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Cross Country improve in Gainesville

Lots of running took place Saturday morning, with a splash of new personal bests from the Blazers. The Valdosta State men’s and women’s cross-country squad maintain a solid 2018 season with a scorching hot performance at their Saturday morning meet at the University of Florida, in Gainesville. VSU men’s placed sixth with 177 points as senior Jaison Morning finished No. ...

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Cross Country is blazing for glory

Following a progressive offseason, the VSU cross-country team is ready to come out of the gate strong. This season, VSU’s cross-country team will have the luxury of returning runners making up most of the men and women rosters. The teams will feature a total of 14 familiar faces under head coach Todd Smoot, including both of his team captains from ...

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VSU’s cross country runs into some stiff competition

Written by Julia Rodriquez, Opinions Editor VSU’s cross country ran into some stiff competition at the NCAA South Region Championships. The women’s team claimed 13th place and the men’s team Claimed 15th place at the meet on Nov. 9 in Saint Leo, Florida. The female team’s Tyra Holloway and Meghan McShea earned All-Region honors after finishing in the top 25. ...

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Holloway is ready to race

Written by Kelsey Dickerson, College Life Editor Valdosta State’s fastest 2015 cross-country athlete, Tyra Holloway is gearing up for another great season. While she hasn’t been sticking to a specific routine to beat last year’s times, she has been watching her habits. “[I] make sure I’m eating right, running, and taking advantage of practice time,” said Holloway, a junior exercise ...

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Cross Country preps for GSC

Written by Kyle Dawson, Circulation Manager The Valdosta State men and women’s cross country teams will travel to Danville, Alabama, on Oct. 24, for the Gulf South Conference Championship, and head coach Todd Smoot has high aspirations for the teams’ performance in the meet. “I think there will be a number of personal best times run this weekend at the conference ...

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Cross Country teams take wins in first home race

Written By: Austin Wells This past Saturday was VSU’s first home cross country meet in more than a decade, with the men’s and women’s teams both placing first overall.   With the first place finishes and some personal bests from seniors Jesse Prince and Juliana Boehm, head coach Clinton Bell is happy with the results but still thinks the team ...

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Cross Country to host race this weekend

Written By: Austin Wells For the first time in over a decade, VSU will be holding a cross country meet this Saturday at 8 a.m., and the runners look to improve off a 5th out of 13 Men’s finish and a 3rd out of 13 Women’s finish from their first meet last Saturday.   Although both are good finishes, sophomore ...

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Cross Country Is Optimistic About New Season

Written by: Marquez Slaughter The men’s VSU cross-country team is ready for its fresh start this season at the Fleet Feet Sports/Earl Jacoby Invitational Saturday in New Market, Alabama. This season, the team consists of eight freshman, two sophomores, a junior, a senior and a graduate student. Sophomore and second year team member Joshua Hall was a redshirt last year ...

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Blazers prepare for conference tournament after success in Carrolton

written by: Julia Armistead Both men’s and women’s Cross Country teams traveled to Carrolton, Georgia, for the UWG Invitational last weekend where the teams did exceedingly well. Overall, Coach Clinton Bell was impressed with the runner’s performance throughout the entire Invitational, with both teams being neck and neck with West Georgia, along with a Juliana Boehm, senior, winning the entire ...

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