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Thomas: First baseball game

Tuesday my 2 p.m. to 4:15 was cut short an hour, allowing more free time for the rest of the day. It was a partly cloudy 63-degree day, so I decided to step out of my element and attend the baseball game as the Blazers faced Augusta University at Billy Grant Field. Throughout my three years at VSU, I never ...

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Cone’s approach from the mound

From Soperton, Georgia to Valdosta, the left-handed pitcher Tristan Cone has always had one goal in mind, playing baseball. Since a young age, Cone has always studied the game of baseball with his father, Derek Cone. With the help of technology, this made the two’s observations easier over the years. While observing and playing, Cone learned mental aspects that would ...

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The Blazers’ changes could help versus Bulldogs

VSU baseball has another Gulf South Conference obstacle ahead of them, as they face Union on March 3. The Blazer’s hold a season record of 10-6, while the Bulldogs  have a record of 6-7 coming into the matchup. NCBWA’s National Pitcher of the Week Cooper Cain, a right-handed pitcher, said the team will use the differing records to their advantage ...

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Blazers drop two of three in weekend series

VSU baseball’s hot start to the season was put on hold by Lee University, as they dropped two of three on the road. The Blazers opened the series with a 5-0 win on Feb. 15, as they surrendered only three hits, and took advantage of four Lee errors to score four unearned runs. After sitting second in the Gulf South ...

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Hathcock, Blazers coast by Albany State

VSU continued its scorching start to the season, defeating Albany State 11-4. Ignited by a six-run first inning, the Blazers never looked back as Albany State struggled to find the strike zone early and often, walking four batters, hitting two and throwing one wild pitch in the first. These plays helped contribute to the big start for VSU. The team ...

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Early effectiveness: Blazers open with win over Eagles

Getting off on the right foot was the mantra for this season. Blazer baseball will kicked off its season at Embry-Riddle on Feb.1-2, sweeping the three-game series (6-0, 8-7 and 4-2). Head coach Greg Guilliams is confident that the team has a passion and hunger for the coming season and hopes people will see that at the games. Starting the ...

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Blazers will start season at No. 5

A preseason poll has ranked VSU baseball fifth in the Gulf South Conference. The poll was announced Wednesday. The Blazers earned a total of 92 points from this poll, outranking eight other teams. Mississippi College earned the number one spot with a total of 137 points, while the Blazers earned just one point over Lee University with 91 points. Below ...

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Decker On Deck: Baseball isn’t booming

VSU’s baseball team had some severe setbacks this season and have been trying to save the ship before it sinks to the briny deep. The Blazers have an overall record of 7-11. They have played six conference games and have won once. VSU had a 6-5 record leading up to the start of conference play, though. During their contest against ...

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Remember Why: Murray plays with purpose to serve

VSU Blazer outfielder Dalton Murray has a pre-game ritual that he never misses. Before every game, he writes the words “Remember Why” somewhere on his body. It has a meaning that is truly important to him. “I always write ‘Remember Why’ on my tape or anywhere I can write it,” Murray said. “For me, that means ‘remember why you play’ ...

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Blazers gear up for Statesmen showdown

Delta State may be the powerful, well-coached, Gulf South Conference champs from last season, but they still couldn’t conquer the Blazers. VSU bested the Statesman, 2-1, on Delta State’s home field in 2017, and the two teams will meet again this weekend. DSU is off to a hot start. They lost their first game of the season, but followed with ...

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