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Kuhns named new women’s basketball coach

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Written by Kyle Dawson, Photo Editor In what was both an introduction and a homecoming, Carley Kuhns was introduced as the new head coach of the VSU women’s basketball team at a press conference Monday. Kuhns, who has spent the last six years as an assistant at Belmont University, played basketball at VSU from 2004 to 2008 where she scored ...

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Lady Blazers win home opener for a 2-0 season

The Lady Blazers line up for a team photo. The team is 2-0 thus far and plays its next game on Saturday against Trinity Baptist. The first Gulf South Conference game for the Ladies is at home on Dec. 3 against North Alabama. (Photo Courtesy: Valdosta Athletics)

Written by Aldean Starr, Staff Writer The Lady Blazers put on a show for their home crowd in the first game at The Complex this season. On Sunday, the team had a thrilling comeback victory against Eckerd to remain unbeaten at 2-0 on the season. The comeback is significant especially for a young team coming off a 14-15 record last ...

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Caitlyn Calhoun shining as a star player

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by Lia Armistead As the weather gets warmer and spring comes to a bloom, the women’s softball team is kicking their season into full swing, competing in up to eight games per week, with Caitlyn Calhoun shining as a star player. The junior pitcher has been thriving as a Blazer since her freshman year as she put up an 11-4 ...

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Lady Blazers say goodbye to seniors and season

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Lady Blazers say goodbye to seniors and season VSU Lady Blazer basketball make it to the Gulf South Conference tournament but burn out after the quarter finals with a 60-50 loss. VSU took on rival Lady Statesmen of Delta State at Walter Sillers Coliseum in Cleveland, Mississippi. The loss closes out a 14-15 season for VSU and brings them to ...

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Lady Blazers secure big win

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by Niamani Hollis The Lady Blazers were red hot this Saturday as they were able to secure the big win over GSC rival West Georgia 70-54. Things seemed to go back and forth for a while, but VSU’s guard, April Thomas, was able to give the Lady Blazers the push needed for the team to lead going into the half ...

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Lady Blazers looks for revenge

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by Niamani Hollis Lady Blazer’s basketball looks for revenge against the University of Alabama after their last meeting ended in a 69-67 overtime, buzzer win for the Lady Tigers. Coming off of an on the road win against Christian Brothers University, the Lady Blazers hope to keep things rolling against UWA tonight at 6. The game was back and forth ...

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Laby Blazers look for a spark of luck

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by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis The Lady Blazers look to spark a win streak at the Complex on Thursday, Feb.5, when they take on Mississippi College. Against Lee University, Senior Maggie Davis put up a career high 23 points and April Thomas added 21 points of her own giving the Lady Blazers the ammo needed to take down the Lady Flames 64-63. ...

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Lady Blazers hold 11-11 record after defeating Mississippi College

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by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis Lady Blazer’s basketball does it again: securing their second Gulf South Conference win with the victory over Mississippi College 67-58. About halfway through the first half, April Thomas was able to tie the game up 19-19 by hitting a pair of free throws after a hard foul sent her to the line. The Lady Choctaws went on ...

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Lady Blazers want to generate a winning streak

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by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis The Lady Blazers basketball team looks to spark a winning streak at the complex tonight when they take on Mississippi College. Last Saturday against Lee University, senior Maggie Davis put up a career high of 23 points and April Thomas added 21 points of her own, giving the team the ammo needed to take down the Lady ...

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Blazers shoot for redemption

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by Niamani Carlyle-Hollis The Lady Blazers basketball is looking to scorch the Hawks as the team prepares for a redemption game against Shorter University. Losing a battle to the University of North Alabama Lions 63-50, the Lady Blazers fell to 9-10 overall record in the Gulf South Conference. The team will travel to Rome, Georgia in an effort to bring ...

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