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VSU Women trying to keep momentum going

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Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor Unchartered territory is ahead for VSU Women’s Basketball. In Carley Kuhns’ first year as head coach, she has produced two Gulf South Conference first team all-conference players. She also guided a team that was expected to finish eighth in the GSC to a conference tournament title. Now that VSU is here, they are going ...

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VSU Women vying to host GSC game

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Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor VSU Women’s Basketball must do one thing in order to host a playoff game: win a game. The Blazers must at least split their upcoming games against Shorter and Lee University to join the men’s team at the Complex next week. On Feb. 18, the Blazers took their seven-game win streak to Florence, ...

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VSU Women streaking through the GSC

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Written by Juston Lewis, Asst. Sports Editor VSU Women’s Basketball has first place in their sights after reeling off six straight wins. The first season of Head Coach Carley Kuhns’ career has not always been fun. Kuhns became coach in June and did not recruit any of her players. She had to learn about the different personalities of her players ...

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VSU women heating up at the right time

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Written by Juston Lewis, Staff Writer The VSU Women’s Basketball team is surging through the Gulf South Conference after three consecutive road victories. On Saturday, the Blazers accomplished a feat that had not been done in over 30 years after beating Delta State in Cleveland, Mississippi, for the first time since 1983, by a score of 48-38. The win over ...

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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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