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Baseball game cancelled due to rain

 Whoever said, “Rain is a Good Thing”? That would be country star Luke Byran.  If you asked the Blazer baseball team, to give an opinion on the phrase, they would probably disagree.  The Blazers’ Tuesday season opener, was canceled due to rain. The team will now have to weather the anticipation that carries them into the season. Instead of traveling ...

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Guilliams enters new season with high hopes

  It’s the middle of winter. Christmas trees are back in the attic, 2010 is in the rearview mirror, and the New Year and semester are starting to stretch their legs.  That can only mean one thing, Blazer baseball is back.  For VSU head baseball Coach Greg Guilliams, it means trying to build upon last year’s success with an almost entirely ...

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Teague to play for the Lunkers

The Brainerd Lakes Area Lunkers of the Northwoods League announced today that Kyle Teague of Valdosta State, Charlie Henderson of Regis University and Matt Florer of Loyola-Marymount have signed contracts to play for the Lunkers this summer according to general manager Dustin Anaas. All three played for the Lunkers during the 2010 season. Teague, a right-handed junior from Oxford, Mich., ...

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Blazers headed to the postseason

The Valdosta State baseball regular season is complete after the Blazers took down the SCAD Bees 10-5 on Tuesday night at Billy Grant Field. Up next for the Blazers is the Gulf South Conference tournament which begins Saturday in Millington Tenn. “I think they’re (the players) are pretty excited,” VSU head coach Greg Guilliams said. “They have put themselves in ...

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Blazers baseball falls to Bobcats

Milledgville—The 15th ranked Valdosta State fell to No. 16 Georgia College and State University 8-4 on Wednesday afternoon. Last Wednesday night the Blazers knocked off GSCU in 13 innings at Billy Grant Field. This week the Bobcats came from behind and took care of the Blazers. GSCU (30-12) started the scoring in the bottom of the second inning with a ...

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Blazer sluggers lighting up the plate

All season long, opposing pitchers have had the obvious trouble of recording outs against Valdosta State when Brandon Decker and Clayton Cain step the plate. The pair of sluggers poses numerous problems for opposing pitchers. Decker leads the Conference in the top three statistical categories (batting average, homeruns and RBI’s) while Clayton Cain is in the top 10 in the ...

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Aiming high for softball attendance

As the Lady Blazers softball team takes the field against Alabama-Huntsville on Sunday, April 18, an attempt at making history will be in the works, as the students of VSU and athletic department plan to break the softball attendance record of 420 people. Student-athlete Marc Kaiser has worked diligently with the athletics department and university administration recently to arrange for ...

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Decker’s stellar play lifts VSU

The Blazers won 8-5 in a come from behind win against Georgia Southwestern with a perfect four-for-four night at the plate from Jon Koenigsfeld. The Blazers are now 29-11 on the season largely because of the success on the offensive side of the ball. Valdosta State slugger Brandon Decker was named Gulf South Conference Player of the Week this week ...

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Blazers head to West Georgia

The 13th ranked Valdosta State Blazers are set to take on in-state rival West Georgia in a three game series this weekend in Carrollton, Ga. The Blazers enter the weekend series, which begins with a doubleheader on Friday, as the Gulf South Conference Eastern Division leaders with a 25-10 overall record (5-1 GSC) while the Wolves enter in last place ...

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Reasonably disappointed

As the minutes ran off the clock and the Valdosta State Blazers watched their season come to an end at the hands of the Crimson Hawks of Indiana University (PA) in the Elite 8 of the Division II NCAA tournament, I realized that for the most part sports leaves fans dissatisfied and disappointed. There are over 90 million sports fan ...

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