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Albritton embraces new role after three weeks on the sideline

Written by Lia Armistead, Staff Writer Courtney Albritton is still in recovery after breaking her arm March 8 while up at bat against North Alabama. The Junior was two hits away from the Gulf South Conference record for career hits, however she did not end up making it through the game. At the bottom of the first inning, Albritton was ...

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Streak hits two dozen: Softball keeps the season going with 24-game win streak

Written by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis, Staff Writer Union University was no match for VSU this weekend as they battled it out on Saturday and Sunday.  The Lady Blazers extended their winning streak to 24-straight. During the first game on Saturday, Jennifer Phillips, Kiley Rusen and Caitlyn Calhoun were forces to be reckoned with. Calhoun recorded a new career high with 14 strikeouts ...

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VSU grand slams to victory

By Jyrell Wynn VSU softball will play a double header against the Christian Brothers Lady Bucs this Saturday at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m. The series will conclude on Sunday with a final game at 1 p.m. VSU softball continued their victory streak of 16 wins after defeating the West Alabama Tigers in the Gulf South Conference with a final ...

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Baseball brings back bats against jaguars

by Stuart Price Georgia Regents University traveled to Billy Grant Field yesterday in an effort to increase the Blazers’ baseball losing streak to five. With timely hitting, solid defense and strong pitching, the Blazers were able to take out the Jaguars 6-2 and get back on track. The Blazers started out a little rough by committing an error and allowing ...

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Football springs into new season

by Chris Webb With winter looking to be well behind us Valdosta State football is wrapping up their 2015 spring practices with Thursday’s Spring Game at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Scheduled for an 8 p.m. kickoff the annual inner-squad scrimmage between the offense and defense provides fans and students their first opportunity of the year to come out and get an idea ...

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Bombs away for Blazers: Baseball strike outs losing streak after three games

by Chris Webb After losing three of their last four games, VSU (13-6, 7-4 in Gulf South Conference) bounced back Tuesday with a dominant 24-9 win over Georgia Southwestern University (5-15). This was the second matchup this season between these teams with GSW getting the best of the Blazers 14-2 back on March 4. It was apparent that VSU was ...

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Call it a hot streak for Blazers softball

by Kristin Whitman Call it a hot streak for lady Blazers softball. No. 2 National Fastpitch Coaches Association-ranked Blazers extend their winning streak to thirteen after defeating Florida Tech Tuesday, in a double header (4-0, 3-2) moving their overall record to 23-2 and conference play stays at 10-1. Game one With leadoff batter Courtney Albritton out for six weeks with ...

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Tales of an Atlanta Braves fan

I would love to be wrong. As an avid Atlanta Braves fan that grew up during the team’s reign over the National League’s East and West divisions, it’s tough for me to ever admit that I think the team is going to have an unsuccessful season. But, after trading away big names like Jason Heyward and Justin Upton in a ...

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