NFL suspends Rice due to scandal

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

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
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D-2 championship rematch set for VSU, WSSU

Sep 11th, 2014 | By

Written by: Chris Webb The VSU football team will play Winston-Salem State in an early season Top-25 matchup. No. 23 Valdosta State (1-0) will take on no. 12 Winston-Salem State (1-0) at 4 p.m. Saturday in the “Cobb County Clash” taking place at McEachern High School’s Cantrell Stadium in Powder Springs, Georgia. It was not too
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Blazers cruise to blowout win over Albany State

Sep 7th, 2014 | By

This story was written by Chris Webb. Valdosta State looked sharp to start out the season defeating Albany State 38-10 in front of a crowd of 8,403 at Bazemore-Hyder stadium on Saturday night. Things didn’t start out so sharp for VSU though, going three and out on their first two possessions of the night. “The
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Blazers Set To Light Up The Night Against Golden Rams

Sep 4th, 2014 | By

Written By: Chris Webb September in Valdosta means one thing: football. After going 6-4, losing three of their last four games and missing the Division II football playoffs, Valdosta State is ready for a new season. “We aren’t really thinking back on last year,” Head Coach David Dean said about his team’s attitude entering the
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Student Life offers new ways for students, faculty and staff to support the Blazers

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written By: Lia Armistead Valdosta State is adding a student tailgating section for the upcoming football season, designating a specific area for pregame festivities in close proximity to the stadium. This area reserved for pregame events is located on the north side of the University Center neighboring Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. The Blazers will be playing at
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‘Meet the Blazers’ draws crowd despite heat

Aug 28th, 2014 | By

Written By: Shane Thomas Despite stifling heat and weather dangers, fans braved the conditions to “Meet the Blazers” on Sunday at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. The VSU Blazers football team, the Red Hots dance team and cheerleading squad conducted clinics and signed autographs for fans. “Meet the Blazers goes back a long way—way before I got here,”
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Blazing QB battle

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

UPDATE: Page has been edited for accuracy Jake Medlock Height: 6’3” Weight: 220 lbs. Previous school: Florida Atlantic Spring game stats: 11 of 20 passes for 216 yards and three touchdowns Medlock undoubtedly has the experience to be the next starter. He started 23 games for the Panthers. Medlock comes into a battle after leaving
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Column: Injury bug ruins repeat chances

Nov 13th, 2013 | By

Written by: Eric Jackson These days it’s tough being a Blazer football fan. It’s even tougher to be a Blazer quarterback. Cayden Cochran again had a perplexed look on his face after Saturday’s loss – the same defeated expression he’s worn the last five weeks. He stood there on his ginger right ankle solemnly holding
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North Alabama to visit Saturday

Oct 24th, 2013 | By

written by: Eric Jackson Still elated from last week’s comeback rally however the Blazers know they must execute early if they expect to tame the streaking Lions. No. 11 VSU looks to build upon its 35-30 victory over West Georgia when they welcome conference foe, North Alabama, this Saturday. This is the 37th all-time meeting
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Blazer football team ready for Homecoming

Oct 3rd, 2013 | By

The top ranked Blazers (3-0) host new Gulf South Conference opponent, Florida Tech (1-3) Saturday. This will be the first ever match-up between the two programs. This is Florida Tech’s first season in the program’s history. The Panthers have gotten off to a rocky start in their inaugural season, losing their opening two GSC match-ups
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