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Blazers hosts Warriors this weekend

Valdosta State baseball team (6-2) welcomes Wayne State University to Billy Grant Field this weekend for a four-game series. The Warriors are making the cross-country trip from Detroit, Mich.  for their season opener. Due to weather delays, the Blazers have not a played a game since Feb. 10. “We have had so many rain-outs lately that we need to play,” ...

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Blazers walk off against Cougars

Written by Alex Tostado   Catcher Bryant Hayman’s game-winning base hit in the bottom of the ninth to bring home Dan Hoover helped outlast the Columbus State Cougars in a 4-3 win on Wednesday night. “They had been pitching me away all day and I just wanted to make sure I didn’t do too much,” Hayman said. While the Blazers ...

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Pitch Perfect

 It was Nick Fogarty who stole the show Saturday night. Pitching a perfect game, he helped lift the VSU Blazers to a 12-0 rout over Paine College in Game 2 of the weekend series. The senior pitcher had nine strike-outs and zero walks  as the lefty recorded only the second perfect game in Blazers history. “I never thought it would ever ...

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VSU to host Paine College this weekend

The Blazers aim to iron out early season wrinkles this weekend after losing 6-4 to Flagler College Wednesday night now falling to a record of 2-2. Valdosta State will take on Paine College in a doubleheader on Saturday and a day game on Sunday. PC is 2-2 this season coming off big losses and big wins against Tuskegee University and ...

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Braves to visit Valdosta Sat.

Written by Neil Frawley   Attention Braves fans! The Braves Caravan will be stopping at the Academy Sports + Outdoors on Norman Dr. between the hours of 1:00 and 2:30 PM. For those unfamiliar, the Braves Caravan is an annual fan appreciation event that the Atlanta Braves put on before the start of Spring Training. The caravan includes several Atlanta ...

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Blazer baseball begins Friday night

Written by Alex Tostado   The Valdosta State baseball team has a unique challenge ahead of them this season. The Blazers are relying on their veteran pitching staff due to them returning only one position player from last season. The baseball team opens its season on Friday at Billy Grant Field against Palm Beach Atlantic as a part of the ...

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Diamond Dinner Saturday

The Valdosta State baseball and softball programs will host the first annual Diamond Dinner on Saturday, January 19, 2013. The Diamond will feature a social hour to mingle with players and coaches, refreshments, tickets for cocktails, and silent and live auctions for a variety of rare sports memorabilia. “One of the things that is going to be really unique about ...

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Blazers gain momentum before three game road trip

 Junior pitcher Benjamin Weil recorded four strikeouts and gave up zero runs in relief for the Blazers in their 4-2 victory over Georgia College in a non-conference match-up Tuesday night at Billy Grant Field.  “He was phenomenal,” said VSU head coach Greg Guilliams. “That’s one of the best pitching outings if not the best pitching outing that anyone in a ...

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Blazers rise to the occasion against nation’s best UNA

  The Valdosta State baseball team came out on top this past weekend in a tough three game series against the North Alabama Lions.  The Lions being ranked #1 (according to NFCA) and having a higher amount of overall wins, helped the Blazers enjoy their victory even more.  The first game of the three-game series indeed went in the Blazers’ ...

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Blazers look to tame the Lions

The Valdosta State baseball team is sitting barely at the top of the GSC and must defend their ranking against co-leaders North Alabama this weekend in a three game series at Billy Grant Field. � The Lions (24-7) (6-3) who are ranked #1 (according to NFCA) in the nation have more overall wins however the Blazers (15-10) (7-2) have been ...

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