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Lady Blazers to face Western Washington in Elite Eight

It’s been 38 years since the Lady Blazers’ last appearance in the Elite Eight. However, while they’ve made history in their stunning run through the NCAA South Region Tournament, the Lady Blazers know there is much more at stake when they travel to Birmingham, Alabama. On March 15, it was announced that the Lady Blazers will be the 4-seed in ...

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Four must-watch games for the first week of the NCAA Tournament

Springtime is right around the corner, and you know what that means for fans of collegiate sports: It’s March Madness. It’s time for the NCAA tournament, brackets, upsets and Cinderella stories. The official bracket for the NCAA Division I men’s basketball tournament was released Sunday, and here are four must-watch potential matchups for the first two rounds of the tournament. ...

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VSU tennis teams win two straight to open conference play

The VSU tennis teams got back on track with a pair of strong performances at home against Shorter on March 4 and Lee on March 5 to open GSC play. The men’s team (4-3, 2-0 GSC) beat Shorter 7-0 and beat Lee 5-2 to snap a three-game losing streak. The women’s team (3-5, 2-0 GSC) also beat Shorter 7-0 and ...

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VSU softball wins 3 of 4 to close out road trip

The No. 3 VSU softball team (13-4, 5-0 GSC) wrapped up a lengthy road trip with two series against Lee and Flagler, going 3-1 over four games. The two series came on the heels of a doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern on Feb. 23. The Lady Blazers split the series with the Lady Hurricanes. The Lady Blazers’ series against Lee was ...

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Opinion: Conference USA legal battle paints dark cloud over conference realignment

In the world of college athletics, it’s common to see schools move from conference to conference and division to division in an effort to find the perfect fit for them. Many factors are considered when a university decides to relocate to compete in a new conference, such as conference prestige, recruiting, traveling costs, annual revenue and more. Conference realignment is ...

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Mack finds new home with VSU men’s tennis

Men’s tennis sophomore sensation, Luca Mack, is a long way from his home in Emmendingen, Germany, yet VSU has become a second home to him. “I knew this was always a good place,” Mack said. “Tennis wise, [VSU is] always ranked and they always have a good program.” Mack, a two-sport athlete growing up, chose tennis over soccer due to ...

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VSU softball sweeps Alabama Huntsville

The No. 2 VSU softball team (9-2, 3-0 GSC) busted out the brooms in their opening home series against No. 25 Alabama Huntsville (8-4, 0-3 GSC). The three-game home series, which was played on Saturday, Feb. 19 and Sunday, Feb. 20, was also the conference opener for both teams. The Lady Blazers won the games 11-3, 6-5, and 4-3. The ...

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Blazer basketball comes up short in home finale

The VSU men’s basketball team had to win their final home stand of the season to potentially make a push for the GSC tournament. Unfortunately for the Blazers (11-14, 7-11 GSC), they dropped both of their contests, falling to Lee 67-58 and losing a shocker to Shorter 74-70. The losses pushed an already season-long losing streak to five games. In ...

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Women’s basketball playing for postseason positioning

The VSU women’s basketball team will be looking to improve their postseason positioning in their upcoming two-game home stand. Perched just outside the top 25, the Lady Blazers (19-4, 14-2 GSC) have already clinched a spot in the GSC tournament and have secured home field advantage for the quarterfinal round. Still, there is much more to play for. The Lady ...

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