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VSU men crowned conference champions for the 11th time

Written by Marquez Slaughter, Staff Writer VSU can add another championship banner to its wall. Saturday’s win earned the men Blazers their 11th all-time GSC championship title. The VSU men’s tennis team rallied against teams in Pensacola, Florida, before heading to Montgomery, Alabama, to reserve a spot in the NCAA Division II last Saturday. They defeated the No. 4 West ...

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Blazers offense unplugs Chargers

Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer The Atlanta Braves may not have had the best weekend, but the VSU Blazers made up for it with a tide-turning series win. With seven wins in a row, the team was hot going into this weekend’s huge Gulf South Conference matchup against the Alabama-Huntsville Chargers. The first game of a doubleheader took place ...

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Three reasons why VSU softball is the Gulf South Conference favorite

Written by Gabe Burns, Sports Editor Over the weekend, VSU annihilated a potential playoff foe. If the season ended today, the Blazers and Alabama-Huntsville would clash in the Gulf South Conference tournament. VSU just swept UAB, but there’s still six games remaining. The tournament looms large as each game gains the utmost importance, but there are three aspects of the ...

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Blazers playing balanced baseball

Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer The Blazers are playing their best at the right time. With the season winding down and the conference tournament in sight, VSU is trying to make sure they’re one of the top teams going in. Coming off the 20-5 blowout win at Georgia Southwestern, the Blazers have won four in a row and looked ...

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A change of culture

Written by Ronald Moore, Staff Writer Sports culture sexism shows itself through past male athlete’s objection to female journalists. Even today’s female journalists, such as Julie Dicaro, still experience unacceptable treatment. Women, contrary to popular belief, have not been absence from male dominated sports. Today’s prominent women include Michelle Roberts, Lesa France Kennedy, and Jeanie Buss; the accomplishments of these ...

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Tuggle maintains place at VSU’s greatest athlete

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story has been updated by the Editor-in-Chief. Written by Aldean Starr, Staff Writer With spring football practice upon us, today is a good time for a reminder of the best player to ever come through this program. That legend is Jessie Tuggle. A long-time Atlanta Falcon out of Griffin, GA, Jessie “The Hammer” Tuggle is a member ...

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Attention students: Support our sluggin’ softball Blazers

Written by Gabe Burns, Sports Editor VSU softball: The best team you know little about. I had the pleasure of covering the Blazers doubleheader against Georgia Southwestern on Tuesday. VSU swept the series with scores of 3-1 and 11-3. The ballpark was loud, exciting and alive. If you haven’t been, you’re missing out. The attendance was 241, but it should ...

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Offense, rain combine to put out the Flame

Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer Major League Baseball is about to commence, but VSU is in the middle of its conference race. Standing at 19-11 overall and 10-6 in the Gulf South Conference, the VSU Blazers baseball team had six conference games left coming into last weekend, and because of the rain two of those games were cancelled. With ...

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Commentary: A message to Atlanta Braves fans

Written by Austin Wells, Staff Writer For the first 10 years of my life, the Atlanta Braves couldn’t lose. The 10 years after have not been so pretty. But be brave, Brave fans—the future is bright. Very bright. So this is what you can do to keep the fan base’s future just as bright: be supportive, be present and be ...

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