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Lady Blazers trounce Shorter for first win of season

After facing a pair of top 25 teams to open up the season, the VSU women’s basketball team had a less daunting matchup with Shorter coming to town. After falling behind 23-16 in the first quarter, the Lady Blazers (1-2, 1-1 Gulf South Conference) outscored the Lady Hawks (0-4, 0-2 GSC) 55-21 en route to an 81-44 win. Head coach ...

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Photos: Inside Blazer Madness

The VSU men’s and women’s basketball teams showcased their talents ahead of their upcoming seasons in Blazer Madness on Oct. 27 in The Complex. The event, which was open to the public, was kicked off by remarks from head coaches Mike Helfer and Deandra Schirmer. Players from both teams were also introduced and spoke during the event.   The men’s ...

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Lady Blazers look to finish season on high note

As the end draws near on another season, the Lady Blazers (3-10-1, 2-9 Gulf South Conference) are fired up for their match against Montevallo (11-2-2, 7-2-2 GSC) on Friday night. While the players were hard at work in the weight room, Coach Steven Andrew drew up new formations and special plays. “Montevallo is a great team,” Andrew said. “Any time ...

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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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VSU softball drops 2 of 3 in top ten showdown against Auburn Montgomery

The No. 3 VSU softball team (28-7, 20-3 GSC) ran into a major roadblock over the weekend, dropping two of three against No. 6 Auburn Montgomery (32-7, 20-4 GSC). For the Lady Blazers, the series loss was their first of the season. The Lady Warhawks also handed VSU their first home losses of the season. Additionally, both of the Lady ...

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Aniston Gano’s leads Lady Blazers through passion and team chemistry

Aniston Gano has been a key to the VSU softball team’s success this season and has made it clear she is the player to watch. The Lady Blazers are currently 27-5 and 19-1 in Gulf South Conference play with the team being on a six-game winning streak. Gano, a sophomore from Lakeland, Georgia, is second on the team in batting ...

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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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The no. 24 ranked Lady Blazers keep rolling

The Lady Hawks of Shorter University were no match for the streaking Lady Blazers in the Complex Saturday afternoon. The Lady Blazers cruised to their seventh straight win against the 4-14 Lady Hawks, 77-35. With their second 40-point win over the Lady Hawks this season, the Lady Blazers improve to 21-4 holding tight at second in the Gulf South Conference ...

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Lady Blazers and No. 9 West Fla end match in a draw

The Lady Blazers soccer team began Gulf South Conference games with a thrilling 0-0 double-overtime draw against No. 9 West Florida.   A stellar defensive performance from VSU is what kept this game a tie as West Florida outshot VSU 21-4. Junior Samantha Blanford was blocking off shots all game with 11 total saves and saving a potential game-winner in the first overtime.   “Sam Blanford has been good,” head coach Stephen Andrew ...

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