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Legendary quarterback Terry Bradshaw comes to town

Written by: Alex Tostado Hall of Fame quarterback Terry Bradshaw visited the Valdosta State Student Union on October 8th for a benefit dinner hosted by Georgia Christian School. The dinner was to raise money for the school and the master plan that includes state of the art facilities. The four-time Super Bowl champion was the guest speaker and was at ...

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Blazer Cross Country hits the road to UWG

Written By: Lia Armistead  The men’s and women’s cross country teams take on conference rival University of West Georgia Wolves in Carrolton during the UWG Invitational this weekend.    This is a new event Wolves head coach Tim Brooks has added on the calendar.   With the disappointment of the pre-regionals tournament, both the girls and boys teams are motivated ...

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Ex-Albany State star April Thomas transfers to VSU

Written By: Eric Jackson Last time April Thomas took the floor under the beamy P.E. Complex lights, she stunned spectators by dropping 27 points during a sensational performance that grabbed the attention of many, especially her new team. The former Albany State star made an unforeseen decision this past summer to transfer to a rival South Region school, Valdosta State, ...

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Blazer football team ready for Homecoming

The top ranked Blazers (3-0) host new Gulf South Conference opponent, Florida Tech (1-3) Saturday. This will be the first ever match-up between the two programs. This is Florida Tech’s first season in the program’s history. The Panthers have gotten off to a rocky start in their inaugural season, losing their opening two GSC match-ups against West Alabama and Delta ...

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Impressive first half for Women’s Soccer

Written By: Alex Tostado With midterm tests upon the student body, women’s soccer has a test of their own on the road this weekend. The Blazers enter their road trip undefeated with a record of 5-0-3 (3-0-3) and ranked No. 21 in the nation and have eight games remaining in the regular season. VSU plays Newberry College (4-3) today and ...

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Lady Blazers off to best start in over a decade

Written By: Neil Frawley Just two losses separate the current VSU volleyball team from the best start of any Valdosta State volleyball squad dating back to 1995. The 1999 Lady Blazer squad which jumped out to an unimpeded 16-0 start, went on to finish the season with a final record of 28-6. The current Lady Blazer team, at 12-2, compares ...

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Intramural Flag Football in swing

Written by: Lia Armistead and Steven Quinn Imleagues is back in full swing this year. If you are interested in team sports in a well-organized, and managed athletic league then joining Imleagues of Valdosta State University is your route. Registration has closed for these sports, but people can still join teams through the free agency. “Go to Imleague.com sign up ...

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Blazers spend for new helmets

Written By: Shane Thomas The Valdosta State athletic department has gone a step further in its awareness of player safety by spending nearly $10,200 on at least 20 additional Riddell and Schutt football helmets to enhance player safety. According to a 2012 study by the CDC, athletes in the U.S. suffer 3.8 million sports-related concussions each year. “Concussions, unfortunately, have ...

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Rough outing for VSU golf team this week

Written by: Chris Webb Valdosta State’s golf team had a shaky outing Monday and Tuesday at the Aflac/Cougar Invitational their second tournament of the young season. The week started rough for VSU on Monday with junior Alex Jones having to drop out of the first day of the event due to an apparent battle with food poisoning. He would rejoin ...

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Josh Sparks takes talent overseas

More than six months since his last game in a Blazers uniform, Valdosta State’s all-time leading shot-blocker, Josh Sparks, is ready to test himself professionally. "I’m thousands of miles away from anyone I know, but it’s definitely a move that I needed to make. Getting paid to play basketball is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.”

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