Home / Sports (page 82)

Sports

Find the latest local sports news and video about football baseball, basketball, tennis, and much more.

Blazers’ backs against the wall

Unsuccessful trips to Gulf South conference rival territories these upcoming two weeks could steer the Blazers towards missing the playoff for the second consecutive year for the first time since 1999. The VSU football team suits up every season with one goal in mind which is at seasons end becoming national champions. High expectations are not surprising in title town ...

Read More »

VSU volleyball roadtrip update

VSU Lady Blazer Volleyball team faces West Alabama at 7 p.m. Friday in Livingston, Ala., The Lady Blazers, (8-5 overall, 2-3 GSC), coming back from a win against Union University, play West Alabama (9-5 overall, 2-4 GSC). Tania Tauiliili, a senior and middle blocker for the Blazers, brought home VSU’s first GSC Player of the Week Award  for her performance ...

Read More »

Ladies Soccer prepare for Anderson after roadtrip

Valdosta State women’s soccer team is on the road against West Georgia tonight and Palm Beach Atlantic Saturday before coming home to attempt to get the first ever win against Anderson on Tuesday. In what was supposed to be an easy game for the Blazers in 2011, it turned into a 1-0 loss and a lot of motivation.  Coach Melissa ...

Read More »

VSU Football No Room For Error

 The VSU football team is ready to rebound from their 39-28 loss to No. 19 West Alabama last Saturday and could use a confidence boosting win over Edward Waters this weekend before they start the rest of their tough schedule.   Although the following four games after Saturday are against Gulf South Conference teams, the game is expected to be ...

Read More »

Ultimate Frisbee team growing fast

 With the motto, “Think Before You Throw,” the ultimate Frisbee club can’t wait to start playing in tournaments.  The next tournament is on Oct. 13 in Central Florida at the Kennel Kickoff.  VSU’s ultimate Frisbee club plans to win big this year with a huge improvement to its roster. Position is key in the game of ultimate Frisbee, because once you ...

Read More »

VSU soccer prepared to host top ranked UNA

A 5-0 undefeated Lady Blazer squad faces off against Gulf South Conference defending champion North Alabama Friday at 5 p.m. This will be one of the Lady Blazers toughest games of the season as North Alabama was voted to repeat as Conference Champions and are ranked 22nd in the country. The Lions will enter Friday’s game coming off a loss ...

Read More »

Blazer football host Tigers Saturday

Rivalry week is here. The Blazers are fired up to take on GSC top ranked West Alabama under the lights Saturday night at 7 p.m. in Bazemore-Hyder stadium. “This is the best team in the Gulf South Conference and we’re going to have to play them that way,” Coach Dean, the Blazer’s head coach, said. Saturday will be the Blazers ...

Read More »

Men’s Lacrosse team building towards future

   The men’s lacrosse team is quickly becoming one of the fastest growing clubs at VSU. With the combination of more opponents joining the schedule and an abundance of the new enthusiastic players, the club team has plenty to look forward to in upcoming years.               “I think that’s always awesome,” team advisor, Dr. Nelson, said. “Sometimes you get students ...

Read More »

Volleyball starts GSC play today

 The VSU volleyball team starts its quest for a conference championship today against Gulf South Conference newcomer Shorter.  Following the match Thurday afternoon, the Blazers face conference rivals Alabama Huntsville Friday and West Georgia Saturday.  The Blazers went 2-2 in the Azalea Classic Lynn invitational tournament this past weekend. VSU is quickly solidifying their position as a top dog program ...

Read More »

Swim club makes a splash

 The VSU swim club is back for its second year with more powerful members and confidence.  “Last year got off to a rough start, but this year we have a better idea of what we’re doing and I feel like it’s going really well so far,” Jordan Carhuff, president and founder of the VSU swim club, said.  The Blazers are ...

Read More »