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Unforgettable: Justice caps off Blazers’ career

Beau knows basketball. As his senior year comes to a close, he begins preparations for a new life away from VSU. A native of Peebles, Ohio, Justice graduated in three years, and decided to take a higher education Masters program in order to complete his eligibility as a student athlete. Justice made his mark his senior season, cementing himself as ...

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Blazers play as ‘individuals’ at Pensacola tourney.

For the first time in my year of VSU golf coverage, I didn’t know what place the Blazers came in. It soon came to my attention that top player Matt Anderson and Sophomore Wesley Hanson had both withdrawn from the field at the Argonaut Invitational Tuesday. Anderson decided to at Pensacola Country Club’s driving range, while Hanson did so on ...

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Thomas: First baseball game

Tuesday my 2 p.m. to 4:15 was cut short an hour, allowing more free time for the rest of the day. It was a partly cloudy 63-degree day, so I decided to step out of my element and attend the baseball game as the Blazers faced Augusta University at Billy Grant Field. Throughout my three years at VSU, I never ...

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Goff completes coaching staff, four new hires

Four new coaches will work alongside newly hired Valdosta State football head coach Gary Goff for the 2019 season. Ex-Tiffin University defensive coordinator Lee Stalker and offensive line coach Ryan Allgood will follow Goff. Goff coached at Tiffin since 2011. Stalker spent the last five seasons with Goff, where he coached defensive line, special teams and was the run-game coordinator ...

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Denmark to workout for Saints, Browns

Ex-Blazers cornerback Stephen Denmark fits the bill for a legitimate shutdown corner in the NFL; at least that’s what the New Orleans Saints and Cleveland Browns believe. According to a report from Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle, the Saints have plans to host Denmark for a private workout very soon, following a Browns workout. The date for the workouts ...

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VSU Tennis continues win streak, defeats ranked opponents

Gulf South Conference tennis has been put on red alert, as VSU continues to take out some their strongest opponents. The red hot Blazers tennis team continues its winning streak, defeating back to back ranked opponents in no. 15 University of West Alabama and no. 8 University of West Florida. That is now eight straight victories, improving their record to ...

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Healy, Blazers come with vengeance to Pensacola

On June 4, 1905, Pensacola became the first home for private club golf in Florida when Wm H. Knowles acquired a golf course that lay within the territory of the Navy Park Driving Association. Not only was Knowles the president of this association but also happened to be the man who gained possession of the Pensacola Country Club in 1902. ...

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Lady Blazers’ have time to regroup

As March Madness comes to a close, fans of the VSU Lady Blazers basketball team are left wondering about the team’s future as it sits out this year’s NCAA tournament. The snub follows the Lady Blazers’ loss in the GSC tourney to Lee University at the Gulf South Conference in Birmingham, Alabama. The Lady Blazers put up a strong fight ...

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The Blazers’ next step

Different year, same result. For the third straight season the Blazers won the regular season Gulf South Conference championship. And for the third straight season the Blazers left the GSC tournament empty handed along with being eliminated in the first round of the national tournament. Now with seven seniors graduating, including star guard Beau Justice, the Blazers’ future is in ...

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Intramurals resume, soccer playoffs ahead

After resting during spring break week, VSU intramural soccer teams are set to return to finish up the season and prepare for playoffs. The three-game seasons conclude this week for both the men’s and co-recreational divisions, with playoffs set to take place next week. The current league leaders sit The Internationals and Corea F.C. for the men’s divisions, while Corinthians ...

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