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Blazers baseball finishes 2-1 against Hawks over the weekend

On Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, the VSU Blazers held off the Shorter Hawks for a close 6-5 victory that ended their weekend series at Shorter with a record of 2-1. Some clutch pitching helped the team improve to 8-4 on the season after a loss and a win in the doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, against the Hawks. Senior ...

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VSU baseball bests AUM 2-0 in Sunday’s doubleheader

The VSU baseball team brought out the brooms on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 as they swept Auburn Montgomery in a doubleheader. The No. 19 ranked Blazers lost to AUM 6-12 Saturday, but came ready to play Sunday. The team staged a huge rally down eight runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the game 9-10 in the ...

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VSU baseball team prepares for upcoming season

The VSU baseball team is preparing for the 2021 baseball season. This one will be different than any season the school has had due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Last year, the Blazer’s baseball season was cut short two weeks into the season, following the rise of COVID-19 cases across the country. Both the coaches and the players—including seniors who ...

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Blazers sweep Rollins, win seventh in a row

Valdosta State Blazers recorded their second consecutive sweep this season against Rollins College, capping the weekend with a 7-3 win. The Blazers are 4-1 in the conference, putting them at second place with the third best overall record in the conference at 11-3. The offense has been a huge factor, scoring four runs or more in each of the last ...

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Baseball and cheating: America’s favorite pastime

Another year, another Major League Baseball scandal. Cheating continue to plague America’s pastime. Like clockwork, the league is quick to get ahead of the scandal, talking about preserving the “integrity of the game,” but is there still integrity in the game of baseball? For a sport that is so dependent on protecting its ideals of image and integrity, no sport ...

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Blazer baseball looking to build off of last season

The Valdosta State Blazers made it to the NCAA South Region II tournament last season. This season, they look to keep the momentum going in the right direction. While the Blazers lost a bunch of talent at the plate, Head Coach Greg Guilliams is confident that players who had starting roles last year will step up to be the new ...

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Blazers baseball set to have exhibition versus Polk State College

Blazer bats are back for the new season. VSU baseball will open its 2020 season on Nov. 1. The Blazers have an exhibition game against Polk State that will be at home on Billy Grant Field. It’s a return after a strong 2019 season for the Blazers, who reached the GSC Championship game before losing to Delta State, then losing ...

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Blazers defeat Wolves on senior night

Senior night is one that is always remembered. VSU baseball capped off the festivities with a win against University of West Georgia 14-8. Now, the Blazers will look to shock the world in the Gulf South Conference tournament. The offense was on fire, as they amassed 18 hits on the day and an eight run fourth inning propelled the Blazers ...

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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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