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Blazer bond that will last a lifetime


Written by: Lia Armistead, Asst. Sports Editor The Valdosta State women’s tennis team ended their season on April 19 after just barely losing to No. 2 Shorter College, 2-5, in the Gulf South Conference Tournament. The Lady Blazers put up a good fight throughout the tournament, winning 5-2 against No. 6 North Alabama. Although the team did not have the best season ...

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Softball hosts GSC Tournament

(Photo Courtesty of VSU Athletics) Blazer softball holds the  No.1 position and will host the tournament started yesterday at 10 am and ending May 2  with the tournament winner.

Written by: Stuart Price, Sports Writer The Lady Blazer softball team was able to get a huge win last weekend against Mississippi College when senior Fran Johnson hit a two-out, bottom of the seventh inning double to give the Blazers a walk-off win! As the No. 1 team in the conference, the Blazers get the privilege of hosting this year’s ...

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No. 5 Blazer baseball heads to the GSC tournament after a loss against GC

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Written by: Aldean Starr, Sports Writer It might be a different kind of final for VSU golf players John Fordham and Chris Rogers they represent the Blazers at the South/Southeast Super Region tournament on May 4-6 at Lake Jovita Golf and Country Club’s south course. Fordham and Rogers have been invited to compete against some of the best players from ...

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Students respond to former Blazer’s concert

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Written by: Lia Armistead, Asst. Sports Editor Kip Moore, former Blazer golfer, “came home” to the PE Complex on April 11. However, it was not as successful as the athletic department had hoped. The attendance was so low that Kip Moore invited the audience down to the floor, according to sophomore Hannah Peyton. “I don’t think that it was advertised very well,” ...

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VSU golf rolls into tournament action

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Written by: Austin Wells, Sports Writer VSU tied for fifth place Tuesday at the 72 par Tunica National Golf Course as the golf team shot at 24 strokes over par at 888 at the Gulf South Conference Gold Championship. The first two rounds took place Monday, which saw VSU finish sixth place after shooting a first round 303 and a ...

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Blazers look to lock up GSC tournament spot

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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 ...

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Softball pitcher Calhoun gets recognized, wants more for team


by Lia Armistead VSU softball pitcher Caitlyn Calhoun appreciates all the attention she is getting from the season but wants everyone to recognize the team for all they have done. After receiving three National Pitcher of the Week titles this season, and multiple Gulf South Conference Pitcher of the week titles, Caitlyn Calhoun has continued her progress towards her goal ...

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Blazer tennis hopes to wash away the Tigers


by Kristin Whitman After the rain cancelled the April 15 matches against the Georgia Southwestern Hurricanes, Blazer men’s tennis look to repeat the last match up against Gulf South Conference rivals University of West Alabama Tigers. The Blazers and the Tigers match up today at the Ralph “Skeeter” Carson Tennis Complex at noon to finish up the regular season. This ...

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Blazers Seek Revenge Against UWG

by Stuart Price Last weekend, the Blazers traveled to Huntsville, Alabama, for a three-game series with the University of Alabama-Huntsville Chargers. The Blazers were able to win the first and the final game of the series by scores of 12-10 and 6-4. The second game of the series began Friday night, but was suspended and picked back up Saturday due ...

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