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Lady Blazers lose again

Valdosta, Ga. – The Lady Blazers (10-7) are on a two-game losing streak and move to 3-6 in Gulf South Conference play after falling 58-52 to rival Delta State (11-6) Saturday afternoon in the P.E. Complex. Forcing a bevy of turnovers (19) was vital for the Lady Statesmen staying close behind all game before stealing the lead late in the ...

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Blazers begin home stand tonight

By Shane Thomas   The Valdosta State Blazers men’s basketball team is back home Thursday night to host the Buccaneers of Christian Brothers University, tipping off a four-game home stand. Having lost four of their last five games, including a 99-93 loss to West Florida last Saturday, Head Coach Mike Helfer and his Blazers see this game as an opportunity ...

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Softball ready to make another run

By D. J. Davis   The Valdosta State Softball Team will be in a difficult position when they take the diamond to open up this season as the pre-season No.1 team in the Gulf South Conference; they will have to figure out how they can improve on the school’s best ever season. The Blazers went an incredible 58-5, 26-1 in ...

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Lady Blazers face Christian Bros. tonight

By Chris Kessler   Tonight, Valdosta State Lady Blazers come home to play inside The Complex. VSU, 10-5 on the year, is coming off a three game road trip that ended with a 62-59 road victory at West Florida last saturday. The team was lifted by Ashley Johnson’s 20 points off the bench. Coach Kiley Hill believes his team is ...

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Flag football team goes to nationals

By Chris Kessler Don’t let their name fool you, this team is no joke. Moose Attack, a coed flag football team at VSU, has a staggering list of accomplishments that would make other teams green with envy. In their two seasons, they’ve been VSU intramural runner-up, state runner-up, VSU intramural champions and state champions. Along with all that, they recently ...

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Sports Web Exclusive: My Three Cents

Nobody knows what this new blend of ballers is capable of just yet. Thus far we’ve gotten glimpses of the Blazers’ prosperous potential though a lousy (2-5) conference record could make you think otherwise. “We have to continue to get better and play well in February,” Head Coach Mike Helfner told me. And he’s completely right or the early hype ...

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Blazers hit the road against Argos

The Blazers are heading to the beach, but this isn’t a vacation trip, it’s strictly a business trip. The Valdosta State’s men’s and women’s basketball teams will travel to Pensacola, Fl. this Saturday to take on Gulf South Conference rival West Florida. The men’s team is coming off a thrilling 91-88 overtime victory at West Alabama, that snapped their three ...

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VSU volleyball coach search begins

The ball is now in Valdosta State University’s court as the athletic department begins searching for a new volleyball coach. Former VSU volleyball head coach, Sia Poyer, recently accepted an offer to return to his alma mater, Eastern New Mexico, to take on the same position. Athletic Director, Herb Reinhard, is now in the process of filling the position. The ...

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Diamond Dinner Saturday

The Valdosta State baseball and softball programs will host the first annual Diamond Dinner on Saturday, January 19, 2013. The Diamond will feature a social hour to mingle with players and coaches, refreshments, tickets for cocktails, and silent and live auctions for a variety of rare sports memorabilia. “One of the things that is going to be really unique about ...

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Blazers National Champions once more

Florence, Ala.-The Valdosta State Blazers (12-2) are bringing another title back to title town. The Blazers crowned themselves 2012 Division II national champions after beating Winston Salem State (14-1) 35-7 in the championship game Saturday afternoon.

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