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Blazers look to lock up GSC tournament spot

Written by Chris Webb, Staff Writer On the Diamond this weekend VSU (25-15, 16-11 in GSC play) is looking to secure the sixth and final spot in this year’s Gulf South Conference Baseball Tournament. Currently sitting with a two-game lead over seventh-place North Alabama, VSU controls their own destiny and can clinch the all-important sixth seed with two wins this weekend ...

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Football springs into new season

by Chris Webb With winter looking to be well behind us Valdosta State football is wrapping up their 2015 spring practices with Thursday’s Spring Game at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Scheduled for an 8 p.m. kickoff the annual inner-squad scrimmage between the offense and defense provides fans and students their first opportunity of the year to come out and get an idea ...

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Bombs away for Blazers: Baseball strike outs losing streak after three games

by Chris Webb After losing three of their last four games, VSU (13-6, 7-4 in Gulf South Conference) bounced back Tuesday with a dominant 24-9 win over Georgia Southwestern University (5-15). This was the second matchup this season between these teams with GSW getting the best of the Blazers 14-2 back on March 4. It was apparent that VSU was ...

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Blazer bats keep coming

by Chris Webb The bats continue to boom for a streaking Blazers squad. The Blazers enter the weekend with their bats blistering and have been destroying everything thrown their way early in the season. No. 23 Valdosta State (11-3, 6-2 in GSC) look to keep the bats rolling when they welcome North Alabama (9-3, 3-2 in GSC) into Billy Grant ...

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Baseball: RECAP

by Chris Webb Valdosta State (3-0) cruised to blowout victories in each game of Saturday’s double-header against Paine College (1-4). Behind impressive hitting and dominant starting pitching VSU went on to win both games by a score of 15-0 and looked over-powering in all aspects of the game. Game One Starting pitcher Mitchell Cody and shortstop Mike Reed set the ...

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Baseball prepares for first doubleheader

by Chris Webb After an exciting 7-5 win against North Georgia in last Sunday’s home opener, Valdosta State (1-0) is set to take the field this weekend for a three-game series as they welcome the Paine College Lions (0-2) to Billy Grant Field. Action will begin with a 1 p.m. double header on Saturday with game 3 scheduled for Sunday ...

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VSU begins D-2 playoffs against UNA

Written By: Chris Webb Two months ago, No. 21 Valdosta State (8-2, 5-2) was coming off a demoralizing loss to No. 12 University of North Alabama (9-1, 6-1). Today, the Blazers are preparing for their first-round rematch against the Lions. With their backs against the wall, VSU proved all doubters wrong, finishing the season on a six-game winning streak, earning ...

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Football goes to FIT, playoffs in sight

Written By: Chris Webb Six weeks ago Valdosta State was coming off a crushing 31-29 last second loss to No. 15 North Alabama and stood in with a mediocre record of only 2-2.   Head coach David Dean then challenged his football team to something: win their remaining games and give themselves a shot at the playoffs; they’ve done just ...

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Blazers to play final home game

Written By: Chris Webb It’s not even November yet, but the Blazers last home game is already upon us.   This Saturday at 3 p.m., Valdosta State (4-2, 2-2) will be hosting Shorter University (3-3, 1-2).   “It really hasn’t hit me yet,” senior linebacker Justin Williams said.   Williams, who played high school football for Valdosta High School feels ...

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VSU football retains ‘Peach Basket’ in blowout

This story was written by Chris Webb. Valdosta State (3-2, 1-2) dominated from the opening kickoff in a game that was declared a must win by head coach David Dean earlier in the week. “I am really proud of our players,” Dean said. “We wanted to come out and make a statement and these kids did just that; coming out ...

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