Posts Tagged ‘ Chris Kessler ’

Baseball to go on road, look for win

Apr 10th, 2014 | By

Written By: Chris Kessler  Valdosta State (21-14, 12-10) heads north on I-75 to take on bitter rival West Georgia (13-23, 7-13) in a crucial weekend series. “West Georgia has got two real good arms that can beat anybody,” assistant coach Todd Guilliams said. “They’re playing at home, and it’s going to be tough for us.”
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VSU falls to ASU

Apr 10th, 2014 | By

Valdosta State’s weekend struggles followed the Blazers as they fell to Albany State 10-6. “Unfortunately this has been a reoccurring theme for us; we haven’t played well in what seems a couple weeks,” assistant coach Todd Guilliams said. “We’re shooting ourselves in the foot; it’s the same formula−bad defense and walks.” In the first inning,
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VSU edges Flagler in nail-biter, 6-5

Apr 3rd, 2014 | By

Valdosta State baseball (20-10, 12-7) was back in action at Bill Grant Field last night against Flagler (18-16, 9-12). After taking a 3-2 lead in the first inning, the Blazers didn’t look back as they held the lead for the rest of the game, winning 6-5. VSU certainly didn’t go untested. With a 5-2 lead
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“Non-Stop” Delivers

Mar 13th, 2014 | By
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Written by: Chris Kessler Without Liam Neeson, international travelers would be doomed. “Non-Stop” is a perfect mix of Alfred Hitchcock suspense with Hollywood’s top action star, Liam Neeson, doing what he does best.  Neeson stars as an air marshal aboard an international flight that has been threatened by terrorists. An anonymous texter tells Neeson that
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Hollywood upgrades “RoboCop”

Feb 20th, 2014 | By

Written by: Chris Kessler After 27 years, a “Robocop” remake is a smart choice. Just like technology upgrades over time, the movie about a robot cop needed to as well. The original was praised for its special effects (in 1987 they were state-of-the-art), but they’re laughable compared to modern day effects. Visually, the remade “Robocop”
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‘Monuments Men’ a monumental flop

Feb 13th, 2014 | By

Written by: Chris Kessler Movies based on World War II are generally action-packed and violent, but “The Monuments Men” trades in bullets and guns for paintings and sculptures. “The Monuments Men” tells the true story of a group of men tasked with the mission of going into Germany to rescue artwork stolen by Hitler and
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Spectator Wrestling: A look back on this week

Jan 31st, 2014 | By

Written by: Chris Kessler CM Punk, the most unpredictable superstar in the WWE today, allegedly walked out on Monday. Punk has been pulled from all upcoming shows, and his contract ends in July. Numerous reports say Punk is burnt out and frustrated with the direction of the company. Punk has been extremely vocal throughout his
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‘Copper Cloud Picnic’ wins art competition

Jan 30th, 2014 | By

Written by: Chris Kessler There’s one week left to see what pieces displayed in VSU’s Fine Arts Gallery will bring in the money. Matt Mitros, from Tuscaloosa, Ala., won $450 and first place in the Valdosta National 2014 All-Media Juried Competition for his sculpture titled “Copper Cloud Picnic.” In its 26th year, the competition had
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Movie-goers see reality of war

Jan 23rd, 2014 | By

Written by: Chris Kessler In most action movies, the heroes are impervious to harm; bullets always miss, and the rescue team always shows up in time. Unfortunately, this is not one of those action movies. Written and directed by Peter Berg, “Lone Survivor” is an intense, real-life look at war. The film is based on
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Lady Blazers welcomes Trinty Baptist

Nov 7th, 2013 | By

Written by: Chris Kessler The VSU Lady Blazers will look to get their season started on the right foot when they play their season-opener this Monday against Trinity Baptist, despite battling with injuries in the pre-season.  Despite being limited in the pre-season, Coach Kiley Hill isn’t lowering his expectations.  “If our expectations aren’t high this
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