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Freshman Chelsea Canara earns Player of the Week honors

written by: Eric Jackson Age is nothing but a number. This expression is also the mantra of newcomer Chelsea Canara. The freshman phenom went hitless in her first collegiate doubleheader this past weekend in Pensacola, yet assisted her team by driving in four runs as the Blazers split against Midwestern State. In the following doubleheader against Southern Arkansas, Canara’s first ...

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No.6 VSU softball prepared for Eckerd Tournament

written by: Eric Jackson They’re good. Everyone knows they’re good−and this weekend we’ll see how good. No. 6 Valdosta State awaits a true evaluation of its caliber in the upcoming Eckerd Tournament this weekend in Clearwater, Fla. Several new players, like freshmen starters catcher Morgan Buter and second basemen Chelsea Canara, will receive their first dose of fierce, competitive tournament ...

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VSU softball set to begin 2014 quest

Written by: Eric Jackson  The Blazers open their 2014 softball season this weekend in Pensacola, Fla., with their eyes set on reclaiming the national championship title, and the expectations haven’t changed. “I want a good start, a good middle, and a good finish,” nine-year Head Coach Thomas Macera said. “We don’t talk about a good start; we talk about winning ...

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Blazer Blast

The Valdosta State baseball and softball teams got together for the annual Blazer Blast at Billy Grant Field and Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park on Sunday. Both teams welcomed 150 children, from ages 12 and under for the free clinic. VSU players were dressed in full uniform along with the coaches to give the youngsters a taste of what it’s ...

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VSU softball set to play West Georgia, Shorter this weekend

Written by Chris Kessler   No. 3 Valdosta State hits the road this weekend to play two double-headers against West Georgia and Shorter. The Blazers will travel to play West Georgia on Saturday, before heading out to Shorter on Sunday.   The Blazers sit second in the Gulf South Conference with a record of 30-8 (15-6 GSC), just two games ...

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Blazers catching fire just at the right time

Written by D.J. Davis   No. 4 Valdosta State softball hosts two doubleheaders this weekend against Gulf South Conference teams, West Alabama and Alabama-Huntsville. UWA is 23-14 (10-12 GSC) travels to Steel’s Diamond at Blazer’s Park on Saturday before VSU hosts Alabama-Huntsville, 26-11 (17-4 GSC), in its annual Pack the Park doubleheader. Before before splitting doubleheaders with each team in ...

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Blazers get regular-season sweep against West Florida

Valdosta- The No.4 Valdosta State softball team completes the regular-season sweep against West Florida after winning both games (5-3,4-1) in a doubleheader matchup Saturday afternoon at Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park. Senior outfielder Morgan Johnson’s two-run, walkoff home run lifted the Blazers in a come back victory in Game 1 and pitcher Brianna Hancock’s career-high 12 strikeouts performance pushed them ...

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VSU softball team to host rivals UWG and Shorter this weekend

Written by D.J. Davis   While students hit the road toward their spring break destinations, the Blazers will be tending to some business against Gulf South Conference foe West Georgia and conference newcomer Shorter this weekend. No.1 VSU goes into the weekend with a 7-3 conference record; with a pair of double headers with against rivals, the Blazers are looking ...

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