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Albritton aims to build on success

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by Lia Armistead Through the cold months of December and January, the VSU women’s softball team practiced almost every day in preparation for the upcoming season that begins every February. One senior has really stood out to those in the VSU softball community. Courtney Albritton is a senior utility player for the Lady Blazers, meaning she is capable of playing ... Read More »

Wolves’ big run bites Blazers late; Blazers drop ninth straight

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by Shane Thomas Another heated matchup between cross-state rivals did not disappoint as West Georgia (19-7, 14-7 Gulf South Conference) slid past the Valdosta State Blazers (9-18, 4-17 Gulf South Conference) 85-83 Saturday night. GSC leading scorer Deonta Stocks scored 15 of his game-high 25 points in the second half to pace the Wolves. Stocks’ two free throws iced the ... Read More »

Gulf South Conference weekend sweep

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by Kristin Whitman It was a Gulf South Conference weekend sweep at the Billy Grant field for blazer baseball. The team went three for three against No. 9 University of West Florida Argonauts. A double-header on Saturday left the blazers with a 9-4 win in the first game and a 2-1 victory in the second. Sundays match up finished the ... Read More »

Lady Blazers looks for revenge

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by Niamani Hollis Lady Blazer’s basketball looks for revenge against the University of Alabama after their last meeting ended in a 69-67 overtime, buzzer win for the Lady Tigers. Coming off of an on the road win against Christian Brothers University, the Lady Blazers hope to keep things rolling against UWA tonight at 6. The game was back and forth ... Read More »

VSU rallies to prepare for Rollins

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by Jyrell Wynn VSU’s tennis teams prepare for its match against the Rollins Tars this Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on the Tennis Courts. The men’s team defeated the Florida Tech Panthers 9-0 on Sunday in Melbourne, Florida. The Blazers won all three matches to clinch their victory against the Panthers in doubles. Blazers Ramon Weil and Gereon Heitmann won the ... Read More »

Laby Blazers look for a spark of luck

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by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis The Lady Blazers look to spark a win streak at the Complex on Thursday, Feb.5, when they take on Mississippi College. Against Lee University, Senior Maggie Davis put up a career high 23 points and April Thomas added 21 points of her own giving the Lady Blazers the ammo needed to take down the Lady Flames 64-63. ... Read More »

VSU hopes to play spoiler vs. UWA

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by Shane Thomas The VSU Blazers (9-16, 4-15 Gulf South Conference) look to play spoiler when the West Alabama Tigers (18-9, 13-6 Gulf South Conference) visit The Complex tonight at 8. With their loss to Christian Brothers over the weekend, the Blazers have lost seven straight games but could have found a silver lining in the process. The Blazers trailed ... Read More »

Golf swings to improvement

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by Stuart Price The Blazers began their 2015 campaign this Monday and Tuesday at the Matlock Collegiate Classic, which was played at Lakeland, FL’s Lone Palm Golf Club. VSU was represented well and finished the two-day tournament in 9th place out of 15 teams. Shooting the lowest for VSU, with a 3-round score of 217, was returning senior John Fordham. ... Read More »

Basketball hopes to bounce back

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by Shane Thomas VSU men’s basketball team (9-14, 4-13 Gulf South Conference) hits the road for its final regular season trip against Union College (16-7, 10-7 Gulf South Conference) tonight in Jackson, Tennessee. The Blazers are in the midst of a dismal stretch, having lost 11 of their last 14 games and five straight following an 80-69 loss to Delta ... Read More »