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Wishing Wells: VSU quarterback of the future

Nobody anticipated seeing quarterback Rogan Wells take the field for VSU Football in 2017 but the redshirt freshman made the most of his shot in Titletown. The Blazers came off a solid 8-3 season in 2016 and competed in the Division II playoffs in Head Coach Kerwin Bell’s first season. Lead by their quarterback duo Roland Rivers and Adam Robles ...

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Lady Blazers face early season test against Argos

The No. 23 ranked Lady Blazers basketball squad is prepared for their first major test of the 2017-2018 season, as they will travel to Pensacola, Florida to take on the West Florida Argonauts in a rematch of the 2017 Gulf South Conference championship game last year. The Lady Blazers came away with a 91-79 win over the Argonauts. Senior Madi ...

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No. 15 Blazers open conference play against UWF

The VSU men’s basketball team will be traveling to Pensacola, Florida for the first conference game of the season against the University of West Florida Argonauts. Both teams have perfect records thus far, so one team will be getting their first loss of the season this weekend. “The game is going to be a dog fight,” senior forward Jimmy Kodet ...

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Shooter’s Shoot: Justice making his own name at VSU

On the hardwood, Beau Justice and the hoop have a very special relationship. Justice, a sharpshooting junior guard for the scorching 2017-2018 Blazers basketball team, shattered nearly every scoring record during his high school career and has continued to perform here at VSU. Growing up in Peebles, Ohio, a small town 64 miles east of Cincinnati, Justice was deemed the ...

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Lady Blazers stay perfect after torching tournament opponents

This past weekend, the No. 8 ranked VSU Lady Blazers basketball team defeated Fort Valley State and Albany State in lopsided affairs. The Lady Blazers faced Fort Valley State in the season opener on Friday night and took home an 87-53 win. Preseason All-GSC member Madi Mitchell was inactive for the game due to a leg injury but her teammates ...

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Women’s Basketball starts journey for fourth title

The VSU Women’s Basketball team brought home their third championship last year, and Friday marks the start of the road to the fourth. The VSU Lady Blazers top the preseason conference polls, as voted by the league’s head coaches. In last year’s preseason poll, the Lady Blazers were predicted to finish the season in ninth place. The ranking isn’t a ...

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Blazers hope to honor seniors, make quick work of Shorter

After West Alabama crushed postseason hopes for the Blazers, VSU Football is looking to end the regular season on a high note. The Blazers were riding a three-game win streak before falling to the Tigers 38-14. That game was senior night for the Blazers, but Saturday’s contest could be the last football game ever for many of the seniors Blazers. ...

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Buie brings experience to Lady Blazers

When Taylor Buie was just learning about sports, her brother, who wanted to be Michael Jordan, introduced her to the game of basketball. Now, years later, Buie will finish a successful college basketball career with the VSU Blazers, chasing one last shot at a national title. Buie, a 5’5’’ guard who grew up in Puyallup, Washington, a town 35 miles ...

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VSU’s behind-the-scenes heros

All heroes don’t wear capes, or in this case, helmets and pads. The VSU football equipment team has been working tirelessly this semester to make sure the team is settled in their new gear. The team received new jerseys, pants and cleats this season. Features of the new Nike jerseys includes more airflow with mesh netting on the neck and ...

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Blazers drop preseason exhibition in Athens

The VSU Men’s Basketball team got their first taste of the 2017-2018 season during a preseason exhibition matchup Thursday night against the Georgia Bulldogs in a 117-74 loss. Defense was certainly a major entity of the contest that was held at Stegeman Coliseum in Athens, Georgia. The first score of the game came after two minutes of play when Co-SEC ...

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