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Athletic Department Stands by QB Kellen Lewis

Valdosta State University quarterback Kellen Lewis was arrested by the City of Valdosta Police Department on Tuesday October 13th and was charged with 1 count of misdemeanor battery after an altercation that took place. The arrest for the Lewis came one day after Lewis was named GSC offensive player of the week for his team leading performance in the Blazers ...

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Lewis faced with off-field trouble

Valdosta— A week following his second straight 300-yard passing and 100-yard rushing performance, Valdosta State University quarterback Kellen Lewis is now facing off the field troubles as he (Lewis) was arrested on Tuesday afternoon according to the Lowndes County Sheriff’s Office. Lewis was arrested by the City of Valdosta Police Department on Tuesday afternoon and was charged with 1 count ...

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A little hope can go a long way

 The Valdosta football Blazers have finally found a savior. Kellen Lewis showed everyone why it was a big deal for him to come to VSU and it couldn’t have come at a more desperate and necessary time.  The Blazer where defending the home turf with a 2-3 record and no shot at the playoffs when Lewis decided to shred the ...

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Lewis gives lift to unsteady Blazers

 All throughout the country NCAA football teams have been enjoying cooler temperatures. That has not been the case for the Valdosta State Blazers (3-3, 3-2) who have been dealing with hot temperatures all season.  However, the Blazers have enjoyed the coolest temperatures of the season so far this week as they prepare for their upcoming game on Saturday against the ...

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Aurandt: two times a champion

 He’s not only a national champion, he coaches champions too. Tyler Aurandt came to VSU in 2002 after being recruited by coach David Dean.  As a red-shirted freshman, Aurandt anxiously watched as the Blazers made the national championship; unfortunately Grand Valley State defeated them. Two years later, Aurandt was ready for his shot at that national championship title.  The Blazers ...

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Reddies aim to spoil VSU’s Homecoming

Ed Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.com  A week after being eliminated from playoff contention, the Valdosta State Blazers (2-3, 1-2) will look to rebound and even their record at 3-3 when they host the Henderson State Reddies (3-3, 3-1) on Saturday at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium for the 2009 VSU Homecoming football game.  Last Thursday the Blazers were knocked off by Delta State ...

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Delta State game a must win for Blazers

Ed Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.edu   For the VSU Blazers the playoffs start tonight. The Valdosta State Blazers (2-2) will face the Delta State Statesmen (2-2) tonight at 7:30 p.m. in Cleveland Miss.  The loser of this matchup will be mathematically eliminated from the 2009 Division II playoff race which makes the remainder of the season a must-win for both the ...

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Blazers prepare for West Alabama

Ed Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.edu   The Valdosta State Blazers (1-2, 1-1) are back on the Reames practice fields this week as they prepare for their upcoming game against the West Alabama Tigers at 7 p.m. Saturday  at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium.  The Blazers are coming off a unexpected 24-14 loss to Ouachita Baptist, a game in which the Tigers racked up 502 ...

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Blazers on the road for first time in `09

Ed Hooper Sports Writer ephooper@valdosta.edu The Valdosta State Blazers are back to work this week after their commanding 32-7 win over Southern Arkansas on Saturday night.  The win on Saturday night was one of the most impressive defensive games in school history; the Blazers held Southern Arkansas to only 39 yards of total offense. However, the Blazers face a much ...

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Blazers have bad case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

Michael Wilson Sports Editor mhwilson@valdosta.edu The Valdosta football Blazers have developed an early season case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. They started the season with an ugly loss at home to Newberry and then put together one of the more complete games of total domination when Southern Arkansas University rode into Titletown.  The proof is in how they found ...

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