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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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Lady Blazers wrap up season at home

 The end of the season is approaching rapidly for the Lady Blazers volleyball squad as they head into their Parents’ Day game on Saturday against West Alabama.  But the Lady Blazers have plenty to be excited about as they approach the weekend. After the Lady Blazers crushed Fort Valley with a 3-0 sweep, West Georgia’s loss to North Alabama last ...

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Where has all the winning gone?

It maybe a day late, and the money is most definitely short, but the fall sporting season has been unfortunately disappointing, and “Where has all the winning gone?” isn’t an unreasonable question to ask.                 The Valdosta football Blazers are 4-4 and gave up the most points ever, 62, in a home game, while the volleyball team streaked through Oct. ...

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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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Dean’s criticism rings hollow

Recently the Spectator was taken to task by VSU’s head football coach, David Dean. Apparently he has taken a keen interest in the work of this newspaper and he must not like what he sees. The part which he is particularly disturbed by is the coverage of Kellen Lewis’, starting quarterback, arrest for one count of battery. In fact, Dean ...

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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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