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Lady Blazers split double-header

The Lady Blazers split a double header with the University of West Florida on Sunday, winning game one 5-0 and coming up short in game two 4-2. Even with the mental errors and struggle at bat, junior Holly Satterfield was able to improve her pitching record to 22-2 on the season by pulling through in the first game against the ...

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The World Cup is back

On June 11, 2010, the world’s attention will be focused on the 19th FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Thirty-two nations will send their men’s national soccer teams to the southern coast of Africa to represent their homeland. The World Cup, which began in 1930, is an international soccer tournament that takes place every four years excluding 1942 and 1946 ...

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Tennis ready for NCAAs

The Valdosta State men’s and women’s tennis teams have clinched the No. 1 and No. 3 seedings respectively in the South region of the NCAA Tournament. The men snagged the No. 1 seed after an outstanding regular season that posted a 17-1 record, a Gulf South Conference title, and a victory over No. 1 ranked Armstrong-Atlantic. The lone loss of ...

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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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Red Hots champions again

The VSU Red Hots Dance Team won their third consecutive National Championship on Friday April 9. The Red Hots traveled to Daytona Beach for the NCA/NDA College Nationals, the largest collegiate cheer and dance competition in the nation. The season for the Red Hots starts in August and continues until the national competition. “These girls have to balance performing at ...

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Lady Blazers have record setting day

Records were broken on Sunday, at the VSU softball complex, as the Lady Blazers put away the University of Alabama-Huntsville, the top team in the South Region, 7-4 and 4-2 in a double header. The women were driven by a record breaking crowd of 509 people in the stands against the Lady Chargers, exceeding the previous best of 420. “It ...

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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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Four is the magic number

The VSU tennis teams swept the Gulf South Conference tournament, with each taking home the Conference championship with identical 5-1 victories. The men’s victory in the final round secured their fourth title in a row, a feat that has not been accomplished in 17 years in the Gulf South Conference. Part of the reason the team has been able to ...

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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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From the field to the platform

DeMario Jones is used to being a leader. After all, he is a captain on the Valdosta State football team. However Jones is currently running for a different kind of leadership role than many people would expect for a five foot 10 inch, 300-pound defensive tackle known for wreaking havoc on opposing offenses. Thesenior Political Science major from Jacksonville, Fla. ...

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