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VSU softball drops 2 of 3 in top ten showdown against Auburn Montgomery

The No. 3 VSU softball team (28-7, 20-3 GSC) ran into a major roadblock over the weekend, dropping two of three against No. 6 Auburn Montgomery (32-7, 20-4 GSC). For the Lady Blazers, the series loss was their first of the season. The Lady Warhawks also handed VSU their first home losses of the season. Additionally, both of the Lady ...

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Red and Black Teams tie, 24-24, in spring game

The VSU football team held their annual spring game on April 8 with the Red Team and Black Team playing to a 24-24 tie. The spring game served as a culmination of spring practice while also allowing fans to get a preview of what the Blazers will look like next fall under new head coach, Tremaine Jackson. The Blazers are ...

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Men’s tennis wins, women’s tennis comes up short in trip to Montevallo

The VSU tennis teams continued their lengthy road trip away from Valdosta with matches against Gulf South Conference foe Montevallo on April 8. The men’s team (11-4, 7-1 GSC) defeated the Falcons (6-9, 3-3 GSC) 7-0, while Montevallo’s women’s team (8-6, 5-2 GSC) defeated the Lady Blazers (7-10, 6-3 GSC) 5-2. For the men’s team, the win was the fifth ...

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Lady Blazers sink Lady Buccaneers in series sweep

The VSU softball team got back to their usual ways following a setback in Clinton, Mississippi, last weekend, sweeping Christian Brothers from the friendly confines of the VSU Softball Complex. The sweep was their fifth of the season. The series sweep also keeps the Lady Blazers (24-5, 16-1 GSC) two games ahead of Auburn Montgomery for the conference lead. Game ...

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A Look at the Historical Figures Behind Controversial Buildings on VSU’s Campus

Buildings on VSU's campus named after problematic historical figures

Ashley Cinemas Ashley Cinema, established in 1979, was named after the Ashley Street, also named after William Ashley, who was a physician and slaveholder. This was not the first to request this name change. Citizens of Valdosta have proposed changing the name because of Ashley’s position as an enslaver of at least 17 African Americans during his lifetime. There is ...

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Lady Blazers take series, fall in finale against Mississippi College

The No. 3 VSU softball team traveled to Clinton, Mississippi, to face the Mississippi College Lady Choctaws for a three-game series over the weekend. The Lady Blazers (21-5, 13-1 GSC) took games one and two, 8-4 and 11-4, before falling in extra innings in game three, 2-1. Game 1: 8-4 Game one started out slow for both squads, with each ...

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Men’s tennis team prevails, women’s tennis team falls against Lynn

The VSU tennis teams squared off against Lynn in nonconference action on March 25 at the VSU Tennis Courts. The No. 6 men’s team (7-4) defeated the No. 14 Fighting Knights (10-1) 4-1, while the women’s team (4-8) fell to the No. 12 Lady Fighting Knights (10-3) 0-4. Men’s Match The Blazers started the match off with a win in ...

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VSU softball dominates Shorter, remains red hot in conference play

The No. 3 VSU softball team (19-4, 11-0 GSC) remained perfect in conference play over the weekend, sweeping the Shorter Lady Hawks (4-24, 1-13 GSC). It was a dominating all-round performance for the Lady Blazers, who outscored Shorter 25-1 over three games. Additionally, all three games were run-ruled. Game 1: 9-1 The Lady Blazers started off the series, hitting four ...

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Four must-watch second weekend NCAA tournament games

March Madness is in full swing in the NCAA Tournament, with upsets happening on a nightly basis. Teams such as Saint Peter’s and Richmond have made their presence known, busting millions of brackets in one game. The field in down to just 16 teams, and with that, the games become more important as teams fight for survival. With the remaining ...

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