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Blazer Zone a success

The tailgate in Drexel Park last Saturday before the opening game against Wingate was a success according to Director of Marketing of Athletics Tom Hughes. Despite the success, many feel that VSU students can still do more to be involved and show team spirit. “The hamburgers provided by SGA were great, and the environment was fun and friendly, but I ...

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Blazers head to Newberry

Redshirt freshman quarterback Brett Whitmire was given the reigns of the VSU offense on the 12th offensive possession of this past Saturday’s 25-22 win over the Wingate Bulldogs.

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Matthews gives time to community and football

­­­ The Blazers football team has contributed countless hours of volunteer work, and helped boost the morale of Valdosta State through their continued dedication, and loyalty to the red and black. Junior Middle Linebacker, Chas Matthews has contributed many hours to community involvement, where he volunteered for the Red Cross Blood Drive, Habitat for Humanity, and was a celebrity reader ...

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Intramural Sports off and running in 2010

The intramural season officially kicked off Aug. 29 with flag football. A week after flag football’s initial game, two-pitch softball and cricket – which makes its debut as a VSU intramural – start their respective seasons. Also new to VSU intramurals is the use of completely online sign-ups and scheduling. Students and faculty can sign up at www.imleagues.com. After registering ...

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Jimmy Coy Named Starting Quarterback

As the new VSU football seaso­­n ra­pidly approaches, the Blazers have their man that will be calling the signals for the offensive unit this season. Redshirt junior quarterback Jimmy Coy— who entered fall camp as the No. two quarterback on the depth chart behind senior Russ Callaway— was named the starting quarterback less than 24 hours after Callaway went down ...

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Blazers Ready for New Competition

Since Aug.9 the members of the VSU football team have been hitting the same opponent—their teammates. On Sept. 4 that will change when the Blazers welcome the Wingate Bulldogs to Bazemore-Hyder Stadium to begin the 2010 season. “We are ready. I am fired up,” running back David Arnold said. “I keep it fired up (at practice) though. I challenge the ...

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Two Lady Blazers Make Preseason All-Gulf South

From Staff Reports Valdosta State’s stellar duo of outside hitters Irene Hannan and Ruthie King were named to the 2010 volleyball preseason All-Gulf South Conference team. Freshman setter Hope Ripsam was named a 2010 Top Newcomer. Valdosta State was one of just two schools from the GSC East to place multiple players on the preseason team. West Florida led the ...

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