Ken Overman – Lowndes High School – Class of 1982
Overman was a three-year member of the Vikings’ football team and served as an integral part of the offensive line that shutout Valdosta 6-0 in the regional championship, as Lowndes rolled to its first state championship title (1980). Starting as a sophomore, Ken played in the 1979 regular season victory over Valdosta. Overman finished his career at Lowndes in 1981 on the defensive side of the ball. He served his country in the United State Marine Corps before receiving his degree in education. After working for a short period in Hall County, he returned to his home in Lowndes County where he served the community students as a teacher, assistant principal, and principal. Ken is currently Assistant Superintendent of Lowndes County Schools.
Ronnie Pitcock – Valdosta High School – Class of 1969
Pitcock was a member of the Wildcats’ team in the first Valdosta / Lowndes rivalry game (1968)—a game the Wildcats won 48-6. Pitcock was a captain on the 1968 State Championship team and was voted First Team All-State and First Team All-Region the same year. Pitcock went on to coach at Lowndes for 14 years, before spending the ensuing 15 years at Valdosta. He retired from teaching and coaching in 2004.