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Blazers take on Edward Waters

  The Valdosta State Blazers (5-4, 5-3 GCC) will conclude their 2009 football season on Saturday afternoon when they host NAIA Edward Waters at Bazemore-Hyder Stadium. Last Thursday night the Blazers racked up their fifth conference win of the season as they defeated the West Georgia Wolves in Carrolton Ga. The win gives the Blazers a winning record in conference play ...

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VSU looks ahead after tough loss

Last Thursday, the Valdosta State Blazers (4-4, 4-3 GSC) were eliminated from playoff contention when the No.  1 ranked North Alabama Lions (9-0, 7-0 GSC) came to Bazemore-Hyder Stadium and beat the Blazers in all aspects of the game, 62-27.                 The loss for the Blazers was the worst lost in the program’s history which started in 1982. However, the ...

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Lions roll over Blazers 62-27

Valdosta— The North Alabama Lions (9-0, 7-0 GSC) showed the Valdosta State Blazers (4-4, 4-3 GSC) and the entire nation on Thursday night exactly why they are the number 1 ranked team in Division II football. The Lions outgained, outscored and outplayed the Blazers from the start of the game and the Blazers had little chance to recover. “We had ...

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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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