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Blazers split doubleheader to Statesmen

No.9 Valdosta State (11-3, 3-3) battled back to split Saturday’s doubleheader against Gulf South Conference rival No. 25 Delta State (6-5, 5-3). In game one, the Blazers played from behind early against the Statesmen and were unable to bounce back as DSU showed sound defense and timely hitting. After a leadoff single in the third by DSU left-fielder Hunter Twitty, ...

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Blazer baseball scores a perfect 10

written by: Chris Webb No. 4 Valdosta State (10-0) continued their perfect start to the season defeating Columbus State (6-6) 4-1 Wednesday night at Billy Grant Field. The Cougars pitching struggled early against the Blazer bats, joining the growing list of teams unable to handle VSU’s powerful offense. The Blazers jumped on the board quickly scoring three runs in the ...

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Blazers travel to West Florida

written by: Alex Tostado  No.4 Valdosta State baseball will play a road game for the first time this season in a top-five matchup against Gulf South Conference rival, No.2 West Florida, this weekend. The Argos are 8-2 on the season with a perfect 3-0 conference record, while the Blazers (10-0, 3-0) are off to their best start since 1978 (when ...

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No.21 VSU sweeps Shorter

Written By: Chris Webb No. 21 Valdosta State (9-0) brought out the brooms again today as they swept Shorter (1-9) Sunday afternoon. After getting out to an early 5-0 lead, VSU never looked back to rout its conference foe 11-0. VSU outscored SU 24-1 during the three-game weekend series that included two games ending by the mercy rule. Reigning Gulf ...

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Blazers torch Hawks in doubleheader

written by: Alex Tostado No.21 Valdosta State (8-0, 2-0) baseball kept its bats swinging on Saturday against Shorter University (1-8, 0-2) in a Gulf South Conference doubleheader. VSU swept the Hawks Saturday, taking the first game 10-0 in seven innings (GSC mercy rule) and won Game 2 3-1. “I thought we swung the bats very well (in Game 1),” VSU ...

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No.21 VSU opens GSC play this weekend

Written by: Chris Webb No. 21 Valdosta State (5-0) will kick off conference play this weekend, as Shorter University (1-6) comes to Billy Grant Field for a three-game series, starting with a doubleheader Saturday at 1 p.m. Putting up 35 runs in last weekend’s sweep against Paine (Feb. 8-9), VSU has already put up 63 runs through its first five ...

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VSU baseball looks to tame the Lions

written by: Chris Webb Valdosta State (2-0) is looking to continue their blistering hot start to the season as Paine College (0-3) comes to visit the friendly confines of Billy Grant Field for a three-game series starting with a doubleheader Saturday at 1 p.m. and a final game Sunday at 1 p.m. VSU enters the weekend with the bats blazing, ...

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VSU baseball improves to 2-0 on the season

So far, so good. Valdosta State (2-0) has outscored their opponents 28-8 in the first two games of the season after its 14-5 rout over Georgia Southwestern (1-1) 14-5 Sunday afternoon at Billy Grant Field. VSU catcher Bryant Hayman got his season rolling after a rough opening night where he went hitless (0-3) with two strikeouts. Sunday, the junior catcher made ...

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Blazers victorious in season opener

Valdosta State won its first game exactly the way head coach Greg Guilliams hoped for. Nice and easy. The Blazers out hit Truett-McConnell 13-3 en route to a 14-3 opening victory at Billy Grant Field Saturday afternoon. VSU’s pitching core gave up its first hit all game in the ninth inning. Five pitchers made an appearance to hold the Bears ...

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Blazer baseball back on the field

Written by: Alex Tostado Valdosta State takes the field for its 2014 campaign as the Blazers host the Comfort Suites Classic at Billy Grant Field this weekend. The Blazers play Truett-McConnell on Saturday at 3 p.m. and Georgia Southwestern on Sunday at 1 p.m. VSU Head Coach Greg Guilliams is expecting a lot from his players this season, especially coming ...

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