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‘We suck right now’: Blazers lose in frustration to Wolves

In less than a week, the Blazers have endured some growing pains. On Thursday, the Blazers (13-4) suffered their second straight loss as the West Georgia Wolves (11-5) held on to an 87-86 win at the P.E. Complex. This is the first time the Blazers have lost back to back games this season. They aren’t accustomed to losing, especially not ...

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VSU’s Justice and Wolves’ Smith go head-to-head

Beau Justice versus Marquill Smith could be an instant classic. On Jan 17, the Blazers (13-3) will face the West Georgia Wolves (10-5) at the Complex. The VSU faithful will be welcomed with the No. 1 and No. 2 scorers in the Gulf South Conference, with Smith averaging a bit under 25 points per game for the Wolves and Justice ...

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What’s next for the Blazers?

The Blazers find themselves in limbo following their Division II National Championship against Ferris State. Three of the coaches leading the team in VSU’s first undefeated football season have pursued careers elsewhere. Head Coach Kerwin Bell took an offensive coordinator position at the University of South Florida. Offensive Line Coach Jeremy Darveau followed and will now coach the Bulls’ front ...

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Lady Blazers could follow last year’s pattern – maybe

The Lady Blazers are going through a bit of déjà vu. Through the first 16 games of this season, the Lady Blazers hold an 11-5 record, which is the exact record they had last season. It would be quite the stretch to think the Lady Blazers could match last season’s ending of 23-9 and the fourth slot in the Gulf ...

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Globetrotters Take TitleTown

A world-renowned basketball team will make a stop on VSU’s campus today when the Harlem Globetrotters take over TitleTown, one of the many stops for the latest world tour. Called the “Fan Powered World Tour,” it caters to fans across all regions of the globe and spans three continents and 13 countries, including Australia, France, Germany, Poland and Spain. Abe ...

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Three-and-out: Bell leaves Blazers for Bulls

After a three year stint as head coach of Valdosta State Football, Kerwin Bell is moving on. Reports that Bell met with University of South Florida coach Charlie Strong began last week and it will be announced that Bell is joining the program soon. The decision to leave VSU comes on the heels of Bell’s first national championship with the ...

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Unnecessary Roughness: Blazers’ Play of the Year

Josh Miller – The Quarterback Connection The Blazers play of the year happened in their biggest game and this may be the top play of the year in the nation. In the Division II National Championship game against the Ferris State Bulldogs, VSU dialed up a play that we haven’t seen all year. It was 2nd-and-7 with the ball on ...

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What’s Your Take: How VSU became the best in the nation

The Valdosta State Blazers are now national champions and the kings of Division II football after Head Coach Kerwin Bell’s third season. This football program seemed to have transformed into a powerhouse overnight following a floundering 5-4 finish in 2017, and to their credit, they kind of did. At the end 2017, Bell knew a few things: Rogan Wells was ...

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Notebook: Blazers top performances of championship run

Kerwin Bell’s Blazers set fire to the football field this season. Going undefeated for the first time in program history –they torched teams on both sides of the ball during this national championship run. It’s hard to say that one performance holds more weight than another when a team goes undefeated but these were the games that made the Blazers season ...

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Wells powers Blazers to fourth title, first undefeated season in history

In just his third year as head coach of Valdosta State Football, Kerwin Bell has provided the program’s fourth championship and first undefeated season ever after defeating Ferris State 49-47 in McKinney, Texas on Saturday. The contest broke many records and went wire-to-wire with a champion not being decided until the final minute of the game. Of the records broken, ...

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