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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 ...

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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 ...

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Blazers set to play on Super Bowl turf

Move over Romo and company,  the Blazers are coming to town.  The Valdosta State football team is pumped to take over Cowboy Stadium this weekend as the Blazers look for their second straight win in this year’s Lone Star Festival against Angelo State.  Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas, is the setting for this year’s festival.  The largest domed stadium in ...

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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 ...

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Soccer team hosts Wolves Saturday

The VSU women’s soccer team looks to stay perfect as rival West Georgia looks to stay perfect on the road. The Lady Blazers added victories against conference opponents Delta State and Christian Brothers last week to remain undefeated at 3-0. Both VSU and UWG enter today’s game unbeaten in Gulf South Conference games with victories over the same schools. This ...

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Blazers crush Fort Valley 62-14

Valdosta State quarterback Graham Craig tallied 314 passing yards and six total touchdowns in the 62-14 rout over Fort Valley State Saturday night at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Craig, who started replacing the injured Cayden Cochran, led the Blazers to their first win of the season. It also was the first time a Blazer quarterback has thrown five touchdowns in a game ...

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Blazers ready to hit the road against Delta State

After a victory over Coker last week, the Lady Blazers soccer team has a tough test with a long road trip ahead and the added pressure of the first conference game against Delta State on Friday. Last year, the Blazers escaped with a 1-0 victory over Delta State. However, they had home field advantage in a mid-season game.  This year ...

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VSU football fired up for home opener Saturday

The Valdosta State football team hosts Fort Valley State this Saturday, looking to bounce back from its season opener (28-24) loss to Saginaw Valley State last weekend in Michigan. Blazers won’t get a break on their tough 2012 schedule against the Wildcats, who upset nationally ranked Delta State Statesmen (31-23) last week. VSU will be without a few of their ...

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Club team spotlight: Rugby

The VSU rugby team hopes to put its club on the map this season, beginning with its first game against Georgia College on Saturday at 2 p.m. When facing Division I schools, team captain, coach, and rugby club founder Derick Howard has been leading the club since fall 2010. “We’re in our second full fall season, and our second matrix ...

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Freshmen duo sparks VSU

A little freshmen firepower might just be what the Lady Blazer volleyball team needs to jump into the discussion as legitimate contenders to win the Gulf South Conference. True freshmen Nikki McDaniel and Kelsey Kovar have made the list of the conference’s top newcomers and will grace the opportunity to prove themselves through the course of the long season. McDaniel ...

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