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Blazers lose third straight game

Written by: Neil Frawley Shots just didn’t fall for Valdosta State Thursday night. North Alabama overcame a 35-32 deficit at halftime to outlast VSU 79-63 in the P.E. Complex. VSU has loss its last three games. VSU’s shooting percentage fell from the 40 percent in the first half to just 30 percent in the second half; the Blazers settled on ...

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Rollins up next for VSU tennis

written by: Neil Frawley On Saturday, the two tennis teams will travel to Winter Park, Fla., where they will each compete against Rollins College. This will be the first time the Blazers have played Rollins in two years, causing anticipation amongst the players. In the 2012 season, the men’s team lost to Rollins 9-0, which was a disappointment for the ...

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No.21 VSU opens GSC play this weekend

Written by: Chris Webb No. 21 Valdosta State (5-0) will kick off conference play this weekend, as Shorter University (1-6) comes to Billy Grant Field for a three-game series, starting with a doubleheader Saturday at 1 p.m. Putting up 35 runs in last weekend’s sweep against Paine (Feb. 8-9), VSU has already put up 63 runs through its first five ...

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Lady Blazers to host conference rivals

written by: Neil Frawley With March close on the horizon, the dog days of basketball are officially upon us. Teams are quickly trying to shore up their records heading toward conference tournaments, and most importantly — the NCAA tournament, which is looming just close enough in the distance to add significance to every game. For VSU, whom have dropped their ...

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Blazers battle Lions,Wolves at home

Written by: Shane Thomas  Following a 9-1 start, the Blazers have lost six of their last nine games as they welcome Gulf South Conference rival North Alabama (14-8) to the P.E. Complex Thursday night. The Lions come into Thursday night on a four-game winning streak, while Blazers have lost two in a row following a 73-62 loss to Alabama-Huntsville on ...

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VSU baseball looks to tame the Lions

written by: Chris Webb Valdosta State (2-0) is looking to continue their blistering hot start to the season as Paine College (0-3) comes to visit the friendly confines of Billy Grant Field for a three-game series starting with a doubleheader Saturday at 1 p.m. and a final game Sunday at 1 p.m. VSU enters the weekend with the bats blazing, ...

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Wheels up to Alabama

written by: Shane Thomas After dousing the Flames in their last outing, Valdosta State (12-5) is on the road looking to tame the West Alabama Tigers (10-8) Thursday night. The Blazers came back from 17-point deficit to cruise past Lee Feb.1. Jalen Crawford scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half and Blake Justice, who was dormant most ...

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No.6 VSU softball prepared for Eckerd Tournament

written by: Eric Jackson They’re good. Everyone knows they’re good−and this weekend we’ll see how good. No. 6 Valdosta State awaits a true evaluation of its caliber in the upcoming Eckerd Tournament this weekend in Clearwater, Fla. Several new players, like freshmen starters catcher Morgan Buter and second basemen Chelsea Canara, will receive their first dose of fierce, competitive tournament ...

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Freshman Chelsea Canara earns Player of the Week honors

written by: Eric Jackson Age is nothing but a number. This expression is also the mantra of newcomer Chelsea Canara. The freshman phenom went hitless in her first collegiate doubleheader this past weekend in Pensacola, yet assisted her team by driving in four runs as the Blazers split against Midwestern State. In the following doubleheader against Southern Arkansas, Canara’s first ...

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VSU tennis pumped for tough competition this weekend

written by: Lia Armistead The men’s tennis team started off their season with a loss to USC Aiken (the team they also fell to in last season’s final match), with the women’s team on the side cheering their fellow Blazers on. Although it was a loss, the team discovered how to work and bond together and realized who the leading ...

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