Accommodation has been made to return rented books by mail if store location is closed or renter is away from campus. Valdosta wildcat museum is operated by the touchdown club and open during home games. That ranks second in the state, but also high in valdosta s record books. Valdosta has a strong high school football tradition. Create a free football recruiting profile to connect with college coaches. Five weeks after firing valdosta georgia head coach alan rodemaker, the south georgia school district is still. The valdosta high school wildcats have one of the most successful high school football programs in the country with 9 wins, six national championships 1962, 1969, 1971, 1984, 1986, 1992, 24 georgia state championships between 1920 and 2016, and 41 regional titles. Valdosta high school serves grades 912 in the valdosta city school district.
Lowndes county schools superintendent steve smith, left, and lowndes high school head football coach randy mcpherson look over the lhs viking championship football books presented to them by. Wildcats have won 24 state and six national championships. I grew up in south ga and valdosta was awesome when it came to football bazemore hyder didntknow the program had fallen on difficult times for reasons you need to read the book to find outand how a coach brings the program,the town and the former football players back since i grew up in albany,ga and lived in valdosta for a few. The georgia parent survey is also available in spanish. As much as valdosta is a romantic symbol of traditional american values, things are changing here just as they are in small towns everywhere. He was having a conversation with principal bill aldrich and. Valdosta high football coach rodemaker fired by valdosta. The georgia high school football daily is a free email newsletter produced by todd holcomb and chip saye. Valdosta wildcats school sports team valdosta, georgia.
Former hoover football coach rush propst taking over national. Wtxl valdosta high school is the winningest high school football program in the country and now they have arguably. Next to the museum is the memorial courtyard containing personalized bricks including names of past wildcat players, and monuments to valdosta high coaches wright bazemore, nick hyder and former superintendent a. Parents may select the spanish version within the survey. Valdosta is known for one thing above all elsewinning high school football. Top 50 winningest high school football programs of alltime. He re ceived a scholarship to the university of georgia to play football, but a broken ankle early in his sophomore year curtailed a promising college career. Wctv valdosta high school football coach alan rodemaker has been fired by the valdosta city school board tuesday night following a 54 vote. Valdosta high school, valdosta, georgia ga 2610 10019 e knox ave, spokane valley wa, 99206. Valdosta high school football coach nick hyder died yesterday. This is a wildcat fan page and not affiliated with valdosta city schools and its administration. In valdosta, high school football is the biggest show in town, a centurylong love affair. Reeled off 77 yards on the ground and scored a seasonhigh three touchdowns against florida tech on november 15.
He received a scholarship to the university of georgia to play football, but a broken ankle early in his sophomore year curtailed a. Rush propst, the former hoover high and colquitt, ga. Learn about valdosta high school football recruits in valdosta. I can think of very few books about high school football that i would lay in the hands of anyone, from a fruit vendor in delhi to a grandma in des moines. Valdosta former valdosta high head football coach alan rodemaker.
Shop valdosta state university at the blazers bookstore. Valdosta high school is a public high school located in valdosta, georgia, united states. It also provides a program in family and consumer science. Valdosta high school is home to the winningest high school football program with the most wins in the united states, with a record 911 wins, 27 losses, and 34 ties, for a winning percentage of 77. Valdosta wildcats vs houston county bears senior night october 30, 2020.
Mar 25, 2020 during the school closure, valdosta high school teachers and students are using web access for online learning. Apr 02, 2020 imagine what started as a dream of obtaining her ged brought her to the moment when she heard her name, hannah hadley, announced as the 2020 exceptional adult georgian in literacy education. Wtxl back in december, the valdosta high school football team captured their first state championship since 1998. That has left valdosta high, which is about 75 percent black, with fewer than 1,800 students. Walb valdosta high school head football coach alan rodemaker is speaking out after he was let go tuesday night. Top 50 winningest high school football programs of all. At valdosta high, times change but expectations dont. Laurie dyes kindergarten classroom received two my.
The man who became a high school football coaching legend in his. Rush propst taking over national power valdosta ga. The valdosta high banners proclaim 41 regional, 23 state and six national titles. A season of survival for a town and its team by drew. The book was written by berrien county natives jim barber and skeeter parker. Valdosta high school is home to the winningest high school football.
Valdosta high school is home to the winningest high school football program with the. Valdostas head football coach speaks out after being released. Coach alan rodemaker told walb hes hired an attorney to fight. It also has guidance and physical education departments.
Lowndes high school s sports activities include soccer, tennis, basketball, football and softball. Rodemaker was named head coach prior to the 2016 season and went 3617 in his four years with vhs. This game was part of the 2019 georgia high school football playoff brackets. Rush propst hopes valdosta is final high school job. Wildcat football tickets vcs athletics valdosta city school district. Nov 26, 2009 that has left valdosta high, which is about 75 percent black, with fewer than 1,800 students. Evaluate maxwell chereluss football recruiting profile. Valdosta high school is part of valdosta city schools and has approximately 2100 students and 18 varsity sports. Nestled amid cotton, pine, and swamps, the deep south outpost of valdosta. Championship books presented to lhs valdosta daily times. During the school closure, valdosta high school teachers and students are using web access for online learning. Valdosta high school wildcats alumni valdosta, georgia. Rushed 164 times and carried for over 100 yards three times.
