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Blazers look to secure GSC title

When the VSU Blazers take on the West Georgia Wolves at 2 p.m. at the Bazemore-Hyder Stadium Saturday, they will be playing for more than in-state bragging rights and the Peach State Basket.

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VSU basketball season set to start soon

 Beginning Nov. 12, the Blazers will start the season off by playing Saint Leo at 8 p.m.   I am extremely excited for the beginning of the season because VSU school spirit is at its finest.  The students pack the Complex with their red and black attire, while the basketball teams feel the presence of the students as they yell ...

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Blazers fine with no stand-out receiver

  At 7-1 and atop the Gulf South Conference, the Blazers are on familiar ground but they’ve changed their strategy for winning.   The biggest difference: No game-changing receivers.  No stand-outs.  Just a group of dedicated players scrambling to win.  “We got a blue-collar group out there,” David Dean, Head Coach, said. “There’s no real superstar out there, so to speak, ...

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V-ball Senior and Parent night a success

 The Lady Blazers volleyball team had an eventful weekend at the Complex, including hosting both parents and senior night on Friday and Saturday and having the first Lady Blazer of the season to win Player of the Week.  Some families don’t have the luxury of seeing their children play live, so this weekend proved to be high in importance. “It ...

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V-ball honors seniors

 The VSU women’s volleyball team went 2-1 this past week, including two matches within the Gulf South Conference.  The Lady Blazers took on the Argos of West Florida last Friday in a match where the winner would walk away with sole possession of first place in the Gulf South East division.  The two squads met earlier this season on Sept. ...

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It runs in the Posey family

Leesburg, the small city of southwestern Georgia with a population under 3,000, is not only home to country singer Luke Bryan, but also prominent baseball rookie Buster Posey.

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Heinz and Foote ready for season

  The VSU women’s soccer team head coach Melissa Heinz and her assistant Erin Foote have high expectations for their team’s first season ever.   Coach Heinz will be coaching the first ever women’s soccer team at Valdosta State. However, starting up a new team isn’t a first for Heinz’s. She’s started up programs at William Carey University, Birmingham Southern and ...

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Volleyball aims for tournament

This past weekend the Valdosta State Lady Blazers volleyball team had the opportunity to play where they’ve only played once this season -- at home at the VSU Complex.

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Blazers control own destiny

 The scenario for the Valdosta State football team is simple – win the four remaining games on the schedule and win at least a share of the Gulf South Conference championship.   This comes after the Blazers knocked off then third ranked North Alabama 5-0 a week ago and after the Harding Bison upset the Delta State Statesman this past ...

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