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Lady Blazers take series, fall in finale against Mississippi College

The No. 3 VSU softball team traveled to Clinton, Mississippi, to face the Mississippi College Lady Choctaws for a three-game series over the weekend. The Lady Blazers (21-5, 13-1 GSC) took games one and two, 8-4 and 11-4, before falling in extra innings in game three, 2-1. Game 1: 8-4 Game one started out slow for both squads, with each ...

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Guide: How to budget money as a college student

Let’s face it, most college students struggle with money, and it doesn’t help that prices are on a steady rise and students need to pay for college-related things. The best thing that students can do is budget their money while in college. While it seems daunting and stressful, it can help in the long run by decreasing that stress. A ...

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Men’s tennis team prevails, women’s tennis team falls against Lynn

The VSU tennis teams squared off against Lynn in nonconference action on March 25 at the VSU Tennis Courts. The No. 6 men’s team (7-4) defeated the No. 14 Fighting Knights (10-1) 4-1, while the women’s team (4-8) fell to the No. 12 Lady Fighting Knights (10-3) 0-4. Men’s Match The Blazers started the match off with a win in ...

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Editorial: Is VSU doing enough to be a sustainable campus?

Protecting the environment and recognizing the significant role of biodiversity of the world’s eco-system has grown over the last decade. More and more people and groups throughout the world are advocating for the environment, but how sustainable can a college campus truly be? It is clear that VSU has taken steps to make campus more sustainable. However, there are some ...

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Lady Blazers fall short in Elite Eight, ending strong tournament run

The Lady Blazer’s incredible season came to an immature end Monday in Birmingham, as they fell to the Western Washington Lady Pioneers 58-55 in the Elite Eight. The Lady Blazers came into the NCAA Division II Tournament as a 7-seed, but rolled through the first three rounds, defeating each of the top three seeds in the South Region. That earned ...

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VSU softball dominates Shorter, remains red hot in conference play

The No. 3 VSU softball team (19-4, 11-0 GSC) remained perfect in conference play over the weekend, sweeping the Shorter Lady Hawks (4-24, 1-13 GSC). It was a dominating all-round performance for the Lady Blazers, who outscored Shorter 25-1 over three games. Additionally, all three games were run-ruled. Game 1: 9-1 The Lady Blazers started off the series, hitting four ...

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Four must-watch second weekend NCAA tournament games

March Madness is in full swing in the NCAA Tournament, with upsets happening on a nightly basis. Teams such as Saint Peter’s and Richmond have made their presence known, busting millions of brackets in one game. The field in down to just 16 teams, and with that, the games become more important as teams fight for survival. With the remaining ...

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Lady Blazers to face Western Washington in Elite Eight

It’s been 38 years since the Lady Blazers’ last appearance in the Elite Eight. However, while they’ve made history in their stunning run through the NCAA South Region Tournament, the Lady Blazers know there is much more at stake when they travel to Birmingham, Alabama. On March 15, it was announced that the Lady Blazers will be the 4-seed in ...

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Lady Blazers topple Union, advance to first Elite Eight since ’84

Monday seemed to be the Lady Blazers’ night in Jackson, Tennessee, as they upset the mighty No. 1-seed Union Lady Bulldogs, 66-58 at home in the NCAA Sweet Sixteen. Maybe it was lady luck, or maybe it was just hustle and heart as every loose ball, every tipped pass, every long rebound seemed to end up in the hands of ...

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Lady Blazers hit the boards, upset Tampa Spartans in first round

After the letdown they experienced in the semi-finals of the GSC Tournament earlier this month, the VSU women’s basketball team came into Tennessee with something to prove. They got that chance Friday afternoon, when they took on the No. 2 seed in their region of the bracket, the Tampa University Spartans. They did prove something as the Lady Blazers toppled ...

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