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Legendary quarterback Terry Bradshaw comes to town

Written by: Alex Tostado Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw visited the Valdosta State Student Union on October 8th for a benefit dinner hosted by Georgia Christian School. The dinner was to raise money for the school and the master plan that includes state of the art facilities. The four-time Super Bowl champion was the guest speaker and was at ...

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Impressive first half for Women’s Soccer

Written By: Alex Tostado With midterm tests upon the student body, women’s soccer has a test of their own on the road this weekend. The Blazers enter their road trip undefeated with a record of 5-0-3 (3-0-3) and ranked No. 21 in the nation and have eight games remaining in the regular season. VSU plays Newberry College (4-3) today and ...

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VSU women’s soccer team out of top 25

by: Alex Tostado Valdosta State women’s soccer (3-0-1) hits the road for the first time this season as they make stops at Gulf South Conference opponents Delta State (1-3) on Friday afternoon and Christian Brothers (3-0-1) on Sunday afternoon. VSU is 1-0-1 this season in the GSC after a double overtime tie with Union and a 3-0 win over Alabama ...

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Ladies soccer team tie in first conference matchup

Valdosta State women’s soccer team opened conference play against the Union Bulldogs and neither team was able to walk away a victor in a 2-2 double overtime tie Friday night. The Blazers had plenty of chances to win the game as they outshot the Bulldogs 14-6. “We didn’t show up first half,” Head Coach Mel Heinz said. “We showed up ...

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VSU women’s soccer kicks off conference play

By: Alex Tostado No. 25 Valdosta State women’s soccer team (2-0) begins its conference schedule this weekend at home against Union University (1-0-1) on Friday evening and Alabama-Huntsville (0-0-2) on Sunday afternoon. The Blazers are nationally ranked for the first time in its young history. Head coach Mel Heinz has been working on increasing the confidence of her team as ...

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Ladies soccer team ready to kick off season

by Alex Tostado   This weekend, the VSU women’s soccer team welcomes Florida Southern and Florida Tech in hopes of winning the two games. “We have to be really competitive on the ball and off of the ball,” VSU Head Soccer Coach Mel Heinz said. Coach Heinz also said that increasing scoring from last season has been one of the ...

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2013 Women’s Soccer GSC Preview

by Alex Tostado   Last season was a strong one all around for women’s soccer in the Gulf South Conference. The University of West Florida took home its fifth consecutive GSC tournament title as well as the NCAA Division II title by beating University of California San Diego. Valdosta State and University of North Alabama also made an appearance in ...

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New season awaits for women’s soccer

Written by: Alex Tostado   Blazer soccer is ready to pick up where they left off last season. The Blazers are coming off of a 13-5-2 season which ended in a first round loss at the NCAA Tournament. Third year Head Coach Mel Heinz is eager to get her girls back on the field to compete for a Gulf South ...

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VSU baseball team to host GSC newcomer Union this weekend

Written by Alex Tostado   The VSU (22-14, 9-9) baseball team welcome first year Gulf South Conference  member Union University (8-28, 2-18) this weekend. The Blazers are coming off of wins in 11 of their last 14 games. The Bulldogs are struggling as newcomers to the conference but VSU head coach Greg Guilliams still wants to keep his team focused. ...

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The heartland to the dirty south

Written by Alex Tostado   Nick Fogarty has faced many challenges in his journey from Thornhill, Ontario in Canada, to Texarkana, Tex., to Valdosta, Ga. The Valdosta State senior pitcher didn’t have many experiences in America growing up. “For the longest time, until around eighth grade, ninth grade, I didn’t even come to America,” Fogarty said. “I would go just ...

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