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A.C.T.I.O.N. pushes for the renaming of Forrest Street

A.C.T.I.O.N, a sociology and anthropology club at VSU, is currently petitioning for a change of “Forrest Street” to “Barack Obama Boulevard.” A.C.T.I.O.N stands for A Chance To Initiate Opportunities Now and is organized by David Davis, a graduate student and passionate activist. The club is consistently pushing for social change in Valdosta. Forrest Street is named after Nathan Bedford Forrest, ...

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Blazers catching fire just at the right time

Written by D.J. Davis   No. 4 Valdosta State softball hosts two doubleheaders this weekend against Gulf South Conference teams, West Alabama and Alabama-Huntsville. UWA is 23-14 (10-12 GSC) travels to Steel’s Diamond at Blazer’s Park on Saturday before VSU hosts Alabama-Huntsville, 26-11 (17-4 GSC), in its annual Pack the Park doubleheader. Before before splitting doubleheaders with each team in ...

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VSU softball team to host rivals UWG and Shorter this weekend

Written by D.J. Davis   While students hit the road toward their spring break destinations, the Blazers will be tending to some business against Gulf South Conference foe West Georgia and conference newcomer Shorter this weekend. No.1 VSU goes into the weekend with a 7-3 conference record; with a pair of double headers with against rivals, the Blazers are looking ...

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Q&A with Morgan J.

Interview by D.J. Davis   Morgan Johnson Q&A: Q: Coach Macera came in and led you guys to a national championship in his second season with the team, what are a few words to describe what he has meant to your team? A: He’s definitely one to not settle. He is always pushing us; he always wants us to do ...

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VSU softball catching fire early

Written by D.J. Davis   Only a two-hour rain delay was able to slow the Blazers’ bats as they ran up 20 runs and earned two gutsy wins in Valdosta State’s home-opening doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern on Tuesday, 8-2, 12-6. On a day where the Blazers homefield was officially christened as Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park, the constant ping off ...

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VSU softball continues domination

When the Blazers won the first NCAA Division II National Championship in school history nine months ago, Courtney Albritton led off the game homerun; she did the same in the season opener against Southern Arkansas. The Blazers ran though the season opening West Florida tournament in Pensacola, Fla. against South Arkansas and Young Harris. Valdosta State’s 2012 National Championship’s momentum ...

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Softball ready to make another run

By D. J. Davis   The Valdosta State Softball Team will be in a difficult position when they take the diamond to open up this season as the pre-season No.1 team in the Gulf South Conference; they will have to figure out how they can improve on the school’s best ever season. The Blazers went an incredible 58-5, 26-1 in ...

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Citizens fight city alcohol ordinance

 A petition to repeal Article VIII of the Valdosta City Alcohol Ordinance has recently started circulating and has already received the support of over 500 citizens thus far.  The article requires entertainment industries in Valdosta, such as Vegas Nightclub and Rockin’ Rodeo, to close their doors at 2 a.m. The businesses had been closing at 4 a.m. before the recent ...

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