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Blazers sweep Rollins, win seventh in a row

Valdosta State Blazers recorded their second consecutive sweep this season against Rollins College, capping the weekend with a 7-3 win. The Blazers are 4-1 in the conference, putting them at second place with the third best overall record in the conference at 11-3. The offense has been a huge factor, scoring four runs or more in each of the last ...

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Baseball and cheating: America’s favorite pastime

Another year, another Major League Baseball scandal. Cheating continue to plague America’s pastime. Like clockwork, the league is quick to get ahead of the scandal, talking about preserving the “integrity of the game,” but is there still integrity in the game of baseball? For a sport that is so dependent on protecting its ideals of image and integrity, no sport ...

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Blazer baseball looking to build off of last season

The Valdosta State Blazers made it to the NCAA South Region II tournament last season. This season, they look to keep the momentum going in the right direction. While the Blazers lost a bunch of talent at the plate, Head Coach Greg Guilliams is confident that players who had starting roles last year will step up to be the new ...

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Blazer Blast lets Valdosta kids meet the Blazers

VSU’s “Blazer Blast ‘18” on Jan. 27 hosted around 75 kids who had the time of their lives with their favorite Blazer athletes. The Blazer Blast was held by VSU’s baseball and softball team at Billy Grant Field and Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park. Any child eighth grade and under could come out and participate. The day involved music on ...

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Suchon: raking through the GSC

Written by Briana Salem, Staff Writer  When VSU Baseball’s Luke Suchon comes to the plate, take the over on him getting on base. The Blazer first baseman has the best batting average in the Gulf South Conference at .545 and the best on-base-percentage at .594. In turn, VSU is in third place in the conference with a 11-4 record on ...

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VSU Baseball looking to overcome key absences in 2017

Written by Briana Salem, Staff Writer VSU Baseball will look to defy preseason voters after being picked to finish sixth in the GSC ahead of the season. The team will be looking to replace star pitcher Mitchell Cody, who led the team in strikeouts last season. VSU has played two exhibition games as they get ready for the regular season. They ...

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Blazer baseball bounces back against Delta State

Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer After getting swept by West Georgia in their last series, the VSU Blazer baseball team looked to bounce back against another conference rival in Delta State University. The series started last Saturday with Game 1 of an afternoon doubleheader, where the Blazers couldn’t get back in the win column. VSU would get out to ...

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Blazers hot streak comes to an end

Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer VSU versus West Georgia had the looks of an “unstoppable force meeting an immovable object” matchup, but as it turned out, it was a one-sided clash. With nine wins in their last ten games, the Blazer baseball team looked take out the Wolves, a team just as hot as VSU having won 11 in ...

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Blazers offense unplugs Chargers

Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer The Atlanta Braves may not have had the best weekend, but the VSU Blazers made up for it with a tide-turning series win. With seven wins in a row, the team was hot going into this weekend’s huge Gulf South Conference matchup against the Alabama-Huntsville Chargers. The first game of a doubleheader took place ...

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Blazers playing balanced baseball

Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer The Blazers are playing their best at the right time. With the season winding down and the conference tournament in sight, VSU is trying to make sure they’re one of the top teams going in. Coming off the 20-5 blowout win at Georgia Southwestern, the Blazers have won four in a row and looked ...

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