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Soccer signs new players

Written by Briana Salem, Staff Writer VSU Soccer is having an exciting spring complete with hiring new head coach, Stephen Andrew, signing new players and hosting the alumni game. The 2017 signing class was mostly recruited by former coach Rebecca Nolin, but Andrew is a big part of why the recruits stayed at VSU. “A lot of the recruiting is ...

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Unlikely stars lift Red team to victory

Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor Because returning starters were black and blue, the 2017 VSU Spring Game featured Red and Black teams with a lot of young players. The Red team won the game 38-28 after two scores from upcoming junior Stewart Spence, who transitioned to offense this spring after playing linebacker last year. Last year’s starters, Dallas ...

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Written by Kyle Dawson, Sports Editor  “If you look good, you play good” is an old phrase used by uniform companies, little leaguers’ moms and professional athletes with clothing deals. However, the phrase may be true in VSU’s case. Currently, VSU is 144-80-5 across all sports this year, aside from golf and cross country. The Blazers have had some good ...

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Jessica Mohl leads on and off the field

Written by Erin Turner, Staff Writer VSU shortstop Jessica Mohl is a five-tool softball player. Since transferring to VSU from Indian River State College, Mohl has already been named Gulf South Conference Player of the Week, and she leads the Gulf South Conference in hits and runs. At Indian River, Mohl earned First Team All-American honors as a freshman and ...

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VSU not content with 8-3

Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor Championship style. That’s how Head Coach Kerwin Bell described his defense all last season. The defense performed up to Bell’s praise throughout the season, even in the first round exit against UNC-Pembroke where they had five interceptions. The Blazers defense lost key members of the team such as Kenny Moore, Egim Etta-Towa and ...

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Spring football is in the air

Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor Four months after heartbreak, VSU Football is springing into the swing of things. Head Coach Kerwin Bell looked poised to take the Blazers on a deep playoff run in his first season as head coach. The Blazers won seven of their last eight games in the regular season before losing in the first ...

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VSU hosts tournament

Written by Joshua Miller, Contributor The VSU golf team is getting set to tee off their spring break here in Titletown for the prestigious First Federal Southeastern Collegiate golf tournament. The Blazers will compete against 17 other teams in this 54-hole event at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club March 12th, 13th and 14th. VSU Head Golf Coach Jared Purvis said the ...

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VSU Women trying to keep momentum going

Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor Unchartered territory is ahead for VSU Women’s Basketball. In Carley Kuhns’ first year as head coach, she has produced two Gulf South Conference first team all-conference players. She also guided a team that was expected to finish eighth in the GSC to a conference tournament title. Now that VSU is here, they are going ...

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Suchon: raking through the GSC

Written by Briana Salem, Staff Writer  When VSU Baseball’s Luke Suchon comes to the plate, take the over on him getting on base. The Blazer first baseman has the best batting average in the Gulf South Conference at .545 and the best on-base-percentage at .594. In turn, VSU is in third place in the conference with a 11-4 record on ...

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VSU breaks records on way to second round

Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor VSU Men’s Basketball hasn’t lost very much this season, but one of the team’s four losses came against the team VSU will face in the next round of the Gulf South Conference tournament: Christian Brothers. VSU displayed their true fire power in a 115-94 victory over North Alabama as they set school and ...

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