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Diamond Dinner Saturday

The Valdosta State baseball and softball programs will host the first annual Diamond Dinner on Saturday, January 19, 2013. The Diamond will feature a social hour to mingle with players and coaches, refreshments, tickets for cocktails, and silent and live auctions for a variety of rare sports memorabilia. “One of the things that is going to be really unique about ...

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Blazers National Champions once more

Florence, Ala.-The Valdosta State Blazers (12-2) are bringing another title back to title town. The Blazers crowned themselves 2012 Division II national champions after beating Winston Salem State (14-1) 35-7 in the championship game Saturday afternoon.

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And Then There Were Two

And then there were two. Winston-Salem State (14-0) faces Valdosta State (11-2) Saturday at 1 p.m. eastern in the NCAA Division II national championships at Braly Municipal Stadium in Florence, Ala. The Blazers will fight for their second title in five years while the Rams look to make history becoming the first Historically Black College to win a NCAA D-II ...

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Blazers advance to chilly playoffs

They’re four quarters away from playing for a national championship. After pulling off a convincing 48-26 victory over Carson-Newman this past weekend,ValdostaState(10-2) is one of the final four teams in the nation still playing football. The second round attendance more than doubled at the quarterfinals game nevertheless it wasn’t enough to keep this week’s contest inValdosta. With the NCAA deciding ...

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Lady Blazers hit the road against GSC this weekend

In rare early season conference games, the undefeated Lady Blazers hit the road against Union and North Alabama to kick off GSC play for the 2012-2013 season. Since Shorter and Union were added to the Women’s Basketball Gulf South Conference the schedule is much different this year. Normally the Blazers would start GSC games in early January, but with a ...

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VSU Blazers plan to keep season alive Saturday

The No.17 Valdosta State football team (9-2) is two games shy from returning to the Division II national championship game. The Blazers didn’t win the Gulf South Conference yet no one is fazed because they have a bigger fish to fry. That fish being a national championship title has become clearer in their sights after the 49-21 win over the ...

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Flag football update

VSU’s Intramural Flag Football League has ended Nov.22 as multiple teams go home as champions. The championships were determined through winning playoff brackets.  The playoffs were single elimination, and the team who went undefeated would eventually win the title as best flag football team in the league. The females in the league showed their strength as the sorority, Kappa Delta, ...

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Men’s basketball team travel away for first road games of the year

The Valdosta State men’s basketball team have made an early point that they can play at home yet this weekend VSU will be tested away from home. The undefeated Blazers will be heading to Jackson, Tenn. to face off against the Bulldogs of Union University. The Bulldogs are 1-3, and they are coming off a loss from last weekend. The ...

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VSU football looking for its first title in five years

The last time the Valdosta State football was ranked No.1 heading into the NCAA Super Region II playoffs, the Blazers came away with a national championship. Five years later they’re hoping to do what they did last time they graced the number one spot. “Hopefully we can repeat that,” David Dean, head coach, said. “It doesn’t mean anything if you ...

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Men’s Basketball Classic to raise money for program budget

VSU’s Men’s Basketball team will be hosting a fundraiser called the 2012 Friends of VSU’s Men’s Basketball Classic which includes an auction, dinner, and a golf tournament to help meet the budget for their program. The fundraiser spans two days for the three events that they will be hosting. On Thursday, they will be having a steak dinner and a ...

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