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VSU volleyball struggles

VSU women’s volleyball dominated Albany State on the Golden Rams home court Tuesday night, providing a much needed recovery from a tough weekend resulting in two conference losses for the Blazers. The Blazers faced off against conference foes, the North Alabama Lions, Friday night. The Blazers lost a sloppy first set 21-25. VSU followed with a relatively easy second set ...

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Women’s soccer looks ahead

Valdosta State women’s soccer team (7-3) will travel to Florence, Ala. to face North Alabama (9-2) this Sunday following their first conference loss last week to powerhouse West Florida. VSU’s 5-0 shutout on the road drops them to 3-1 and keeps UWG perfect in Gulf South conference play. The Blazers were held to only two shots on goal compared to ...

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Athletics recap

VSU athletics had its share of successes and shortcomings in the past week of both non-conference and conference play. Blazers football kept up its undefeated run improving its record to 4-0 with a win against Southern Arkansas on Saturday night. The offense produced 415 total yards of offense, 252 on the ground and 163 through the air. David Bailey, running ...

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Soccer burns competition

Women’s soccer coach Melissa Heinz paid tribute to her team’s fighting spirit this past week after the Lady Blazers got back to winning ways, picking up two 1-0 victories against Christian Brothers and Delta State. After suffering two tough defeats a week earlier in Tampa, Heinz was understandably pleased with the response from her team. “Anytime you lose a game, ...

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Muleriders coming to Titletown

After two close, gut-wrenching victories to start the season, the VSU football team headed north to face unbeaten, No. 6 ranked Albany State. In another nail biter, the Blazers defense came up big at the end to preserve a 30-27 victory, moving VSU to 3-0 on the season. For the third consecutive week, the “Black Swarm” of defenders from Valdosta ...

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Blazers dominate Wolves in GSC volleyball opener

Katie Onushko, outside hitter for VSU, racked up 14 kills to help the Blazers rout West Georgia 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-17), in Tuesday night’s Gulf South Conference opener at the Complex. The Blazers came into the GSC opener with a slight chip on their collective shoulder, ready to end a two game losing skid from last weekend’s tournament. The UWG ...

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Fall intramural sports start off stronger than ever in 2011

This fall all enrolled VSU students have a chance to show their skills, determination, and teamwork in 16 different intramural sports. Seven sports have begun play since the start of this semester. The intramural schedule ranges from physical sports like 7-on-7 flag football, the new 1-pitch softball, and tennis singles to more knowledge based activities like college football pick‘em and ...

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Table tennis preps the paddles

The aerobics room at the Campus Recreation Center is home to several dance classes throughout the week, but on Saturday afternoons it plays host to a different assembly of people, carrying paddles as opposed to dance shoes. The VSU Table Tennis club team practices there every Saturday afternoon from three to six. The team is not all about the competition, ...

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Women’s soccer keeps winning

The Valdosta State Women’s soccer team continued their unbeaten start to this year’s program last week, notching notable victories against the Coker Cobras and the Montavello Falcons. The Lady Blazers visited Hartsville, S.C. to play against the Cobras, looking to build upon their two opening victories. It proved to be another excellent display from Melissa Heinz’s team and the 1-0 ...

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Volleyball improves to 6-2 at second fall tournament

VSU women’s volleyball team went 3-1 this past weekend when they traveled to Canyon, Texas, to compete in the Lady Buff Invitational. VSU won their first two matches of the tournament without much trouble, shutting out Eastern New Mexico and Oklahoma Panhandle State with both matches ending 3-0. The freshman setter Ashley LaLa put up exceptional numbers racking up 33 ...

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