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VSU’s Gast hired at Parkview High
Valdosta State assistant head men’s basketball coach Nick Gast has accepted the head boys’ basketball coaching position at Parkview High School in Gwinnett County.
The former Blazer that went on to become a coach at his alma mater spent four seasons as the assistant coach under current head coach Mike Helfer.
Blazers erase 4-run deficit, knock off DSU in 10th
Valdosta State scored six unearned runs, including two in the bottom of the 10th inning, to defeat No. 2 Delta State 6-5 in the second day of play at the Taziki's Gulf South Conference Tournament Friday evening.
With the win, Valdosta State has now won 23 of its last 27 games and will face West Alabama in the winner’s bracket of the GSC tournament today at 1 p.m. The winner will advance to the GSC championship series.
VSU softball postponed due to rain
Steady rain and wet conditions have pushed the start time of the Gulf South Conference tournament to Saturday. No games will be played on Friday.
Blazers beat UNA in 12 innings
Jake Fields delivered a two-run single in the top of the 12th inning to lead Valdosta State to a 4-2 victory over North Alabama in the first round of the Taziki's Gulf South Conference Baseball Tournament at AT&T Field Thursday.
With the win, the Blazers, who have now won 22 of their last 26 games, will face either Delta State or Christian Brothers in today’s winner’s bracket.
Delta State and Christian Brothers faced off in the final game of the opening day and the game was not completed by time of press.
VSU’s Albritton named GSC Player of Year
Courtney Albritton terrorized the Gulf South Conference as a freshman in 2012. She did it again in 2013.
The sophomore from Sycamore was named the Gulf South Conference Player of the Year Wednesday, an honor that was bestowed upon her as a freshman for the Valdosta State softball team last year.
VSU softball going for 5th straight GSC championship
The last time the Valdosta State softball team didn’t win a conference championship, All-American Courtney Albritton wasn’t old enough to have a a drivers license.
Senior outfielder Morgan Johnson was still walking the halls of First Presbyterian Day in Macon, and freshman Hanna Lythberg was a freshman in high school.
Surging Blazer baseball confident heading to tourney
Look out. This team is hot and has a lot of confidence.
Ever since starting conference play with an 0-5 record, in the midst of a 6-game losing streak in early March, the Valdosta State baseball team has turned things around, building a lot of confidence along the way.
Reports: Greg Reid to have another ACL surgery
Greg Reid sent out a few powerful, emotional tweets over the weekend, bringing into question why he hadn’t earned a free agent contract from a team in the National Football League. Or anywhere for that matter.
Seniors lead Blazers to sweep of Lady Buccaneers
Morgan Johnson and Ashley Steinhilber were playing their final regular season home games on Sunday. Both of them had days they will remember for a long time.
Johnson blasted three home runs, Steinhilber hit two homers and the two seniors led Valdosta State’s softball team to a doubleheader sweep of Christian Brothers on Sunday at Steel’s Diamond at Blazer Park.
Gilliard, former Blazers sign with NFL teams after draft
Several local players signed free agent contracts with NFL teams following the conclusion of Saturday’s NFL Draft.
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