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Helfer, Blazers prepared for rival teams

Rival teams should keep their targets. The Blazers have the track record and are not fazed by teams who hate them most.  At 14-4 and second in the Gulf South Conference standings, VSU doesn’t seem to be changing things up – at least not now.  “We try to prepare for each game the same way and take care of ourselves ...

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Blazers will start season at No. 5

A preseason poll has ranked VSU baseball fifth in the Gulf South Conference. The poll was announced Wednesday. The Blazers earned a total of 92 points from this poll, outranking eight other teams. Mississippi College earned the number one spot with a total of 137 points, while the Blazers earned just one point over Lee University with 91 points. Below ...

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Head Coach Goff Introductory press conference set for Tuesday

From walk-on to head coach, newly hired Gary Goff comes full circle in Valdosta. VSU will formally introduce Goff Tuesday, Jan. 29 at an introductory press conference at 11 a.m. The conference will be held at The Complex. The press conference is open to the public Goff, a VSU graduate of 1996, comes to back to VSU from NCAA Division ...

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Blazers set expectations for new head coach

The Blazers have found their new head coach. Tiffin University’s head coach, Gary Goff has accepted the job for the head coach vacancy at VSU. With the Blazers coming off an undefeated, national championship season, expectations are high for Goff to come in and continue the winning culture at VSU. Wide receiver Kenny Benjamin believes that the new coach should ...

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New year, new coach, same expectations

Valdosta State held a blowout celebration to honor the best football season in school history. The team was brought out to the stage, received praise from peers, fans and former head coach Kerwin Bell. He mentioned how this team was one of the best he’s ever coached and that it wasn’t easy to leave after his three-year tenure. “They’ve done ...

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Blazers name Goff as new head coach

Valdosta State Athletics has announced Gary Goff as the new head coach of VSU Football after reports of Goff’s hiring circulated on Thursday afternoon. Goff is a VSU alum who helped carry the team to a 1996 Gulf South Conference championship and the No. 1 ranking in the nation during the 1996 regular season. He has been the coach of ...

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VSU to celebrate national championship win

Finally. Your National Champions, the VSU Blazers, will be celebrating their historic season this evening in The Complex. All students and fans not enrolled at VSU will be able to attend the celebration of the first undefeated team in school history for free. It’ll start with the Blazers being escorted by VSU’s police department up to the bridge on North ...

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Preview: VSU goes on the road to Montevallo

Women’s: The Lady Blazers will attempt to continue their success against Montevallo’s Lady Falcons on Thursday Jan 24. The Lady Falcons were not able to gain a win against the Lady Blazers last season, losing by a combined 36 points. The Lady Blazers sit at 12-6 while the Lady Falcons are 10-7. Thursday’s game will determine who will take the ...

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What’s Your Take: Bell’s departure leaves gaping hole in TitleTown

Valdosta State Football is in a unique situation but not an unfamiliar one. The Blazers have been operating without a head coach for two weeks officially but almost a month if you count when the reports of Kerwin Bell’s departure originated. Just three short years ago the program found themselves in a situation just like this. A coach that grew ...

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Jones kindles the Blazers off the bench, flames Hawks

The hero for the Blazers is usually guard Beau Justice, but forward Darrell Jones took the job against Shorter. Jones led the Blazers to a 93-82 victory over the Hawks behind a 22-point and 8-rebound stat line. Justice shot 7-15 but went blank from three, shooting 0-6, something he hasn’t done in seven games. The team struggled from three, shooting ...

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