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Blazer baseball bounces back against Delta State

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Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer After getting swept by West Georgia in their last series, the VSU Blazer baseball team looked to bounce back against another conference rival in Delta State University. The series started last Saturday with Game 1 of an afternoon doubleheader, where the Blazers couldn’t get back in the win column. VSU would get out to ...

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Blazers hot streak comes to an end

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Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer VSU versus West Georgia had the looks of an “unstoppable force meeting an immovable object” matchup, but as it turned out, it was a one-sided clash. With nine wins in their last ten games, the Blazer baseball team looked take out the Wolves, a team just as hot as VSU having won 11 in ...

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Blazers offense unplugs Chargers

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Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer The Atlanta Braves may not have had the best weekend, but the VSU Blazers made up for it with a tide-turning series win. With seven wins in a row, the team was hot going into this weekend’s huge Gulf South Conference matchup against the Alabama-Huntsville Chargers. The first game of a doubleheader took place ...

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Blazers playing balanced baseball

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Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer The Blazers are playing their best at the right time. With the season winding down and the conference tournament in sight, VSU is trying to make sure they’re one of the top teams going in. Coming off the 20-5 blowout win at Georgia Southwestern, the Blazers have won four in a row and looked ...

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Offense, rain combine to put out the Flame

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Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer Major League Baseball is about to commence, but VSU is in the middle of its conference race. Standing at 19-11 overall and 10-6 in the Gulf South Conference, the VSU Blazers baseball team had six conference games left coming into last weekend, and because of the rain two of those games were cancelled. With ...

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Braves prepare for upcoming season

The Atlanta Braves' A.J. Pierzynski gets high-fives in the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the Washington Nationals during the fourth inning on Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015, at Turner Field in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/TNS)

Written by Kyle Dawson, Photo Editor The Atlanta Braves are in the midst of a rebuilding process that turned Turner Field into a ghost town. They fired general manager Frank Wren and have made 11 moves since 2015 including trading hometown hero Jason Heyward to the Cardinals, 4-time National League saves leader Craig Kimbrel to the Padres and Platinum Glove ...

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Baseball breaks out the brooms against Bucs

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Written by Gabe Burns, Sports Editor After dropping a Valentine’s Day matchup with Florida Tech, the VSU Blazers have rebounded quite nicely. The team closed out a tight 6-4 win over Georgia College and State before sweeping the weekend’s conference -opening series against Christian Brothers. That makes the Blazers 10-3 through 13 games for the third season in a row. ...

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VSU baseball opens the season winning two of three

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Written by Aldean Starr, Staff Writer The Valdosta State baseball team has started the season winning two of three heading into this Saturday’s match-up with Wingate. The Blazers started the season on the road last Saturday afternoon against the #15 North Georgia Nighthawks at Bob Stein Stadium in Dahlonega, Georgia. The two teams played a double-header and split the match-ups. ...

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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 weekend ...

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

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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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