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Beginning Tuesday, David Dean, the head coach of the Valdosta State Blazer football team, and other members of his staff came together to host the annual "David Dean Youth Camp.” The general idea of the camp has been around since 2002 and allows younger children to get hands-on fundamentals about football in addition to meeting some of their favorite Blazers.
Nolin named Valdosta State’s women’s soccer coach
Rebecca Nolin to replace Melissa Heinz at helm of Blazers' soccer program
Four Blazers named GSC All-Academic
Valdosta State softball's Courtney Albritton, Brianna Hancock and Fran Johnson as well as tennis' Michelle Fischer honored for work in the classroom
Edged at the finish
Top-ranked West Texas A&M beats Valdosta State 3-2 in NCAA Division II national championship with both teams scoring only in the seventh inning
VSU places four on all-tourney team
Valdosta State's Courtney Albritton, Shelby Altman, Brianna Hancock and Fran Johnson all recognized for play at national tournament
Playing for the title
Momentum was gone. Valdosta State's once-commanding lead was on the verge of evaporation as well. Next? Perhaps, the Blazers' berth in the Division II national championship game.
Eyes on the prize
The softball team aren't the only Blazers with national championship aspirations this summer. The Valdosta State club rugby team will play in the National Small College Rugby Organization's 7s national tournament in Philadelphia on Saturday.
Unlike the softball team, a national championship isn't the only thing the VSU club rugby team is playing for; the club rugby team is also playing to cement its future at the university.
Despite experiencing overwhelming success in its short existence, the VSU club rugby team hasn't received the same type of recognition or support as its more well-known counterparts.
Established in 2010 as a club sport at Valdosta State, the club rugby team has traveled to — and won — various tournaments in the Southeast, even hosting the Blazin' 7s Tournament on North Campus the past four years.
VSU’s Britt, Robinson hope to bring title home
Lowndes products Brittany Britt and Heather Robinson helping Valdosta State softball as it vies for second national title in three years. The Blazers play Southeastern Oklahoma at 2:30 p.m. today in the semifinal round.
Breaking the streak
Valdosta State routs Dixie State 8-0 in five innings at Division II national championship tournament. The Blazers advance to the tournament’s semifinal round Sunday.
VSU’s Fears named All-American
Matthew Fears becomes first Blazer honored as All-American since 2010
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