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Baseball bringing the heat

VSU Head Baseball Coach Greg Guilliams and his team are more than ready to begin their 2012 campaign in roughly two weeks with an almost entirely new team. “I think we have a pretty talented group of seniors to hopefully lead us,” said Guilliams. Guilliams, who is heading into his fifth season as Blazer skipper, realizes that leadership and the ...

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Blazers try to get back on track

January has been a tough month for the men’s basketball squad. After trouncing Delta State 81-61 on Jan. 5, the team has gone on to lose their last three games. The Blazers look to break their losing streak tonight when they travel to Livingston, Ala., to take on division rivals, the West Ala. Tigers in their third straight away game ...

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Coach Heinz ready for more in 2012

Coach Melissa Heinz has had a great amount of success coming into young or new women’s soccer programs and producing positive results, and it was no different when she came to VSU. Heinz led the women’s squad to an impressive 11-5 record (5-1-1 in GSC play) and a second place finish in the Gulf South Conference Championship during her first year ...

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Blazers stay vigilant, win 60-54

Junior forward Drew Maynard scored a team high 16 points to lead the Blazers to a 60-56 victory over the Augusta State Jaguars Wednesday night at The Complex. The Jaguars who were losing by 16 at one point came back late in the second half to cut the Blazer lead to two points. The Blazers managed to the weather the ...

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Intramural official awarded for hard work

Valdosta State Intramural Sports Team Leader Jarrode Davis has recently been selected to referee in the National Flag Football Championship at Texas A&M University. Davis, who is in his third year with the VSU intramural staff, earned his spot by being one of the top four officials at a recent flag football tournament at the University of Central Florida. Jarrode ...

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Blazers season extinguished in 30-23 loss to UNA

The VSU football team (6-4) saw their season come to a disappointing end last Saturday when they allowed No.13 North Alabama (8-2) to steal a playoff spot, defeating the Blazers 30-23 at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Lion’s receiver Wes Holland scored the game winning touchdown late in the fourth quarter, leaving less than a minute remaining in the game. That 12-play drive ...

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Blazers must beat UNA to save season

Following two tough conference losses the Blazers football team is faced with a must win situation against the University of North Alabama Saturday. Against West Georgia and for the second game in a row, VSU took a lead late into the fourth quarter, only to give up a go-ahead touchdown with little time remaining. The loss dropped VSU to 6-3 ...

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Blazers basketball is back

Having lost 68 percent of their offense since last season, the men’s basketball squad is looking for new talent to step up. Despite losing so much scoring, the Blazers were still voted to finish second in the conference by the GSC coach’s rankings. VSU returns just five players from last year’s squad—second leading scorer Tristan Steele, Sidney Harris, Josh Sparks, ...

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