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Blazer bond that will last a lifetime


Written by: Lia Armistead, Asst. Sports Editor The Valdosta State women’s tennis team ended their season on April 19 after just barely losing to No. 2 Shorter College, 2-5, in the Gulf South Conference Tournament. The Lady Blazers put up a good fight throughout the tournament, winning 5-2 against No. 6 North Alabama. Although the team did not have the best season ... Read More »

Blazer Tennis Hopes to Stay Hot

Sports Headers Pt. 4

by Stuart Price VSU Tennis has dominated the courts so far this season and they hope their winning streak continues tomorrow. Blazer Tennis has fared well in the last two matches, defeating both Rollins College and Florida Tech, both nationally ranked teams. The Lady Blazers tennis team is currently ranked #1 in the Gulf South Conference, while men’s tennis trails ... Read More »

VSU rallies to prepare for Rollins

Sports Headers Pt. 4

by Jyrell Wynn VSU’s tennis teams prepare for its match against the Rollins Tars this Saturday at 1:30 p.m. on the Tennis Courts. The men’s team defeated the Florida Tech Panthers 9-0 on Sunday in Melbourne, Florida. The Blazers won all three matches to clinch their victory against the Panthers in doubles. Blazers Ramon Weil and Gereon Heitmann won the ... Read More »

Tennis rallies for 2015 season

Sports Headers Pt. 4

by Stuart Price The Blazers tennis team looks to frame out the 2015 season leading with the Gulf South Conference game against Lee University on Sunday in Carrollton. Blazers tennis ended the 2014 season with a solid 13-7 overall record and 5-2 GSC to gain a national recognition finishing 14th in the rankings. Returning players for the team are juniors ... Read More »

Tennis freshman earns F.O.Y. honors

Another freshman on the 2014 tennis team attracts the attention of coaches and players from the entire division, shedding light on the Lady Blazer tennis program for the second time in the last three years. Sabrina Schmidt showed her strength throughout the entire season and her hard work paid off with the accomplishment of being named Gulf South Conference Freshman-of-the-year. ... Read More »

Tennis looks to postseason play

As the tennis season starts to dwindle down, the men and women will travel today to Montgomery, Ala., to compete in the Gulf South Conference Tournament. Nine different teams will compete in a tournament lasting four days, including No. 1 West Florida, No. 6 North Alabama, No. 7 Christian Brothers, No. 13 Valdosta State, No. 25 West Alabama, Delta State, ... Read More »

Tennis packs bags for road matches this weekend

No. 13 Valdosta State men’s tennis will serve up another weekend on the road. After losing to rival West Florida, who broke VSU’s winning streak last week, the men’s team will take on No. 25 West Alabama this Friday. UWA will be one of three opponents for the Blazers this weekend. The Tigers defeated the Blazers in the conference tournament ... Read More »

Tennis triple-teamed

Valdosta State tennis will travel to Pensacola, Fla., on Friday for a weekend filled with competitive matches. After winning their eighth match in a row, VSU’s men’s tennis team will take an eight-match winning streak to the line against No. 3 West Florida. In the past two seasons, the Blazers have suffered losses to the Argonauts, losing 8-1 in 2012 ... Read More »

Lucky number seven


Written by: Lia Armistead Valdosta State men’s tennis won their seventh straight match on Tuesday after defeating Ferris State University. VSU improved to 7-2 on the season while the women’s team moved to 5-2 after their victory. The men won all three doubles sets, even with a switch-up of partners. Fransisco Yim Kim left his usual doubles partner, Mario Navarro ... Read More »

Freshman phenom leads the way for VSU tennis

written by: Lia Armistead When it’s fall in Valdosta, it’s time for the VSU men’s tennis team to prepare for the upcoming season, which begins at the start of February. The coaches of the Valdosta State tennis teams sit down at their desks, prepared to see email after email−as many as forty−from students all over the world wanting to play ... Read More »