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VSU to host No. 1 team in nation

The 12 ranked Valdosta State baseball team is set for arguably their toughest matchup of the season as the top ranked Florida Southern Mocs come to Billy Grant Field for a three game series starting Friday night. “This will be the best team that we have faced all year,” VSU head coach Greg Guilliams said. “If we don’t have our ...

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Lady Blazers remain perfect

The Lady Blazer softball team had a near perfect performance in its double-header against Florida Southern College on Thursday, March 4, winning 10-0 and 6-0 for both games and improving their record to 10-0 on season. While the team played well offensively, the fielding is what kept the Moccasins scoreless in both games. “So far we have played very well,” ...

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The Lady Blazers look forward to Fort Valley State as first round opponent

The Valdosta State Lady Blazers punched a ticket to the NCAA Division II tournament on Sunday night when it was announced VSU would receive an at-large bid to the tournament. The Lady Blazers (19-8, 10-1 GSC) will be the sixth seed in the South region tournament, which makes up the first three rounds of the NCAA tournament. “I feel great ...

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Golf team hosts tournament

The Valdosta State University golf team will host The First Federal Southeastern Collegiate in their only home tournament of the year this weekend at Kinderlou Forest. Although the squad has been on many road trips throughout the season, some as far as Jamul, Calif., they have not finished in first place since the season opening tournament in the Flagler Invitational. ...

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Football team set for spring game

The VSU football team is set for their annual spring football game this Saturday, Mar 6, at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. “We’ve had a good spring,” David Dean, VSU head coach, said. “It has been very productive and we have answered a lot of questions, but we still have some to answer, like determining our depth. Our attitudes have been great, and ...

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Lady Blazers streak into tournament

Southaven, Miss-The Lady Blazers, who clinched the first-ever undefeated conference regular season in school history (10-0), will start the tournament off on Thursday afternoon when they play the fourth seed from the Western division, Christian Brothers University. “This would be one of the better teams that we’ve coached,” Kiley Hill, VSU head coach, said. “These kids have played together and ...

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Blazers eye championship

Southaven, Miss- The VSU Blazers will enter the GSC tournament as the second seed from the East Division, despite tying for the division title. The Blazers were given the second seed after losing a deciding coin toss to Alabama-Huntsville, who ended the Blazers 15-game winning streak on Feb. 20. As the second seed, the Blazers will play Arkansas-Monticello, the third ...

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Reaping the rewards

Sophomore shortstop Marti Littlefield has proven herself worthy of many honors in the game of softball. Following the VSU women’s softball team first-place victory at the Eckerd Triton Spring Invitational two weekends ago, the Gulf South Conference named Littlefield the GSC Player of the Week in the East Division. Littlefield was also the best freshman softball player of all time ...

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VSU wraps up at home

VALDOSTA-For the first time since Dec. 15, the VSU Blazers will head into a game following a loss, as the Blazers had their 15-game winning streak snapped last weekend by Alabama-Huntsville, 89-71. “It is one of those things where you’re disappointed to lose the game but I think it really refocuses you,” Nick Gast, VSU assistant head coach, said. “I ...

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Heinz on familiar ground

Starting in fall 2011, Valdosta State will be welcoming a women’s soccer team to the school. Leading the way will be head coach Melissa Heinz. Heinz comes over from Winthrop University, where she was named NCAA Division I Coach of the Year for first-year coaches. She received the honor after compiling a 7-12-1 record. Heinz has been a head coach ...

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