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GSC Tournament awaits VSU

Written by Ray Pack Jr. & Ace Espenshied   The Valdosta State tennis team looks to carry its recent winning ways into the Gulf South Conference tournament this weekend. The women’s squad (11-7) enters the tourney as the second seed and will face West Georgia in the first round on Saturday. The ladies did most of their damage in conference ...

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Lady Blazer soccer update

Written by Ace Espenshied   Upcoming scrimmage against men’s club soccer: VSU women’s soccer is getting into the thick of spring training. For the third time, the Lady Blazers face off against the men’s soccer club team in the annual scrimmage on Sunday. This spring the ladies have already played a couple matches resulting in a tie against North Florida ...

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VSU hosts rival West Georgia this weekend

Written by Ace Espenshied   The Valdosta State baseball team is beginning to play some of its best baseball heading into this weekend’s series against rival West Georgia. After starting Gulf South Conference play 0-5, the Blazers now find themselves at 3-6 in the Conference,    recently winning two out of three against conference leader West Alabama. Heading into this weekend’s ...

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Men’s tennis looks to improve in upcoming matches on the road

Written by Alex Tostado   The VSU men’s tennis team hit the road for one of the most important weekends of the regular reason. In the last four matches, the Blazers have squared off against four of the country’s top 10 teams. That includes top-ranked Armstrong Atlantic State University and rival Barry University. The Blazers lost all four of those ...

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VSU tennis host this weekend

Written by Ace Espenshied   The Blazers men’s and women’s tennis teams will take on two of their toughest opponents this season Friday and Saturday. On the men’s side, Lynn University is ranked number three in the country while Barry University is right behind at number four. Both teams are undefeated this season as the Fighting Knights sit at 8-0 ...

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Lady Blazers adding ‘spice’ to the lineup

Written by Ace Espenshied   With a Gulf South Conference championship appearance and a NCAA tournament appearance already under their belt, the third batch of recruits for the Lady Blazers soccer team will look to add to the progress. Earlier in February, head Coach Melissa Heinz added nine new players that have officially signed to play for the Blazers. In ...

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The never-ending battle surrounding Title IX

Written by Ace Espenshied   Ladies, make your way to the starting line! The next VSU sport is about four or five years away, and it is likely to be a women’s sport. Part of the reason for that is title 9 which was created to provide equal opportunity and equality of experience for men and women athletes. “Because of ...

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VSU Tennis lose Wed.

VSU’s men’s tennis team dropped their second consecutive match to start the season yesterday while the Lady Blazers tennis squad opened the season falling just short of a great comeback against Georgia College. The day started out promising for the men. In the first doubles spot Konstantin Kutschenko and Mario Navarro defeated Johan Wadstein and Andreas Ainalides 8-6 while in ...

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City, county honor champs

Despite the presence of strong winds and immense cloud cover, the highly-anticipated Parade of Champions took place Wednesday evening. VSU, Lowndes County and the city of Valdosta came together to honor the Division II National Championship teams from the past year.

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City, county to host Parade of Champions

By Ace Espenshied   Beginning with the 2011 men’s tennis team and followed by the 2012 softball and football squads, VSU has seen three national championships in the past 19 months. The city of Valdosta and Lowndes County have announced that they will honor all three championship teams by hosting a Parade of Champions on Wednesday, Jan. 30 at 4 ...

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