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The Blazers’ Spark, a look at Blazer guard Kevin Harris

It is not hard to find Tonya Wilkerson, the mother of Blazer guard Kevin Harris, and the Kevin Harris fan club when attending a basketball game at the VSU Complex. They sit courtside sporting their red t-shirts that mostly read “It’s been a long time coming,” which is most commonly followed by a picture of Harris on the front. “I ...

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Clark carries baseball team

The VSU baseball team posted an impressive 4-0 record this past week with some key batting from center fielder Antonio Clark. Clark hit .688 (11-16) over the four-game stretch as he drove in four runs while scoring eight runs and stealing three bases.

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Basketball heads to UWA and UAH

The VSU basketball teams are set to complete their final road trips of the regular season as they take on West Alabama tonight and Alabama-Huntsville on Saturday night. The games at Alabama-Huntsville will be the first games back for either UAH team, as a shooting on campus forced a campus shutdown that halted athletic play. “Anytime you play on the ...

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All-GSC teams heavey with Blazers

 The Valdosta State Blazers baseball team has been picked to win the 2010 Gulf South Conference Eastern Division by the GSC coaches, while the Lady Blazers softball team has been picked to finish second in the East Division according to an announcement by the GSC office earlier this week. The Blazers won the 2008 GSC East Division, however finished third ...

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Blazer still stayin’ alive

   The Valdosta State Blazers and Lady Blazers continued their longest winning streaks of the season this past week as both teams defeated West Alabama and Alabama-Huntsville.  The Lady Blazers rolled to a convincing win against the West Alabama Tigers when they met at the Complex on Jan. 21 for a Gulf South Conference showdown. The Lady Blazers had strong ...

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Soccer coach to be announced

 The Valdosta State athletic department is set to introduce the newest coach to VSU today in a press conference at 11 a.m. Athletic Director Herb Reinhard has made his decision on who will be the first ever coach of the newly added women’s    soccer team, which is set to begin play in 2011.  The process has been a long one, ...

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Blazers prepare for a new season

 Greg Guilliams, head coach for the Blazer Baseball team, has major preseason goals to prepare for the 2010 season.  He admits that during his three years at VSU “getting used to the level of competition” has been a slight challenge but feels that preparing players for the challenge is the first step.  This can be considered a challenge in itself ...

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Helfer: VSU’s trail blazer

With a 15-2 record, the VSU men’s basketball program is rolling along as they continue through the 2009-2010 season. When Head Coach Mike Helfer came to VSU from Southern Polytechnic University four years ago, few people knew what to expect in Blazer nation; however some knew there was a winner sitting at the helm of the program. Senior leadership, chemistry ...

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Blazers heating up

 Over winter break, while normal college students were at home hanging out with their friends and family, the Valdosta State basketball teams were busy in action.  The 11th ranked Blazers were in action six times over winter break as they posted an impressive 5-1 record as their only loss came on the road against Tampa, the day after finals were ...

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No. 3 Blazers off to hot start

The basketball season is in full swing. The Blazers are hot, while the Lady Blazers are struggling to put together a complete game. Lady Blazers: Since Nov. 19, the Lady Blazers have recorded a record of 1-3 (not including Wednesday night’s contest). The Lady Blazers got started off right with a win over Eckerd; however the Lady Blazers hit the ...

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