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Blazers root Rams 13-0

Written by Alex Tostado   The Valdosta State (14-11) pitching staff stole the show against Albany State University (10-20) holding the Golden Rams to only one hit in a 13-0 rout Wednesday night. VSU pitcher Jarrod Carlton got his first win of the season pitching two innings and giving up zero runs or hits. Nonetheless it was a combined effort ...

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VSU hosts rival West Georgia this weekend

Written by Ace Espenshied   The Valdosta State baseball team is beginning to play some of its best baseball heading into this weekend’s series against rival West Georgia. After starting Gulf South Conference play 0-5, the Blazers now find themselves at 3-6 in the Conference,    recently winning two out of three against conference leader West Alabama. Heading into this weekend’s ...

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Blazer baseball torches Saints

Written by Alex Tostado   The Valdosta State baseball team (10-10) avenges an early season loss to Flagler College (9-14) after beating the Saints   6-3 Wednesday night at Billy        Grant Field The Saints beat VSU back on Feb. 6. in St. Augustine but in the second meeting this season, the Blazers got the bats going early scoring four runs ...

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Blazer sluggers lose 8-4 to GSW

Courtesy of VSU Athletics   AMERICUS, Ga. – Stephen Eldridge hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning to propel Georgia Southwestern to an 8-6 victory over Valdosta State in non-conference baseball action at Hurricane Stadium Wednesday evening. John Duran led off the fifth inning with a double and, two batters later, moved to third when Michael ...

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Blazers hosts Warriors this weekend

Valdosta State baseball team (6-2) welcomes Wayne State University to Billy Grant Field this weekend for a four-game series. The Warriors are making the cross-country trip from Detroit, Mich.  for their season opener. Due to weather delays, the Blazers have not a played a game since Feb. 10. “We have had so many rain-outs lately that we need to play,” ...

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Blazers walk off against Cougars

Written by Alex Tostado   Catcher Bryant Hayman’s game-winning base hit in the bottom of the ninth to bring home Dan Hoover helped outlast the Columbus State Cougars in a 4-3 win on Wednesday night. “They had been pitching me away all day and I just wanted to make sure I didn’t do too much,” Hayman said. While the Blazers ...

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Pitch Perfect

 It was Nick Fogarty who stole the show Saturday night. Pitching a perfect game, he helped lift the VSU Blazers to a 12-0 rout over Paine College in Game 2 of the weekend series. The senior pitcher had nine strike-outs and zero walks  as the lefty recorded only the second perfect game in Blazers history. “I never thought it would ever ...

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VSU to host Paine College this weekend

The Blazers aim to iron out early season wrinkles this weekend after losing 6-4 to Flagler College Wednesday night now falling to a record of 2-2. Valdosta State will take on Paine College in a doubleheader on Saturday and a day game on Sunday. PC is 2-2 this season coming off big losses and big wins against Tuskegee University and ...

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Braves to visit Valdosta Sat.

Written by Neil Frawley   Attention Braves fans! The Braves Caravan will be stopping at the Academy Sports + Outdoors on Norman Dr. between the hours of 1:00 and 2:30 PM. For those unfamiliar, the Braves Caravan is an annual fan appreciation event that the Atlanta Braves put on before the start of Spring Training. The caravan includes several Atlanta ...

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Blazer baseball begins Friday night

Written by Alex Tostado   The Valdosta State baseball team has a unique challenge ahead of them this season. The Blazers are relying on their veteran pitching staff due to them returning only one position player from last season. The baseball team opens its season on Friday at Billy Grant Field against Palm Beach Atlantic as a part of the ...

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