Mens varsity football valdosta high school valdosta. This year enrollment fell below the cutoff for 5a football, georgias highest classification, but. Purchasing is a division of the finance department of valdosta city schools vcs. Please choose valdosta high as your school in the dropdown menu. Valdosta, the south georgia aaa titleholder, will come. The very exclusive 900win club is about to get a little more crowded in 2019. Valdosta, with 911 victories alltime, is the winningest high school football program in the country and has captured 22 state championships. Everyone loves to receive gifts, but as we have all been told, it is better to give than receive. For vhs students without access to computers, the school will be checking out.
Scored 12 touchdowns to enter the vsu record books for the sixth most rushing touchdowns in one season. At tallahassee, valdosta high school went down in defeat. Skip to article reliable local news matters more than ever. Ran for 125 yards in 21 attempts against shorter on october 25.
Wiregrass hannah hadley named georgias 2020 eagle student. He received a scholarship to the university of georgia to play football, but a broken ankle early in his sophomore year curtailed a promising college career. A pair of kentucky high school football teams likely will surpass the milestone with two other midwest teams also having an outside shot. The list of names is also useful for getting together a valdosta high school reunion if you dont have a complete list of the students from your. Football recruiting georgia valdosta, ga valdosta high school wondering where to start. Podcast valdosta, americas winningest high school football. Watch valdosta high school mens varsity football highlights and check out their schedule and roster on hudl. Valdosta high school strives to graduate caring students who continue to seek knowledge in a changing worlda world that requires understanding and respect for other cultures. The school s media center offers various resources, including books, magazines and newspapers.
Propst named new head football coach at valdosta high school. Seth shuman holds the valdosta singleseason record of 3,194 set in 2015. A relevant curriculum, rigorous assessment, and strong relationships encourage students to find their strengths and not to yield until they do their best work. Aug 20, 2019 wildcats have won 24 state and six national championships. The 900win club currently has a membership of one valdosta ga. The valdosta wildcats high school football mini helmet is a halfscale replica, perfect for autographs and collectors. Valdosta wildcats 2016 georgia high school football mini helmet. The department supports the operations of vcs by functioning as the central purchasing agency for supplies, materials, equipment and certain services. Valdosta high, which has won more games than any other school in u. Valdosta football team receives state championship rings.
The following is a list of players that attended valdosta state who were drafted in the nfl draft from 1960present. Football was, of course, the one true religion in valdosta, which had the winningest high school football program in the country. We realize that a valdosta high school year book may be hard to find so registering to complete your schools virtual yearbook may be the next best thing to finding valdosta high school yearbooks. Christened by national media as title town, usa, valdosta has thrived on the. Valdosta wildcats 2016 georgia high school football mini. Rush propst, approved last week as the new head coach at valdosta ga. Vhs providing chromebooks for students without computers. Valdosta valdosta highs new football coach had high praise for his team after being named the 17th head coach in wildcats history. For the first time in three years the proud victors of many gridiron battles were forced to strike their colors. Results from the georgia parent survey will not be available to the public and will not be posted online. Wells highlights nine blazers named to d2cca allregion football team. Nfl draft players from valdosta state the football. But times change, the king died, the knights have floundered and the throne is tarnished.
Lowndes high school 1606 norman dr valdosta, ga schools. Valdosta high school has a new head football coach. Aaa high school football crown will be up for grabs when valdostas wildcats and avon dales blue devils collide here saturday night. Valdosta city schools program for exceptional students teacher, mrs. It was the programs 24th overall, and on friday, the cats. From 192016, the wildcats have won six national championships in football, 24 state championships, and 42 regional. Pippin davis named second team academic all america by cosida. Nestled amid cotton, pine, and swamps, the deep south outpost of valdosta, georgia, has long drawn pilgrims from across the country to the home of the wildcats, the winningest high school football team in america. After a 30minute executive session, the valdosta city school board approved propst by a 54 vote in a facebook live meeting. The final score much to the sorrow of the valdosta high school fans was 714 in favor of tallahassee. Valdosta high school still looking for a head football coach. Lowndes county historical museum football is a key component of georgia heritage, and much of that credit is due to valdosta.
Hyders death stuns valdosta legendary coach collapses at. A sign out on the interstate announces that motorists are coming. At valdosta high, times change but expectations dont the. Valdosta highs football wildcats rolled past monroes tornadoes this past saturday night at albany, 7522, and in dications are that it might be an alltime point total for a vhs team in a single contest. She gave over one hundred books to a kindergarten classroom at her school. Guillozet and davis named steel s jewelry blazer athletes of the week.
The 1971 valdosta high football team, which won the national championship. That ranks second in the state, but also high in valdostas record books. In must win, author drew jubera goes inside the countrys most famous high school football team to chronicle its dramatic 2010 season, a quest by a program thats down but not out to regain past glory. The valdosta varsity football team lost fridays away playoff game against richmond hill ga by a score of 1614. Learn how this valdosta high school student is connecting with coaches in ga and nationwide. The atlanta journalconstitution drew juberas must win is an elegiac and riveting look inside the mythmaking factory of smalltown high school football, and a meditation on the strange power of sports to give meaning to our lives.1192 80 205 935 1381 188 393 1579 1317 1385 1343 583 1380 901 1620 57 916 270 1201 574 234 1496 970 1349 1410 152 447 1080 579 23