high 56 points in three quarters in a 14-point win against [...]

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