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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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VSU Women vying to host GSC game

Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor VSU Women’s Basketball must do one thing in order to host a playoff game: win a game. The Blazers must at least split their upcoming games against Shorter and Lee University to join the men’s team at the Complex next week. On Feb. 18, the Blazers took their seven-game win streak to Florence, ...

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VSU Women streaking through the GSC

Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor VSU Women’s Basketball has first place in their sights after reeling off six straight wins. The first season of Head Coach Carley Kuhns’ career has not always been fun. Kuhns became coach in June and did not recruit any of her players. She had to learn about the different personalities of her players ...

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Tiebreaker: VSU plays UAH for top seed

Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor First place is up for grabs in the Gulf South Conference, and on Thursday, either VSU Basketball or Alabama-Huntsville will emerge with sole possession. It is the second matchup between the two teams this season, as the Blazers lost 82-72 to the Chargers on Jan. 2. VSU, which was recently ranked second in ...

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VSU golf looking to keep high finishes coming

Written by Jake Johnson, Contributor VSU golf will tee off on the 2017 portion of their 2016-2017 campaign after a scorching hot start in 2016 on Feb. 13 and 14 in The Matlock. The team finished in the top five in its first three tournaments, including a win at the UIS Island Getaway in Rio Mar, Puerto Rico. Head Coach ...

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Blazers look to start new streak

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer and Bryce Ethridge, Staff Writer After suffering a devastating defeat to Delta State, the VSU Men’s Basketball team lost its first game in 11 outings. The Blazers faced the Statesmen in Cleveland, Mississippi, on Feb. 4, and were handed a 58-72 loss, their worst conference loss of the season. The Blazers offense was uncharacteristically ...

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VSU women heating up at the right time

Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer The VSU Women’s Basketball team is surging through the Gulf South Conference after three consecutive road victories. On Saturday, the Blazers accomplished a feat that had not been done in over 30 years after beating Delta State in Cleveland, Mississippi, for the first time since 1983, by a score of 48-38. The win over ...

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Chelsea Canara has softball in her blood

Written by Briana Salem, Staff Writer Shouts of “Clutch Canara,” can be heard all around Steel’s Diamond during softball games. These cheers are not random. They’re directed at senior, third baseman Chelsea Canara. Following in the footsteps of her older siblings, Canara has been playing softball since the age of seven. She said she picked softball because she got to ...

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VSU Tennis relying on experience

Written by Briana Salem, Staff Writer VSU Tennis will be looking to experience for the 2017 season. The men’s team lost only four players to graduation. One of which, Niklas Herbing, will return as an assistant. The women’s team lost none. Head Coach John Hansen will look for last year’s Gulf South Conference Player of the Year, Leo Blay to ...

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