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Blazer Tennis Hopes to Stay Hot

by Stuart Price VSU Tennis has dominated the courts so far this season and they hope their winning streak continues tomorrow. Blazer Tennis has fared well in the last two matches, defeating both Rollins College and Florida Tech, both nationally ranked teams. The Lady Blazers tennis team is currently ranked #1 in the Gulf South Conference, while men’s tennis trails ...

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VSU rallies to prepare for Rollins

by Jyrell Wynn VSU’s tennis teams prepare for its match against the Rollins Tars this Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on the Tennis Courts. The men’s team defeated the Florida Tech Panthers 9-0 on Sunday in Melbourne, Florida. The Blazers won all three matches to clinch their victory against the Panthers in doubles. Blazers Ramon Weil and Gereon Heitmann won the ...

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Tennis rallies for 2015 season

by Stuart Price The Blazers tennis team looks to frame out the 2015 season leading with the Gulf South Conference game against Lee University on Sunday in Carrollton. Blazers tennis ended the 2014 season with a solid 13-7 overall record and 5-2 GSC to gain a national recognition finishing 14th in the rankings. Returning players for the team are juniors ...

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Tennis freshman earns F.O.Y. honors

Another freshman on the 2014 tennis team attracts the attention of coaches and players from the entire division, shedding light on the Lady Blazer tennis program for the second time in the last three years. Sabrina Schmidt showed her strength throughout the entire season and her hard work paid off with the accomplishment of being named Gulf South Conference Freshman-of-the-year. ...

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Tennis looks to postseason play

As the tennis season starts to dwindle down, the men and women will travel today to Montgomery, Ala., to compete in the Gulf South Conference Tournament. Nine different teams will compete in a tournament lasting four days, including No. 1 West Florida, No. 6 North Alabama, No. 7 Christian Brothers, No. 13 Valdosta State, No. 25 West Alabama, Delta State, ...

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Tennis packs bags for road matches this weekend

No. 13 Valdosta State men’s tennis will serve up another weekend on the road. After losing to rival West Florida, who broke VSU’s winning streak last week, the men’s team will take on No. 25 West Alabama this Friday. UWA will be one of three opponents for the Blazers this weekend. The Tigers defeated the Blazers in the conference tournament ...

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Tennis triple-teamed

Valdosta State tennis will travel to Pensacola, Fla., on Friday for a weekend filled with competitive matches. After winning their eighth match in a row, VSU’s men’s tennis team will take an eight-match winning streak to the line against No. 3 West Florida. In the past two seasons, the Blazers have suffered losses to the Argonauts, losing 8-1 in 2012 ...

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Lucky number seven

Written by: Lia Armistead Valdosta State men’s tennis won their seventh straight match on Tuesday after defeating Ferris State University. VSU improved to 7-2 on the season while the women’s team moved to 5-2 after their victory. The men won all three doubles sets, even with a switch-up of partners. Fransisco Yim Kim left his usual doubles partner, Mario Navarro ...

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Freshman phenom leads the way for VSU tennis

written by: Lia Armistead When it’s fall in Valdosta, it’s time for the VSU men’s tennis team to prepare for the upcoming season, which begins at the start of February. The coaches of the Valdosta State tennis teams sit down at their desks, prepared to see email after email−as many as forty−from students all over the world wanting to play ...

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Blazers going Cougar hunting

written by: Lia Armistead After falling to Columbus State last season, VSU men’s and women’s tennis teams look to bounce back against one of the nation’s best. Friday marks the sixth match of the men’s tennis season. They will be taking on No. 10 Columbus State in Columbus, Ga. During the last meeting, the men’s team had a close encounter ...

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