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A day in the life of a college athlete

Written by Grace Beyer, Special to The Spectator. Photo courtesy of Grace Beyer. Painting an accurate picture of a student-athlete’s day is no easy task. With changing practice times depending on the day of the week/revolving around my team’s classes, long stretches of some weeks with road trips, and home games and events, our schedule is not something that we, ...

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The 2022 Lady Blazers’ soccer season: tough losses and valuable lessons

With a 4-11-1 record, the VSU women’s soccer team had as many losses this season as they had wins last season. The statistics tell a story that highlights many areas that the Lady Blazers will look to improve on in the future. The Lady Blazers’ sense of urgency to score led them to shoot the ball 229 times—nearly 70 more ...

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Blazer volleyball fights through difficult midseason stretch

Facing the same team within five days is unconventional for most volleyball teams. For the Lady Blazers, facing the Lee University Flames on Oct. 4 at home after a heartbreaking loss to them last Friday meant two things: a challenge and an opportunity. Prior to the game, head coach Kaleigh Zoucha reflected on her team’s performance, obstacles and potential. “There ...

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Progress in the eyes of a Lady Blazer

Written by Grace Beyer, Special to the Spectator. Photo courtesy of Grace Beyer. As I jog out of the locker room, around the corner and out toward the gymnasium, I look around. In front of me, a couple of my teammates line up by a big sign that reads “Nease High School Women’s Basketball Game at 6 p.m.!” My coach ...

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