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VSU football retains ‘Peach Basket’ in blowout

This story was written by Chris Webb. Valdosta State (3-2, 1-2) dominated from the opening kickoff in a game that was declared a must win by head coach David Dean earlier in the week. “I am really proud of our players,” Dean said. “We wanted to come out and make a statement and these kids did just that; coming out ...

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VSU soccer falls to No. 4 Columbus St.

This story was written by LaMarcus Wilkerson. The Lady Blazers soccer team got pounced on by the Cougars on Friday. No. 4 Columbus State (10-0-1) beat VSU (4-5-1) 2-0 to extend its winning streak to seven games. In the first half, CSU’s Nicole Corcione maneuvered through the Blazers’ defense and volleyed a headshot past senior goal keeper, Olivia Mills. “I ...

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Delta State out does VSU in another high scoring game

This story was written by Chris Webb. No. 13 Valdosta State [2-1 (0-1)] lost 49-32 to No. 14 Delta State University [2-0(1-0)] in a high scoring contest that has become the norm when these two Gulf South Conference foes suit up against each other. DSU emerged on top after running away in the second half behind their powerful passing attack ...

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Bradford is out for season, remains positive

This story was written by Neil Frawley. Bump. Set. Out for the season. Valdosta State senior, Krista Bradford, had what she worked so hard for, torn from her on Sept. 5 in a match against Lynn University. The senior leader of the volleyball team suffered a torn ACL, partial meniscus pathology and an MCL strain, according to Tracy Llewellyn, VSU’s assistant ...

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Blazers look backward to move forward, avenge loss

Written by: Chris Webb. After combining for 1,177 yards and 55 points in just the fourth quarter last season, two high-powered offenses look ready to light up the scoreboard again Saturday (7 p.m.) at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. When bitter conference rival No. 14 Delta State (1-0) comes into town for a rematch of last year’s high scoring contest, No. 13 Valdosta ...

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VSU soccer seeks first overall victory, welcomes GSC opponents

Written by Kristin Whitman. VSU’s women’s soccer team gears up for another “Gulf War” this weekend with two Gulf South Conference games. VSU takes on Christian Brothers University Friday, Sept. 19 at 4 p.m. for the home opener, and finish the weekend road trip against Delta State University Sunday, Sept 21 at 1 p.m. The Blazers enter the weekend with a ...

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Volleyball loses senior leader, looks to recover

Written by Neil Frawley. After suffering back to back road losses, the VSU volleyball team (4-2, 1-2) will look to rebound when it faces Union University and Christian Brothers University this weekend. In VSU’s first four wins, not a single match reached the fifth set. That trend continued against Shorter University on Saturday and No. 18 University of West Florida ...

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NFL suspends Rice due to scandal

Written by: Shane Thomas Video of former Baltimore Raven running back Ray Rice dragging his unconscious wife out of an Atlantic City, New Jersey elevator was good for a two-game suspension. The knockdown leading to the drag-out got him banned indefinitely. On Monday, the now-infamous video surfaced showing Rice knocking out his then-fiancée Janay Palmer in an elevator. In addition to ...

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Cross Country Is Optimistic About New Season

Written by: Marquez Slaughter The men’s VSU cross-country team is ready for its fresh start this season at the Fleet Feet Sports/Earl Jacoby Invitational Saturday in New Market, Alabama. This season, the team consists of eight freshman, two sophomores, a junior, a senior and a graduate student. Sophomore and second year team member Joshua Hall was a redshirt last year ...

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Volleyball is riding winning streak, still concerns

Written by: Neil Frawley With just three games under their belt, it’s too early to talk season standings or project end-of-season results for the VSU Blazer volleyball team. However, three games are enough to provide a sample size to pick apart and analyze all that was worked on throughout the preseason. Before the Blazers embark on their upcoming road trip, ...

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