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Blazers total 14 hits in game

Staff Reports VSU scored three runs in the first, third and seventh innings as the Blazers defeated Thomas University 11-3 in non-conference baseball action at Billy Grant Field Wednesday evening. VSU (19-25) jumped out to an early lead as it scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning. Chaz Bagwell singled to open the Blazer half of the ...

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Sam Posey follows her family tradition

It is not often that VSU is represented on “SportsCenter” and other major media outlets around the country. It is also not often that a softball player hits for the cycle or hits four home runs in one day.

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Softball versus football on Friday

VSU softball team has earned a strong reputation all season long as the fourth best team in the nation. This Friday, Head Coach Thomas Macera will put his team against probably their toughest competitors they have ever played. Yes, the Blazer softball team takes on our very own Blazer football team at 6 p.m. at the Softball Complex. This event ...

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Wrestling his way to the top

When you first see Thomas Williams, his bulky size might seem intimidating, but when he speaks, that image melts away. Williams’ easy-going manner counteracts his active lifestyle. Heavy into sports, he plays football; he plays soccer. He runs track and cross country. But the sport that outweighs them all is one of strength, lithe and skill–wrestling. Having wrestled since he ...

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Air Force baseball takes yoga approach

MCT Campus Walk into the Air Force baseball locker room before practice, and the pitchers will probably be lying down in a dark room pretending they’re on a raft, listening to a recording of a harp or rain falling. The pitchers’ arms are at their sides as they visualize their arms are floating in a pool. A couple of them ...

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VSU takes back the night

Valdosta State concluded Sexual Assault Awareness Month Wednesday evening with its annual Take Back the Night ceremony in front of the university’s main campus. Take Back the Night (TBTN) is an annual event at VSU that has been going on since 2006, bringing about sexual assault awareness among college students. This year, TBTN consisted mainly of a candlelight vigil and ...

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VSU lacks famous commencement speakers

As Valdosta State University’s spring graduation ceremonies approach, it will continue to uphold its tradition of using set commencement speakers. Speakers for the graduate and undergraduate ceremonies include President Schloss, the Faculty Senate Representative, the Vice President of Academic Affairs, Five Deans of Colleges, an SGA representative and an Alumni Association Representative. The University’s communications department attributes the current commencement ...

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Sankofa teaches life lessons

The African American Studies program has been honoring the accomplishments of Valdosta State University graduates for years, and this year will mark its Tenth Annual Multicultural Sankofa Celebration on May 5 at 6 p.m. in the Student Union Theater. The ceremony will acknowledge spring, summer and fall 2011 graduates. The words “san” (return), “ko” (go) and “fa” (look, seek and ...

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Jill Biden to deliver commencement addresses

Dr. Jill Biden will deliver two commencement addresses this spring at Montgomery County Community College in King of Prussia, Pa., and at Salve Regina University in Newport, R.I. On May 15, Dr. Biden will address the 61st graduating class at Salve Regina. Founded by the Sisters of Mercy in 1947, Salve Regina is a Catholic, coeducational university of the arts ...

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‘Water for Elephants’ disappointing

Adaptations are tough for filmmakers to craft, and “Water for Elephants” is no exception. Everything from the casting, to the set design, to the costumes and music will be held, usually unfavorably, against the novel upon which it is based. Sara Gruen, who wrote the novel, created a world of dark imagery and romantic manipulation, revealing the ugly truths lurking ...

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