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Low scoring affair, Blazers defeat Chargers

After combatting a 30-minute lighting delay, Valdosta State Women’s Soccer team took on even more adversity on the pitch Friday night. Having the game go into overtime, the Blazers overcame it, coming out victorious over division rival Alabama-Huntsville to the score of 1-0. Both teams struggled to find any headway during regulation – tight defense was the tune throughout the ...

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Blazer Golf faces tour site PGA National, Intimidating Bear Trap

The No. 22 ranked VSU Blazer golf team will look to build off their debut performance this Monday and Tuesday at PGA National’s The Champion course, home of the PGA Tour’s Honda Classic and “The Bear Trap,” arguably golf’s most challenging set of holes. Located in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, this scenic tour layout will be one of the toughest ...

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Widera gets defensive, takes home weekly honor

VSU Junior Middle Blocker Kayla Widera was recently named Gulf South Conference Defensive Player of the Week on Tuesday, Oct.2, by the conference office. Widera and the Blazers had a stellar week grabbing two home wins over Mississippi College and West Alabama last weekend. The Trinity, Florida native helped lead the Blazers to their first conference weekend sweep in with ...

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Blazers continue ascension in AFCA poll

After a 63-42 win against the Mississippi College Choctaws last Saturday, the VSU football team moves up three places to 10th in the newest American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) Top 25 poll announced Monday afternoon. This new ranking is rarefied air as this is the first time the Blazers have been ranked in the top 10 of the polls since ...

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Scorers galore: Blazers post season-high versus Choctaws

Posting a season-high of 63 points and 614 yards, the No. 13 VSU football team posted a 63-42 victory at Mississippi College Saturday evening.  VSU Sophomore Signal Caller Rogan Wells threw a career-high six touchdown passes in the game, giving him 19 on the season. The game saw a combined 1,129 yards of offense and 15 touchdowns. Along with the ...

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Preview: Blazers hoping to stop rushing attack against Choctaws

After a blistering 4-0 start to the season, the VSU Blazers are looking to the west. Saturday, Sept. 29, the Blazers will embark on their longest road-trip of the season, an eight-hour jaunt to face the Choctaws of Mississippi College in Clinton, Mississippi. The Choctaws are 2-1 (with one cancelled game), winning their first two games but losing their conference ...

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Blazers Spark a Flame, Send Message in Cougar Invitational

The Blazers came into Tuesday with a one-shot lead, and after Jordan Long tallied three straight birdies to start his round, it appeared as though the Blazers were in the process of starting their season with a victory. “I just got hot early. Had an easy up-and-down on 1, I had a kick in (tap in) on holes two and ...

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Women’s Soccer Splits Conference Matchup Weekend

Valdosta State University Women’s Soccer hosted two conference matches over the weekend and started off on a high note. On Friday, Sept. 21, the Lady Blazers faced off against Spring Hill College (AL), and it did not take long for VSU to take the lead. Ashley Lewis put away her fifth goal of the season (2’) as the Lady Blazers ...

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Blazers ascending in the AFCA Coaches Poll

With great power comes great responsibility, and the Blazers will have a lot of responsibility with their new ranking in the AFCA Coaches poll. Saturday evening, Valdosta State entered their matchup No. 16 in the poll. After crushing Shorter 52-0 and improving to a convincing 4-0 on the season, they moved up three spots to No. 13. The news was ...

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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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