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Volleyball starts GSC play today

 The VSU volleyball team starts its quest for a conference championship today against Gulf South Conference newcomer Shorter.  Following the match Thurday afternoon, the Blazers face conference rivals Alabama Huntsville Friday and West Georgia Saturday.  The Blazers went 2-2 in the Azalea Classic Lynn invitational tournament this past weekend. VSU is quickly solidifying their position as a top dog program ...

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Freshmen duo sparks VSU

A little freshmen firepower might just be what the Lady Blazer volleyball team needs to jump into the discussion as legitimate contenders to win the Gulf South Conference. True freshmen Nikki McDaniel and Kelsey Kovar have made the list of the conference’s top newcomers and will grace the opportunity to prove themselves through the course of the long season. McDaniel ...

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Lady Blazers hold high hopes for new season

 Coming off of a dissatisfying but promising 2011 season, the VSU Women’s volleyball team is suiting up to host their first game of the season on August 31st.      VSU is hosting the Fairfield Inn and Suites Azalea Classic that will be held in the PE complex with the first one beginning at 9a.m. and the last one beginning at 7 ...

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Blazer Volleyball

The VSU Blazers will travel to Pensacola, FL this weekend to take on four teams in the Gulf South/Sunshine State Crossover Tournament. VSU is going in to the tournament looking to continue the strong play they’ve shown as of late. The Blazers dropped three straight matches before the group responded by sweeping their next six sets, resulting in two big ...

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VSU volleyball struggles

VSU women’s volleyball dominated Albany State on the Golden Rams home court Tuesday night, providing a much needed recovery from a tough weekend resulting in two conference losses for the Blazers. The Blazers faced off against conference foes, the North Alabama Lions, Friday night. The Blazers lost a sloppy first set 21-25. VSU followed with a relatively easy second set ...

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Athletics recap

VSU athletics had its share of successes and shortcomings in the past week of both non-conference and conference play. Blazers football kept up its undefeated run improving its record to 4-0 with a win against Southern Arkansas on Saturday night. The offense produced 415 total yards of offense, 252 on the ground and 163 through the air. David Bailey, running ...

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Blazers dominate Wolves in GSC volleyball opener

Katie Onushko, outside hitter for VSU, racked up 14 kills to help the Blazers rout West Georgia 3-0 (25-16, 25-19, 25-17), in Tuesday night’s Gulf South Conference opener at the Complex. The Blazers came into the GSC opener with a slight chip on their collective shoulder, ready to end a two game losing skid from last weekend’s tournament. The UWG ...

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Volleyball improves to 6-2 at second fall tournament

VSU women’s volleyball team went 3-1 this past weekend when they traveled to Canyon, Texas, to compete in the Lady Buff Invitational. VSU won their first two matches of the tournament without much trouble, shutting out Eastern New Mexico and Oklahoma Panhandle State with both matches ending 3-0. The freshman setter Ashley LaLa put up exceptional numbers racking up 33 ...

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Volleyball ready to rally

The women’s volleyball squad is hitting the court for the first time Friday when VSU hosts the Wingate by Wyndham Azalea Classic. The team faces some challenges as they adjust after losing four seniors from last season, but Head Coach Sia Poyer is anxious to see his six new freshmen prove themselves to their squad mates. “I’ve got six new ...

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Lady Blazers head to tournament

  The Lady Blazers Volleyball team wrapped up their regular season schedule this week with both a win and a loss. The team now will prepare for their second consecutive trip to the Gulf South Conference Tournament, where they will look to make a push to win the title.   The first of their two matches last week came against Saint ...

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