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Two Lady Blazers Make Preseason All-Gulf South

From Staff Reports Valdosta State’s stellar duo of outside hitters Irene Hannan and Ruthie King were named to the 2010 volleyball preseason All-Gulf South Conference team. Freshman setter Hope Ripsam was named a 2010 Top Newcomer. Valdosta State was one of just two schools from the GSC East to place multiple players on the preseason team. West Florida led the ...

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Lady Blazers honored

 Three Lady Blazers (15-12, 4-6) were named to the GSC all-conference team yesterday after a strong season and a conference tournament berth.  Irene Hannan and Ruthie King, both junior outside hitters, became the first Lady Blazers named to the all-conference first team since Laura Lee Atkinson in 2006. Hannan had a solid year leading the Blazers with 327 kills and ...

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Lady Blazers wrap up season at home

 The end of the season is approaching rapidly for the Lady Blazers volleyball squad as they head into their Parents’ Day game on Saturday against West Alabama.  But the Lady Blazers have plenty to be excited about as they approach the weekend. After the Lady Blazers crushed Fort Valley with a 3-0 sweep, West Georgia’s loss to North Alabama last ...

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Volleyball ready for West Georgia

Kristin Shannon Staff Writer knshannon@valdosta.edu  Although the Lady Blazers continue to hold their lead in the GSC east division going into Friday night’s match against West Georgia, the players may still have a sour taste in their mouth after last week’s match against Flagler.  VSU had two wins over West Georgia last season and hopes to achieve the same success ...

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Coach Poyer has the Lady Blazers ready

Michael Wilson Sports Editor mhwilson@valdosta.edu The Lady Blazers have entered the season on what could best be called a mission. With a 7-2 record to start the season, Head Coach Sia Poyer may have just figured out that special ingredients needed to propel this team past mediocrity. The team has not lost back-to-back games yet this season, which has been ...

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