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Blazers hope to honor seniors, make quick work of Shorter

After West Alabama crushed postseason hopes for the Blazers, VSU Football is looking to end the regular season on a high note. The Blazers were riding a three-game win streak before falling to the Tigers 38-14. That game was senior night for the Blazers, but Saturday’s contest could be the last football game ever for many of the seniors Blazers. ...

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Buie brings experience to Lady Blazers

When Taylor Buie was just learning about sports, her brother, who wanted to be Michael Jordan, introduced her to the game of basketball. Now, years later, Buie will finish a successful college basketball career with the VSU Blazers, chasing one last shot at a national title. Buie, a 5’5’’ guard who grew up in Puyallup, Washington, a town 35 miles ...

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VSU’s behind-the-scenes heros

All heroes don’t wear capes, or in this case, helmets and pads. The VSU football equipment team has been working tirelessly this semester to make sure the team is settled in their new gear. The team received new jerseys, pants and cleats this season. Features of the new Nike jerseys includes more airflow with mesh netting on the neck and ...

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Blazers drop preseason exhibition in Athens

The VSU Men’s Basketball team got their first taste of the 2017-2018 season during a preseason exhibition matchup Thursday night against the Georgia Bulldogs in a 117-74 loss. Defense was certainly a major entity of the contest that was held at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. The first score of the game came after two minutes of play when Co-SEC ...

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Fire Pit burns bright at VSU

The Fire Pit is making sure the flame is on at VSU and it isn’t dwindling any time soon. Last year, co-founders Jackie Marrero and Colleen Kavanaugh both came together and created the organization the Fire Pit. As a recognized organization on campus, its purpose is to enhance school spirit on campus and in every activity, that involves VSU. “Jackie ...

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Homecoming not ‘just another game’ for Blazers

Valdosta State seems to have found their groove after handing Florida Tech a 42-14 loss last Saturday, extending their win streak to three games. Now, they’ll have to face conference leading West Alabama with their playoff fate on the line. Blazers quarterback Rogan Wells had himself a night and absolutely torched the Florida Tech defense with six total touchdowns, rushing ...

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Blazer Volleyball Season Update

The Blazers volleyball team is in the midst of its stretch run, and they will need to be close to perfect in the final four conference contests to have any chance of making the playoffs. The season to this point has been less than stellar. Through October, they have compiled a 10-15 overall record. They stand at 5-8 in the ...

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Editorial: Homecoming highlights Blazer lowpoint

Homecoming week always brings excitement to the VSU community. From the pep rally, to the football game and announcing of the court, VSU’s homecoming is an event that is eagerly awaited. The campus is enriched with color assortment from the chalk and sheet sign competitions. Every day of the week brings a new event for students to participate in. With ...

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Soccer advances to final four

The Blazers women’s soccer team notched a win in the quarterfinal round of the Gulf South Conference Tournament and will now continue their quest to the championship. On Tuesday, Oct. 31, the Blazers faced No. 22-ranked North Alabama in a wire-to-wire matchup in Florence, Alabama. The game came down to penalty kicks, and the Blazers didn’t prevail until the eighth ...

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Winning Time: Blazers need streak to make playoffs

A two-game winning streak and a potential playoff seat is at risk when the Blazers host Florida Tech this weekend. VSU took the top off against the No.19 Delta State in a 34-13 win, and put the Blazers to 3-3 on the season, knocking the Statesmen out the national rankings. The Blazers didn’t make it much of a contest. They ...

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