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  • player_21 Dominique Wheeler.jpg Two more Blazers get NFL shot

    After a trio of former Valdosta State players signed free agent deals over the weekend, two additional Blazers have now received their chance at chasing National Football League dreams.
    This week, Jeremy Grable and Dominique Wheeler were invited to tryouts with the New England Patriots and Jacksonville Jaguars, respectively.

    May 16, 2014 2 Photos

  • Matthew Fears.png Valdosta State has three named to all-South Region team

    For the second straight year, Bryant Hayman was named to the All-South Region team. And for the second straight year, Valdosta State had a first-team member.

    May 15, 2014 3 Photos

  • Bottom of the order lifts Blazers past host Spartans

    Double from Morgan Butler puts Valdosta State in front for good in 5-2 win against Tampa at South Region tournament

    May 11, 2014

  • VSU_Jones.jpg VSU’s Jones, Virgil sign with Saints; Ford with Browns

    Blazer wide receivers Seantavius Jones and Gerald Ford and defensive tackle Lawrence Virgil sign deals shortly after NFL draft concludes

    May 11, 2014 3 Photos

  • Blazers slug way past Sailfish to open South Regional

    Valdosta State answers scare with big hits to down Palm Beach Atlantic 7-2

    May 10, 2014

  • Baseball tops West Alabama 9-2 in first round of GSC Tournament

    Valdosta State scored four runs in both the fifth and sixth innings to defeat West Alabama 9-2 in the first day of play at the Gulf South Conference Tournament Friday at Young Memorial Field.

    May 3, 2014

  • VSU advances to GSC softball championship game

    It was a day of mixed emotions for the Valdosta State softball team at the Gulf South Conference tournament in Cullman, Ala. But after defeating the top-seeded Alabama-Huntsville Chargers, 4-3 on Friday, the Blazers fell 6-4 to Delta State in Game 2, the bottom line is that the Blazers have earned a spot in an all-or-nothing GSC championship game today at Heritage Park.

    May 3, 2014

  • 140313-VSU_LanderSB024.jpg 3rd time's the charm

    For someone that isn't worried about awards or recognition, Courtney Albritton sure has a knack for attracting it.

    The Valdosta State junior star was named the Gulf South Conference Player of the Year for the third straight season Wednesday. Albritton becomes only the second player to earn the conference's top honor three times as Alabama-Huntsville's Stephanie Pinto won the award from 2004-06.

    May 1, 2014 4 Photos

  • Tennis.jpg Valdosta State men's tennis makes South Region

    The Valdosta State men's tennis team got the news it was waiting for Tuesday night when the NCAA released its region tournament brackets.
    The Blazers were one of three Gulf South Conference teams in the final South Region rankings and in the seven-team tournament field, which opens the Division II postseason.

    May 1, 2014 1 Photo

  • Valdosta State hosts Bets & Birdies fundraiser

    Valdosta State is going all in on its fundraising efforts.
    For the first time, the VSU athletic department is having one department-wide push in its Bets & Birdies event June 19-20, which includes a silent auction and casino night followed by a golf outing at Kinderlou Forest Golf Club.

    April 25, 2014

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