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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National Merit recognizes Valwood student

September 29, 2021

George Tidmore has been named a commended student in the 2022 National Merit Scholarship program, said John L. Davis Sr., Valwood School headmaster. Approximately 34,000 commended students throughout the nation are being recognized for their exceptional academic promise, school officials said in a statement. "Although they will not continue in the [...]

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Valwood volleyball wins sixth straight region title

September 23, 2021

And that makes six. Valwood volleyball (15-4) took home its sixth region championship in its final region game against Frederica Academy. Valwood went undefeated in all region games, dropping only one set to the St. Andrews School from Savannah. In the final game against Frederica on Tuesday, Valwood went 25-11, [...]

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Change of pace: Tajh Sanders finds new football home at Valwood

September 17, 2021

Valwood Valiants senior wide receiver Tajh Sanders is loving his new home in Hahira. When he steps on the field, the defense needs to know where he's lining up at all times. Sanders brings explosiveness on every snap with a quick first step to get away from his defender. Through [...]

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Peterman steps up as lone senior on Valiants’ O-line

September 10, 2021

Valwood Valiants senior offensive guard James Peterman is always pulling to clear the hole for his teammates. Peterman, whose football career started at Georgia Christian right up the road from Valwood, played his eighth and ninth grade football with the Generals. Coming into tenth grade, Peterman went up the road [...]

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Wrestling Machine: Valiants’ Pettigrew transitions from the mat to the gridiron

August 31, 2021

When it comes down to being rock solid in the middle of the defense and picking up those tough three yards, it pays to have a player like Noah Pettigrew. At 220 pounds, Pettigrew is built like a prototypical linebacker in today’s game and as he proved in Valwood’s season [...]

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