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Wells out, Robles in: Football searching for first win of the season

The Blazers will be heading to Pensacola, Florida on Saturday, not in search of the beach but their first win instead. The Blazers fell to 0-2 on the season last week after the 30-24 loss against our GSC rival, North Alabama. Valdosta’s starting quarterback Rogan Wells was forced out of the game early due to a left shoulder injury. The ...

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Blazer soccer making statements in the GSC

They aren’t perfect, but they’re about as close as you can get. VSU soccer continued their hot start over the weekend. The team traveled to Alabama on last week to participate in a double-header of conference games. The team played the University of Alabama-Huntsville on Friday night and the University of West Alabama on Sunday afternoon. Last season, the team ...

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What’s Your Take: Should walk-on athletes receive stipends

On any given college campus, there are plenty of athletic opportunities for students. Intramural and recreation leagues allow students to compete in a relaxed and social environment. Collegiate sports allow students to step into the spotlight with their performances. Joining an intramural sport is as simple as creating a team. To play collegiate sports, often times you must be recruited ...

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Blazers fall to Lions in GSC opener

The Gulf South Conference Game of The Week and the best football rivalry in the GSC proved to be just that as the Blazers drop their home and conference opener against UNA 30-24. The Blazers faced an uphill battle early in the contest by spotting the Lions a lead in the start of the first quarter. UNA gained good field ...

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Blazers set to hold home opener against Lions

After a surprise bye week, the Blazer’s next game will be featured on ESPN3 when they host No. 10 North Alabama for the GSC Game of the Week. The dangers of Hurricane Irma voided the Blazers matchup against Fort Valley State last week prohibiting the Blazers from an opportunity to make additional improvements and get their first win before entering ...

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Irma disrupts VSU Athletics

In expectation of poor weather from Hurricane Irma, the football and soccer matches for Saturday and Sunday have been cancelled. Originally, VSU Football was slated to compete in the Okefenokee on Saturday at 7 p.m. in Waycross against Fort Valley State University. Kickoff time was changed to 3 p.m. in hopes of salvaging the contest. However, it was announced on ...

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Blazers look to get their swagger back at Okefenokee Classic

The Okefenokee Classic offers a chance for the Blazers to right the ship. Before entering the first game of the season the Blazers were ranked No. 11 in the nation. After folding up against unranked Albany State in a 26-12 loss, the VSU Blazers fell out of the rankings and catapulted the Wildcats to the No. 20 ranked team in ...

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Spec’ Sports Weekend Recap Photos

Blazer athletics had a big opening weekend in Titletown, USA. Soccer brought home a 3-1 victory over Clayton State. Men’s Cross Country placed third in the Border Clash race on Friday while Women’s Cross Country placed fifth. Football lost their opening game to Albany State 29-12. Our photographers were there to capture some of the moments.     Football photos by ...

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Blazers burn the Lakers in home opener

Coming off an offensive outburst against Albany State, VSU Soccer dominated again to win their first home game 3-1. After winning 6-0 against Albany State on Friday, the Blazers were riding high coming into Sunday’s matchup with Clayton State. The Blazers presented a strong attack from the first whistle. They kept possession throughout the the first half and had 9 ...

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What’s Your Take: Blazers best in the state?

Despite getting burned at the end of their 2016 campaign, the preseason accolades keep coming in for VSU Football. In December, VSU fell in the first-round of the Division II playoffs against UNC at Pembroke. Even with having home field advantage and five interceptions by the Black Swarm, the Blazers couldn’t find their footing on offense. The early exit had ...

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