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Lady Pirates cruise by Lady Blazers

A rimmed out April Thomas trifecta separated Valdosta State from pulling out a comeback against Christian Brothers Saturday night in the P.E. Complex. Back in action following a tough loss to No. 12 Delta State on Thursday, VSU fell to CBU 67-60, in a game that saw a tale of two halves for VSU. CBU came out of the gates ...

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Lady Blazers to host Lady Pirates tonight

After a tough loss to No. 10 Delta State Thursday night, the Lady Blazers look to rebound against Christian Brothers tonight in the P.E. Complex. CBU (5-4, 9-6) enters Saturday’s contest hoping to extend their winning streak to three. The Lady Pirates conference record puts them one place above VSU (9-6, 4-5) in the standings. Despite going up against a ...

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No. 10 Lady Statesmen extinguish Lady Blazers

In their first time back in the P.E. Complex since Jan. 6, the Lady Blazers fell 65-61 to Gulf South Conference leaders No. 10 Delta State Thursday night. The Lady Statesmen (14-1) extend their current win streak to 13 games. “We did not seize the opportunities that we were given on a consistent basis,” Head coach Kiley Hill said. Despite ...

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Lady Blazers aim to snap Delta State’s 12-game winning streak

Written by: Neil Frawley For the first time since Jan. 6, the VSU women’s basketball team has the pleasure of sleeping in their own beds before taking on the No. 12 Delta State tonight at 6 p.m. The Lady Statesmen (13-1) come into this game riding a 12-game winning streak. Playing in the friendly confines of the P.E. Complex will ...

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Lady Blazers welcomes Trinty Baptist

Written by: Chris Kessler The VSU Lady Blazers will look to get their season started on the right foot when they play their season-opener this Monday against Trinity Baptist, despite battling with injuries in the pre-season.  Despite being limited in the pre-season, Coach Kiley Hill isn’t lowering his expectations.  “If our expectations aren’t high this time of year, then I ...

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Lady Blazers back on the floor

Written by: Chris Kessler  Basketball season is right around the corner, and the VSU Lady Blazers have high expectations of winning the Gulf South Conference. “I think we can compete,” Head Coach Kiley Hill said. “Can we win it? You just never know. You got to have some breaks, but we can be in a position to do some very ...

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Ferguson starts tenure at Lowndes County

Written by: Shane Thomas Two years removed from leading the VSU Lady Blazers to the Sweet Sixteen, Brittany Ferguson will be patrolling the sidelines as the new head coach of the Lowndes High School girls’ basketball team. On May 14, Ferguson was introduced as the new leader of the Lowndes High girls’ basketball program, replacing longtime Lady Vikettes coach Shan ...

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Maylisa Johnson fights off injuries for final season

by: Shane Thomas   The words ‘torn ACL’ are perhaps the most feared words in sports. For Valdosta State Lady Blazers guard-forward Maylisa Johnson, those words have been a little too familiar. Johnson missed all of the 2012-13 season after undergoing a second ACL surgery on her left knee and finds herself working to get back into game shape for ...

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Lady Blazers heading home early; NCAA tournament berth uncertain

Birmingham Ala. – Despite the Lady Blazers’ best efforts in the second half, VSU couldn’t overcome a 25 point deficit at halftime as they got knocked out early in the Gulf South Conference Tournament with a 90-79 loss to Alabama Huntsville.  UAH was led by Gulf South Conference player of the year honoree Jasmine Hammon scoring 26 points and grabbed ...

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Lady Blazers outlast Argonauts

Valdosta State’s lone senior forward Brittney Nelson came up clutch once again to lead the Lady Blazers to a 68-65 victory over West Florida in her final game in the P.E. Complex Saturday afternoon. VSU down 64-63 with less than 30 seconds left, Kourtnee Williams connected with Brittney Nelson to hit a three-pointer from deep to put them up 66-64. ...

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