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No.21 VSU opens GSC play this weekend

Written by: Chris Webb No. 21 Valdosta State (5-0) will kick off conference play this weekend, as Shorter University (1-6) comes to Billy Grant Field for a three-game series, starting with a doubleheader Saturday at 1 p.m. Putting up 35 runs in last weekend’s sweep against Paine (Feb. 8-9), VSU has already put up 63 runs through its first five ...

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Rollins up next for VSU tennis

written by: Neil Frawley On Saturday, the two tennis teams will travel to Winter Park, Fla., where they will each compete against Rollins College. This will be the first time the Blazers have played Rollins in two years, causing anticipation amongst the players. In the 2012 season, the men’s team lost to Rollins 9-0, which was a disappointment for the ...

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Blazers battle Lions,Wolves at home

Written by: Shane Thomas  Following a 9-1 start, the Blazers have lost six of their last nine games as they welcome Gulf South Conference rival North Alabama (14-8) to the P.E. Complex Thursday night. The Lions come into Thursday night on a four-game winning streak, while Blazers have lost two in a row following a 73-62 loss to Alabama-Huntsville on ...

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Freshman Chelsea Canara earns Player of the Week honors

written by: Eric Jackson Age is nothing but a number. This expression is also the mantra of newcomer Chelsea Canara. The freshman phenom went hitless in her first collegiate doubleheader this past weekend in Pensacola, yet assisted her team by driving in four runs as the Blazers split against Midwestern State. In the following doubleheader against Southern Arkansas, Canara’s first ...

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No.6 VSU softball prepared for Eckerd Tournament

written by: Eric Jackson They’re good. Everyone knows they’re good−and this weekend we’ll see how good. No. 6 Valdosta State awaits a true evaluation of its caliber in the upcoming Eckerd Tournament this weekend in Clearwater, Fla. Several new players, like freshmen starters catcher Morgan Buter and second basemen Chelsea Canara, will receive their first dose of fierce, competitive tournament ...

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Wheels up to Alabama

written by: Shane Thomas After dousing the Flames in their last outing, Valdosta State (12-5) is on the road looking to tame the West Alabama Tigers (10-8) Thursday night. The Blazers came back from 17-point deficit to cruise past Lee Feb.1. Jalen Crawford scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half and Blake Justice, who was dormant most ...

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VSU baseball looks to tame the Lions

written by: Chris Webb Valdosta State (2-0) is looking to continue their blistering hot start to the season as Paine College (0-3) comes to visit the friendly confines of Billy Grant Field for a three-game series starting with a doubleheader Saturday at 1 p.m. and a final game Sunday at 1 p.m. VSU enters the weekend with the bats blazing, ...

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VSU tennis pumped for tough competition this weekend

written by: Lia Armistead The men’s tennis team started off their season with a loss to USC Aiken (the team they also fell to in last season’s final match), with the women’s team on the side cheering their fellow Blazers on. Although it was a loss, the team discovered how to work and bond together and realized who the leading ...

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VSU baseball improves to 2-0 on the season

So far, so good. Valdosta State (2-0) has outscored their opponents 28-8 in the first two games of the season after its 14-5 rout over Georgia Southwestern (1-1) 14-5 Sunday afternoon at Billy Grant Field. VSU catcher Bryant Hayman got his season rolling after a rough opening night where he went hitless (0-3) with two strikeouts. Sunday, the junior catcher made ...

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Blazers comeback against Lee in rematch

Valdosta State Blazers overcame a 17-point deficit and mounted a strong second-half surge to knock off Lee University 76-70 Saturday night in the P.E. Complex. Bradley transfer Jalen Crawford scored 16 of his game-high 24 points in the second half and played a major role in the Blazers’ comeback. “In the first half, we settled for a lot of threes,” ...

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