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Impressive display in opener

The women’s soccer program at VSU kicked off in style this week with the Lady Blazers picking up convincing victories against Georgia Southwestern and Queens University of Charlotte. It all began Thursday evening with the inaugural match taking place against Georgia Southwestern. A crowd of 1,577 turned out to see the Lady Blazers dominate proceedings in what turned out to ...

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Volleyball ready to rally

The women’s volleyball squad is hitting the court for the first time Friday when VSU hosts the Wingate by Wyndham Azalea Classic. The team faces some challenges as they adjust after losing four seniors from last season, but Head Coach Sia Poyer is anxious to see his six new freshmen prove themselves to their squad mates. “I’ve got six new ...

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Starting QB still undecided

This time last year, the Blazers went into the season with Jimmy Coy solidified into the starting quarterback spot. However, that experiment quickly came to an end. Throughout the season, Coach David Dean had three different guys take snaps under center. Dean has taken a more subtle approach to naming the starter this year. VSU enters game week without publically ...

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Blazer football fired up for kickoff

Next Saturday, the Valdosta State Blazers football team will travel to Wingate, N.C. to kick off their season opener against the Bulldogs. Blazer football is back for what seems will be another thrilling season. VSU finished the 2010 season with a pleasing 11-3 record and come into this season even more energized than last to hopefully compete for a national ...

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Women’s soccer pumped for first season

The VSU women’s soccer team is set to start their inaugural season Thursday Sept. 1 when they host the VSU Tri-Conference Challenge. Melissa Heinz brings a lot of experience to the head coach position, having had previous success with starting new teams from scratch. Heinz was named Coach of the Year for first year programs by the National Soccer Coaches ...

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Blazers total 14 hits in game

Staff Reports VSU scored three runs in the first, third and seventh innings as the Blazers defeated Thomas University 11-3 in non-conference baseball action at Billy Grant Field Wednesday evening. VSU (19-25) jumped out to an early lead as it scored three runs in the bottom of the first inning. Chaz Bagwell singled to open the Blazer half of the ...

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Sam Posey follows her family tradition

It is not often that VSU is represented on “SportsCenter” and other major media outlets around the country. It is also not often that a softball player hits for the cycle or hits four home runs in one day.

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Softball versus football on Friday

VSU softball team has earned a strong reputation all season long as the fourth best team in the nation. This Friday, Head Coach Thomas Macera will put his team against probably their toughest competitors they have ever played. Yes, the Blazer softball team takes on our very own Blazer football team at 6 p.m. at the Softball Complex. This event ...

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Wrestling his way to the top

When you first see Thomas Williams, his bulky size might seem intimidating, but when he speaks, that image melts away. Williams’ easy-going manner counteracts his active lifestyle. Heavy into sports, he plays football; he plays soccer. He runs track and cross country. But the sport that outweighs them all is one of strength, lithe and skill–wrestling. Having wrestled since he ...

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Air Force baseball takes yoga approach

MCT Campus Walk into the Air Force baseball locker room before practice, and the pitchers will probably be lying down in a dark room pretending they’re on a raft, listening to a recording of a harp or rain falling. The pitchers’ arms are at their sides as they visualize their arms are floating in a pool. A couple of them ...

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