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2013-03-07

Blazers get regular-season sweep against West Florida

Valdosta- The No.4 Valdosta State softball team completes the regular-season sweep against West Florida after winning both games (5-3,4-1) in a doubleheader matchup Saturday afternoon at Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park. Senior outfielder Morgan Johnson’s two-run, walkoff home run lifted the Blazers in a come back victory in Game 1 and pitcher Brianna Hancock’s career-high 12 strikeouts performance pushed them ...

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VSU tennis team ready for long road-trip

Written by Ray Pack A seven match road trip is on the horizon for the Valdosta State men’s tennis team. The tennis team will be traveling from Georgia to Alabama to Florida for this testing road trip.  This trip will consist of a match up against the No.1 Armstrong Atlantic State. “We’re probably not gonna be to confident going into ...

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Blazer sluggers lose 8-4 to GSW

Courtesy of VSU Athletics   AMERICUS, Ga. – Stephen Eldridge hit a three-run home run in the bottom of the fifth inning to propel Georgia Southwestern to an 8-6 victory over Valdosta State in non-conference baseball action at Hurricane Stadium Wednesday evening. John Duran led off the fifth inning with a double and, two batters later, moved to third when Michael ...

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Tag, you’re it

Written by James Washington At the end of a season, the concept of a team sport is completely thrown out the window by players in favor of “my” money.  Many athletes are willing to drop everything in one city and move elsewhere in search of immediate success. I do not see anything wrong with this, but it is incredibly easy ...

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Blazers suit up for GSC tourney

Written by Shane Thomas Valdosta State men’s basketball will test its mettle in the Gulf South Conference tournament which tips off tonight in Birmingham, Ala.  The No. 4 seeded Blazers will look to prolong their season on Friday against No. 5 seed Delta State. Head Coach Mike Helfer and his team did not close out their regular season as well ...

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Debate team triumphs over Miami

Written by Joe Adgie   VSU’s Speech and Debate Team has scored a national championship, the fourth for the university in less than two years. The team defeated the debate team of the University of Miami, something that members of the team view as a major accomplishment. “It allows us to realize that we’ve come a great way,” Keven Rudrow, ...

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Jostens sell championship jewelry and accessories

Written by Neil Frawley Jostens combined their graduation sale, titled “Grad Finale,” with 2012 football championship merchandise Tuesday and Wednesday. However, while purchase is no longer available outside of the bookstore, dedicated Blazer sports fans can still shop online at Jostens website to find all the products that were available at the setup. The products that Jostens offers include both ...

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SGA: “Our job is to better VSU”

Written by Stephen Cavallaro & Joe Adgie   Despite maintaining a budget of over $17,500, SGA adhered to the warnings of fellow senators during a meeting on March 4.   It happened after the RAs of Centennial Hall requested $1,000 for food for an upcoming carnival, despite already having a budget for activities.   Senator Yannick Gill discussed the danger ...

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Diet soda: More harmful than you thought

Written by Ivey Ingalls-Rubin   Why do people drink diet sodas? Is it because it tastes good or is it because people enjoy ingesting poison? Aside from the oddballs who proclaim their love for the taste of artificial sweeteners, the typical person wouldn’t choose a diet drink over a regular soda. The appeal of sugar-free drinks is the ability to ...

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Harlem Globetrotters to visit VSU

Written by Neil Frawley On Tuesday,Valdosta State’s own P.E. Complex will once again be the setting to the spectacular Harlem Globetrotters. “The Harlem Globetrotters are a world renowned organization,” Herb Reinhard, Athletics Director said. “We are glad to work with them again. They always put on a great show. The fans that buy the tickets and come to see them ...

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