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Volleyball Ready To Serve Up Big Season

Written By: Neil Frawley There are 56 banners hanging in the PE Complex and not one is for volleyball. But when 2013 Gulf South Conference volleyball Coach of the Year, Mike Swan, and his revamped Lady Blazers break in the complex’s new paint job on Sept. 6 against Albany State, adding a 57th banner will be of top importance. On ...

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Tennis freshman earns F.O.Y. honors

Another freshman on the 2014 tennis team attracts the attention of coaches and players from the entire division, shedding light on the Lady Blazer tennis program for the second time in the last three years. Sabrina Schmidt showed her strength throughout the entire season and her hard work paid off with the accomplishment of being named Gulf South Conference Freshman-of-the-year. ...

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Softball looks to win ninth overall GSC title

The No. 20 Valdosta State (36-12, 16-9) softball team begin their Gulf South Conference tournament with two games today at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. The Lady Blazers face off against the West Georgia Wolves (25-26, 11-18) to kick off the tournament. Matchups between the Wolves and Blazers this season have included additional interest in regards to sluggers Nicole Yancey, ...

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Game played to promote Greek Unity

written by: Victoria Johnson During the week of ‘ Kross Examination,’ a week-long event held by the Kappa Alpha Psi fraternity, the Kappas had a close game on the basketball court. Located on Court 3 in the student rec, the Kappas basketball team, known as the ‘King of the Courts,’ had a healthy competition against the Alpha Phi Alpha fraternity. ...

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Baseball nears end

With just two games remaining in the regular season, Valdosta State looks to get on track for the postseason and play winning baseball. The Blazers host non-conference opponent Thomas (26-16) this Saturday in a doubleheader. The Night Hawks, competing at the NAIA Division I level, should prove to be a tough test. VSU should embrace the chance to play a ...

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Softball honors seniors in exhibition game

The main opponent for the No. 21 Valdosta State softball team at this moment is rust. After having last weekend’s regular season finale series at home canceled due to weather conditions, VSU (36-12) has announced that an intrasquad exhibition “senior” game will take place tomorrow night beginning at 6 p.m. in Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park. The scrimmage was designed ...

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Rugby seeks funds for tourney

The Valdosta State rugby club has made it to the national championship tournament−almost. After going 5-0 in a qualifying tournament at Emory College on April 12, the team earned the right to play with the nation’s best teams in the National Small College Rugby Organization national championship. The only problem the team is facing is funds. In order for the ...

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Blazing QB battle

UPDATE: Page has been edited for accuracy Jake Medlock Height: 6’3” Weight: 220 lbs. Previous school: Florida Atlantic Spring game stats: 11 of 20 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns Medlock undoubtedly has the experience to be the next starter. He started 23 games for the Panthers. Medlock comes into a battle after leaving a quarterback battle at FIU, ...

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Valdosta baseball minors revisited

Baseball reigned King. Baseball and tobacco, that is. In 1939, minor league baseball came to the small, southern town of Valdosta, Ga. Until 1958, (with the exception of 1943-45 due to World War II) the residents of this rural community would experience minor league baseball for themselves. Four different major league teams had Class D affiliates in Valdosta during this ...

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Centennial gets crowned

UPDATE: Article has been edited for accuracy Basketball team Centennial, one of the top teams in the intramurals league, triumphed over Brown Hall in the championship game. Centennial won 49-42 in a close game. Centennial’s last game against Brown Hall ended in a tie, but Centennial couldn’t manage to clinch the win in the final game “You win some, you lose ...

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