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Zach Blankenship triumphs through COVID-19

He steps up to the pitcher’s mound. The world around him goes silent. He tunes out all the cheers and jeers from the stands. His mind goes almost completely blank. Even as an applied mathematics major, he isn’t thinking about numbers or probabilities as they pertain to baseball. All he is thinking about is making sure he slings a fastball ...

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VSU looks to continue winning streak vs CBU

The VSU baseball team swept rival West Georgia in the last homestand of the season and looks to extend their winning streak against Christian Brothers this weekend. VSU has pulled off six straight victories in response to dropping the previous six straight games. In what VSU baseball coach Greg Guilliams called a “season of streaks,” VSU now stands 18-11 in ...

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Blazers face West Ga in last series of regular season home games

The VSU baseball team is set to take the mound against rival West Georgia in what will be a pivotal series for both teams. The three-game series will be played this Sunday and Monday after being moved back due to inclement weather.  It will also be VSU’s last series of home games of the regular season after their April 21 ...

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MLB is striking out in response to the new GA voting bill

On April 2, the MLB announced that it would be relocating its All-Star game on July 13 from Atlanta to Denver in response to a controversial voting bill that was passed in Georgia. I don’t think they made the right choice at all. According to the MLB, the new voting bill is restrictive and racist. That’s what the left is ...

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Blazers look to return to winning ways against West Ala

This weekend’s series at West Alabama has become a must-win because of VSU’s current six-game losing streak. The Blazer baseball team has been swept by Delta State and West Florida over the past two weekends. Valdosta’s six-game skid has dropped them from third in the Gulf South Conference down to only a half game out of sixth, with a 12-11 ...

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Blazers look to bounce back against Delta State

After a rough series against West Florida last weekend, VSU will look to remedy hitting issues at Delta State this coming weekend. Despite a rough start to Delta State’s season, a six-game winning streak has the Statesmen above .500 with an overall record of 12-10 on the season and 10-10 in conference play. Delta State took both ends of a ...

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Hot bats meet fierce pitching as VSU hosts W Fla

The Blazer baseball team is playing at home this weekend against West Florida for a mid-season matchup and chance to further their winning streak. The Blazers are coming off a revenge victory Tuesday at home against Georgia Northwestern. The previous matchup ended in a 10-3 loss, but the Blazers took the rematch 3-2 thanks to strong pitching out of the ...

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Blazers baseball bests Union and prepares for GA Southwestern

The bats came alive late for the Valdosta State baseball team as they beat Union 2-1 in last weekend’s rubber match at Billy Grant Field. VSU lost the first game on Saturday in a pitcher’s duel, but over the next two games, the offense got hot for the Blazers. Twenty-five runs would cross home plate over the next sixteen innings. ...

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Blazers baseball finishes 2-1 against Hawks over the weekend

On Sunday, Feb. 28, 2021, the VSU Blazers held off the Shorter Hawks for a close 6-5 victory that ended their weekend series at Shorter with a record of 2-1. Some clutch pitching helped the team improve to 8-4 on the season after a loss and a win in the doubleheader on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2021, against the Hawks. Senior ...

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VSU baseball bests AUM 2-0 in Sunday’s doubleheader

The VSU baseball team brought out the brooms on Sunday, Feb. 21, 2021 as they swept Auburn Montgomery in a doubleheader. The No. 19 ranked Blazers lost to AUM 6-12 Saturday, but came ready to play Sunday. The team staged a huge rally down eight runs in the bottom of the seventh inning to win the game 9-10 in the ...

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Current COVID-19 Stats for Valdosta State University

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