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Flag football team goes to nationals

By Chris Kessler Don’t let their name fool you, this team is no joke. Moose Attack, a coed flag football team at VSU, has a staggering list of accomplishments that would make other teams green with envy. In their two seasons, they’ve been VSU intramural runner-up, state runner-up, VSU intramural champions and state champions. Along with all that, they recently ...

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Sports Web Exclusive: My Three Cents

Nobody knows what this new blend of ballers is capable of just yet. Thus far we’ve gotten glimpses of the Blazers’ prosperous potential though a lousy (2-5) conference record could make you think otherwise. “We have to continue to get better and play well in February,” Head Coach Mike Helfner told me. And he’s completely right or the early hype ...

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Blazers hit the road against Argos

The Blazers are heading to the beach, but this isn’t a vacation trip, it’s strictly a business trip. The Valdosta State’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will travel to Pensacola, Fl. this Saturday to take on Gulf South Conference rival West Florida. The men’s team is coming off a thrilling 91-88 overtime victory at West Alabama, that snapped their three ...

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VSU volleyball coach search begins

The ball is now in Valdosta State University’s court as the athletic department begins searching for a new volleyball coach. Former VSU volleyball head coach, Sia Poyer, recently accepted an offer to return to his alma mater, Eastern New Mexico, to take on the same position. Athletic Director, Herb Reinhard, is now in the process of filling the position. The ...

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Diamond Dinner Saturday

The Valdosta State baseball and softball programs will host the first annual Diamond Dinner on Saturday, January 19, 2013. The Diamond will feature a social hour to mingle with players and coaches, refreshments, tickets for cocktails, and silent and live auctions for a variety of rare sports memorabilia. “One of the things that is going to be really unique about ...

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Blazers National Champions once more

Florence, Ala.-The Valdosta State Blazers (12-2) are bringing another title back to title town. The Blazers crowned themselves 2012 Division II national champions after beating Winston Salem State (14-1) 35-7 in the championship game Saturday afternoon.

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And Then There Were Two

And then there were two. Winston-Salem State (14-0) faces Valdosta State (11-2) Saturday at 1 p.m. eastern in the NCAA Division II national championships at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Ala. The Blazers will fight for their second title in five years while the Rams look to make history becoming the first Historically Black College to win a NCAA D-II ...

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Blazers advance to chilly playoffs

They’re four quarters away from playing for a national championship. After pulling off a convincing 48-26 victory over Carson-Newman this past weekend,ValdostaState(10-2) is one of the final four teams in the nation still playing football. The second round attendance more than doubled at the quarterfinals game nevertheless it wasn’t enough to keep this week’s contest inValdosta. With the NCAA deciding ...

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Lady Blazers hit the road against GSC this weekend

In rare early season conference games, the undefeated Lady Blazers hit the road against Union and North Alabama to kick off GSC play for the 2012-2013 season. Since Shorter and Union were added to the Women’s Basketball Gulf South Conference the schedule is much different this year. Normally the Blazers would start GSC games in early January, but with a ...

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VSU Blazers plan to keep season alive Saturday

The No.17 Valdosta State football team (9-2) is two games shy from returning to the Division II national championship game. The Blazers didn’t win the Gulf South Conference yet no one is fazed because they have a bigger fish to fry. That fish being a national championship title has become clearer in their sights after the 49-21 win over the ...

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