Soccer Has New Coach, Same High Expectations

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written by: Kristin Whitman VSU’s women’s soccer team warms up to new head coach, Rebecca Nolin, with extremely high hopes for the upcoming season. Nolin played soccer at the collegiate and professional level and spent four years as an assistant coach at Kennesaw State. With her level of experience, it was time to take the
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Student Life offers new ways for students, faculty and staff to support the Blazers

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written By: Lia Armistead Valdosta State is adding a student tailgating section for the upcoming football season, designating a specific area for pregame festivities in close proximity to the stadium. This area reserved for pregame events is located on the north side of the University Center neighboring Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. The Blazers will be playing at
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‘Meet the Blazers’ draws crowd despite heat

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written By: Shane Thomas Despite stifling heat and weather dangers, fans braved the conditions to “Meet the Blazers” on Sunday at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. The VSU Blazers football team, the Red Hots dance team and cheerleading squad conducted clinics and signed autographs for fans. “Meet the Blazers goes back a long way—way before I got here,”
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Volleyball Ready To Serve Up Big Season

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

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
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The Search For The New ‘Blaze’ Is On

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written By: Marquez Slaughter Student Affairs of VSU is now on the search for a new Blaze, the mascot, and is hosting auditions Friday, Sept. 9. More than one student will be selected to perform as Blaze to fit around busy schedules. The most recent students who performed as Blaze have either graduated over the
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Tennis freshman earns F.O.Y. honors

May 1st, 2014 | By

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
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Softball looks to win ninth overall GSC title

May 1st, 2014 | By

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
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Game played to promote Greek Unity

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

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
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Baseball nears end

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

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
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Softball honors seniors in exhibition game

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

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
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