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Making a Splash

November 15, 2021

Valwood swimmer Bethany Glen made a splash Thursday morning. Glen, an incoming senior from Missouri, signed a letter of intent to swim for Queens University in Charlotte, N.C., making her the first Valwood swimmer to compete at the collegiate level. "I feel very honored," Glen said. "I know some other [...]

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Valwood honors South Georgia veterans

November 11, 2021

Valwood School celebrated veterans and active-duty military Wednesday morning. Starting 14 years ago with only 32 veterans in attendance, the 2021 program honored more than 150 veterans, school officials said in a statement. Three of the 2021 attendees were veterans of World War II. Middle school students make up the chorus [...]

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Valwood softball team finishes strong; Ready for next year

November 11, 2021

The Valwood Valiants softball team’s season ended with a second-place finish in the region and a place 6th finish in GISA AAA State. A young team with no seniors and three starting 8th graders brings much promise to the Valiant squad for coming years. The team collected many individual awards [...]

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Valwood cross country finishes third in the state

November 9, 2021

The GISA State Cross Country Championship was held Saturday, Nov. 6 at the Georgia Premier Cross-Country Course in Macon. The Valwood girls varsity cross country team finished third out of 13 teams. The team consisted of Ella Burnett, Emma Burnett, Mackenzie Collins, Sienna Persaud, and Ava Garrett. Ella Burnett finished [...]

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Lowndes County makes Proclamation

October 28, 2021

A proclamation was read for the Valwood School Valiants’ volleyball team for its GISA 3AAA Region Championship win. This was the second time the team won the championship, winning the 2019 championship in the past. Lowndes officially marked Oct. 25 as “Valwood Valiants Volleyball Day.” Lowndes County makes Proclamation | [...]

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Championships reside in Hahira

October 19, 2021

The future looks bright for Valwood as the Valiants' junior varsity and junior pro football teams finished the season region champions Thursday. The Valiants' junior varsity defeated the Brookwood Warriors in a 26-0 shutout. Eighth-grade quarterback Dax Womack had a great day through the air going 5 for 5 for [...]

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Valwood student attends law academy

October 19, 2021

Valwood senior Lilly Respess traveled to Atlanta in early October to attend an intensive, four-day law academy conducted by the State Bar of Georgia. Respess has participated for three years in Valwood Mock Trial, school officials said in a statement. "She has been a significant part of Valwood's competitions at the [...]

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‘We never gave up’: Valwood volleyball wins back-to-back state titles

October 15, 2021

On Saturday, Oct. 9, the Valwood volleyball team claimed their second consecutive GISA AAA State Championship. Last year, the Valiants claimed their first Volleyball State Championship in program history, and the last time a Valwood team won consecutive state championships was tennis in 2003. Of course, the Valiants knew repeating [...]

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Valwood volleyball players receive region awards

October 7, 2021

The Valwood Valiants volleyball team heads into the state tournament with a 17-5 record. They finished their regular season as region champions and No. 2 in GISA AAA. They secured their seventh consecutive region championship and seven players earned All-Region honors for the 2021 season. Seniors, Anna Alvarado (44 aces, [...]

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Valwood to honor veterans

October 6, 2021

Valwood School will honor veterans from all branches of service a day prior to Veterans Day. The event is scheduled 9:30 a.m. Wednesday, Nov. 10, in Rodgers Performance Hall on Valwood’s campus, school officials said in a statement. More than 150 veterans of World War II to present day traditionally [...]

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