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Robinson, Satterfield lead win in West Georgia

Whenever a VSU sports team defeats rival West Georgia, it makes for a good weekend. Following two losses against Alabama-Huntsville, the highly ranked Blazers softball team went to Carrollton and beat West Georgia twice, by scores of 6-2 and 2-0, completing the sweep.   This was the first of two meetings on the year between the two rivals.  “We dropped two ...

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Baseball and softball team lose to West Florida in doubleheader

  Baseball   The unwelcome theme of the Blazers’ baseball season has come to the forefront once again.  VSU’s game Tuesday night against Columbus State was canceled due to thunderstorms in the area, making it the fourth rained-out game so far this season.  The phrase, “When it rains, it pours,” fits Tuesday night’s storm very well, but it can also be applied ...

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Daughter of football legend chooses to play tennis at VSU

VSU’s men and women’s tennis teams both finished three conference matches this past weekend and finished 5-1.   VSU men didn’t lose a single point against Lambuth, Alabama-Huntsville and North Alabama, while the women picked up their first two wins of the season.  These victories are coming at a good time against conference rivals with a 8-1 win over Alabama-Huntsville and ...

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Blazers start conference tournament

The men’s basketball team heads to South Haven, Miss. this weekend for the Gulf South Conference tournament after a posting a 20-6 (7-5 GSC) record during the regular season. The Blazers wrapped up the regular season last week, with an 83-78 loss to West Florida on Thursday and a nail-biting 75-73 win over West Alabama on Saturday. Both matches were ...

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Lady Blazers recognized for talent

 For college basketball fans everywhere, this is when the madness begins. It is March. It is tournament time in the Gulf South Conference.  The Lady Blazers finished the season 14-12 and secured a No. 2 seed from the East. As a result, VSU will take on a very talented No. 3 seed from the West, 19-7 Ouachita Baptist.  Recently, the ...

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Blazers blast by ASU

 The 2011 season has been a frustrating one for the Blazers’ baseball team. After fifteen games, their record stands at a disappointing 5-10. However, there is one opponent the Blazers don’t let down against, Albany State (4-12). Tuesday night, the Blazers took the Rams by the horns and didn’t let go, crushing them 13-4.  Bobby Triglia added to his already ...

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Softball team wins home-opener 3-1, 5-0

The Lady Blazers softball team moved to 6-0 after taking down Georgia Southwestern, 3-1, 5-0 in their two games to start the season on Tuesday.  An unpredictable double play was the result of game one ending, while in game two, the Lady Blazers’ defense started strong and the offense  upped the score with runs. During the opening game, Ashley Steinhilber, ...

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Blazers recognize seniors

Senior night was a huge success for the VSU men’s basketball team, as the Blazers took down rival West Georgia in front of an electric crowd, 83-76.  Going in to Saturday night, VSU (19-7, 6-4 GSC) held the upper hand on West Georgia (14-10, 5-5 GSC) in overall records, but the two shared identical Conference records.  “[Saturday’s game] was very ...

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Blazers almost pull off upset of No. 3 Georgia College, fall short 3-1

Phonics 101 teaches that it takes three letters to spell the word “win.”  Last night it took three runs surrendered, a few mistakes and one controversial call for the Blazers (3-8) to spell the word “loss.”  The VSU baseball team gave up a nail-biter, 3-1, to No. 3 Georgia College and State (9-2), Wednesday night.  Right fielder, Antonio Clark, scored ...

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Lady Blazers to close season

The marathon that Coach Kiley Hill alluded to earlier in the season is winding down and his Lady Blazers are hitting their stride coming down the stretch. The Lady Blazers will travel to Pensacola, Fla. today to take on a 10-14 West Florida squad.

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