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Blazers split in doubleheader against rivals West Georgia

Written by Alex Tostado   Valdosta State (16-12) pitcher Pete Whittingslow set a career-best 11 strikeouts in a 5-1 victory over West Georgia (19-14) in Game 1 however the Blazers fell 6-1 in Game 2 of doubleheader Saturday afternoon. The senior in a complete game gave up only two hits and one run, earning his third win of season (3-1). ...

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Blazers root Rams 13-0

Written by Alex Tostado   The Valdosta State (14-11) pitching staff stole the show against Albany State University (10-20) holding the Golden Rams to only one hit in a 13-0 rout Wednesday night. VSU pitcher Jarrod Carlton got his first win of the season pitching two innings and giving up zero runs or hits. Nonetheless it was a combined effort ...

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Journalism class visits Valdosta mayor

Written by Alex Tostado   With the recent flooding in Valdosta, Mayor John Gayle observed National Severe Weather Preparedness Week and spoke about sales tax reconstruction along with the possibility of a new water treatment plant in Valdosta in a press conference last week.   Gayle has lived in Valdosta for 62 years, and he cannot think of a time ...

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Blazer baseball torches Saints

Written by Alex Tostado   The Valdosta State baseball team (10-10) avenges an early season loss to Flagler College (9-14) after beating the Saints   6-3 Wednesday night at Billy        Grant Field The Saints beat VSU back on Feb. 6. in St. Augustine but in the second meeting this season, the Blazers got the bats going early scoring four runs ...

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Club rugby team prepares for future, set for Saint Patrick’s Day Tournament

Written by Alex Tostado    The Valdosta State Rugby Club team will head to Savannah relying on more than just St. Patrick’s luck. The team is preparing to participate in their third St. Patrick’s Day tournament, and they are looking to win the tournament too. “I think with the team we have put out this semester that we are strong, ...

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Blazers hosts Warriors this weekend

Valdosta State baseball team (6-2) welcomes Wayne State University to Billy Grant Field this weekend for a four-game series. The Warriors are making the cross-country trip from Detroit, Mich.  for their season opener. Due to weather delays, the Blazers have not a played a game since Feb. 10. “We have had so many rain-outs lately that we need to play,” ...

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Blazers hosts Warriors this weekend

Valdosta State baseball team (6-2) welcomes Wayne State University to Billy Grant Field this weekend for a four-game series. The Warriors are making the cross-country trip from Detroit, Mich.  for their season opener. Due to weather delays, the Blazers have not a played a game since Feb. 10. “We have had so many rain-outs lately that we need to play,” ...

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Blazers walk off against Cougars

Written by Alex Tostado   Catcher Bryant Hayman’s game-winning base hit in the bottom of the ninth to bring home Dan Hoover helped outlast the Columbus State Cougars in a 4-3 win on Wednesday night. “They had been pitching me away all day and I just wanted to make sure I didn’t do too much,” Hayman said. While the Blazers ...

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Pitch Perfect

 It was Nick Fogarty who stole the show Saturday night. Pitching a perfect game, he helped lift the VSU Blazers to a 12-0 rout over Paine College in Game 2 of the weekend series. The senior pitcher had nine strike-outs and zero walks  as the lefty recorded only the second perfect game in Blazers history. “I never thought it would ever ...

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VSU to host Paine College this weekend

The Blazers aim to iron out early season wrinkles this weekend after losing 6-4 to Flagler College Wednesday night now falling to a record of 2-2. Valdosta State will take on Paine College in a doubleheader on Saturday and a day game on Sunday. PC is 2-2 this season coming off big losses and big wins against Tuskegee University and ...

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