New faces hope to help Lady Blazers’ woes

Oct 30th, 2014 | By

Written By: Austin Wells With the season two weeks away, the Lady Blazers basketball team will look to improve off an injury filled season resulting in an eighth place finish in the Gulf South Conference. “We basically only had seven people playing last year,” head coach Kiley Hill said referring to last season’s injuries. “We
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Just not enough camaraderie

Feb 27th, 2014 | By

written by: Neil Frawley Before I began writing for the VSU women’s basketball team, they were a solid 8-2 and undefeated in their home building. Then it seemed as if a switch got flipped. The team wound up losing its next 11 out of 14 games. Was I that very switch? I would surely hope
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Lady Blazers torch Hawks on Senior Night

Feb 24th, 2014 | By

One thing is for sure, April Thomas is confident. After scoring just two points in the first half and going just one for three, the explosive 5-6 guard erupted in the second half for 14 of VSU’s 24 total points in the period. Most importantly, she knocked down two key three pointers back to back
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Blazers lose fifth straight

Feb 21st, 2014 | By

Nicole Fasick finished the game with just three points, but her trifecta came when it mattered most. After VSU guard Kourtnee Williams tied the game on a pair of free throws with 17 seconds to play — the Wolves missed a shot, gathered their rebound to kick out a pass to a wide-open Fasick for
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Struggling VSU to host UWG

Feb 20th, 2014 | By

written by: Neil Frawley Dogs are often thought of as man’s best friend. But during tonight’s game against West Georgia, the Wolves will be anything but friendly. For VSU, who have just two wins since Jan. 6, the Wolves may be mistaken for vultures. This past weekend for VSU was a difficult one. All three
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Lady Bulldogs squeeze past Lady Blazers

Feb 17th, 2014 | By

written by: Neil Frawley Fight. That’s the command Union head coach Mark Campbell issued to his team before they took the floor in the P.E. Complex on Saturday evening. And in the end, the Lady Bulldogs handed VSU their ninth loss in 11 games. Just like the game before against North Alabama University, VSU played
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Lady Blazers to host conference rivals

Feb 13th, 2014 | By

written by: Neil Frawley With March close on the horizon, the dog days of basketball are officially upon us. Teams are quickly trying to shore up their records heading toward conference tournaments, and most importantly — the NCAA tournament, which is looming just close enough in the distance to add significance to every game. For
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Lady Blazers on a 3 game losing streak after loss to Lee

Feb 2nd, 2014 | By

As the saying goes, you can only fight fire with fire. Lee University Lady Flames certainly took that to heart, scorching the net on 11 of 24 shots from behind the arc, which resulted in a 65-53 victory for them over the Valdosta State Lady Blazers. “We had much better intensity to compete which was
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Lady Blazers try to redeem themselves in 2nd meeting vs. Lee

Jan 30th, 2014 | By

Valdosta State is looking to get even at home Saturday night after falling 69-44 to Lee University in their previous meeting on Dec. 19. “We played well for probably about 30 minutes up there, and then there was about a 10 minute window [where] we made some poor decisions with the basketball, which allowed them
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Lady Pirates cruise by Lady Blazers

Jan 27th, 2014 | By

A rimmed out April Thomas trifecta separated Valdosta State from pulling out a comeback against Christian Brothers Saturday night in the P.E. Complex. Back in action following a tough loss to No. 12 Delta State on Thursday, VSU fell to CBU 67-60, in a game that saw a tale of two halves for VSU. CBU
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