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Blazers excited about final home game

“Sense of urgency” was how VSU forward, Will Alston, described the team’s attitude during the yearly Pink Zone game vs. Lambuth (10-12) this past weekend, which resulted in a blowout 98-67 win.

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Blazers end losing streak, edge GSW 5-4

 In last night’s action, the Blazers baseball team took on Georgia Southwestern in Americus.  They avoided losing their fifth game in a row and squeaked by GSW 5-4, moving to a 2-5 record.  In this past weekend’s action, the Blazers were swept in a three-game series, at home, by the Florida Tech Panthers. In game one, eight runs weren’t enough ...

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Freshmen come up big for Lady Blazers

With the Lady Blazers bench consisting of only four girls, Coach Kiley Hill was desperate for some good minutes while starters rested. He got just that. After a slow start, the Blazers bench led the way to put together a dominating performance, ousting Concordia-Selma by a 57-24 score.   Leading the way for VSU were freshmen Alisha Crawford, who finished with ...

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NCAA changes regulations

 On Jan. 17, National Collegiate Athletic Association Division II members and officials held their annual convention and approved a legislative proposal that will shorten the time allowed for preseason practices.  At last year’s convention, the “life in the balance” legislative initiative, which came from the Division II president and management council, was adopted. They agreed on the first phase, the ...

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Blazers look to face Lambuth

 Alabama-Huntsville held VSU to 33.8 percent shooting as the Chargers defeated the Blazers 82-64 in Gulf South Conference men’s basketball action on Monday night.  Both teams came out on fire from the field as the Blazers connected on five of their first nine field goal attempts, and Alabama-Huntsville connected on six of its first nine.  VSU cooled off over the ...

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Lady Blazers look for success

 VSU led most of a physical game, but Alabama-Huntsville came from behind to win, 69-65, as the Chargers have done to many teams this season. The Lady Blazers drop to 10-11 on the season and 4-4 in Gulf South Conference play while Alabama-Huntsville takes sole possession of third place in the GSC East at 5-3, 10-11 overall.   Brittany Daniels led ...

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Blazers lose two of three, games postponed

After a little more than a week into the new Blazer’s baseball season, and six scheduled games the Blazers are one and two. If you’re still squinting your eyes and doing the math, you can stop now; those numbers will never add up.

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Softball players speak out

   The VSU women’s softball team is more than ready to start the 2011 softball season.  After ending the season with a 51- 9 record, the girls are ready to take it all the way to the top again this year.  Unfortunately, the girls suffered a loss in the Championship game of the World Series to Hawaii Pacific University; however, ...

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Blazers rebound with victory

  VSU men’s basketball would not be handed defeat once more.   They avoided consecutive losses and defeated West Alabama 83-66 last night.  “Coach instilled on us that we needed a sense of urgency, that we needed to complete games, and compete and last Saturday against West Georgia, we didn’t complete the game, we let it slip away,” Brandon Klunder, guard, said.  ...

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Hill gets 200th victory with Lady Blazers

  While the competition sits idle, Lady Blazers move to sole posession of second in the GSC for now.  Lady Blazers entered the night in a three-way tie, and with the win, move into position to take first place anticipating GSC results this weekend.  With their 60-41 victory over West Alabama, Lady Blazers are preparing for their battles this weekend against ...

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