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VSU softball wins record fifth straight GSC championship
Valdosta State’s softball team claimed a record fifth straight Gulf south Conference tournament championship Sunday evening, erasing a 3-run deficit to beat archrival Alabama-Huntsville 4-3 in the championship game in Southaven, Miss.
The Blazers (41-10) became the first school in GSC-history to win five straight championships, a half-decade of dominance throughout the double-elimination tournament.
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’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.
Lowndes girls beat Kennesaw Mountain, 2-1, in PKs
After Chelan Worms’ kick hit the back of the net, Chris Willis put his hand over his heart. He could finally relax after a stressful match to open the Class AAAAAA state playoffs.
Willis watched as Worms kicked Lowndes past Kennesaw Mountain with a 2-1 win that was decided in penalty kicks Tuesday night at Martin Stadium.
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John Daly tweets he will play in South Georgia Classic
John Daly is headed to Valdosta and will participate in this week’s South Georgia Classic presented by First State Bank and Trust Company.
Lowndes’ Brown named All-State
Lowndes junior forward Tashia Brown was named Second Team All-State by the Georgia Sportswriters Association on Tuesday, while a pair of Valdosta seniors were named Honorable Mention.
Rumored a candidate, VSU's David Dean not KSU's choice
Kennesaw State officially announced its first-ever football coach Sunday afternoon, and Valdosta State’s David Dean was not the man tabbed to start the new Division I program.
Vikings sweep doubleheader vs. ’Cats
The Lowndes Vikings swept their Winnersville baseball doubleheader, beating crosstown rival Valdosta 10-2 and 2-0 on Friday night at Bazemore Field.
Lowndes now sits in first place in Region 1-6A with a 6-0 region record. The Vikings (9-4) have won eight of their last 10 games.
Valdosta’s Chad Prain having monstrous year at Georgia State
Georgia State junior infielder Chad Prain, a native of Valdosta and a former Valdosta Wildcat standout, is putting together one of the best college baseball seasons in history.
The 5-foot-8 Prain ranks second in the NCAA with a .500 batting average (43-of-86) through the Panthers’ first 22 games this season.
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