Johnson voted Lowndes County Athlete of the Week

Published 6:01 pm Wednesday, April 10, 2024

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Courtney Johnson was voted Lowndes County Athlete of the Week for Week 26 on April 4. He is a senior at Central High School. He serves as pitcher for the Lions. Central’s head baseball coach, Kenny “Tiger” Rush said Johnson had 18 strikeouts in three games last week and had improved in pitching a great deal since the 2023 baseball season.

“He’s my go-to guy,” Rush said.

Johnson won this week’s award by receiving 52%, 607 out of 1,176, of the votes.

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Abby Lovell from Lowndes Academy and Adriana Mason from The Calhoun School were also nominated for their athleticism and setting the standard for excellence on and off the court. Congratulations to Johnson and all the student-athletes for being nominated this week. 

Athlete of the Week is made possible by the joint efforts of The Lowndes Signal and Lowndes County Public Schools Athletic Director Nickles Rankins, and through the cooperation of the coaches and administration of Central High School, Lowndes Academy, and The Calhoun School. 

Check out our website,, on Saturday evening for the next player of the week contest.