Valwood in the News

Wake up call: Valwood scrapes by Creekside on the road

October 15, 2019

Oct 12, 2019 McDONOUGH –– Keeping it close is what the Valwood Valiants (4-2) have done all season and they kept the trend going against Creekside Christian Cougars on Friday. Valwood stole a 14-7 road win after blatantly underestimating the now 0-6 Cougars. The Valwood Valiants didn’t score until the [...]

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Valwood sweeps Brooks County, looks forward to state playoffs

October 15, 2019

Oct 11, 2019 HAHIRA –– Valwood volleyball (20-4) capped their regular season with a sweep against Brooks County (4-20) on Thursday and will head into the GISA state playoffs as the No.1 seed in Region 2. The three sets were won with ease and the game wasn’t considered a close one.Valwood’s [...]

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Author virtually visits Valwood

October 11, 2019

October 11, 2019 HAHIRA  – The Valwood eighth-grade American studies and English class had a unique experience. It was treated to a virtual visit with author Marsha Skrypuch who wrote "Making Bombs for Hitler," school officials said. "Timing of the virtual visit could not have been better, as they are [...]

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Valwood looks to find rhythm against Creekside

October 11, 2019

October 11, 2019 After escaping Tiftarea last week, Valwood (3-2) is preparing for a road trip to Creekside Christian Academy (0-5) on Friday. After the Tiftarea game, Valwood head coach Justin Henderson was vocal about his frustration with the way his team seems to let teams stay in the game. [...]

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Valwood expands book tastings

October 11, 2019

Oct 10, 2019 HAHIRA – Multiple classrooms in the Valwood lower school were transformed into “Book Cafes” or “Book Tailgates” for book tastings. Book tastings are "a great, exciting way for young readers to sample different authors, genres and series," school officials. "The first-, fourth- and fifth-grade classrooms were decorated [...]

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Valwood ‘escapes with a win’ against Tiftarea

October 9, 2019

Oct 5, 2019 HAHIRA –– They came, they saw, they conquered. The Valwood Valiants (3-2) held off the Tiftarea Panthers (4-1) 21-14 at home for their first region win of the season. It wasn’t the prettiest win, but, none of Valwood’s wins should be described as pretty. Their three wins [...]

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Valwood ready for undefeated Tiftarea in region opener

October 9, 2019

Oct 3, 2019 HAHIRA –– Following a timely bye week, the Valwood Valiants (2-2) are ready to play their first region game against the undefeated Tiftarea Academy Panthers (4-0). “We got a couple kids back that were injured,” Valwood head coach Justin Henderson said about the bye week. “We’re fairly [...]

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Valiants get revenge over Brooks County on Senior Night

October 9, 2019

Oct 2, 2019 HAHIRA –– After a 7-1 loss at Brooks County earlier in the season, the Valwood softball team was out for revenge and took advantage of the chance to show the Trojans what they were all about. The Valiants welcomed the Trojans to Hollis field on Senior Night [...]

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Another Sweep: Valwood volleyball breezes past rival Valdosta, 3-0

October 9, 2019

Valwood volleyball breezes past rival Valdosta, 3-0 Oct 1, 2019 VALDOSTA –– For the second time this season, the Valwood Valiants knocked off rival Valdosta. Much like the first meeting on Aug. 29, the Valiants did so in dominant fashion –– sweeping the Lady 'Cats 3-0 on Tuesday. In the [...]

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Still Football: The Misperception of Valwood Football

October 9, 2019

OPINION PIECE Sep 28, 2019 In South Georgia, especially in Valdosta, football is king. It’s part of the culture. No, scratch that. Football is the culture in the city known as Titletown USA. It’s cherished here. Local high school teams are showered with immeasurable love and support from their community. [...]

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