Valdosta State ranked 20th in preseason poll
Valdosta State’s football team will open the 2011 season as the 20th-ranked team in the nation, according to the preseason poll released by the American Football Coaches Association Monday.
Shorter, Union cleared to join D-II transition process
The Gulf South Conference has announce that Union University and Shorter University have both been selected to begin the transition process into NCAA Division II.
Lowndes Vikings go 20-3 in summer ball
The Lowndes Vikings wrapped up a terrific summer of baseball on Saturday in their annual South Georgia Diamond Brawl.
Georgia Guns win USSSA state championship
The Georgia Guns, a local 11-and-under travel baseball team from Valdosta, won the USSSA state championship last weekend in Cordele.
Piranhas take home meet
The Valdosta YMCA Piranhas ruled their home pool over the weekend.
The Piranhas’ boys and girls swim teams dominated the competition to win the 2011 Piranha Invitational on Saturday.
Bennett explains creating a baseball field in his backyard
Jim Bennett looked out at his backyard. Where some men might have seen woods, Bennett saw opportunity. An opportunity to channel his inner Kevin Costner and build his own baseball field.
Berrien’s Greene drafted 39th by Philadelphia
Larry Greene is used to wearing red and white. He wore those colors all throughout high school playing baseball for the Berrien Rebels.
No. 5 Chargers send Blazers to another loss
No. 5 Alabama-Huntsville held Valdosta State to 33.8 percent shooting as the Chargers defeated the Blazers 82-64 in Gulf South Conference men's basketball action at Spragins Hall Monday evening.
Blazers blow by Carver
The Valdosta State Blazers started off the new year with a familiar result: a dominant win over Carver Bible.
Notes from the David Dean radio show
— The Valdosta State Blazers lost to West Alabama 24-21 last Thursday. The Blazers had to wait until Sunday to learn their playoff fate. VSU ended up as the No. 3 seed from Super Region 2, and will host No. 6 North Alabama on Saturday at 1 p.m. Blazers head coach David Dean said waiting for the announcement between Thursday and Sunday made for a long weekend.
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