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Irony of the week

LSU quarterback Zach Mettenberger helped hand the South Carolina Gamecocks its first loss of the year this past weekend 23-21.   The Oconee County graduate is used to taking rough hits as did in last Saturday’s victory but no hit compares to the one he had right here in Valdosta. Watkinsville, Ga. native Mettenberger chose to enroll at University of ...

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VSU cross country teams ready for GSC race Saturday

The boys and girls Cross Country teams will look to make a statement Saturday at the Gulf South Championship race in Birmingham, Ala.     Last season the men finished tied for fourth and the women finished sixth.  The boys are led by Jesse Prince, Junior from Bonaire, Georgia who has finished first on the team for the Blazers in all four ...

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Outfielder shines off the field

Senior outfielder Morgan Johnson will be the first to tell you, there’s nothing easy about being a student-athlete. The Macon, Ga. native knows how to excel where numerous student-athletes struggle by balancing a demanding season schedule while maintaining a decent grade point average. Johnson led the national champion Lady Blazers last season in on base percentage, starting every game. Despite ...

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Blazers look to tame Lions

The Blazers may have won the Peach Basket against West Georgia with a 42-7 drubbing last weekend, but if they do not beat North Alabama, VSU will not be flying high anymore.   The win improves the Blazers to 4-2 and 1-1 in the Gulf South while UWG falls to 0-2 in the conference and 2-3 overall.  The Blazers put ...

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Flag football continues

VSU’s Intramural Flag Football League turns a rough sport into a great competitive scene promoting exercise and health. Flag football is very different from American football. The ability to tackle is completely nullified, which penalizes anyone that attempts to use physical contact. The goals are similar except instead of tackling, a player must grab a flag on the opposing player’s ...

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On the road again

The Lady Blazers hit the road on a four game road trip where they will face off against the number two team in the nation and hope to seed themselves nicely for the Gulf South Conference Tournament in November. Starting on Friday and ending on Monday, October 22 the team will play in four different states beginning with West Alabama, ...

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Club Spotlight: Table Tennis

At VSU’s first ever campus Table Tennis tournament, the VSU team lost to Florida State University, 3-4, in a fundraising scrimmage tournament . With friendly rivals, FSU, the club thought it would be a great idea to invite them to campus to play a friendly tournament. Like other VSU clubs, the table tennis club are part of an organization which ...

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Streaking Blazers host Chargers

The Lady Blazers carry a two game winning streak into Friday’s game at home against Alabama-Huntsville and are coming off one of their best offensive games of the year. The girls scored the most goals all season on Tuesday against Anderson stringing together two goals in the first half and two in the second half to win 4-2. The Blazers ...

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West Florida host Blazers tonight

The Valdosta State volleyball team will face off against the West Florida Argonauts tonight in Pensacola Fla. The ladies come in with a (10-5) record hoping to pick up another Gulf South Conference win. Katie Onushko and Tania Tauiliili will look to follow up their dazzling West Alabama performance with a victory against these tough Argonauts. The Argonauts also had ...

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Blazers’ backs against the wall

Unsuccessful trips to Gulf South conference rival territories these upcoming two weeks could steer the Blazers towards missing the playoff for the second consecutive year for the first time since 1999. The VSU football team suits up every season with one goal in mind which is at seasons end becoming national champions. High expectations are not surprising in title town ...

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