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Volleyball sweeps MC, UWA on way to undefeated home record

This story was written by LaMarcus Wilkerson. The Blazers had back-to-back wins to remain undefeated at The Complex. This weekend, VSU (21-7, 16-4) did not drop a single game while defeating Mississippi College (5-25, 0-20) on Friday and West Alabama (9-21, 7-13) on Saturday. Coming into the weekend, head coach Mike Swan and his team had three straight Gulf South ...

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Volleyball climbs to No. 3 in GSC rankings

Written By: Neil Frawley With yet another win on Tuesday night at the University of West Georgia, the VSU volleyball team (19-7, 14-4) secured its third straight win and has ascended to third place in the Gulf South Conference. Two home matches remain on VSU’s schedule, Mississippi College (5-23) have lost its last seven matches, and University of West Alabama ...

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First year head coach takes team to GSC tournament

Written By: Kristin Whitman Your attention please, your attention please I would like to introduce you to first year coach Rebecca Nolin and her playoff-bound soccer team.   VSU will be headed to the Gulf South Conference Tournament starting with a game of revenge against the West Florida Argonauts on Friday, Nov. 7.   After a rocky start to the season, ...

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Ich bin ein Blazer: Dejworek brings Euro-style to VSU

Written By: Shane Thomas This season, Blazer basketball has the keys to a German import. His name is Nils Dejworek, a 6-foot-10 freshman forward from Ulm, Germany. Dejworek spent last season at Furtah Prep in Acworth, Georgia, where he helped lead the Falcons to a Georgia Independent School Association Class AA state championship. With that success under his belt, Dejworek ...

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Volleyball approaches postseason

Written By: Neil Frawley The Valdosta State University’s volleyball team sits just three spots out of first place in the Gulf South Conference standings, and carry a perfect 9-0 home record into their second to last home stand against University of North Alabama on Friday followed by University of Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday. Coach Mike Swan spoke to his team after ...

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Blazer soccer prepares for last stretch of season

Written By: Kristin Whitman With the season winding down, things look promising for the Blazers soccer team after securing a spot in the Gulf South Conference tournament.   The Blazers still need to face GSC opponents No. 6 West Florida (7-3) and No. 4 West Alabama (7-2-1) for the last two games in regular season play.   VSU starts with ...

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New faces hope to help Lady Blazers’ woes

Written By: Austin Wells With the season two weeks away, the Lady Blazers basketball team will look to improve off an injury filled season resulting in an eighth place finish in the Gulf South Conference. “We basically only had seven people playing last year,” head coach Kiley Hill said referring to last season’s injuries. “We came off of a Sweet ...

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Blazers to play final home game

Written By: Chris Webb It’s not even November yet, but the Blazers last home game is already upon us.   This Saturday at 3 p.m., Valdosta State (4-2, 2-2) will be hosting Shorter University (3-3, 1-2).   “It really hasn’t hit me yet,” senior linebacker Justin Williams said.   Williams, who played high school football for Valdosta High School feels ...

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Volleyball rides undefeated home streak into weekend for GSC weekend

This story was written by Neil Frawley. The Valdosta State volleyball team has just four more home games left to complete the season with an undefeated home record. After going 1-3 in the South Region Crossover— a tournament VSU played in Lakeland, Florida—the Blazers bounced back to defeat No. 22 West Florida 3-1 Tuesday night. With the win against UWF, ...

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VSU soccer clinches GSC playoff berth

This story was written by Kristin Whitman. Blazers soccer heated up Tuesday night against University of West Georgia with a 3-0 win. The Blazers improved to 7-1-1 in the Gulf South Conference and knocked the Wolves to a 2-6-0 record. VSU currently holds the second best record in the conference. The Blazers scored all three of their goals right off ...

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