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Blazers fall to FSU 10-2

The last time the VSU baseball team took on a NCAA Division I opponent, President George W. Bush was in his first year in the oval office.  On that day March 5, 2000, at Billy Grant Field the Blazers squeaked by Valparaiso 5-4.  Last night, 11 years later, VSU (14-18) was looking for another kind of ‘W’ as they made ...

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Satterfield named Pitcher of the Week; games postponed

  The VSU softball team had a busy weekend scheduled against North Alabama and West Alabama, but they also got an unwanted visit from the rain.  Inclement weather conditions forced the Blazers to reschedule two of the four games over the weekend; VSU won both despite the weather.  Holly Satterfield also racked up another Gulf South Conference Pitcher of the Week ...

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Willner earns GSC Player of the Week

From Staff Reports  VSU senior outfielder John Willner has been named the Gulf South Conference East Division Baseball Player of the Week, according to an announcement made by the league office Tuesday morning.  Willner led VSU to a 3-0 mark last week as he batted .536 and drove in nine runs on the week.   He scored five runs and counted ...

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Baseball runs down North Georgia, 15-6

Eureka! The Blazers (10-16) found it. What’s that you might ask? Swagger.  Yesterday, the VSU baseball team traveled to the mining town of Dahlonega, Ga. to take on the North Georgia Saints (17-10).   Coach Guillams’s gang wasn’t particularly searching for gold, but they were looking for a win and a turnaround after losing four of seven including three straight conference ...

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Blazer golfers finish at 16th in Bobcat Invitational

Staff Reports  VSU shot a final round 309 to finish 16th at the Bobcat Invitational with a 71-over 911 at the par-70, 6,730 yard Cuscowilla on Lake Oconee Tuesday.  Lynn claimed the team championship as it shot a 14-over 854 followed by Barry and West Florida tied for second at 855.   Host Georgia College was fourth at 860 and Armstrong ...

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Robinson, Satterfield lead win in West Georgia

Whenever a VSU sports team defeats rival West Georgia, it makes for a good weekend. Following two losses against Alabama-Huntsville, the highly ranked Blazers softball team went to Carrollton and beat West Georgia twice, by scores of 6-2 and 2-0, completing the sweep.   This was the first of two meetings on the year between the two rivals.  “We dropped two ...

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Daughter of football legend chooses to play tennis at VSU

VSU’s men and women’s tennis teams both finished three conference matches this past weekend and finished 5-1.   VSU men didn’t lose a single point against Lambuth, Alabama-Huntsville and North Alabama, while the women picked up their first two wins of the season.  These victories are coming at a good time against conference rivals with a 8-1 win over Alabama-Huntsville and ...

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Baseball and softball team lose to West Florida in doubleheader

  Baseball   The unwelcome theme of the Blazers’ baseball season has come to the forefront once again.  VSU’s game Tuesday night against Columbus State was canceled due to thunderstorms in the area, making it the fourth rained-out game so far this season.  The phrase, “When it rains, it pours,” fits Tuesday night’s storm very well, but it can also be applied ...

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Blazers start conference tournament

The men’s basketball team heads to South Haven, Miss. this weekend for the Gulf South Conference tournament after a posting a 20-6 (7-5 GSC) record during the regular season. The Blazers wrapped up the regular season last week, with an 83-78 loss to West Florida on Thursday and a nail-biting 75-73 win over West Alabama on Saturday. Both matches were ...

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