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Q&A with Morgan J.

Interview by D.J. Davis   Morgan Johnson Q&A: Q: Coach Macera came in and led you guys to a national championship in his second season with the team, what are a few words to describe what he has meant to your team? A: He’s definitely one to not settle. He is always pushing us; he always wants us to do ...

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VSU softball catching fire early

Written by D.J. Davis   Only a two-hour rain delay was able to slow the Blazers’ bats as they ran up 20 runs and earned two gutsy wins in Valdosta State’s home-opening doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern on Tuesday, 8-2, 12-6. On a day where the Blazers homefield was officially christened as Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park, the constant ping off ...

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VSU softball continues domination

When the Blazers won the first NCAA Division II National Championship in school history nine months ago, Courtney Albritton led off the game homerun; she did the same in the season opener against Southern Arkansas. The Blazers ran though the season opening West Florida tournament in Pensacola, Fla. against South Arkansas and Young Harris. Valdosta State’s 2012 National Championship’s momentum ...

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Softball ready to make another run

By D. J. Davis   The Valdosta State Softball Team will be in a difficult position when they take the diamond to open up this season as the pre-season No.1 team in the Gulf South Conference; they will have to figure out how they can improve on the school’s best ever season. The Blazers went an incredible 58-5, 26-1 in ...

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Outfielder shines off the field

Senior outfielder Morgan Johnson will be the first to tell you, there’s nothing easy about being a student-athlete. The Macon, Ga. native knows how to excel where numerous student-athletes struggle by balancing a demanding season schedule while maintaining a decent grade point average. Johnson led the national champion Lady Blazers last season in on base percentage, starting every game. Despite ...

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The Blazers come back to earth heading into the post-season

 The No.1 Valdosta State Blazer softball team is very capable of winning a national championship as long as they remember to keep their “eye on the prize.”  A familiar phrase said by senior ace Alanna Hadley was used to describe her team trying to achieve their ultimate goal.  The regular season is over and the post-season begins with the 2012 ...

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Blazers stay hot extending win streak to 31

The Valdosta State Blazers softball team showed on Saturday exactly why they are known as the best in the nation, in front of a vocal record-breaking crowd, and under the sun that turned Blazer red around the time the team really turned up the heat.  The No. 1 ranked Blazers, who also are atop of the Gulf South conference, entered ...

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Posey continues to hold the torch for VSU

 Sam Posey has improved her batting to .396 and is one of the key contributors to the Blazers domination this season. The Spectator recently caught up with the senior third basemen, who spoke on the team’s success, the upcoming post-season, and more. EJ: Your team is currently on a 27-game winning streak and showing no sign of slowing down. How ...

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Lady Blazers extend winning streak

The Lady Blazers softball team extended their amazing winning streak to 15 games Wednesday night by sweeping the West Georgia Wolves in a double header at home.  VSU softball advances to (8-0) in conference play atop of the Gulf South Conference and 21-2 on the season.  West Georgia had no answer for the Lady Blazers in the first game of ...

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Freshman heroics in 2-0 win

VSU freshman centerfielder Courtney Albritton hit a walk-off two-run homerun shot to secure the Lady Blazers first victory of the doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern Wednesday afternoon 2-0.

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