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It runs in the Posey family

Leesburg, the small city of southwestern Georgia with a population under 3,000, is not only home to country singer Luke Bryan, but also prominent baseball rookie Buster Posey.

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Heinz and Foote ready for season

  The VSU women’s soccer team head coach Melissa Heinz and her assistant Erin Foote have high expectations for their team’s first season ever.   Coach Heinz will be coaching the first ever women’s soccer team at Valdosta State. However, starting up a new team isn’t a first for Heinz’s. She’s started up programs at William Carey University, Birmingham Southern and ...

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Volleyball aims for tournament

This past weekend the Valdosta State Lady Blazers volleyball team had the opportunity to play where they’ve only played once this season -- at home at the VSU Complex.

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Blazers control own destiny

 The scenario for the Valdosta State football team is simple – win the four remaining games on the schedule and win at least a share of the Gulf South Conference championship.   This comes after the Blazers knocked off then third ranked North Alabama 5-0 a week ago and after the Harding Bison upset the Delta State Statesman this past ...

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New equipment aids in hand-eye coordination

   VSU’s Athletic Department has a new approach to aid its players in hand-eye coordination on the field.  CogniSens Athletics, a Canadian-based company, has donated two of their NeuroTracker devices with 3D-MOT (Multiple Object Tracking) to VSU to assist with the development and training of its athletes.   Mark Powell, a VSU alum and Vice President of Collegiate Development for CogniSens ...

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Blazers look to redeem`09 loss at UNA tonight

 Nobody likes to lose to a rival.  That is especially true when it is in the form of a 62-27 beatdown on national television.  That was the case last season, when the Valdosta State Blazers faced the then No. 1 ranked North Alabama Lions.  The 2009 loss, in which UNA racked up 518 yards of offense, was the sixth worst ...

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Blazer hoops has new look

   In 2009, VSU’s men’s basketball team posted the best season in school history. The Blazers won 27 games—15 of which came in a row—and they earned the school’s first ever trip to the NCAA Division II Elite 8 in Springfield, Mass.  However, what happened last season doesn’t matter this season. After all, the Blazers return just three players, Christian ...

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Lady Blazers defeat UNA

 The VSU Lady Blazers volleyball team storm into this weekend’s Wingate by Wyndham Crossover Classic riding a six-match winning streak. The momentum couldn’t come at a better time, as the squad will host the tournament right here at the VSU Complex.  Since the 0-3 outing at the Lynn Invitational to start the season, in which the ladies didn’t win a ...

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VSU Golfers return from off-season

Back from their off-season, the VSU Men’s Blazer golf team is as confident as ever with a look of determination in their eyes and a “drive” to make it to the Nationals. After being named one of the top five teams of the decade by the Gulf South Conference and setting the standard for excellence in athleticism, the Blazers are ...

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