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VSU tennis teams win two straight to open conference play

The VSU tennis teams got back on track with a pair of strong performances at home against Shorter on March 4 and Lee on March 5 to open GSC play. The men’s team (4-3, 2-0 GSC) beat Shorter 7-0 and beat Lee 5-2 to snap a three-game losing streak. The women’s team (3-5, 2-0 GSC) also beat Shorter 7-0 and ...

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VSU softball wins 3 of 4 to close out road trip

The No. 3 VSU softball team (13-4, 5-0 GSC) wrapped up a lengthy road trip with two series against Lee and Flagler, going 3-1 over four games. The two series came on the heels of a doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern on Feb. 23. The Lady Blazers split the series with the Lady Hurricanes. The Lady Blazers’ series against Lee was ...

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Opinion: Conference USA legal battle paints dark cloud over conference realignment

In the world of college athletics, it’s common to see schools move from conference to conference and division to division in an effort to find the perfect fit for them. Many factors are considered when a university decides to relocate to compete in a new conference, such as conference prestige, recruiting, traveling costs, annual revenue and more. Conference realignment is ...

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Mack finds new home with VSU men’s tennis

Men’s tennis sophomore sensation, Luca Mack, is a long way from his home in Emmendingen, Germany, yet VSU has become a second home to him. “I knew this was always a good place,” Mack said. “Tennis wise, [VSU is] always ranked and they always have a good program.” Mack, a two-sport athlete growing up, chose tennis over soccer due to ...

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VSU softball sweeps Alabama Huntsville

The No. 2 VSU softball team (9-2, 3-0 GSC) busted out the brooms in their opening home series against No. 25 Alabama Huntsville (8-4, 0-3 GSC). The three-game home series, which was played on Saturday, Feb. 19 and Sunday, Feb. 20, was also the conference opener for both teams. The Lady Blazers won the games 11-3, 6-5, and 4-3. The ...

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Blazer basketball comes up short in home finale

The VSU men’s basketball team had to win their final home stand of the season to potentially make a push for the GSC tournament. Unfortunately for the Blazers (11-14, 7-11 GSC), they dropped both of their contests, falling to Lee 67-58 and losing a shocker to Shorter 74-70. The losses pushed an already season-long losing streak to five games. In ...

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Women’s basketball playing for postseason positioning

The VSU women’s basketball team will be looking to improve their postseason positioning in their upcoming two-game home stand. Perched just outside the top 25, the Lady Blazers (19-4, 14-2 GSC) have already clinched a spot in the GSC tournament and have secured home field advantage for the quarterfinal round. Still, there is much more to play for. The Lady ...

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VSU men’s basketball team enters pivotal two-game home stand

It’s either now or never for the VSU men’s basketball team. At 11-12 overall and 7-9 in GSC play, the Blazers are in a must-win position should they wish to defend their GSC tournament crown. With four games left in the regular season, the Blazers are currently a game and a half back from the eighth and final seed in ...

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VSU softball suffers setbacks in Embry Riddle Tournament

The VSU softball team suffered their first losses of the season in Daytona Beach, Florida, going 2-2 in the Embry Riddle Tournament, which was held on Feb. 11 and 12. The Embry Riddle Tournament comes on the heels of the Gulf Shores Invitational, where the Lady Blazers went 4-0 over two days, including two wins over top five teams. Their ...

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Men’s basketball team split in second half of home stand

The VSU men’s basketball team finished off their three-game home stand with a 2-1 record, beating Alabama Huntsville 87-71 on Feb. 3 and falling to West Alabama 59-57 on Feb. 5. In their first matchup against Alabama Huntsville since their historic GSC tournament title win over the Mustangs, this rematch was a game defined by big scoring runs. Early in ...

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